Jo Litson

Jo Litson

Jo Litson is a freelance arts writer and the arts editor and theatre reviewer for Sydney’s Sunday Telegraph. During a 25-year career she has been a contributor to publications including The Australian, The Bulletin, Limelight magazine, the Qantas magazine, POL Oxygen and the Sydney Theatre Company’s Backstage magazine among many others.

September 13, 2018

Ladies in Black: Back in Black

Bruce Beresford’s film Ladies in Black is about to grace the screen. Composer Christopher Gordon tells us about his music, which suits the 1950s period but doesn’t sound like the score from a movie of that era.

September 11, 2018

Spartacus: Slave to Ballet

Lucas Jervies is creating a new Spartacus for The Australian Ballet. As he tells Jo Litson, he is exploring ancient Rome through a contemporary lens, and even incorporating wrestling techniques into his high-impact choreography.

September 3, 2018

Pop-up Globe: Globe Trotter

It was inspired by a children’s pop-up picture book. Founding Artistic Director Miles Gregory explains why the Pop-up Globe has been delighting audiences so much you can often hear the noise from 200 metres away.

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