Category: Features

March 21, 2020 / Features

“To be, or not to be…” The most famous six words in drama are also probably the most anticipated by audiences. When Berlin’s Schaubuhne theatre company brought Hamlet here 10 years ago, the production began with that speech, as if to say, “There. We’ve got that out of the way.…

March 1, 2020 / Features

Destructive streaming services are not going to stop him. Nor are people smearing their shoddy videos across YouTube like so much audio-visual graffiti. No, Pat Metheny remains committed to the album as a work of art. When the guitarist, who has popularised sonic adventuring like few others, returns to these…

February 27, 2020 / Features

No one can accuse David Williamson of going out quietly. Having called it a day on a half-century play-writing career comprising over 50 works, he currently has his two final plays, Family Values (Stables) and Crunch Time (Ensemble), playing simultaneously in Sydney with a revival of Emerald City in Brisbane…