WA BOOK AWARDS SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED!

Congratulations to Andrew Bovell and Tom Holloway, whose work has been shortlisted for the 2014 Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards.

Andrew Bovell’s SECRET RIVER has previously been nominated for a string of other prestigious awards, including receiving four wins at the 2013 Helpmann Awards.

FORGET ME NOT by Tom Holloway has also been recognised as a significant work, and was recently nominated for a 2014 AWGIE Award.

Read more HERE.

BILLIE PLEFFER – ONE TO WATCH

This years’ Melbourne International Film Festival will play host to a collection of up and coming film makers as part of the Screen Australia Hot Shot’s Program and the MIFF Accelerator Program.

Billie Pleffer has been selected as part of the Hot Shot’s Program, highlighting her extraordinary film making talent.
Her short film BABY BABY has already been nominated for a 2014 AWGIE Award, and will premiere at the festival on Saturday 2nd August.

This is one to watch. Click HERE for more information.  

 

GUYS AND DOLLS – A HIT!

Under the expert direction of Gale Edwards and finished with spectacular costuming by Tim Chappel – Guys and Dolls has been an absolute hit with audiences and critics alike.“Offering a high quality and splendidly entertaining rendition of a musical theatre classic, this production is well paced, humorous, and presented in a simple and highly effective manner”“The costumes are colourful and striking, providing an unavoidable presence on stage that naturally draws the audience in, making it impossible to look away as the various numbers are performed in grand style.”

- Brett Considine, Broadway World

Playing until July 27th in Melbourne – you can book tickets HERE.

 

A DOLL’S HOUSE – STAND OUT SHOW

Currently playing at the Seymour Centre in Sydney, Adam Cook’s production of A Doll’s House has received rave reviews across the board.“In theatre, as in life, seeing is always better than telling and in this production of A Doll’s House, the seeing is in sharp focus and the telling is told with great clarity…the result is 130 minutes-plus-interval of brilliantly absorbing theatre”. – Diana Simmonds, Stage Noise

This is one production not to miss!

Watch the trailer HERE

 

DON’T MISS CRAIG ILOTT’S ‘LA BOHEME’!

Craig Ilott’s production for Opera Queensland is a stunning creation, receiving high praise from critics:”There’s much to recommend – imaginative design, capable acting and a stunning fluency … this La Boheme is a winner.” Gillian Wills, Courier Mail

“performances are great … an incredibly accessible production.” Colleen Edwards, Arts Hub

“Puccini’s power to move an audience with his musical brilliance is still overwhelming. Opera Q’s production is a classic example.” Peter Pinne, Stage Whispers

“A triumph by Opera Queensland.” Andrew Messenger, Limelight Magazine

Click here to book tickets