THEATRE & PERFORMANCE

BALLET: JEROME ROBBINS – A CELEBRATION

PREVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM On the tenth anniversary of his death, The Australian Ballet is presenting a tribute to the legendary Jerome Robbins. He was … Read more

THEATRE: COLDER

REVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM Launching the Griffin Stablemates’ 2008 season is Colder, a new Australian play by Lachlan Philpott, based on the story of … Read more

THEATRE: LA LA LAND

REVIEW BY LINDA DANIELE La La Land is billed as an ‘an unashamedely excessive comedy about Aussies in Hollywood.’ Writtten by Christopher Johnson and directed … Read more

THEATRE: THE PACKER & THE GIRL FROM THE WEST

REVIEW BY JASMINE MCLENNAN   A whole scene is played out before me. The characters are diverse, developed, and the plot is action packed. Fast paced … Read more

THEATRE: THE SERPENT’S TEETH BY DANIEL KEENE

REVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM Comprising two one-act plays, Citizens and Soldiers, The Serpent’s Teeth explores the multifaceted impact of war on ordinary lives. From … Read more

THEATRE: SALOME – IN COGITO VOLUME III

PREVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM She was not only an instigator in the death of John The Baptist, but – so the story goes – she … Read more

THEATRE: RUBEN GUTHRIE BY BRENDAN COWELL

REVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM   From up-and-coming writer Brendan Cowell comes the story of a young guy who’s got it all ‘ the parties, high-flying job, … Read more

THEATRE: THE GOOD GERMAN

PREVIEW BY LACHLAN JOBBINS ‘Faced with personal risk, how far would you go to save a life’ Would you prefer to ‘not get involved” Would … Read more

DANCE: BACK FROM FRONT

PREVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM From acclaimed independent choreographer and performer Dean Walsh comes a powerful physical theatre production about the effects of war on the … Read more

THEATRE: ROCK ‘N’ ROLL BY TOM STOPPARD

REVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM What did rock music have to do with the political uprising and cultural revolutions of the 60s and 70s’ Can dissent … Read more