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REVIEW: Picnic At Hanging Rock

On St Valentine’s Day 1900, a party of schoolgirls set out to picnic at Hanging Rock... some were never to return. That’s the synopsis of the classic Australian novel written by Joan Lindsay which was produced into a successful film and more recently as a television series. The theatrical production, which was adapted by Tom […]

Picnic At Hanging Rock

Tom Wright’s acclaimed adaption of Joan Lindsay’s novel Picnic At Hanging Rock comes to Sydney, having previously played to sell-out seasons in Perth and Melbourne before heading off to Edinburgh and London. The classic story of three private school girls and a teacher who went missing on St Valentine’s Day 1900 at Hanging Rock has […]

Curtain Raisers

BY RIDA BABAR Theatre companies such as Old 505, Belvoir Theatre, and the Sydney Theatre Company are finally reopening and planning live shows for the remainder of the 2020 season. Easing government restrictions in NSW have been a breath of fresh air for the arts and entertainment industries. Old 505 theatre is holding A Murder […]

Life Of Galileo

Life Of Galileo, by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Eamon Flak and starring one of Australia’s best-known actors, Colin Friels, is soon to open at The Belvoir. In the words of Flak, “this play offers a great role for a great actor. I love how bracing its argument about truth is. It just presents the most […]