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A person sits alone in a darkened theatre, the only person seated on red velvet chairs. there is nothing in the background.

Independent artists are the lifeblood of Australia’s theatre sector. They are the source of our most innovative and exciting new work, they stimulate our entire industry, provoke and often challenge our audiences, push the boundaries of what is possible and inspire us all. Independent artists create work for venues, festivals and communities large and small right around Australia, and often…

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StageAndStream – Weekly Streaming Theatre Links – April 17

A montage of posters, production images ad artists photos of the plays and productions featured in the blog article.

Every Friday the Critical Stages Touring team posts this list of links to streaming opportunities and performances from artists. It’s our little round-up of what’s available now and over the coming week, with a preference for Australian and New Zealand works from independent artists. Donation links will take you directly to donations for that project – please consider supporting the…

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StageAndStream – Weekly Streaming Theatre Links – April 10

Every Friday the Critical Stages Touring team posts this list of links to streaming opportunities and performances from artists. It’s our little round-up of what’s available now and over the coming week, with a preference for Australian and New Zealand works from independent artists. Donation links will take you directly to donations for that project – please consider supporting the…

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StageAndStream – Weekly Streaming Theatre Links – April 3

Every Friday the Critical Stages Touring posts this list of links to streaming opportunities and performances from artists. It’s our little round-up of what’s available now and over the coming week, with a preference for Australian and New Zealand works from independent artists. Have something? Send your show details, including performance times and links, along with a hero image, to…

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Critical Stages Touring During a Critical Time

As you are no doubt aware the performing arts sector has been hit hard by the Covid-19 crisis, and Critical Stages Touring has had to make sudden and necessary changes. Our touring plans for the year virtually disappeared overnight with theatres closed and all travel around the country suspended. This has obviously impacted our artists hardest, both creatively and financially….

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Stage&Stream – Weekly Streaming Theatre Links – March 27

Every Friday the Critical Stages Touring team will be posting links to streaming opportunities and performances from artists. It’s our little round-up of what’s available online now and over the coming week. Tell us what you’re up to, or if you’ve found something everyone should know about. Whether its a concert from a couch fort, or a thrilling monologue from under…

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#DontCancelCreativity – A letter to the Prime Minister

Creative industry letter to the Prime Minister, ministers and lord mayors on COVID-19 action #DontCancelCreativity TO The Hon Scott Morrison MP Prime Minister The Hon Michael McCormack MP Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Regional Development Thursday 26 March 2020 Dear Prime Minister, At this most debilitating time in Australia’s cultural life, our creative, cultural and entertainment industries require urgent support…

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A Message to Our Artists

The team at Critical Stages Touring are all still working, albeit remotely, over the coming weeks. We have had to cancel or postpone some of our upcoming events, but are planning to be on the road again later in the year as soon as it is safe to do so. In the meantime, we are working hard to support all…

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