After being cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID lockdowns, Melbourne’s new winter arts festival has announced its program for June 2022.
The Picture of Dorian Gray and Symphonie Fantastique pick up four awards each at a “family reunion” after two devastating years.
The six productions include the return of The Picture of Dorian Gray, a collaboration with Bangarra Dance Theatre and the STC debut of drag star Courtney Act in Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit.
The agreement could see STC productions toured around Australia and internationally by Michael Cassel Group. The first show to benefit is The Picture of Dorian Gray.
The season will include the world premiere of the musical The Dismissal, Glace Chase's Triple X, and the return of The Picture of Dorian Gray starring Eryn Jean Norvill.
Ben Neutze discovers how Sydney Theatre Company’s universally acclaimed production magically melds old theatricality with cutting-edge technology.
Kip Williams' dazzling stage adaptation of Oscar Wilde's gothic melodrama, brilliantly performed by Eryn Jean Norvill, speaks to the here and now.
A rousing and triumphantly optimistic experience.
Four leading Australian playwrights present a perspective-packed snapshot of the nation’s fragmentation.
A View from the Bridge starring Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale, a new play from Angus Cerini, and the musical Fun Home are among next year’s highlights.
Concert performances of Fidelio by WASO, the return of Cloudstreet and a celebration of Gurrumul are among the shows announced.
A concert Fidelio, Beethoven's Piano Concertos in one week, Deborah Cheetham's Eumeralla, and some exciting debuts are on Asher Fisch's next program.
She replaces Rebel Wilson, who pulled out of the production due to an "unforeseen scheduling conflict".