Welcome to the Critical Stages Touring list of streaming theatre, cabaret, performing arts education and artist opportunities for the week ahead. We aim to bring you the best guide to Australian and New Zealand theatre at home, with independent programming you’ll find nowhere else. Donation links take you directly to donations for that show – please support the artists who entertain you. If you have something to share send a message to email@example.com or complete the Google form. We are especially keen to hear from independent artists and those streaming accessible performances.
Stage And Stream Links
Friday 19th – Thursday 25th June
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AUSTRALIA / NZ BY DATE
Friday 19th June
- LIGHTS UP ON THE ARTS – NOT DONE YET
After an overwhelmingly positive response to their first online Home Delivery concert, this zoom-enabled fundraising benefit is back to raise dollars for artists in need. Line up includes Rob Mills, Christie Whelan Brown, Simon Gleeson, Matilda Moran and more, accompanied by the Jack Earle Trio.
7pm AEST – please donate
- KOLOUR ME KWEER – BLACKTOWN ARTS
A celebration of diverse LGBTIQA+ people in Blacktown and Western Sydney. A dazzling live online event of fierce performances co-hosted by the indomitable Nana Miss Koori. Pre-registration a must.
FACEBOOK – www.facebook.com/BlacktownArts/live/
- LET’S FRIDAY WITH THE LISTIES
Will there be remote Learning? No! Will it be informative? Unlikely! Will it be barely held together chaos? Probably! Kid’s favourites The Listies are back with a weekly live-stream of the kind of madness that only they can make. Tune in and LOL out.
4:30pm AEST – please donate
FACEBOOK – www.facebook.com/events/2745559065730543/
Saturday 20th June
- BRAN NUE DAE IN CONCERT
Jimmy Chi’s coming-of-age musical comedy is an exuberant ride through 1960s Western Australia. Young Willie embarks on a journey of discovery, hitchhiking his way from mission school back to Broome, determined to win the heart of the girl he left behind.
- TEN MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL – ANTIPODES THEATRE CO
ATC’s Drama Club will culminate in a ten-minute play festival, happening over two nights. Both sessions with be streamed over Facebook Live to the Antipodes Theatre Company Facebook page. The ATC Drama Club is led by Melissa David and all plays are written and performed by club members.
- THE RESERVOIR ROOM
Catherine Alcorn has established one of the most exciting cabaret streams on the net! Live from the iconic Paddington Town Hall, The Reservoir Room will stream the best of Australian cabaret and live music every Friday and Saturday night. Big names, local stars, a good night in. Tonight – Mark Trevorrow & Matt Copley!
From 7pm AEST – from $10
- INTERACTIVE MIRACLES – LANEWAY THEATRE
Tim Ellis performs an hour of his favourite ultra close-up magic live and interactive on Zoom. You get to witness the illusions closer than ever before plus Tim will teach you a brilliant socially distanced magic trick YOU can perform for your friends and family.
8pm AEST – Pay what you can
Register to access Zoom
- VARIETYVILLE – ACTS OF ABSURDITY
Outstanding Interactive live online variety show with guests from all over the world performing wondrous Acts of Absurdity, hosted by the Dandy himself and rolling through regular segments fashioned by a team of marvels misfits including Foxy Moron’s “Fun Fiesta”, Eric the Dog’s “Mysteries of the Animal Kingdom” and “Are you Game”.
7:40pm AEST – A$5 + Pay what you can afford. Patron of the Arts tickets available.
- SEQUIN SESSIONS
Cabaret star Michaela Burger returns with all-new Sequin Sessions shows! Tonight it’s all-80’s retro adventure for the grown ups featuring all the music you remember, or wish you could. Michaela’s trademark humour and fabulous voice is a great way to spend Saturday night. Tune in again with the little ones for a children’s cabaret special on Sunday.
8pm AEST – please donate
- LIVE FROM STONEWALL
The Stonewall Hotel, Create & Cast and Undefine Media present an fantastic weekly multi-camera live-stream variety hour starring drag icon Minnie Cooper. This stream just goes from strength to strength!
8pm AEST – please donate
Sunday 21st June
- NGAIIRE: TAKE OVER – RIVERSIDE THEATRES
Known for her stellar vocal force, tight beats, boisterous costuming and big pop sounds, Ngaiire is a musical force of nature and she’s coming to you live from the Riverside Theatres stage on Sunday 21 June at 5pm as part of Make Music Day. Joining Ngaiire will be Western Sydney born and raised songwriter producer Clarissa Mei.
