Features

Screen Acting Workshops with House of Cards’ Damian Young and Goodfellas’ Welker White

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New York actors Damian Young and Welker White have been working in film, TV and on and off-Broadway for over 30 years. Daily Review is thrilled to announce that they will conduct two exclusive events for our readers — their “On-Camera Audition Workshop” and their “Coming Alive on Camera Workshop” on their first visit to Australia.

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Reviews

Blood on the Dance Floor review (Sydney Festival, Carriageworks)

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Jacob Boehme is a dancer and writer from the South Australian Narangga and Kaurna nations who, in 1998, was diagnosed with HIV. As Boehme says in his program notes, the Indigenous community has been dealing with HIV/AIDS right from the early days of its emergence in the 1980s, although conversations about the virus in Australia have

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Born Yesterday (MTC Southbank Theatre, Melbourne)

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Did Melbourne Theatre Company artistic director Brett Sheehy foresee something no-one else saw coming six months ago when he programmed Garson Kanin’s 1946 play Born Yesterday to open the night before Donald Trump’s inauguration as US President? The play might be best known for the George Cukor’s 1950 film version with its unforgettable performance by Judy Holliday

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The Encounter review (Sydney Opera House, Sydney Festival)

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Normally it would be considered impolite to close your eyes for too long at the theatre, but in Complicite’s one-man show The Encounter it could well be a sign that the audience is swept up in the narrative. Once the audience members are seated, they’re invited to don the headphones provided, and experience a range of three-dimensional sounds

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The Testament of Mary review (Wharf 1, Sydney Theatre Company)

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Director Imara Savage’s production of Colm Toibin’s monologue The Testament of Mary starts with a wonderfully theatrical moment; the kind which you don’t really want the details of spoiled in this review. It’s enough to say that it’s a transformative moment, in which the Virgin Mary changes from an image of the holy and the sublime into one

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