Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Darkness and Light in Maitland – the Diary of Anne Frank

A chance visit to the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam where those world famous diaries were originally penned during the Second World War, has...

Creative Brilliance for a Show with Impact – Mittagong NSW

In a big move for Pig’s Fly Productions, production team Fiona Jowett, Lou Vella and Greg Oehm have chosen a show to challenge their...

Rhyme, Reason and the Iambic Pentameter – Love’s Labour’s Lost in Maitland

Maitland’s Reamus Youth Theatre is not only making sure their group of 16 to 25’s know their lines in this year’s Shakespeare play, but...

Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville – A Sherlock Holmes Mystery in Goulburn

In what might be an Australian premier, Lieder Theatre Company’s production of Ken Ludwig’s fast paced comedy Baskerville – A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, is...

Not Your Normal Shakespeare – Measure For Measure in Warragul

In a confident move for Warragul Theatre Company, when selecting shows for their 2017 program, the committee decided to seek out a straight play...

$3 million for Regional Theatre in May

May is a massive month for theatre in Regional Australia.  From Towers Players' production of Oliver! in Charters Towers, to Devonport Theatre Company’s Whistle...

Backstage Brilliance – Highlands Theatre Group Costumier Ron Russell

Many things make theatre a success – but the right costumes provide the colour, and the actors within them the movement, that set the scene...

Albury-Wodonga 10 Minute Play Festival – RatNews Review

There was a definite theme running through the eight short plays of last night’s 10 Minute Play Festival at the Albury Wodonga Theatre Company...

Murwillumbah does The Real Inspector Hound

By arrangement with ORiGiN™  THEATRICAL, and on behalf of SAMUEL FRENCH  LTD.  Murwillumbah Theatre Company present a comic whodunit from the brilliant mind of Tom...

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Xanadu Jr – RatNews Review

When ByteSized Productions announced Xanadu Jr. as their major production for 2018, it met with a collective “Huh?”.  While some may have rejoiced at...

Greek Gods, roller skates and leg warmers – ByteSized Productions Xanadu Jr.

Xanadu Jr, the hilarious send up of the 1980 movie of the same name, made famous by such world renowned show biz identities as...

Prepare Thyself For Action – Romeo and Juliet in the Gardens, Albury

Much like audiences of Shakespeare’s time, the crowds that gather in the picturesque Albury Botanic gardens each year for The Other Theatre Company’s Shakespeare...
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