5pm AEST – pay what you can
- MTC: FIRST STAGE
Four new works, four new playwrights and a fresh take on work for the stage. In collaboration with Melbourne Theatre Company, four emerging playwrights have developed short, sharp works over a series of intensive workshops with MTC’s Literary Department.
Register to access Zoom
Monday 22nd June
- MOONSHOT – ANTIPODES THEATRE CO
A reading of Noel Anderson’s epic Australian fable about chasing childhood dreams, losing your identity and choosing your family – all in the wake of the American lunar landing. Directed by Brandon Page.
FACEBOOK – www.facebook.com/events/923829938061087/
- THE STORY CHUNDER WITH MATT YOUNG
Matt Young’s weekly live event was performed at Brisbane’s BackDock Arts. Every week a new lot of storytellers spew forth their most entertaining stories for your delight or disapproval. Join Matt (TBS’s Wrecked, The Producers) for the livestream then listen to his podcast on Spotify, iTunes, Twitch or where ever you listen to podcasts.
7pm AEST – please donate.
INSTAGRAM – www.instagram.com/thestorychunder
Tuesday 23rd June
- TEA UGLOW – LOUD & PROUD
Hosted by Better Read Than Dead, and curated by Tea Uglow, this inspirational collection of LGBTQIA+ speeches from around the world is the perfect Pride Month fair.
Register to access Zoom
Using her psychological insight, musical therapy exercises and psychic powers, the very fictional Jan van de Stool is here to unwrap the #Coronavirus news, in an attempt to help tens of people around the world, weekly.
On-Demand – A$1.98
VIMEO – www.vimeo.com/ondemand/coronavlog
- HOME THEATRE ARTS
This online collective record a zoom group performance every week and host a global weekly watch party every Tuesday.
Wednesday 24th June
- WHO’S YOUR BAGHDADDY
Who’s Your Baghdaddy, or How I Started the Iraq War is a comedy musical that will be performed and streamed live from June 24-28. Presented as a support group for people who started the Iraq War, this dark, boisterous and irreverent story follows a handful of mid-level spies whose vanity and office politics contributed to the worst intelligence blunder in modern history. Directed by Neil Gooding, presented by Curveball Creative.
24 – 28 June, 7pm AEST – tickets from $22
- THE LOCKDOWN MONOLOGUES – MALTHOUSE THEATRE
Melbourne’s Malthouse have commissioned nine new monologues in response to the pandemic, brought to life by director Bridget Balodis. New words from writers Jean Tong, Jane Harrison and Tom Holloway.
On-Demand – please donate
Register to watch at www.malthousetheatre.com.au
- ART CENTRE MELBOURNE’S BIG NIGHT IN
Arts Centre Melbourne, one of Australia’s most important artistic hubs for more than 35 years, has teamed up with John Foreman’s Aussie Pops Orchestra to present a weekly live digital show every Wednesday at 7pm. Special guests, great chat, top performers!
7pm – Please donate
Thursday 25th June
- GRIFFIN AWARD 2020
The Griffin Award is going online! Now in its 23rd year, the prestigious Griffin Award recognises an outstanding play or performance text that displays an authentic, inventive and contemporary Australian voice, with the winner receiving a $10,000 prize.
- THE SAPPHO SHOW
The Sappho Show is a monthly event featuring some of Australia’s best LGBTQ+ women performers. Helmed by new host Rose Piper, this month’s show features Maori-Australian DJ Jphoebz, barber Sarah Wall and artist Bernie Van Tiel.
6.30pm-8.30pm AEST – $10, $25 or $50 – Pay the ticket price y ou can afford Closed Captions available
- RUBY’S WISH – SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE
Through an unlikely friendship with a beatboxing clown doctor, Ruby’s time in hospital turns into an imaginative adventure. Watch her room change into a wonderland, where anything can happen and wishes really do come true! An adventure into imagination for the whole family.
- THE WATER CODE – HOPE NEW WORKS
Set to a visionary musical soundscape The Water Code will transport you to the story teller’s dreamlike alternate world. Vicki Larnach’s story is a sweeping saga about a family of early colonists and the indigenous people whose land they live on. This is development is the final in the the Hope New Works program for new musicals.
