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Theatre review: Azimut, Adelaide Festival

Named after an astronomical term describing a star’s distance from the viewer, this work is remote but beautiful.


WA arts after the mining boom

With income from the resource sector declining, what are the implications for arts funding and philanthropy in Western Australia?


Tasmanian theatre revival bridges pro-am divide

The inaugural Tasmanian Theatre Awards, to be presented later this month, demonstrate the vitality of a sector structurally different from…


Adelaide Fringe: how big is too big?

A record number of events will be presented at the 2015 Fringe, but Director Greg Clarke has no fears the…


Shall we dance? Why Opera Australia staged The King and I

Why is a government subsidised company staging a work that falls squarely within the ambit of commercial theatre?

Opinions & Analysis

Is Adelaide on the cusp of something big?

The so-called ‘second tier’ of Adelaide was laid waste during the 1990s but a new generation is reclaiming the territory.


Adelaide Festival Centre bows to commercial imperatives

The last bastion has fallen, driving up ticketing costs.


Do we need a National Indigenous Theatre?

The new conversation about a National Australian Theatre has a feeling of deja vu for Indigenous performers who have long…


Space woes afflict Adelaide theatre-makers

Adelaide’s theatre sector lacks appropriate and accessible space. Is redeveloping Queen’s Theatre the answer?


The yawning gap in Adelaide’s arts ecology

Why does South Australia's theatre sector lack an equivalent of Belvoir, Griffin, La Boite and the Malthouse?

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