15 Memorable Productions

By Kate Foy

Image by Dramagirl via Flickr 1. My first theatre memory – I believe it was a play, probably a vaudeville show which they used to produce at the old Cremorne Theatre in Brisbane. I must have been about 2 or 3. I recall little but the sound, the lights, laughter and general atmosphere. Apparently I…

BAD09: Green Theatre and other thoughts

By Kate Foy

Image by sniggy via Flickr Today, October 15 is Blog Action Day around the blogosphere. Those thousands of bloggers who have signed up to write about this year’s theme Climate Change, are sitting down and tapping out individual responses. The idea is simply to spread the word.  Maybe it’s preaching to the converted, or singing…

The e-traveller hits the road again: lighter than ever

By Kate Foy

Image by Getty Images via Daylife And so it’s off to Sydney for the weekend for some theatre and catchups with friends.  Cate Blanchett is playing Blanche in Sydney Theatre Company‘s production of Tennessee Williams‘ A Streetcar Named Desire. I hear she’s not too bad at all! To stay in touch I’m equipped with a…

The Day of Dust

By Kate Foy

But wait … there’s more dust, originally uploaded by Dramagirl. Image by Dramagirl via Flickr It’s been a difficult, dusty day. I awoke around 5 am to a mighty wind … well it sounded and felt like that. Within a couple of hours dust began to appear all around – blown in from the north-west…

The PM, the girls, and the Dogs

By Kate Foy

Bulldogs v Lions, originally uploaded by Kevin Rudd PM. No reason for this post other than it’s clearly silly footie finals season, and perhaps only in Australia would a Prime Minister bet on the results of a football match with his Deputy … and then wear the winning team’s tie next day. Here’s Health Minister…