News and Features

2021 Adelaide Festival Gives Life Support of the Best Kind

2021 Adelaide Festival Gives Life Support of the Best Kind

70 events, 10 world pre ...
RENT at Sydney Opera House - Full Cast

RENT at Sydney Opera House - Full Cast

Tim Omaji, popularly known as Timomatic, an ...
Opera Queensland Under The Stars and Back in Theatres

Opera Queensland Under The Stars and Back in Theatres

Beth Keehn chats with Opera ...
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Latest Reviews

Oklahoma!

Oklahoma!

Historically, Oklahoma! is a landmark musical - the first collaboration ...
Pippin

Pippin

It was a thrill to finally return to a crowded, albeit masked theatre, to s ...
The Wharf Revue 2020: Good Night and Good Luck

The Wharf Revue 2020: Good Night and Good Luck

The original Wharf Revue trio, with ...
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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 ...
Judith Anderson - Australian Star - First Lady of the American Stage

Judith Anderson - Australian Star - First Lady of the American Stage

Mrs Danvers i ...
Writing and Staging A New Musical

Writing and Staging A New Musical

Sydney composer and lyricist Jye Bryant has prod ...
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Costumes, Props and Sets

Opera Australia’s Costume and Prop Clearance Sale.

Opera Australia’s Costume and Prop Clearance Sale.

During the coronavirus shut d ...
Caring For Costumes

Caring For Costumes

Tracey Nuthall from Costumes Without Drama makes a priority of ...
Making Your Own Costume Shine

Making Your Own Costume Shine

Tanya Szulc from Shine Trimmings & Fabrics says ...
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Finding a Show

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 ...
The Benefits of Youth Theatre

The Benefits of Youth Theatre

Simon Denver (pictured below), the writer of Man of ...
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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

NIDA Theatres Re-Open with Next to Normal

NIDA Theatres Re-Open with Next to Normal

• NIDA-trained actors, designers, ...
Streaming Transforms Acting

Streaming Transforms Acting

Anthony Kierann joined Actors Centre Au ...
WAAPA Moving To City

WAAPA Moving To City

Edith Cowan University will create a $695 million Creative In ...
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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

The New Boy Next Door

The New Boy Next Door

Another lead role has been scored by a WAAPA graduate from P ...
Brisbane Academy of Musical Theatre Premieres New Australian Musical

Brisbane Academy of Musical Theatre Premieres New Australian Musical

THE WORLD PRE ...
Squabbalogic To Present Mystery Musical #5

Squabbalogic To Present Mystery Musical #5

Squabbalogic returns to the stage on De ...
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Community Theatre

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 ...
Feel-good Christmas romp for Harbour Theatre

Feel-good Christmas romp for Harbour Theatre

CHRISTMAS is coming early this year ...
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Schools on Stage

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 ...
Trackers

Trackers

By D. Hughes. St Hilda’s Anglican School for Girls. Directed by Sha ...
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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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