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A classic story comes to life

Jessica Lewis and Shane Adamczak in Spare Parts Puppet Theatre's The Little Prince.

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre Antoine uses handcarved European puppets to enact Antoine de Saint-Exupery's delicate tale.

Theatre of the unplanned

Improvision 2015 winner Sonja Vilc of Slovenia.

This week-long festival features performers from around Australia and the world devoted to the art of improvisation.

Skylight loses that loving feeling

Tom (Colin Friels) and Kyra (Anna Samson) in the Melbourne Theatre Company production of David Hare's Skylight.

This should be a subtle dance from mutual wariness into shared intimacy and barely repressed lust, not two moons orbiting a frigid planet.

A politically charged play about love

Colin Friels and Anna Samson in rehearsals for the Melbourne Theatre Company production of David Hare's play <i>Skylight</i>.

Bringing David Hare's Skylight to the Melbourne stage illustrates how politics also dwell in ordinary lives: or, as actor Colin Friels says, the reality of living in a "disgusting, corporate, self-satisfied shithole" of a city such as Sydney.

Stars rail against arts 'ritual sacrifice'

Hugo Weaving.

As a national day of action against arts funding cuts kicks off on Friday, an all-star cast of performers, writers and artists are joining forces to mark the "bleak midwinter" for culture in Australia.

Arts sector launches campaign

Arts leaders led by MCA director Liz Ann Macgregor and the STC's executive director Patrick McIntyre have launched a ...

Arts leaders have launched a two-week election campaign against funding cuts but will voters and politicians listen to their concerns?

Agatha Christie's favoured Witness

Canberra Repertory Society is staging one of the mystery writer's favourite plays of her own, that raises questions about justice, guilt and innocence.

Theatre

A classic story comes to life

Jessica Lewis and Shane Adamczak in Spare Parts Puppet Theatre's The Little Prince.

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre Antoine uses handcarved European puppets to enact Antoine de Saint-Exupery's delicate tale.

Theatre of the unplanned

Improvision 2015 winner Sonja Vilc of Slovenia.

This week-long festival features performers from around Australia and the world devoted to the art of improvisation.

Skylight loses that loving feeling

Tom (Colin Friels) and Kyra (Anna Samson) in the Melbourne Theatre Company production of David Hare's Skylight.

This should be a subtle dance from mutual wariness into shared intimacy and barely repressed lust, not two moons orbiting a frigid planet.