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BWW Interview: The Groundlings' Michael Churven Throws It All In To Keep Grounded in  Photo BWW Interview: The Groundlings' Michael Churven Throws It All In To Keep Grounded in The U.S.A.
by Gil Kaan - Sep 24, 2021

The Groundlings’ latest Friday/Saturday night show A GROUNDLING ON ELM STREET began previews back on The Groundlings stage live September 18, 2021. Had the chance to chat with one of The Groundlings hilarious company members, the always funny Michael Churven on his Groundlings history, his tendency to slip into his Australian drawl, and his Superman stint that kept Ed O’Neill breaking up.

BWW Review: THIRST TRAP, Fuel Theatre Photo BWW Review: THIRST TRAP, Fuel Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Mar 8, 2021

Theatre reviews do not often start with a cardboard package, delivered late at night by a black lycra-clad bike courier. In modern parlance, a ‚Äėthirst trap‚Äô is an often sexually-charged photo, used on social media to entice a response, so I felt a level of trepidation when the box was opened to reveal multiple compartments containing a variety of items such as a thermometer, a candle and a sachet containing items for a post-show drink. Detailed instructions lead you to a QR code to stream the audio part of this immersive bathing experience.

National Sawdust Announces The Hildegard Commission Concert Photo National Sawdust Announces The Hildegard Commission Concert
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2021

Featuring the world premieres of three commissioned composers,¬†Flannery Cunningham,¬†Jimena Maldonado, and¬†Sonja Mutińá, this concert celebrates the composers of the Hildegard Commission; National Sawdust‚Äôs competition to support women, trans, and non-binary composers in the early stages of their careers.

Fuel Announces Autumn Season Of Work Including Digital and In Person Events Photo Fuel Announces Autumn Season Of Work Including Digital and In Person Events
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2020

Fuel Director Kate McGrath has today announced a programme of work planned for autumn 2020. All the work will be presented with Covid-secure protocols in place and will range from performances in socially distanced venues, to outdoor spaces in housing estates and round bonfires, from digital tours to performances that can be enjoyed from the luxury of your own bathtub.

HOME, I'M DARLING Announced At MTC Photo HOME, I'M DARLING Announced At MTC
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 8, 2020

Due to popular demand, Home, I'm Darling by Laura Wade has been extended until Saturday 29 February, with eight new performances added to the season.

Melbourne Theatre Company Presents HOME, I'M DARLING Photo Melbourne Theatre Company Presents HOME, I'M DARLING
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2019

Australian comedy legend Jane Turner (Kath & Kim) stars alongside Peter Paltos (Gloria), Nikki Shiels (Bloom), Toby Truslove (Utopia), Izabella Yena (Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears) and Susie Youssef (No Activity) in the Olivier Award-winning play, Home, I'm Darling, when it opens on Friday 24 January at Southbank Theatre.

Sophie Turner Will Star in New Quibi Series Photo Sophie Turner Will Star in New Quibi Series
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 16, 2019

Variety reports that Sansa Stark has taken her first television role outside of Westeros. Actress Sophie Turner will star with Corey Hawkins in a new Quibi series, 'Survive.'

WEIMAR BERLIN: BITTERSWEET METROPOLIS Comes to Southbank Centre Photo WEIMAR BERLIN: BITTERSWEET METROPOLIS Comes to Southbank Centre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2019

In September 2019, the Philharmonia Orchestra and Esa-Pekka Salonen present turbulent times with the second half of their series Weimar Berlin: Bittersweet Metropolis at Southbank Centre. This new series, which began in June, is an ambitious journey through the music, science and culture of a period of intense political turbulence and explosive creativity in Germany and beyond.

MTC's 2020 Season Revealed - FUN HOME, AS YOU LIKE IT, and More! Photo MTC's 2020 Season Revealed - FUN HOME, AS YOU LIKE IT, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2019

Melbourne Theatre Company Artistic Director & CEO Brett Sheehy today unveiled MTC's 2020 Season, a suite of plays that will ignite imaginations, challenge preconceptions and enrich lives throughout the country.

Steve Blackburn Brings New Solo Show To The Butterfly Club Photo Steve Blackburn Brings New Solo Show To The Butterfly Club
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 17, 2018

Pianist/Vocalist Steve Blackburn (Fast Forward/Full Frontal) returns to The Butterfly Club with a new solo show of original songs skewering all things 'hip' in 2018.

Caroline Brazier to Replace Jane Turner in ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST Photo Caroline Brazier to Replace Jane Turner in ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2018

Acclaimed Australian actress Caroline Brazier will replace Jane Turner in the role of the Superintendent in the Sydney Theatre Company production of Accidental Death of an Anarchist at the Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House this September. Jane Turner has had to leave the production due to a change in her family circumstances. Her husband, John Denton, has taken up a new job as Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the family will relocate to Paris.

