In what is doubtless going to be a pattern for some time to come, the emergence of COVID-19cases has caused sudden border closures between states in recent weeks, leading to the postponement of various arts events including the opening weekend of the Perth Festival.

Though it is causing all kinds of difficulties and angst for producers and arts managers, they are nonetheless going with the flow and adjusting admirably to whatever comes their way. The fact that theatres and concert halls are open and hosting events all over Australia is miraculous compared to the situation overseas, thanks to the way Australia has handled the pandemic. So, we are keeping our fingers crossed that the events featured in our March issue will go ahead.

The cover of Limelight's March 2021 magazine
Read the March 2021 issue of Limelight online

Our cover story this month takes readers inside Her Majesty’s Theatre in Adelaide. In a 10-year labour of love, the last standing Tivoli has been restored and rebuilt. The auditorium, which now resembles a beautiful ship’s hull,...