Dean Bryant directs yet another sensational production for the Hayes Theatre Co with a brilliantly staged, moving version of Sondheim's musical.
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
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.
Thirty-six years after founding Adelaide Chamber Singers, Carl Crossin is to step down as Artistic Director and Conductor at the end of the year and will be replaced by Christie Anderson – but retirement isn't part of his plan.
This month’s news round-up includes the return of the arts, Opera Australia’s latest outdoor spectacle, Queensland Ballet’s new home on the Gold Coast, the triumph of Moulin Rouge! The Musical at the Tony Awards, and the winners at the 2021 Art Music Awards.
The editors of Limelight share their selection of the most exciting classical music, opera and theatre events coming soon.
We chart the latest appointments and departures in the arts sector, among them Anne Dunn who joins Sydney Theatre Company and Carl Crossin who leaves Adelaide Chamber Singers.
Janine Collins has been appointed as the inaugural Executive Director of Music in the Regions, a new initiative to connect classical musicians with audiences in regional NSW.
A brand new musical and the return of plays thwarted by COVID, not to mention a new home, make for a season of love and reunion for Bell Shakespeare.
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.
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.
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.