7pm AEST – please donate
- THE BIG ONE-OH
This fun 25 minute musical is an adaption of Pitchford and Besterman’s original Broadway production. With a book by Timothy Allen McDonald (James and the Giant Peach) stars some of Sydney’s freshest young faces in coming-of-age story for the whole family.
From 25th – 27th June, 5pm and 7pm AEST – $10
- EMERGING WRITERS FESTIVAL
The Emerging Writers’ Festival (EWF) is one of Australia’s most established and well-respected literary festivals. Running from June 16 to 23 this year’s entirely online program includes interviews, readings, forums, and live performances.
- SENIORS FESTIVAL VICTORIA
Seniors Festival Reimagined provides films and interviews with musicians, dancers and circus performers, now into it’s sixth week online. Week 6 performances include Vardos, Lemony S Theatre and Batton and Broadway. With a special introduction by hosts Tristan Meechan and Bec Reid.
- ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS
Sydney’s Ensemble Theatre has been producing a weekly Facebook Live series hosted by Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry. Each week they feature interviews with prominent actors and creatives, exclusive scene reads, interactive Q&A’s and more. Lots to watch!
On-Demand – please donate
www.ensemble.com.au & FACEBOOK LIVE
- IF THIS BE NOTHING – MONTAGUE BASEMENT
It’s Shakespeare, but it’s not. It’s theatre, but it’s not. It’s live-streamed, but it’s not. Twitch streams, cam girls, loose bears, makeup tutorials, Netflix quandaries and more: out of this web wormhole created by Lucinda Howes and Aro Lusty-Cavallari comes a twist on Shakespeare’s A Winter’s Tale. Captioned version here.
FACEBOOK – www.facebook.com
- THE SEAGULL – AUCKLAND THEATRE COMPANY
ATC have made a production of Chekhov’s The Seagull set in lockdown, with the family all on a Zoom call! Don’t miss this created-for-online production directed by Eleanor Bishop and featuring powerhouse actors Jennifer Ward-Lealand, Goretti Chadwick, and Arlo Green.
On-Demand – please donate
- ABC iVIEW ARTS
Australia’s national broadcaster has curated a fantastic array of streaming arts programming and there’s truly something for everyone – from classical concerts to the 15 year celebration of the Sydney Theatre Company’s Wharf Revue. Not available outside Oz.
- NANDHU – BANGARRA DANCE COMPANY
Bangarra have curated a new digital offering – Nandhu (‘to be close in Wiradjuri language) – which will include a selection of performances from their repertoire. Each will be presented with interviews, BHS features and more to dive deeper into each work.
On-Demand – please donate
- KIDS COUCH CONCERTS
Hosted by Emily Who the Kids Couch Concerts were created as a way for indy preschool entertainers to keep connecting with the audiences they love. The project has produced two volumes that take the form of a video variety show featuring The Mik Maks, Pevan and Sarah and Avocado Smash. 95% of profits go the artists involved.
On-Demand – A$11.95 to purchase, A$5.95 to rent
VIMEO – Volume 1 & Volume 2
- ADAPT – AUSTRALIAN DANCE THEATRE
Australian Dance Theatre’s exciting online-only season for 2020 is on-demand with new shows going live regularly.
On-Demand – please donate
- MARDI GRAS LINK LIST
Looking for great queer content and a complete listing of drag performances happening online? Sydney Mardi Gras has a handy list with far more shows than we can list here.
Check it out here.
- MONKEY BAA THEATRE CO
Look behind the scenes of one of the world’s best children’s theatre makers. Each session will give young people an insight into the many people who work to create a live theatre production. New episodes coming soon. Previous live-streams available on-demand.
On-Demand – Free, please donate
FACEBOOK – www.facebook.com/monkeybaatheatreco
- KEEP HEART PENRITH
The new online program Keep Heart Penrith delivered by Penrith Performing and Visual Arts will help guide audiences and community to the new changed arts world via Creative Care Packs; a series of arts-based content & learning delivered to your email address.
- A DEMON ON MY LIFE
Featuring NZ leading lady Leigh Fitzjames and Broadway actors Darren Lee and Blanche Baker, Writer/Director JB Bruno presents a live performance of a made-for-online play about an ageing dancer who navigate the physical and emotional challenges of her ME/CFS (Chronic Fatigue Sydrome).
