My initial attraction to "Mothers and Sons" was Tim Draxl. I've followed his career since the 90s, and fondly remember interviewing him as a nineteen or twenty year old singer "on the way up". Since then, I've seen him perform a number of times, and I've seen him in a number of movies. It was … Continue reading Mothers and Sons
I think Matthew Mitcham is stalking me. I wish. On Tuesday we jockeyed for position in the coffee queue at the ABC cafe, ahead of his appearance on Midday Interview with Margaret Throsby. This afternoon, he was in the reception of 702 ABC Sydney, ahead of his appearance on "Thank God It's Friday". "I loved … Continue reading Twists and Turns – Matthew Mitcham
Belvoir Street Theatre has a warning in their publicity for "Radiance" that it may raise issues for people who have experienced sexual assault. "OK, a bit grim", I thought, but I was still really keen to see the play, as I'd heard so many good things about it over so many years. I also knew … Continue reading Radiance
Had a fabulous night at the Richard Fidler "Conversations" event at Sydney's Giant Dwarf Theatre. Here are some photographs from the evening.
"I don't mind if we get wet. I love getting rained on", I said to Kate as we sat on the steps of the Sydney Opera House. In hindsight, I probably should have checked the weather before leaving the house, but since I wearing shorts, I figured getting wet wouldn't be much of a problem. … Continue reading Bangarra 25
"This could be really good or really lame", I said to my friend Michaela the other week when I invited her to join me for the "Radio Play" at Giant Dwarf Theatre. I'd read about the event a few weeks ago on Eventbrite, and I heard Tom Ballard who wrote/directed the event on 702 ABC … Continue reading Giant Dwarf Radio Play
My friend Colin had a framed type-written signed letter from Stephen Sondheim on the wall of his apartment. He also had one from Dame Judi Dench also, but that's just bragging🙂 I don't remember exactly what the letter said, though I'm guessing, since it was Sondheim, it was probably beautifully written, sensitive and with … Continue reading Sondheim on Sondheim