Steve Dow Australian theatre has become ''an exhausted art form for an exhausted age'', staging a ''modest and waning number of Australian drama premieres'', a director and academic has warned.
Steve Dow As their only child and just a few months old, Ho Chi Minh City-born Hoang Pham carried the hopes of his shy piano-teacher father Hung and tailor mother Tham as they took turns cradling him at sea.
Steve Dow 'That ghost is dead,'' insists Tim Jones. The artistic director of the Seymour Centre ''angrily disagrees'' with the view that the Chippendale venue is awkwardly located or unfashionable with...
Steve Dow In the early years, he was the perfect older brother. Very good looking, very cool. He played guitar and sang in a band.
Steve Dow Carla Cameron's operatic singing voice is a deep mezzo-soprano and she would like to sing challenging coloratura.
Steve Dow After seven seasons of building an opera company from scratch, conductor Richard Gill (pictured) has big plans for a key a cappella choral group.
Steve Dow The opera Madama Butterfly will boast a giant sun, 20 metres in diameter, rising out of Sydney Harbour, as well as a large moon for a night of passion.
Steve Dow Doug and Danika Aplin shared a love of design and typography when they met in 2009, studying at Sydney's College of Fine Arts.
Steve Dow At the age of five, Matthew Mitcham and his mother, Vivienne, lived in their Brisbane home without electricity for six months.
Steve Dow In 1969, a third-generation young Chinese-Australian man moved from Brisbane to Sydney. William Yang, 25, had completed a Bachelor of Architecture degree, but wanted to be a playwright.
Steve Dow Nine's telemovie on drug smuggler Schapelle Corby gets brought forward, with the story bound to anger her supporters.
Steve Dow On whom can we blame Pam Ann, the airline hostess who has thrilled and frightened audiences from the day she was created as a novelty act at a Melbourne nightclub in 1996, spending the last two...
Steve Dow So, you've decided this weekend to see the Sydney Festival's baroque show-stopper Dido & Aeneas; choreographer Sasha Waltz's underwater spectacular set to Purcell's 17th-century opera at the...
Steve Dow Just when we thought we knew all we could know about Bob Downe, he has come out as straight.
Steve Dow Comedian and chanteuse Lady Rizo is erotic and filthy, leaping from Piaf to Parton to her own songs, wearing sequinned gloves, chandelier earrings and big lashes to accentuate the animated ''eye...
Steve Dow At 25, Casey Donovan's musical career has proven its longevity.
Steve Dow Whenever Xzannjah (pronounced ex-zann-yah) was feeling sad or lonely she would climb a tree and write stories.
Steve Dow Charisma and star power of a 16-year-old from the island of Buka impresses Hugh Laurie.
Steve Dow Justin Kilic is 18, and describes himself as “half-Turkish, half-Australian”. His bare torso on stage reveals a large dragon tattoo, and he wears make-up; face painted white, with black...
Steve Dow Phil Walker is in a prison cell. His hand is bandaged as he performs practice kicks, ready to defend himself.