Backstage

Interview with Martelle Hunt | Set & Costume Designer, The Rivers of China

Playwright Alma De Groen’s ‘The Rivers of China’ is a captivating play that transcends time and location. 1920’s writer Katherine Mansfield travels from London to Paris on a journey of enlightenment at the hands of notorious healer G.I. Gurdjieff. Coinciding with this, in dystopian Melbourne, a young man recovers in hospital following a tragic accident. […]

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Interview with Alexandra Aldrich | Actor, The Rivers of China

This week we catch up with actress Alexandra Aldrich as she prepares for her role as writer Katherine Mansfield in ‘The Rivers of China’ premiering at Theatre Works on May 20. As Alexandra explains, Katherine Mansfield led an extraordinary life as a writer of short story fiction. At age 19 she left New Zealand for […]

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Interview with Phil Rouse | Director, The Rivers of China

Premiering this month is Don’t Look Away’s production of Alma De Groen’s classic Australian play ‘The Rivers of China.’ The play takes place in two very different worlds. Firstly, it is inspired by the extraordinary life of New Zealand born writer Katherine Mansfield (1988-1923). In the 1920’s Mansfield travels to France seeking a cure for […]

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Elise Hearst and Bright World

Following the first week of Arthur’s development of Bright World, we caught up with writer, Elise Hearst. Tell us a bit about Bright World and your inspiration for the project. Bright World is the latest project I’m developing with Arthur. A few years ago I came across this story about William Cooper, an incredible Aboriginal […]

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Meet Stephen Nicolazzo – Artistic Director of Little Ones Theatre

    We caught up with Stephen Nicolazzo ahead of our final show for 2014, The House of Yes.  Little Ones Theatre’s Psycho Beach Party sold out within one day of opening at Theatre Works last year so we suggest booking now for this fabulous end of year show! It plays form Nov 27 until Dec […]

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What if? Elbow Room’s Ray Chong Nee on The Motion of Light in Water.

The Motion of Light in Water celebrates the complicated, exhilarating journey of the human heart, as our imaginations soar through space and time. Inspired by the life and work of Samuel R. Delany and Marilyn Hacker, and powered by a crack ensemble of six extraordinary performers, this world premiere links three stories into a theatrical […]

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Green Room Award Nominations 2013

Pyscho Beach Party Cast (Little Ones Theatre) Photo by Gary Cockburn Congratulations to all Green Room Award Nominations – it was such a fantastic year for Independent Theatre in Melbourne and we are thrilled to see so many of the artists and productions that Theatre Works supported in 2013 recognised today. Best wishes to all […]

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