USA FRI 20th June, 6pm
AUS SAT 21st June, 8am
RSVP for Zoom link
- BLACK LIGHT – JOMAMA JONES
“What if I told you: It’s going to be all right?” Jomama Jones asks. “But what if I told you: Not yet?”. Daniel Alexander Jones’ campy but powerful evening of song and story sees the world’s troubles in one bespangled diva’s heart. Recorded at Joe’s Pub NY.
- KILL MOVE PARADISE – WILMA THEATRE
Don’t wait becuase this one is only available until Sunday June 21 EST. Inspired by the ever growing list of slain unarmed Black people, James Ijames’ play disects the lives and death of three men. Three symbols of life and hope. Directed by Blanka Zizka.
Link with Donation to Black Lives Matter Philly
- SMALL ISLAND – NATIONAL THEATRE
Filmed live during its sold-out run in the Olivier Theatre in 2019, Small Island tells the complicated history between Jamaica and Britain through three intricately connected stories. Directed by Rufus Norris
From 4am AEST
- SCRAPS – MATRIX THEATRE
The crime at the heart of Geraldine Inoa’s drama, can’t be contained by a single style of theatre. The play begins as a slice-of-life street scene, portraying the impact of a police shooting of a college-bound football player on his survivors. It then unfolds into a fantastical, cosmic game show, in which nobody is a winner. Remarkable.
- GUY – A NEW MUSICAL – LIVE SESSIONS
UK writing duo Leo and Hyde have recently confirmed this musical will come to Australia now that they have a local production partner. Recently they’ve gone back to the studio to record a new EP of the work and every Friday (UK) theyre going live with artists from the show. This week it’s Guy himself, Ben Raymond, in concert.
5pm BST / 2am AEST
- DECLAN – ACTORS CENTRE LONDON
Set in a Wiltshire suburb, Declan is a contemporary ghost story and a brand new work made for digital. As Jimbo recalls the disappearance of his best friend Declan, he is plagued by ghosts of the past, present and future. With the scent of Declan thick in the air, this is a story of magic realism and total obsession.
On-Demand – £3
- WORK_FROM_HOME – NEW DIORAMA
An interactive play performed by artists on a Zoom call, about when things stop working. It is an entirely new, digital, interactive adaptation of Nathan Ellis’ play work.txt, which was nominated for an Innovation Award at VAULT Festival 2020.
7pm & 8:30pm BST / 4am & 5.30am AEST
- KING JOHN – STRATFORD FESTIVAL
When the rule of a hedonistic king is questioned, rebellion ensues, culminating in the chilling attempt to commit an atrocity against a child, whose mother’s anguished grief cannot atone for her blinkered ambitions for her son. Don’t miss the rare opportunity to see Shakespeare’s King John, in this magnificent, “deliciously contemporary” production.
- PIVOT ARTS FESTIVAL
Pivot Arts, which celebrates adventurous, multidisciplinary performance, is “pivoting” in the presentation of its eighth annual festival, in response to COVID-19. For this year’s Festival—themed “This is How We Pivot”—performances once scheduled at venues in Chicago’s Uptown and Edgewater neighbourhoods are moving to online presentations.
Runs 5th – 30th June
- PETER PAN
The Show Must Go On presents this NBC production of the classic Broadway musical, starring Allison Williams in the title role, with Christopher Walken as Captain Hook and Taylor Louderman as Wendy.
