This week Jo Litson recommends Claire Foy and Matt Smith in Lungs live streaming from the Old Vic, The Wiz Live!, Nathan Lane in The Nance for the Lincoln Center, and The Dapto Chaser on ABC Arts iView.
Actor/director Robyn Nevin, Australian Ballet ED Libby Christie, choreographer Lucy Guerin, theatre producer Christine Dunstan, philanthropist Simon Mordant and artist Vincent Namatjira are among those recognised.
This week Jo Litson interviews Catherine Alcorn about new virtual venue The Reservoir Room, and recommends the Donmar Warehouse Coriolanus starring Tom Hiddleston, and the Old Vic's A Monster Calls.
Australian producer and former dancer Olivia Ansell will take up the position in November and present her first festival in January 2022.
This week, Jo Litson recommends The Tap Pack filmed on the SOH's Digital Stage, James Graham's This House from NT at Home, and In the Company of Actors, the doco about STC's Hedda Gabler starring Cate Blanchett.
The announcement, which will provide welcome relief for many in an industry devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic, has been overshadowed by accusations of “pork-barrelling”.
When a West End musical they were developing was cancelled due to COVID-19, Sean O'Boyle and Amanda Jane Pritchard set to work on a new satirical musical within a musical.
Currently based in LA, the irrepressible performer tells us about the concert, the special challenge of performing in online events like this, and how her "apoca-puppy" is helping her cope with COVID-19 isolation.
Previously the company’s Creative Producer, Harris is positioned to help guide the theatre out of shut down.
The Audience Outlook Monitor predicts 78% will attend as often as they did pre-COVID-19, but only 22% will return as soon as restrictions are lifted. Smaller venues are most likely to attract audiences in the near future.
This week Jo Litson recommends the Belvoir online concert, Lin-Manuel Miranda's 14-minute musical 21 Chump Street, Gillian Anderson in A Streetcar Named Desire, and Black Swan's Summer of the Seventeenth Doll.
The Australia Council for the Arts has announced $5.2 million in project grants to artists, groups and small to medium arts organisations, as well as a further $1.8 million in grants through its Resilience Fund.
King has been awarded the $25,000 Fellowship, while Keziah Warner has taken out the Patrick White Playwrights Award.