Entertainment

Jan28

Life is a cabaret at Slide

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 28 January 2014 Written by // Lachlan Bennett

Life is a cabaret at Slide

Slide has assembled a dynamic entertainment program for Mardi Gras. Lachlan Bennett casts an eye over the scrumptious cabaret menu.

Jan24

Don’t miss Friends of Dorothy

POSTED ON // Friday, 24 January 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Don’t miss Friends of Dorothy

Since moving to Sydney in 1969 as a young gay man, photographer William Yang has been documenting the highs and lows of Sydney’s gay scene.

Jan24

Review: On the Shore of the Wide World

POSTED ON // Friday, 24 January 2014 Written by // Veronica Hannon

Review: On the Shore of the Wide World

English playwright Simon Stephens was told early in his career his problem was he wrote too well. He has said at the time he thought it, “a curious problem for a writer to have”. What he figured out was his plays had a linguistic vigour to them but not enough structure.

Jan22

New George Michael album after a decade of Patience

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 22 January 2014 Written by // Sabine Brix

New George Michael album after a decade of Patience

George Michael is set to release a new album in March, his first in ten years.

Jan22

Falsettos hits a high, just in time for Mardi Gras

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 22 January 2014 Written by // Sabine Brix

Falsettos hits a high, just in time for Mardi Gras

The Tony Award-winning musical Falsettos has arrived, just in time for Mardi Gras 2014 featuring an all-star Australian cast.

Jan21

Back in the saddle

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 21 January 2014 Written by // Tim Hunter

Back in the saddle

Former Queen of Burlesque, Imogen Kelly, returns to Melbourne for Midsumma with another Bent Burlesque show. Tim Hunter catches up with her and finds out more.

Jan21

Doing the diva’s diva

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 21 January 2014 Written by // Rachel Cook

Doing the diva’s diva

The incomparable Trevor Ashley is promising big hair, big gowns and of course that extraordinary voice as part of his latest endeavor, Diamonds are for Trevor.

Jan21

The universality of Fassbinder

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 21 January 2014 Written by // Stephen A. Russell

The universality of Fassbinder

The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant is one of the must-sees for Midsumma. Stephen A Russell talks to director Gary Abrahams about his production.