ANDREW TAYLOR 12:15am Life for small arts organisations should become easier following this week's arts funding restructure, according to the Australia Council for the Arts.
LAWRENCE MONEY 1:47am Celia Pacquola can make light of almost any situation but just don't mention Swedish room service.
LENNY ANN LOW 11:45pm The grandson of silent cinema star Charlie Chaplin will bring his newest theatre spectacle to the 2015 Sydney Festival.
Alex Connellan 1:27pm Brisbane's next crop of stage stars will be "magnificent", according to a London-based director.
Cameron Woodhead 1:07pm I’m not sold on the effect of The Effect, the four-hander from Lucy Prebble where love and neuroscience collide.
Rebecca Harkins-Cross 12:26pm The life of painter Sybil Craig provided the inspiration for this play writes Rebecca Harkins-Cross.
LENNY ANN LOW 8:12am Sydney Festival director Lieven Bertels reveals the first show for next year's arts festival.
Andrew Drever Basement Jaxx
Reviewed by Chloe Smethurst Antony Hamilton’s Keep Everything is bursting with ideas. Challenging and entertaining, it was created with a top-notch team of collaborators in 2013, and is back in Melbourne after a national tour.
Reviewed by Rebecca Harkins-Cross It’s been a few years since we’ve seen a solo show from Anna Lumb, the self-described “pocket rocket” whose effervescent performances combine elements of circus, burlesque and physical comedy
John Shand For the company, it will be the swansong years of artistic director Sandra Bates reports John Shand.
NATALIE BOCHENSKI Casus Circus searches for moments of stillness in its second production, Finding the Silence.
Peter Wilkins This sparkling production of The Importance of Being Earnest is testament to the satire's popularity.
Aussie comic Felicity Ward won over this year's Edinburgh Fringe festival with her humour.
Reviewed by Cameron Woodhead Winterfall Theatre’s production is an attractive proposition if you’re a Tennessee Williams fan who hasn’t seen the play.
Reviewed by Rebecca Harkins-Cross 'Show Boat' was groundbreaking in the 1920s, but jars against modern racial sensibilities.
JOEL MEARES It was a clean sweep for Sydney in the theatrical categories of this year's Helpmann Awards, held last night at the Capitol Theatre.
JOEL MEARES Neil Armfield's 'Ring Cycle' was richly rewarded at the Helpmann Awards on Monday night.
ELISSA BLAKE For the dancers in the The King and I, the ballet sequence took some serious rehearsal time, writes Elissa Blake.
Reviewed by Cameron Woodhead Gary Abrahams’ Therese Raquin is beautifully paced and engaging theatre that should attract a mainstream audience. (Indeed, I heard a nice old duck say during interval, “This is holding my attention much better than the MTC usually does.”)
John Bailey An upcoming production at Theatre Works is set to open on the 75th anniversary of the start of World War II.
John Bailey Government cuts saw a curtain call for the course, but the spotlights are back reports John Bailey.
Michelle Potter A musical about an Indian love triangle was unlike any show Michelle Potter had ever seen.
Sonia Harford Two sportsmen, one young woman and an end-of-season footy trip. In reigniting the sparks of this unstable compound, Brendan Cowell is a brave man.
ANDREW TAYLOR Sir Robert Helpmann would surely turn in his grave if he could hear the words used to describe the performing arts awards that are named in his honour.
Who should win big at Monday night's Helpmann Awards? Our critics cast their eyes and ears back at the that was and play a round of "In a perfect world..." to pick their favourites among the nominees.
Remember those birthday parties you were dying to attend as a kid? Well, Finucane & Smith’s Glory Box is nothing like those.
Established in 1863, Coranderrk Station was an anomaly – a Victorian Aboriginal settlement that flourished in spite of the racist policies of the Protection Board, becoming a refuge for dispersed Indigenous peoples.
ELISSA BLAKE The stories of young Vietnam War soldiers combine with the unforgettable music of the era in the stage show Rolling Thunder Vietnam, Elissa Blake writes.
Hot songs from the year 1942 will be reprised in a special show.
Director Rafael Bonachela was inspired by signs.
Celestial magic as ensemble takes to the open air.
Life and times of Pat Thompson at Four Winds Festival.