48 hours only – from 7pm BST / 3am AEST 19th – 21st June
- FREE ARTS CREATION SPACES – BLACKTOWN ARTS
Sydney’s Blacktown Arts are offering performance space free to independent performers, writers and film makers. The free offer is available for the months July to September for short creative development periods. They open the doors, turn on the lights and heaters, you do the rest. www.blacktownarts.com.au
- WESTWORDS VERUNA FELLOWSHIP
WestWords and Varuna have once again partnered for the WestWords Varuna Western Sydney Residential Program offering four western Sydney emerging writers from diverse backgrounds the opportunity of a six-day residency at Varuna. EOIs close 16 July. www.westwords.com.au
- HWY – LA BOITE THEATRE
In a push to support local theatre-makers and boost artist employment, Queensland’s La Boite Theatre Company has introduced six new paid opportunities through its annual development program HWY. Applications close 13th July. www.laboite.com.au
- AUSTRALIAN PERFORMING ARTS EXCHANGE
Applications to Australia’s largest performing arts and touring market close Monday 22nd June at 7pm. Moving online in 2020 APAX will expand the usual market format for the new digital format including idea exchanges, forums and post-crisis planning. Get all the information at www.apax.org.au
- ELBOW ROOM PRODUCTIONS – CALL FOR WRITERS
Elbow Room are offering opportunities to writers based on the continent of Australia to participate in paid development sessions, in which professional actors and theatre makers engage with their work. Elbow Room are looking for scripts, at any stage including or after first draft, that are intended to provoke action to happen, preferably for 40 minutes or longer. Submissions close 30th June. www.elbowroomproductions.com
- UPSTREAM FESTIVAL OF ART + CULTURE – CALL FOR PRODUCTIONS
AlburyCity and Wodonga Council are calling for expressions of interest from artists and cultural organisations for Upstream – Festival of Art + Culture 2021. In its first year, the festival attracted more than 16,000 people who took part in a range of art and cultural performances, programming and activities across the two cities and over four days. Next year’s festival is scheduled for March 5-9. Submissions close July 10. www.wodonga.vic.gov.au
- BELVOIR THEATRE COMPANY – SHUTDOWN RESIDENCIES
The company has opened their doors for submissions, calling for expressions of interest for a brand new series of one-off, quick response grants for short-term residencies at Belvoir, supported by the generosity of a private philanthropic foundation. Submissions close Sunday 14th June. www.belvoir.com.au
- MELBOURNE FRINGE – REGISTRATIONS OPEN
Now that the new dates have been set for 12-29 November 2020, Melbourne Fringe is opening registrations for works. If you’ve been iso-dreaming up an event, an exhibition or even a physically distanced arena spectacular, they want to know about it. 2 rounds – one for ‘pants off’ events (digital, at-home program) opens 1 June, and ‘pants on’ events (in-person events) opening 1 July. melbournefringe.com.au
- NSW – STAGE AT HOME – SYDNEY EISTEDDFORD
This free event will be a celebration of all the hard work that the eisteddfod entrants have put into their entries and a showcase of the immense talent that exists in the Sydney Eisteddfod community. Entries can be received from now, up until July 27 and will be uploaded until July 31.
- LITTLE LUNCH ONLINE – ARTS FRONT
Little Lunch Online is a chance to check in and connect with each other while we grab a quick bite of lunch, or a morning coffee for folk in the West. It’s a quick 30 minute window to share ideas and resources, and plan our actions in responding to the pandemic, the climate crisis and whatever global emergency awaits us next.
Daily, Midday AEST – Free
- BROWN’S MART BUILD UP
BUILD UP is Brown’s Mart’s seeding and development program. Projects can be for research or creative development of new projects by Independent Theatre artists working and living in the top end of the NT. These projects are for any stage of development and are designed to support a fertile environment for the creation of new
NT theatre. The last round applications close on 15th June. Full details at www.brownsmart.com.au
SAVE THE DATE
These are the future streams that are high on our list – get them into your diary now!
- FRI JUNE 26 – GALAH BAR
Six cross-border venues are collaborating on live-stream variety supershow! Brought to you by Albury Entertainment Centre, Albury LibraryMuseum, The Cube Wodonga, Flying Fruit Fly Circus, HotHouse Theatre and Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA), with support from Nomad Films and Murray Arts.
- FRI JUNE 26 – TRIPOD
Three-part harmony arranged with extraordinary complexity – accompanied by guitars and often piano – make the backbone of a live Tripod concert; a loosely choreographed, expertly timed comedy show, with dynamics that change on a whim and snap back in the blink of an eye. See them Live from the Geelong Arts Centre.
- MON 29TH JUNE – THOM PAIN
Redline Productions presents a world-first live streamed theatre season of Will Eno’s acclaimed one man show, starring Toby Schmitz. 1 actor, 9 cameras, no fourth wall.
- TUES 30TH JUNE – SUPER JENNY @ LAMAMA
This short series of pre-school children’s entertainment is engaging, fun and educational. Each episode incorporates fine and gross motor skills, Auslan sign language, shape recognition, singing, dancing and musical terms. Super Jenny encourages creativity, imaginative play and cognitive learning that goes hand in hand to enhance young children’s physical and intellectual development.
- FRI- JUL 3 – HAMILTON
Streaming platform Disney+ brings Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Pulitzer-prize winning musical to screens worldwide. recorded in 2016 with the original Broadway cast the screen version is directed by Thomas Kail who promises the best seat in the house for every moment.
