News and Features

STAGE WHISPERS MAGAZINE: MARCH / APRIL 2021 EDITION OUT NOW!!!

STAGE WHISPERS MAGAZINE: MARCH / APRIL 2021 EDITION OUT NOW!!!

IN THIS EDITION Co ...
Adelaide Festival 2021 Opens

Adelaide Festival 2021 Opens

The 2021 Adelaide Festival officially opene ...
Tim Minchin, Bob Downe and Willsy for Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2021

Tim Minchin, Bob Downe and Willsy for Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2021

Tim Minchin,& ...
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Latest Reviews

Playing Beatie Bow

Playing Beatie Bow

A troubled teenage girl of today finds meaning and connection ...
Something in the Water

Something in the Water

From the confronting opening scene – ‘it’ ...
The White Mouse

The White Mouse

With Anzac Day rapidly approaching, The White Mouse is an importan ...
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The Show Business Directory

Books Scripts Recordings

Stage Whispers Books Rewards

Stage Whispers Books Rewards

Stage Whispers Magazine has expanded its on-line book ...
Stage to Page 2020

Stage to Page 2020

Adelaide Festival 60 Years 1960-2020 (Catherine McKinnon/Sheree ...
Stage to Disc 2020

Stage to Disc 2020

Cast recording and soundtrack reviews by Peter Pinne My Brilli ...
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Costumes, Props and Sets

Scenic Studios

Scenic Studios

Scenic Studios was born from the JC Williamsons Theatres company an ...
Stiches in Time

Stiches in Time

Diane Crease from Sydney’s Bankstown Theatre Company reflect ...
When Dyeing Meant Dying

When Dyeing Meant Dying

NIDA 3rd year costume student Avril Bradbury-Hoath de ...
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Finding a Show

Musicals and Plays for Outdoors

Musicals and Plays for Outdoors

Rights holders recommend shows from their catalogu ...
Win a FREE MTI Broadway Junior™ Showkit

Win a FREE MTI Broadway Junior™ Showkit

Stage Whispers Magazine and Music Theat ...
Norman Lindsay’s The Magic Pudding

Norman Lindsay’s The Magic Pudding

A new release from David Spicer Productions i ...
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Other Goods and Services

Let's Put On A Show - 2021 Edition

Let's Put On A Show - 2021 Edition

Staging theatre outdoors and a guide to COVID-1 ...
The Art of Publicity

The Art of Publicity

Sydney Publicist Geoff Sirmai provides his top ten tips for g ...
Going Wireless

Going Wireless

Using a hard wired intercom system was proving one big headache for ...
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Production Team and Crew

New Directions

New Directions

Image: Dusty, directed by Jason Langley (Photographer: Jeff Busby).
How do Women Directors Get a Greater Share of the Chair?

How do Women Directors Get a Greater Share of the Chair?

Why are women directors i ...
Directors Diary: The Wizard of Oz

Directors Diary: The Wizard of Oz

Tim O’Connor is directing the mega arena p ...
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Sound and Light

Spotlight On NIDA

Spotlight On NIDA

Wun Zee was lighting designer of pool (no water), written b ...
Microphones in the Pit

Microphones in the Pit

Arty Jones from Factory Sound dives into the orchestra pit ...
Batteries, Maths and Landfill

Batteries, Maths and Landfill

Artie Jones from Factory Sound estimates that more t ...
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Theatre Companies

Cocooning, Nurturing, Exploring: Canberra’s The Street in the COVID-19 Era

Cocooning, Nurturing, Exploring: Canberra’s The Street in the COVID-19 Era

Cathy ...
The Spectacle That is Harvest Rain

The Spectacle That is Harvest Rain

What’s it like to be part of a cast of 60 ...
Venice Inspires Physical Theatre.

Venice Inspires Physical Theatre.

Stage Whispers chats to Rosa Campagnaro, the fou ...
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Training

WAAPA Launches its 2021 Performance Program

WAAPA Launches its 2021 Performance Program

The Western Australian Academy of Perf ...
Step Into Your Spotlight

Step Into Your Spotlight

When COVID-19 hit, performer Alyssa Wilkins lost $40,000 ...
NIDA Summer Program Enrolments Spike as Kids get ‘Back into Life’

NIDA Summer Program Enrolments Spike as Kids get ‘Back into Life’

Enrolments f ...
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Venues

La Mama Rebuild Begins

La Mama Rebuild Begins

Powering on behind the scenes despite all of the chaos and ...
New Look Her Majesty’s Theatre Adelaide Unveiled

New Look Her Majesty’s Theatre Adelaide Unveiled

The new-look Her Majesty’ ...
Adelaide's World of Stages

Adelaide's World of Stages

When we consider theatrical venues the first image that ...
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Stage Briefs

American Psycho Musical at Sydney Opera House

American Psycho Musical at Sydney Opera House

Sexy, dark and disturbing, Amer ...
The Boy Who Talked to Dogs - Adelaide Festival 2021

The Boy Who Talked to Dogs - Adelaide Festival 2021

The true story of Australia&rs ...
Friends! The Musical Parody Cast Announced

Friends! The Musical Parody Cast Announced

Producers of Friends! The Musical Parod ...
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Community Theatre

Dark Comedy on the Menu at Stirling

Dark Comedy on the Menu at Stirling

STIRLING Theatre (WA) is serving up a West En ...
Community Theatre Seasons 2021

Community Theatre Seasons 2021

After COVID-19 decimated 2020 Community Theatre sea ...
Castle Hill Players Return in 2021 with Things I Know to be True

Castle Hill Players Return in 2021 with Things I Know to be True

Castle Hill Play ...
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Schools on Stage

Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical

Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical

By Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin. Newman College ...
Getting to Know Footloose The Musical

Getting to Know Footloose The Musical

Adapted for the stage by Dean Pitchford and ...
Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers

By Willy Russell. Willeton Senior High School (WA). Directed by Ste ...
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History

Kate Mulvany’s Joy, Magic and Darkness

Kate Mulvany’s Joy, Magic and Darkness

Image: Kate Mulvany in The Literati& ...
More Stage Superstitions

More Stage Superstitions

In part two of this series, Coral Drouyn explores more of ...
Ghosts of Theatre Past

Ghosts of Theatre Past

Coral Drouyn looks at myths and traditions that are part of ...
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