To mark Limelight's 200th issue, we're taking a look back at some of our favourite stories and covers – and making them free to read for the next 30 days.
Jo Litson is the Editor of Limelight Magazine. She took up the position in late 2018 having joined the magazine as Deputy Editor in 2016. During a 35-year career as an arts journalist she has been a contributor to numerous publications including Limelight, The Australian, The Bulletin, and the Qantas magazine. She was the arts writer and theatre reviewer for The Sunday Telegraph for 12 years until 2018, and has written the labels for the Archibald Prize for the Art Gallery of New South Wales for over 20 years.
Articles by Jo Litson
QPAC and Sydney Festival have both had to cancel some performances due to COVID-19, but shows are now going ahead.
Andrea James’s biographical play about Evonne Goolagong Cawley tells an important story, cleverly staged on a tennis court.
Inspired by Vivaldi's Four Seasons, there are some lovely visual and musical effects, but the production doesn't get to grips in real depth with the issues promised.
Julie Lea Goodwin is gorgeous as the merry widow Hanna Glavari, and perfectly supported by Alexander Lewis as Danilo Danilovich.
Having picked up a paintbrush as a creative outlet during the COVID lockdown, Tim Draxl starts the year with his first major solo art exhibition.
Shaun Rennie's production finds its emotional groove in the second act when the musical itself gives the characters more room to breathe.
Find out what's on stage – and streaming online – in January & February from Limelight editors Jo Litson, Angus McPherson and Clive Paget.
Natalie Aroyan and Diego Torre will reunite as Verdi lovers when Ernani has its first Sydney Opera House outing.
Catch up on what's been in the Limelight with the top arts stories to recently make headlines.
Gillian Cosgriff explains how a creative collective formed during COVID has launched a podcast. In the first series, Bert LaBonté tells the story of the still birth of his daughter Meg.
The Royal Ballet principal talks about The Nutcracker, which about to screen in Australian cinemas, Taylor Swift and Cats, and the frustration of COVID.
Former ballerina Mary Li has written a memoir as a sequel to her husband's – a lively, compelling read which covers her career and the journey of their daughter Sophie who was born deaf.