Critical Stages Touring, Australia’s national touring theatre company, and five of the country’s leading playwrights, will present a world premiere anthology of new stories for the stage in a live-streamed staged reading at the FringeHQ Newtown theatre on April 28th.
This year, for the first time, Playlist will not only inhabit Alma Park in Melbourne for a three night takeover incorporating music and storytelling, it’s coming to screens everywhere with two made-for-digital short theatre works streaming directly to you.
“If I have to pivot any faster I’m going to displace my hip” Barbara Lowing. So, Let’s start at the beginning. Earlier this year, two fierce and very funny women were prepping for a national tour of the stage show, Rovers. This delightfully modern dramedy created just for them, about them, was set to wow audiences across ten cities in a performance Australian Stage called “theatre at its best”. And then 2020 happened.
Spring has sprung, and so have new productions to stream at home. Welcome to our regular Stage & Stream guide – our pick of streaming theatre, cabaret, podcasts and artist opportunities for the week ahead, with a focus on the best indy productions in Australia and NZ.