John Shand 4:05pm Why did a show I described in my review as 'the best new musical to hit Sydney this century' close so early, with such disappointing houses?
Sonia Harford So it's all Australia's fault then.
Anne Davies If further proof was needed that Sydney is a tough market to launch theatrical productions, then the company behind Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is the latest example.
Andrew Taylor It is the musical of the film of the play - and Baz Luhrmann is running things as strictly as ever.
ANNABEL ROSS In a recent interview, US comedian Jerry Seinfeld described the virtues of his new web series, watchable from your computer, or more handily, on a mobile phone. ''Why would I put a show on a big heavy rectangle in your house when I can put it in your pocket?'' Seinfeld said. ''I would much rather put it in your pocket.''
Bhakthi Puvanenthiran Six rising stars from as far and wide as Perth and Japan will be competing for a coveted ballet award, with $20,000 and a springboard to the big time at stake.
Elissa Blake A Balkans holiday was the catalyst for a highly personal work.
John Bailey The traffic between the screen and stage - both mainstream and independent - is thick and fast.
Kate Kingsmill When Dayne Rathbone is around, there are quite a few awkward pauses. The comedian is a master of silence.
The producers of Idina Menzel's new Broadway musical are having fun with John Travolta's slip-up at the Oscars - they've changed the star's name to match what the Grease star called her on the show's playbill.
NATALIE BOCHENSKI Sally Lewry's new performance piece premieres in the heart of Brisbane city, but its roots took hold in the Spanish countryside.
MICHAEL LALLO Spurred by last year's record ticket sales, The Production Company will this year host an unprecedented 37 performances at the Arts Centre.
Work flooded with meaning
LUCY CORMACK The Australian artistic community has this week been devastated with the passing of a former star dancer.
Roger Ma Comedian Tom Ballard is touring his new show, UnAustralian(ish) and is also co-hosting SBS's coverage of highlights of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.
ANDREW STEPHENS John Waters imagines lives he might inhabit were he to get another 67 years under his skinny-waisted belt: the scariest weather man, perhaps, or the dog catcher who lets biting mutts go free, ''or the voice on your car GPS that says, 'Wrong turn, stupid!' or 'Didn't I tell you to merge, asshole?'''
Linda Morris A life-long love affair with a Russian tale blooms into a lavish production.
John Bell The founder of Bell Shakespeare takes on the challenge of reconciling tears with laughter.
Lally Katz A cherished friendship with an elderly neighbour ended as unexpectedly as it began.
ELISSA BLAKE The Chaser's Andrew Hansen and Chris Taylor are embarking on a risky mission to go it alone. Together.
John Bailey The dark side of clowning is brought into focus with a new play.
Kate Kingsmill You might not realise it, because he presents a news show, but Charlie Pickering is in fact a comedian.
Sigrid Thornton stars in Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire at Black Swan theatre in Perth
Cameron Woodhead The actress is revelling in the chance to play Blanche in A Streetcar Named Desire.
RON CERABONA Andrew Hansen and Chris Taylor team up in One Man Show for the Canberra Comedy Festival. But isn’t there something anomalous about that title?
ELISSA BLAKE Demanding child role requires pocket-size triple threats.
John Saxby In an act the tenacious heroine of Matilda might applaud, the NSW government has secured the Australian premiere of the acclaimed musical, beating major events rival Victoria.
ANDREW TAYLOR The fresh-faced cast of Strictly Ballroom the Musical are stretching muscled limbs inside a cavernous rehearsal space at Carriageworks when the show's real star makes his entrance.
Glenn Burns Review: This is a very appealing production, which intrigues and amuses for the full two hours.
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.