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'Art saved my life': Kodie Bedford

'Art saved my life': Kodie Bedford

Chance meeting set TV and theatre writer on path to success.

  • by Steve Dow

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Much-loved theatre set to reopen
Performing arts

Much-loved theatre set to reopen

It's been a tortuous road for this local favourite but the curtain will rise again in January.

  • by Nick Galvin
Meet the female Sherlock Holmes that history forgot
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Meet the female Sherlock Holmes that history forgot

Doctor Blake Mysteries star Nadine Garner has a new project: bringing to life forgotten, century-old murder mysteries by female authors.

  • by Nick Miller
Audio ghost story is a deliciously creepy reality hack, but too short
Performing arts

Audio ghost story is a deliciously creepy reality hack, but too short

Two spectral visitors whisper in your ear, terrifyingly close. But this artful audio experience ends too quickly to be really satisfying.

  • by Cameron Woodhead
Book of Mormon star sat in his car and recorded his most painful story
Performing arts

Book of Mormon star sat in his car and recorded his most painful story

For a new podcast, some of Australia's leading theatre talents shared intimate, heartbreaking memories.

  • by Catherine Lambert
This year's Fringe will be beyond mad: it's actually impossible
Performing arts

This year's Fringe will be beyond mad: it's actually impossible

Next month Melbourne's Fringe Festival kicks off, with art created in lockdown from a bathtime cabaret to a Minecraft techno party.

  • by Nick Miller
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A triumph of imagination in this tale of a new, old Melbourne
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A triumph of imagination in this tale of a new, old Melbourne

Malthouse Theatre has adapted a 'lost' production of Christos Tsiolkas' Loaded into an audio drama, and the result is spectacular.

  • by Cameron Woodhead
Flash of blacked-out magic couldn't be sustained
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Flash of blacked-out magic couldn't be sustained

A young team's warmth of intent was cooled by a lack of belief.

  • by John Shand
Audio 'teasers' for inner-city drama conjure an intense longing
Review

Audio 'teasers' for inner-city drama conjure an intense longing

An audio drama for characters in a cancelled play works terrifically, creating an evocative soundscape of a lost, bustling metropolis.

  • by Cameron Woodhead
Best of the week: what to see, heard and do from October 18 to 24
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Best of the week: what to see, heard and do from October 18 to 24

From a virtual garden exploration to an experimental art festival and the return of the Ensemble Theatre, we have your week in Sydney covered.

  • by Nicole Elphick
Talking to your plants? Sleepless nights? You're not alone
Performing arts

Talking to your plants? Sleepless nights? You're not alone

Through a series of audio monologues, Michele Lee's new play Single Ladies will resonate after our experience of the pandemic.

  • by Kerrie O'Brien