News and Features

Musicals in 2021 and Beyond

Musicals in 2021 and Beyond

Major musicals will roar back into life in 2021, once ...
Queensland Theatre's Our Town is THEIR Town

Queensland Theatre's Our Town is THEIR Town

In final rehearsals: Our Town by Thorn ...
Does Sport Score On Stage?

Does Sport Score On Stage?

Plays and musicals about sport don’t always hit i ...
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Latest Reviews

Undecided: A Multiple Choice Musical

Undecided: A Multiple Choice Musical

If you have ever enjoyed reading a Choose You ...
Speakeasy Story

Speakeasy Story

Mr and Mrs Smith, a jazz duo from WA’s south west, presented ...
WHAT OF IT

WHAT OF IT

This world premiere by Rebecca Fingher was developed in the ATYP Fresh ...
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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

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 ...
Director’s Diary:  Ladies in Black

Director’s Diary: Ladies in Black

Cathy Boyle took charge of Strathfield Music ...
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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

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 ...
NIDA Theatres Re-Open with Next to Normal

NIDA Theatres Re-Open with Next to Normal

• NIDA-trained actors, designers, ...
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Venues

Outdoor Theatre

Outdoor Theatre

Whilst sporting codes have been able to sell thousands of tickets ...
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’ ...
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Stage Briefs

Friends! The Musical Parody Cast Announced

Friends! The Musical Parody Cast Announced

Producers of Friends! The Musical Parod ...
Fringe World 2021 Reviews

Fringe World 2021 Reviews

Our correspondent Kimberley Shaw has been busy sampling ...
Sydney Festival Reviews 2021

Sydney Festival Reviews 2021

Our reviewers have been busy sampling the theatrical ...
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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 ...
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 ...
Terry Pratchett’s Monstrous Regiment Marches on Roleystone

Terry Pratchett’s Monstrous Regiment Marches on Roleystone

THINGS aren’t a ...
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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

Ghosts of Theatre Past

Ghosts of Theatre Past

Coral Drouyn looks at myths and traditions that are part of ...
Stephen Sewell’s Furies

Stephen Sewell’s Furies

Australia’s celebrated, most political, surely mo ...
Love At First Seat

Love At First Seat

See or act in a musical as a child and you’re hooked for ...
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