Sending up a balloon: Shakespeare 400

Cross-posted at Hoyden About Town Here’s a little bit of Australian history trivia: the 300th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death coincided with the first celebration of ANZAC day. Sydney’s Shakespeare memorialists had spent four years planning major events, including booking the fanciest theatre in town for a commemorative revue. With the changes in circumstances, that is, […]

Podcasts: On Dramaturgy

What on earth is Dramaturgy? I got to discuss this elusive but crucial aspect of theatremaking with a couple of exceptionally qualified people, who really, really love it. Anthea Williams is the Associate Director (Literary) with Belvoir Street Theatre and┬áJames Evans is the Resident Artist for Education with Bell Shakespeare. The Dramaturg is responsible for […]