Multi-millionaire founder and patron of WA's flagship theatre company raises concerns after its executive director is dumped by the board chaired by Andrew Forrest's wife, Nicola Forrest, for an advertising executive with no theatre management experience.
Live election broadcasts have come a long way in 50 years. The ABC's 1969 coverage featured incorrect results, scrunched-up bits of paper and uneaten sandwiches — it even led to a raunchy play that inspired a film.
The Oscar-winning actor knows what it is like to wait for box office numbers, critics' reviews and his next big role, but today may be the most important result of his life.
When he wrote The Club in the 1970s, playwright David Williamson wanted to satirise the macho culture at AFL clubs. He now believes an all-female cast could be ideally suited to that task.
Yael Stone, the Australian star of Netflix series Orange is the New Black, claims veteran actor Geoffrey Rush exposed himself to her backstage, sent her suggestive text messages, and attempted to spy on her while she was showering.
There has been an influx of bankers and lawyers appointed to arts boards but industry insiders are calling out a lack of expertise … and money flowing into arts institutions' coffers.
You might not have heard of them, but these specialists are increasingly in demand on sets for theatre, film and TV.
Before Justice Michael Wigney entered the Federal Court in Sydney on Monday, an official told a packed public gallery to turn their phones off. This is not the theatre. The court has, however, seen plenty of drama this week.
The Oscar-winning actor insists he did not lick his lips in front of a female colleague, or grunt and growl during rehearsals for a Sydney Theatre Company production as he is cross-examined during his defamation case.