A visual feast for opera buffs and sticky beaks alike.
Diana is an author, editor and theatre critic. Her arts website stagenoise.com, is Sydney’s longest established. She has written for Fairfax, News Ltd, Kerry Packer, and at 15 was Mombosa Times’ yachting correspondent. She also teaches creative and life writing and is writing a memoir and a play.
Articles by Diana Simmonds
Missy Mazzoli's opera, based on Lars von Trier's film, builds to a devastating finale.
Unique memories from Gilbert & Sullivan to JC Williamson Ltd.
Meryl Tankard's remarkable solo work from 1988 has been remade in exquisite fashion with prima ballerina Natalia Osipova now starring.
Cameras never lie, revealing the dark heart of Tennessee Williams’ truth drama.
A potent and thrilling symbiosis between actress and playwright.
Bell’s Moliere is so poetic that Diana Simmonds’ literary fancy took flight.
If only the Big Idea were bigger as Hugo Weaving takes on the Scottish play.