Presenting his first major commission since concluding his culture-defining stint at Bangarra Dance Theatre, Stephen Page will open the 2024 Adelaide Festival with a hypnotically beautiful work that reflects both his own career stage and Australia’s public conversation.
Premiering at Adelaide Film Festival, Isla’s Way interrogates the remarkable and unintentionally radical life of carriage-driving, sheep-shearing queer octogenarian Isla Roberts.
AACTA-award winning performer Zahra Newman separates artist from legend as she tells Billie Holiday’s story in the musical play Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill.
Theatre Republic will this month present its second Future:Present – a quick-turnaround playwriting incubator that offers audiences four plays designed to speak not just to our era or our year, but to our moment.
This intensely physical stage work created by a collection of independent artistic collaborators is – at its highest points – made hypnotic through the use of some genuinely original devices and ideas.
Shifting community values and expectations are forcing South Australian cultural organisations to navigate a thorny path between corporate sponsorship, including from fossil fuel companies, and limited alternative funding options.