ELISSA BLAKE 12:15am Shari Sebbens, star of Redfern Now and The Sapphires, describes her latest theatrical outing as "mad and beautiful".
Jacqui Taffel A crazy idea comes to fruition as a glittering new star hits the stage.
ELISSA BLAKE Outspoken New York choreographer Mark Morris on why tight budgets are no excuse for not dancing to live musicians.
Reviewed by Cameron Woodhead Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London brings their touring production of "Hamlet" to Geelong.
Reviewed by Martin Duffy New work from Opera Scholars Australia weaves together the fairytales of the brothers Grimm.
Julian Meyrick The aftermath of the 2015 budget for the arts is one of confusion and dismay, writes Julian Meyrick.
ELISSA BLAKE The confessions of waxer Rosa Waxoffski will get the winter cabaret season off to a hot and sticky start.
John Bailey What happened to the space-age dreams our pop culture promised? A new show presents a retro-glam vision.
Jane Shilling Georges Bizet's Carmen is the ultimate alluring woman, whose attraction results in death.
Louise Rugendyke and Elissa Blake From hot ticket John Oliver to music by Mark Ronson and Blur, more movies than you could hope for, plus ice-skating galore, here's your guide to the best Sydney has to offer this winter. Now just get out and enjoy it.
Elissa Blake, Sharne Wolff, Garry Maddox, Sarah Thomas and Louise Rugendyke From the secrets of Mad Men to the art of Radiohead and a night of Hijinks at Madame Tussauds, we have your weekend covered.
DEBBIE CUTHBERTSON Amanda Wilkin could be easily forgiven for forgetting where she is and who she's playing.
Chloe Smethurst Encoded languages such as Morse and the eponymous semaphore have provided ample material for composer Kate Neal.
Rebecca Harkins-Cross The fact that Bob Dylan's Hurricane plays as the audience enters the theatre hints at the fervid but somewhat obvious tone.
DEBBIE CUTHBERTSON Arts administrator and producer John Pinder, who had a key role in the founding of Circus Oz and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, has died at the age of 70.
For her father
ANDREW TAYLOR Inspired by her own experiences with child protection services, actor and writer Katie Beckett has written a play about the new stolen generation, and has already won an award for it.
Peter Craven The performing arts community pays tribute to Melbourne Theatre Company stalwart and film and television actor Bob Hornery.
Reviewed by Cameron Woodhead Theatre company Human Animal Exchange explore ecological and feminist themes in their new work.
Results are in
ANDREW TAYLOR The Sydney Theatre Company has blamed the late cancellation of two shows at the Roslyn Packer Theatre for the company's financial loss in 2014.
The right moves
JOEL MEARES It may be just four years old, but Shaun Parker and Company has quickly become one of Australia's most exciting dance prospects.
ANDREW TAYLOR The Australian Ballet, one of the country's most heavily subsidised arts organisations, does not attract enough paying guests to cover its costs.
John Bailey Yes Way, We Made Australia Home is a "gentle reproach" to the Operation Sovereign Borders slogan.
John Bailey The critically-acclaimed production Chalk About explores notions of identity, place, history and the future.
John Bailey Melbourne playwright Debra Thomas has won the 2014 Patrick White Playwrights' Award for The Man's Bitch, a satire charting the tumultuous career of former Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
Sonia Harford This production of Caryl Churchill's new work takes the form of episodic vignettes that reflect the bombardment of modern technology in our lives, writes Sonia Harford.
Rebecca Harkins-Cross Slick staging can't save this humdrum and uninspired musical about notorious outlaw Ned Kelly.
ELISSA BLAKE Actress Anna Houston finds bondage gear to her liking when she prepares for her latest stage role.
ANDREW TAYLOR Barry Humphries promises some "very disreputable moments" in his latest role as director of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, which starts on June 5.
ANNABEL ROSS Most of us have heard of Frida Kahlo, Salome and Catherine the Great. But names such as Messalina, Izumo-No-Okuni and Khutulun? Well, they're less likely to ring bells.
Tim Minchin As the smash-hit musical comes to Sydney, its Australian composer remembers the twists and turns that took him from struggling artist to showbiz star.
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.