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Thursday, October 1, 2020

On the Couch with Annette Shun Wah by Arts Review

Who is Annette Shun Wah? I’m a fourth-generation Chinese Australian writer, theatre maker, producer, dog lover and keen but unreliable gardener. I’m currently Executive Producer of Conte…

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Queer: New exhibition reveals untold stories from the NGV Collection by Arts Review

Opening in late 2021, Queer is a landmark, Australian-first exhibition that will explore the NGV Collection through a queer lens and celebrate the rich, diverse and sometimes untold stories …

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Seven mental health champions named finalists for top prize by Arts Review

Seven outstanding finalists have been selected for the 2020 Australian Mental Health Prize. Now in its fifth year, the Prize recognises Australians who have made outstanding contributions to…

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HOTA, Home of the Arts, unveils major earth installation – Gaia by Arts Review

Contemporary cultural precinct HOTA, Home of the Arts, has unveiled the major internationally renowned installation Gaia, marking the first time the artwork has been presented on Australia�…

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Helen Reddy’s music made women feel invincible by Arts Review

“Show business”, Helen Reddy once said, “was the only business that allowed you to earn the same salary as a man and to keep your name”. The singer and actress best known for her tra…

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Trent Dalton: All Our Shimmering Skies by Arts Review

The bestselling author of Boy Swallows Universe, Trent Dalton returns with All Our Shimmering Skies – a glorious novel destined to become another Australian classic. Darwin, 1942, and a…

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Open House Melbourne welcomes Fleur Watson as new Executive Director and Chief Curator by Arts Review

The Open House Melbourne Board is delighted to announce Fleur Watson’s appointment as the organisation’s Executive Director and inaugural Chief Curator. “Fleur is the ideal person to l…

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Adelaide Fringe announces $500,000 in grants to assist SA Artists for Fringe 2021 by Arts Review

Adelaide Fringe will deliver a huge boost to South Australian artists and venues with the announcement of $500,000 in grants to assist them in their planning for the 2021 season. Made possib…

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2020 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues online program announced by Arts Review

An exciting program featuring Australia’s premier jazz and blues artists, new commissions and collaborations, never before seen archival footage, an exclusive international appearance and …

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Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream announced as Adelaide Festival’s 2021 opera centrepiece by Arts Review

The highly anticipated first announcement for 2021 Adelaide Festival will see Neil Armfield’s production of UK composer Benjamin Britten’s opera, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, make its Au…

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Larry Wilson: Do What’s Right by Arts Review

Larry Wilson might be ‘the $2 billion man’ who learned a lot of lessons about business and life during his career. It’s just unfortunate that he was unable to turn it into a compelling…

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

David Williamson Prize-supported Wonnangatta opens at Sydney Theatre Company to impressive reviews by Arts Review

Steeped in mystery and terror, Angus Cerini’s new play centres around the unsolved murders at Wonnangatta Station in rural Victoria in 1918. Two men unravel a grim trail of violence while …

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A sustainable Australian video game industry? Production rebates are a small, important step by Arts Review

In a first for Australia, the South Australian government has announced a new rebate for video game development. Companies will be able to recoup 10% of production costs on projects spending…

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New protocols on First Nations Cultural and Intellectual Property released by Arts Review

The Australia Council for the Arts has released updated Protocols for using First Nations Cultural and Intellectual Property in the Arts – addressing key legal, ethical and moral considera…

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Tarnanthi goes international in 2020 by Arts Review

The Art Gallery of South Australia’s annual celebration of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, Tarnanthi, will have its first international offering in 2020. Kulata Tju…

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Professor Judith McLean awarded 2020 Drama Australia President’s Award by Arts Review

Drama Australia has announced Professor Judith McLean as the recipient of the 2020 Drama Australia President’s Award! Professor McLean (Queensland University of Technology & Queensland…

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Jasmin Simmons: While There’s Space Between Us  by Arts Review

A photographic series born out of COVID-19 and grown during the ongoing isolation of 2020, Sydney based photographer and actor, Jasmin Simmons presents While There’s Space Between Us at t…

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Monday, September 28, 2020

Cassandra Atherton and Paul Hetherington: The Anthology of Australian Prose Poetry by Arts Review

Prose poetry is a resurgent literary form in the English-speaking world and has been rapidly gaining popularity in Australia. Cassandra Atherton and Paul Hetherington have gathered a broad a…

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child performance schedule update – September 2020 by Arts Review

In line with current government advice to prevent the spread of COVID-19, performances of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre will be suspended for a furthe…

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DESIGN Canberra 2020 announces full program by Arts Review

Taking over the nation’s capital from 9 – 29 November, DESIGN Canberra has announced highlights for its 2020 program. The festival celebrates Canberra as a global city of design and a li…

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On the Couch with Jon Bennett by Arts Review

Who is Jon Bennett? Jon Bennett? Me? Is that the question? Or who is 14 full stops? 14 full stops is 4.66666667 ellipses… What would you do differently from what you do now? Nothing. I hav…

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DJUKI MALA return to Western Australia with performances in Perth and Regional WA by Arts Review

Djuki Mala have been thrilling audiences and touring extensively, both nationally and internationally. Now they return to Western Australia with performances in Perth and Regional WA through…

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Nominees for the 53rd Annual AWGIE Awards Announced by Arts Review

In a year marked by uncertainty and upheaval, the power of stories has taken on new and profound meaning. Unable to gather in person, we have instead gathered in shared narratives, connectin…

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Woroni – 70 Years of Outrage and Activism by Arts Review

During the month of October, aMBUSH Gallery Kambri will be filled with sights and sounds that represent student life at ANU over the past seven decades, with the opening of the new exhibitio…

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Australian Performing Arts Collection welcomes Olivia Newton-John acquisitions by Arts Review

Arts Centre Melbourne’s Australian Performing Arts Collection has welcomed the acquisition of a number of prized possessions from the collection of Dame Olivia Newton-John’s AC DBE inclu…

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Sunday, September 27, 2020

Eleanor Lyons and Vladimir Fanshil: Wandering Hearts by Arts Review

To paraphrase the familiar proverb “It’s an ill-wind that doesn’t blow somebody some good”. In this case it was Canberra music lovers who benefited, as a direct result of Covid-19, f…

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Actors Benevolent of Fund NSW launches ACTober for 2020 by Arts Review

This October, the Actors Benevolent Fund of NSW will launch, in collaboration with the Alliance of Australasian Performing Arts Benevolent Funds, ACTober – asking you to support arts perfo…

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

MONA FOMA announces 2021 festival dates by Arts Review

Mona’s Festival of Music and Art, Mona Foma will go statewide in January 2021, taking place over two weekends in two cities, Launceston: 15 – 17 January and Hobart: 22 – 24 January. Kn…

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Northern Star Productions reveal a sneak peak of Michael and Phillip by Arts Review

Northern Star Productions has announced the principal cast and released the trailer for their new Australian comedy-drama, Michael and Phillip! Set in contemporary Melbourne, Michael and…

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Lindy Lee: Moon in a Dew Drop by Arts Review

Lose yourself in the work of influential Australian Chinese artist Lindy Lee, as the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) presents the most comprehensive survey of the artist’s work …

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Friday, September 25, 2020

Port Fairy Folk Festival and Geelong Arts Centre present HOME FOLK by Arts Review

The Port Fairy Folk Festival is back on(line) with HOME FOLK – a special virtual event on Friday 9 October, presented by Geelong Arts Centre as part of their Where Creativity Meets At Home…

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All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards