Tag: Empire Theatre

  • On musicals as social barometers and a publicity call

    Image via Wikipedia I did a radio interview this morning, part of the groundswell of publicity for Cabaret as we count down to the season’s opening next week. It was quite a relaxed 10 minutes or so in the late morning and on the national broadcaster ABC, but pitched to a more local, regional audience.…

  • Rediscovering the Podcast: My Top Picks

    I’ve been in blogland for months, have produced no podcasts, and I’m starting to feel withdrawl symptoms! I’m prepping for another couple of lectures in a theatre history course I share with a colleague. I’m itching to accommodate the new Keynote audio feature, but think I’ll stick with Garageband to produce the podcast. I’ve written…

  • A week of transitions

    Image by Dramagirl via Flickr A week of moving from classroom to performance space with the students; selling a home; seeing a child step out. Flying Solo drew breath for the first time this week in public. It’s the umbrella project for the one-person shows the third year acting majors have devised, written, and are…

  • Fallen off the edge and a reunion

    It’s been ages, I know! One of those dry patches when writing hasn’t done it for me. Excuses, of course, but it’s been a busy time with not much inclination for reflection, the whole reason for blogging. I’ve been inspired to write again by a wonderful 30th reunion last Saturday night and Sunday morning of…

  • Not dead yet …

    Oh the miracle of pencillin! A weird few days of exhaustion, discomfort, spots of lucidity where I managed to get some research and writing done, all interspersed with odd snatches of fever-dream like ‘movies in my mind.’ I don’t want another cup of chicken soup or honey and lemon tea EVER! Realised once again what…