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.
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
After doing a double degree, Alexander Rodrigues had to choose between astrophysics and music. He settled on music and is now the Robert and Elizabeth Albert Conducting Fellow at The Australian Ballet.
In this month's features we talk to Barrie Kosky about The Golden Cockerel, run an extract by Leigh Sales from the book Well Hello, explore the role of music reviewers today, and examine the pleasures and perils of writing music for the screen.
The 2022 Belvoir season includes six new works including stage adaptations of Looking for Albrandi and Opening Night, and the new play from the team behind the award-winning Counting and Cracking.
Opera Australia will celebrate New Year's Eve in two venues this year – the Sydney Opera House and Cockatoo Island.
Violinist, composer and dancer Eric Avery is one of the nine artists who have been awarded a two-year fellowship to help develop their creative practice.
Highlights include the Australian premiere of La Juive, a new digital production of Il Trovatore, Olivier Py's staging of Lohengrin, as well as Maria Stuarda and Mefistofele in concert.
The musical Girl from the North Country, featuring around 20 songs by Bob Dylan, will open at Sydney's refurbished Theatre Royal in January.
Opera Australia has announced that the 2022 Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour will be The Phantom of the Opera, while a new event called Opera on Cockatoo Island will begin with Carmen.
Brett Sheehy reveals his final season for MTC, which features 11 productions, six of them Australian and five from the UK and US, including the world premiere of an Australian boutique musical.
With COVID interrupting physical get-togethers, the Symphony for Life Foundation has come up with an initiative which sees the children who participate in its music programs perform a digital symphony with professional musicians.
Jaime Martín's inaugural program as MSO Chief Conductor features works by 15 Australian composers, premieres by Thomas Adès and Deborah Cheetham, and international soloists including Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical – the first Australian-produced musical to originate on Broadway – has taken home ten Tony Awards.