Despite COVID chaos, CinefestOZ is scheduled to go ahead amongst some of Western Australia's most beautiful backdrops.
Kate Prendergast is a writer, reviewer and creative cobbler based in Sydney. Her writing has been published in The Lifted Brow, Audrey Journal, Limelight, Overland and Time Out. She interviews authors and manages socials for Roaring Stories Bookshop in Balmain, Sydney.
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The program for this year's MIFF has been curated with compassion, ambition, sensitivity and range, and will be presented in a new model, both in cinemas (COVID permitting) and online.
In Lewis Treston's compassionate Follow Me Home, the stories of young homeless people are brought from the margins to centre stage, and the characters are treated with dignity.
Jessica Arthur has adapted and directed this American script for an Australian audience with warmth, wit and impeccable pacing in this Sydney Theatre Company production.
David Ireland's snappy satire will be an electrifying experience for any theatregoer.
Dogged is a bruising, brilliantly crafted work of contemporary theatre that demonstrates the work that can emerge when creative power is shared.
When supplies of black paint from the US dried up during COVID, STC and Robertson's Paints created a superior local version that's highly durable, more eco-friendly and half the price.
Pitched to "women of a certain age", Debra Oswald's solo show will deliver a fine time for many, but could do with a bit of a trim.
A roundly entertaining and sumptuous-looking comic foray into the false calls of nostalgia.
A vein-throbbing, sure-fire crowd-pleaser, suitable for families, this show will leave you shook.
Believe the hype. The Fangirls phenomenon is real. This could be the most fun you have in the theatre this year!
Limelight sent two critics to Circa's Peepshow – and they had very different responses. Read our 2-star and 4-star reviews.
A solid cast and a few bursts of genuine laughter could not firm this limp, over-extended play.