The complete works for school kids: From Medea to Summer of the 17th Doll

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This week in Melbourne, Complete Works Theatre Company (CWTC) will be performing Medea, the seminal ancient Greek tragedy of love, despair, betrayal and revenge. Beginning in 1999, CWTC has toured schools with its theatre productions, introducing young audiences to classic plays and live performances, but this weekend’s shows are open to the general public.

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(Some) local and international artists voice their anger at Brandis' Australia Council cuts


When federal Arts Minister George Brandis unveiled his plans to take $105 million from the Australia Council budget to fund his National Program for Excellence in the Arts (NPEA), people across the nation and around the world held a wide range of emotions. Some were skeptical, many were shocked, and most were appalled.

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