The COVID-19 rescue package will assist small companies, but there are no measures to save a sector that is going to the wall.
Angela Goh was a deserving winner of the $50,000 2020 Keir Choreographic Award.
Ash Flanders flips the coin. Instead of a tyrannical father and invisible mother, he gives us a benign father and malignant mother.
A pub, eight blokes, alcohol, testosterone to burn and a too-shaky grip on how to be a man, or even what that means.
US composer Missy Mazzoli’s opera Breaking the Waves may be a contemporary masterpiece.
Operatic arias, Nina Simone, Bowie’s Space Oddity, all combine to make this seemingly effortless theatrical invention a delightful, if sometimes morbid pleasure.
The idea is transfixing: three of the greatest 20th century contemporary choreographers come to grips with Beethoven’s Grosse Fugue, a monumentally knotty piece of music first performed in 1876, the year before the composer died. It’s far from being an obvious choice for a dancemaker.
Placido Domingo has withdrawn from this year’s production of Verdi’s Don Carlo at London’s Royal Opera House.
What made Rose Byrne leave the Hollywood comedies for which she is best known for serious roles of the stage?
Renowned Australian composer Brett Dean was due to perform at Adelaide Festival and is now being treated in hospital.
Ashleigh Wilson has been arts editor since 2011. He has been at the paper for more than 15 years in various roles around the country, including several years as Darwin correspondent. In 2006, he and Nicolas Rothwell won a Walkley award for coverage of indigenous affairs. His first book, published by Text in 2016, was Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing, a biography of the late Australian painter. His second book, On Artists, was published by MUP in 2019.
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