Tag: Musical theatre

  • Looking back

    I read a good piece this morning from Cory Doctorow who has been blogging every day for what seems like the beginning of blog-time well, 20 years anyway. Here’s Cory’s post about what he does – full of amazing information about how he does it, and why. One thing that caught my eye was his…

  • A Hug from Singapore

    I’m staying with friends in one of Singapore’s huge, sprawling, residential districts. They truly are communities unto themselves, these high-rise buildings grouped around communal spaces: playgrounds, parklands, and courtyards where pots of herbs and flowers mingle with bougainvillea and your local cat. The shopping precinct has 24 hour operational food stalls, and your doctor, dentist,…

  • 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.…

  • Cabaret begins: meet and greet

    Here we go, here we go, here we go! It’s been a couple of months since auditions and the announcement of the cast. This afternoon was the first company gathering … what’s called a ‘meet and greet.’ For most it was the first time we had got a chance to meet some of the rest…