The theatre world is mourning the death of director and former teacher Charles Slucki, who died suddenly from a heart attack in Los Angeles on December 30 on his way back to Melbourne.
It’s a dramatic change of role for Israeli-born Melbourne singer Lior, who is making his musical theatre debut in a new production of the classic musical Fiddler on the Roof.
The German movie Phoenix, set in immediate postwar Berlin, raises important questions of personal identity, collaboration and betrayal. Read AJN critic Don Perlgut’s review (4 stars).
Sara Reed has joined the cast of Fiddler on the Roof to play the role of Bielke, the youngest of Tevye the milkman’s five daughters.
Actor Warren Mitchell, best known for starring as Alf Garnett in the TV series Till Death Us Do Part which screened from 1965-75, has died aged 89.
Archibald Prize-winning artist Judy Cassab, who died earlier this month in Sydney aged 95, was loved by her family, friends and members of the art world for her lifetime of painting.
Jonathan Tolins’s play Buyer and Cellar is a comedy about an out-of-work actor who takes a job as a shop assistant in the basement of superstar singer Barbra Streisand’s mansion.
The opening of Melbourne artist Erwin Fabian’s latest exhibition of recent sculptures took on extra significance as it marked his 100th birthday as well as 50 years since his first exhibition.
Writer-director Noah Baumbach’s latest film, Mistress America, is set in New York City and revolves around a college student whose life needs fulfilment. Read AJN critic Don Perlgut’s review (3.5 stars).