The 17th Annual Bang On A Can Summer Music Festival at Mass MoCA Releases Schedule fo Photo The 17th Annual Bang On A Can Summer Music Festival at Mass MoCA Releases Schedule for July 2018
by Macon Prickett - Jun 14, 2018

From¬†July 12-28, 2018, the ‚Äúrelentlessly inventive‚ÄĚ (New York Magazine) new music collective¬†Bang on a Can¬†collaborates with¬†MASS MoCA¬†to present the 17th¬†annual¬†Bang on a¬†Can¬†Summer¬†Music Festival at MASS MoCA. The festival is¬†a¬†musical utopia for innovative musicians and adventurous listeners in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts, dedicated entirely to the creation, study, and performance of contemporary music.¬†Featuring public performances, recitals, and lectures, the¬†festival¬†features over 60 cutting-edge composers and¬†performers from around the globe, including over 42 fellows selected from¬†a¬†pool of more than 250 applicants from throughout the world. This year's featured guest composer is¬†Steve Reich.¬†MASS MoCA, 'a mind-blowing delight,' (New York Post) is one of the largest museums of contemporary art in the country, with exhibitions spaces dedicated to James Turrell, Laurie Anderson, Sol LeWitt, Anselm Kiefer and Jenny Holzer, as well as massive gallery spaces with exhibitions by Taryn Simon, Liz Glynn, Allison Janae Hamilton, and Rachel Howard among many others.

The 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival Announces Short Film Lineup With Narrative, Doc Photo The 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival Announces Short Film Lineup With Narrative, Documentary, & Animated Shorts
by Macon Prickett - Mar 13, 2018

The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today announced its lineup of 55 diverse and engaging short films in competition, including 29 world premieres. The selected shorts include a cross-section of international and U.S. filmmakers and were curated from a record 4,754 submissions. For the second year running, 40% of the selections are directed by female filmmakers. The short films will be presented in 10 distinct competition programs, which consist of five narrative, three documentary, one animation, and one hybrid program. The program will also include special screenings and the 12th annual Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival, sponsored by Mohegan Sun. The Shorts Film program, sponsored by Nutella¬ģ, runs throughout the Festival, April 18-29.

Sydney Theatre Company Unveils 2018 Season Photo Sydney Theatre Company Unveils 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Sydney Theatre Company tonight unveils its 2018 Season, Kip Williams' first as Artistic Director.

Camden People's Theatre Plays ALL THE RIGHT NOTES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2016

Camden People'sTheatre 's brand new festival All the Right Notes brings together trailblazing work from the place where theatre and live music meet: it's a festival featuring not only theatre-makers whose work is driven by live music, but music acts whose work is audaciously theatrical, programmed in partnership with DJ and journalist Joe Muggs. They meet in the middle, splicing for your delight the hothouse thrill of live music and the buzz of inventive contemporary theatre.

Camden People's Theatre Plays ALL THE RIGHT NOTES
by Liz Cearns - Sep 22, 2016

Camden People'sTheatre 's brand new festival All the Right Notes brings together trailblazing work from the place where theatre and live music meet: it's a festival featuring not only theatre-makers whose work is driven by live music, but music acts whose work is audaciously theatrical, programmed in partnership with DJ and journalist Joe Muggs. They meet in the middle, splicing for your delight the hothouse thrill of live music and the buzz of inventive contemporary theatre.

Australian Writing Coach Launches New Worldwide Writing Program
by Christina Mancuso - Mar 30, 2016

SYDNEY, March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ (CORRESPONDENT NEWS) Jane Turner is a Writing Coach who works with coaches, consultants, small business people and entrepreneurs to get their books written. She has announced the worldwide launch of the Simplified Book Writing Program in order to increase her students' visibility, authority and status as experts in their respective fields.

BWW Reviews: JUMPY Is A Layered Comedy That Looks Below the Middle Age, Middle Class Manners
by Jade Kops - Mar 30, 2015

Sydney Theatre Company hosts Melbourne Theatre Company's production of April De Angelis' JUMPY which blends comedy with the challenges of getting older as 50 year old Hilary deals with family, friendships and feminism.

Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Hugo Weaving and More to Appear in Sydney Theatre Company's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Artists confirmed for Andrew Upton's seventh season (his second programmed as solo Artistic Director) at Sydney Theatre Company in 2015 include many of Australia's top theatrical talents: Cate Blanchett, Jacqueline McKenzie, Robyn Nevin, Susie Porter, Richard Roxburgh, Geoffrey Rush, Helen Thomson, Hugo Weaving, Ursula Yovich and many more in a program boasting directors such as Neil Armfield, Leticia Ca?ceres, Richard Cottrell, John Crowley, Pamela Rabe and STC's Andrew Upton, Sarah Goodes and Kip Williams.

West End Hit JUMPY Comes to Melbourne, Now thru March 14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2015

Australian comedy icon Jane Turner and rising star Brenna Harding play mother and daughter in Jumpy, the West End hit by April De Angelis about frazzled hopes and parental anxiety. Directed by Pamela Rabe, this Australian premiere opens MTC 's 2015 Season at 8pm Thursday 5 February at Southbank Theatre, The Sumner ahead of a Sydney Theatre Company season.

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