August 20, 2015 6
It makes sense to fund major arts companies and not small ones because the large ones do most of the touring, says Arts Minister George Brandis. Except that is blatantly false. Crikey arts writer Ben Eltham and Crikey intern Joely Mitchell crunch the numbers.
March 10, 2015
What to do when "an extraordinary disappointment" in your review becomes "Extraordinary!" on the side of the theatre.
November 20, 2014 1
Boom Crash Opera guitarist Peter Farnan decides to give prog another go.
June 27, 2014
Cate Blanchett charmed a packed house in Sydney last night, as part of her interview with Anne Summers.
November 8, 2013 6
The arts is a living, breathing monster; roaring in our major cultural spaces and dingy laneways near you. Crikey is diving into the pond with the launch on Monday of Daily Review.
August 27, 2013 3
When a student complained about being "forced" to appear naked on stage, all hell broke loose. Flinders University academic and theatremaker Julian Meyrick peels back the madness to find the truth.
August 20, 2013
Simon Stone's adaptation of the Chekov classic ticks all the right boxes, writes Mark Pearce.
August 20, 2013
The infamous performance troupe isn't too cerebral, but that doesn't mean it isn't fun, writes Lloyd Bradford Syke
July 16, 2013 9
Australia's most celebrated playwright has written a new work on the life of the country's most famous son. David Williamson talks to Crikey about capturing the media mogul for the stage.
June 24, 2013
There's a fierce debate on the Australian stage over classic texts, original plays and the blurry line between the two. Theatremaker and La Boite artistic director David Berthold hopes it inspires better writing.