Digital performing arts – not just for COVID, but the future
Live arts from home seems like a sugar hit for the times, but evidence shows we’re signing up for longer…
Australian Performing Arts Exchange moves entirely online
The annual conference and arts market will now take place entirely online.
Changes made to Playing Australia cautiously welcomed
The Australia Council has reintroduced multi-year investments and streamlined the application process for the Regional Performing Arts Touring program.
Musical Review: West Side Story, QPAC
Touches of brilliance in this staging of a classic but lacks menace and urgency.
‘Tell me how it ends’: 2021 Melbourne Writers Festival program revealed
At a time of uncertainty, does the end signal hope, despair, or simply a new beginning? This is the challenge…
Event streaming: Pros and cons from the armchair viewer
As the nation continues to adjust to the new reality of life with COVID-19, artists are turning to event streaming…
Opera Australia postpones Phantom of the Opera until 2022
Advance ticket sales of $20M could not save the blockbuster musical from the real phantom stalking our arts centres: COVID-19.
COVID-chaos disrupts July, hopes for August
SA’s snap lockdown halts Illuminate Adelaide; Australian Festival of Chamber Music cancels 30th anniversary; Winter Jazz Fest hopes for August.
Live music receives targeted support as pandemic continues
New funding support for the COVID-impacted live music sector is available in QLD and NSW.
Opera Review: The Marriage of Figaro, Opera Queensland
Froth and scandal: a classic that bears modern resonance.