The trailer has dropped for Gretel Vella’s original series TOTALLY COMPLETELY FINE. Written and created by Gretel, the show also features writing from Emme Hoy. It streams on STAN from April 20th.
TURN UP THE VOLUME, a new young adult series for ABC ME, Matchbox Pictures and Film Camp has been given 4 stars in the Sydney Morning Herald. The show features episodes written by Dannika Horvat and directed by Jessie Oldfield + Adam Murfet. Read the full review here. TURN UP THE VOLUME is on ABC ME from Friday, March 24, 6pm and iview (all 10 episodes).
The Age gives four stars to MELBOURNE, CHEREMUSHKI. Director Constantine Costi has reimagined Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich’s 1958 Opera about the housing crisis in Moscow in 2020s Melbourne. Read the full article here.
Read the 4.5 star review for IN OUR BLOOD, a new drama series directed by John Sheedy. The 4 part drama from Hoodlum is set against the backdrop of the early HIV / AIDS epidemic in Sydney -and the corridors of Canberra- from 1983. In Our Blood | TV Tonight
ARETHA is coming to the Sydney Opera House this June. Directed and narrated by Jada Alberts, ARETHA is a powerful memoir, live on stage, that celebrates the life and music of one of the greatest voices in history. On for two nights only – June 17 & 18 2023. Read more and grab your tickets here!
THE 7 STAGES OF GRIEVING directed by Jada Alberts opens tonight at Browns Mart Theatre in Darwin. The one woman show, written by Wesley Enoch and Deborah Mailman, runs until March 18. Purchase tickets here.
We are thrilled to announce Suzie Miller’s PRIMA FACIE at Harold Pinter Theatre has been nominated for 5 Olivier Awards! Best New Play – PRIMA FACIE, Harold Pinter Theatre Best Actress – Jodie Comer, PRIMA FACIE Best Lighting Design – Natasha Chivers, PRIMA FACIE Best Sound Design – Ben & Max Ringham, PRIMA FACIE Best Director – Justin Martin, PRIMA FACIE The ceremony, named after legendary English actor Sir Laurence Olivier, will take place on 2 April at London’s Royal Albert Hall.
CAMP, directed by Kate Gaul opens tonight at the Seymour Centre Sydney. A backdrop of violence and uncertainty frames the first part of the play which taps into this energy and imagination: the birth of the Campaign Against Moral Persecution (CAMP). Four fictional activists Krissy, Jo, Tracy, and Dave fall in love, fall out of love, find their individual voices, and forge paths spanning 5 decades. In 2022, Krissy, Jo and Tracy reconnect. Through personal and political challenges – which
Suzie Miller’s PRIMA FACIE opened at Melbourne Theatre Company over the weekend to rave reviews. “I’ve seen the UK version of this play starring Jodie Comer, and I have to say Lee Lewis’ production outshines it by some margin.” – The Age Read The Age review here. Pictured Suzie, Anne-Louise Sarks and actor Sheridan Harbridge, image credit: Heath Warwick
Jean Kittson has received an Order of Australia for significant service to the arts as a performer, writer and comedian. Congratulations Jean! Australia Day Honours 2023: Steve Liebmann, Claudia Karvan, David Wenham, Jean Kittson.
Alice Englert’s debut feature BAD BEHAVIOUR has been met with critical acclaim after its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival over the weekend. “In her first feature as writer and director, Alice Englert expertly finds the line between satire and sincerity” – The Hollywood Reporter “Englert’s cracking wit and ability to find humor and heart in all sorts of situations translate to her own performance, which is sneakily vulnerable.” – Indiewire Read more about Alice’s inspiration for the film here.
Ahead of its Sundance World Premiere today, Netflix has acquired the global rights to RUN RABBIT RUN. The films Director of Photography is Bonnie Elliott, and Production Design is by Vanessa Cerne. Read the full article below – Netflix takes global rights to Daina Reid’s ‘Run Rabbit Run’ – IF Magazine
BAY OF FIRES, directed by Natalie Bailey and Wayne Blair, NORTH SHORE, directed by Gregor Jordan and SAFE HOME directed by Stevie Cruz-Martin, production design by Alicia Clements and shot by Kieran Fowler are featured in TV tonight’s 2023 Pick of the Upfronts list. Also listed is MOTHER AND SON, which will be set up and directed by Neil Sharma, with writing by Tristram Baumber, and short film FINDING JEDDA which was shot by Tyson Perkins. Read the full article
WELLMANIA, starring Celeste Barber, will premiere on Netflix March 29th. The Fremantle Australia series features costume design by Gypsy Taylor, and writing and script producing by Romina Accurso. HLA’s Jean Kittson guest stars. Airdate: Wellmania