August 27, 2018

Michelle de Kretser wins her second Miles Franklin award

Life comes very good again as Michelle de Kretser wins her second Miles Franklin award with her latest novel, The Life to Come
August 27, 2018

The ups and downs of a life together

A married couple dance to the song of time in Abi Morgan's luminous new play Lovesong.
August 27, 2018

Brahms Revelation review: Works from the twilight of Romanticism

Elgar wrote his Serenade for Strings at age 35 yet somehow managed to sound more autumnal than Brahms, aged 52, in his last symphony, the Fourth in E minor.
August 27, 2018

Extended Play review: An adventurous day of new music

Over 12 hours this festival, produced by Lyle Chan and the City Recital Hall presented more than 20 hours of new music.
August 27, 2018

Calamity Jane review: Queen of the wild frontier is still riding high

Calamity has shot back into town like a blast of fresh air across the dusty Dakota plains.
August 27, 2018

The Harp in the South review: No way out, so coping becomes ambition’s crown

Kate Mulvany's adaptation of Ruth Park's trilogy of novels preserves the eschewing of judgement upon the hotchpotch of warmhearted characters.