EDUCATION / ACTIVITIES
- Curious Legends Workshops
Newcastle’s Curious Legends are running a series of free, live streamed workshops from their studio every Tuesday and Thursday @ 4pm AEST. Aimed at helping kids and parents in lockdown, as well as to support artists during this time. Workshops explore performance, puppetry, clowning, making, dance, storytelling, and much else besides! Supported by Create NSW, Orica, and Newcastle Region Library. www.curiouslegends.com.au/out-of-the-box
- Barking Gecko Theatre – Isolate > Create > Connect
Made in collaboration with ThinkArts in India. A weekly video delivered by teaching artists from BGT and ThinkArts online, children aged 5 to 17 will set a creative task inviting them to create a small artwork capturing their perspective on the world right now. Each week children will be asked to upload their creation digitally to the Barking Gecko website. At the end of the 10 week-long project we will have created a digital scrapbook that documents this unprecedented time in history through the eyes of children. Now in week 4 it’s not too late to jump in and get creative with kids around the world. No cost. www.barkinggecko.com.au
- ATYP Home Theatre Plays – With help from the ATYP Foundation, Australian Theatre for Young People have commissioned 10 brilliant Australian playwrights to each write a 5-minute script that you can download and perform with your family and friends (when visitors are allowed at your place or try it with your friends over Zoom!). Each script features 2-6 characters, with a mix of some young people and some adults. Anyone in your house can play any character – or multiple characters! There are no boundaries! And if you want to share your reading with the world submit it to ATYP for inclusion in their YouTube Channel. All the details at www.atyp.com.au
- Poetry In Action – this NFP touring company has brought their popular education program online to stream into homes and classrooms. There are 4 performances in line with curriculum for Years 5-12. Visit www.poetryinaction.com.au for more info.
- Storyville Live – Storyville’s in-school program sends performers to read much-loved storybooks to children. For the next couple of weeks they’ll be trialling live storytime via Facebook, and it’s well worth it for those with little ones at home. 11am and 3pm AEST daily – free www.facebook.com/theStoryville/
- Slingsby by Request – South Australian theatre company Slingsby has created an online resource of live performances in line with curriculum. The first work is Emil and the Detectives by Erich Kastner, adapted for the stage by Nicki Bloom. Teachers and home-teachers should check out this great new resource. www.slingsby.net.au/slingsby-by-request/
- Audioplay – This is unlike any other activity out there at the moment. An immersive play experience for kids (ages 6-12) where they download an audio story in which they play one of the characters using ordinary household items for props. Creative play just got so much better! www.audioplay.me
- Shake & Stir Interact
Since 2006, shake & stir drama classes have been a regular extra-curricular activity adored by tens of thousands of students, and now their latest program has moved online. Each week, your child will engage with a carefully-planned, professionally-produced and, most importantly, super-fun 30 minutes of creative play, at home. We’re talking drama activities and performance-based games that will get them acting and keep them active. www.shakeandstirinteract.com.au
- ATYP Online
Australian Theatre for Young People have brought made their drama programs virtual just in time for term 2. A selection of their regular programs will be facilitated live each week via Zoom and Google Classroom. Participants will work with a skilled ATYP tutor and classmates in an interactive online space from the safety of their homes. It’s just one of several programs teachers and home teachers should discover. www.atyp.com.au
- Patch Theatre
Patch Theatre has been making shows for 4–8 year old children and their families from our home in South Australia since 1972. In our nearly 48 years, Patch has made 110 much loved theatre works and performed to over 1.8 million children around the world. They’re posting regular updates to arts activities for little ones online, and via Facebook and Instagram. www.patchtheatre.org.au/activities
- Polyglot Theatre
Children’s theatre makers Polyglot have developed a series of new arts activities that will keep young ones busy and thinking during creative play. There’s heaps of fun stuff to explore and if you don’t have kids we highly recommend doing them anyway because a) they’re fun and b) home-grown hilarity is needed right now. www.polyglot.org.au/polyglot-at-home/
- Riverside Theatres
Parramatta’s Riverside Theatres has always had a fantastic education team and resources to match – and now a directory of teacher resources from past performances is available on their website. There’s also a super-handy (and HUGE) listing of other online resources that teachers and parents should not miss. www.riversideparramatta.com.au