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Australian Cast for Moulin Rouge!

Australian Cast for Moulin Rouge!

Image: Alinta Chidzey and Des Flanagan. Photo by ...
Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2021 - Full Program Announced.

Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2021 - Full Program Announced.

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Rob Mills - Pawn Star

Rob Mills - Pawn Star

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Latest Reviews

Reference Material

Reference Material

The nature of Reference Material is undoubtedly informative and ...
Is There Something Wrong With That Lady?

Is There Something Wrong With That Lady?

Debra Oswald is a success, writer of thr ...
Mrs Robinson: A Soap Cabaret

Mrs Robinson: A Soap Cabaret

Four characters, all in funereal black, carry a boat ...
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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 ...
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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Marketing Thoughts with ACMN’s Lyndell Pond

Marketing Thoughts with ACMN’s Lyndell Pond

Theatre Companies big and small wres ...
Digital Marketing Tools

Digital Marketing Tools

The pandemic has driven a stampede of eyeballs onto digita ...
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 ...
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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

Australia’s Top Cabaret Talent Get Together to Foster Emerging Performers

Australia’s Top Cabaret Talent Get Together to Foster Emerging Performers

The le ...
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 ...
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Venues

Waiting in the Wings: Renewed and Refreshed Venues

Waiting in the Wings: Renewed and Refreshed Venues

Image: Concept image for Brisba ...
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

School Holidays at Drum Theatre

School Holidays at Drum Theatre

Image: Samuel Welsh, Freya Pragt, Teale Howie in T ...
Claudel for Sydney Opera House

Claudel for Sydney Opera House

Soufflé Rises Again at Dunstan Playhouse in April

Soufflé Rises Again at Dunstan Playhouse in April

Jonathan Biggins returns to th ...
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Community Theatre

Call to Boycott Miss Saigon

Call to Boycott Miss Saigon

A debate has erupted on social media about whether it ...
Always A Bridesmaid at Castle Hill

Always A Bridesmaid at Castle Hill

After the sell-out success of Things I Know to ...
Dark Comedy on the Menu at Stirling

Dark Comedy on the Menu at Stirling

STIRLING Theatre (WA) is serving up a West En ...
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Schools on Stage

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

By Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Linda ...
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Music by Alan Menken. Lyrics by Howard Ashman and ...
Shows for Schools in 2021

Shows for Schools in 2021

School productions are back on stage in 2021, with major ...
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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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