Artificial intelligence: it may be our future but can it write a play? | Stage

The first half of Lifestyle of the Richard and Family is all too familiar theatrical content: the unhappy couple; the disaffected teenager; the dinner party; the secrets; the affair. The characters and beats come from a kind of theatre that steadfastly refuses to go out of style, no matter how …

Cyclists stage ‘die-in’ in Brisbane

Cyclists stage ‘die-in’ in Brisbane

Cyclists have staged a “die in”, lying down beside their bikes on a major Brisbane road to lobby for improved bike lanes, causing major traffic problems. The protest on Wednesday on Vulture Street outside the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital at South Brisbane, has ended but it caused traffic snarls in …

Still Point Turning review – an audacious, poignant portrayal of Catherine McGregor’s life | Stage

We already know the public Catherine McGregor: cricket commentator, military speechwriter, political staffer for both the Labor and Liberal parties, and transgender woman who denounced Safe Schools. For director Priscilla Jackman’s Sydney Theatre Company debut, Still Point Turning: The Catherine McGregor Story, the challenge was to take our intrigue and …

Disney hits the stage for the first time in South Australia with Aladdin locked in for 2019

Disney hits the stage for the first time in South Australia with Aladdin locked in for 2019

Posted April 30, 2018 16:36:15 Photo: Aladdin and Genie singing Friend like me from the stage show. (Supplied: Disney) Related Story: Go behind the scenes of Aladdin The Musical Related Story: Disney’s live-action remakes explained: Why now and what’s coming? After bypassing South Australia in recent years, Disney is bringing …

WestConnex final stage gets approval, setting stage for non-stop bypass of Sydney CBD

WestConnex final stage gets approval, setting stage for non-stop bypass of Sydney CBD

Updated April 27, 2018 13:46:16 The final piece of Sydney’s WestConnex puzzle has been placed, after the New South Wales Government today announced stage three of the controversial project had been approved. It means a tunnel will be built connecting the M4 at Haberfield to the M5 at St Peters …

Rexit stage left: It’s hard to keep up with the turnover in the White House – Donald Trump’s America

Rexit stage left: It’s hard to keep up with the turnover in the White House – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 16, 2018 15:26:33 Photo: Rex Tillerson and Donald Trump didn’t see eye to eye on much. (Reuters: Yuri Gripas) Related Story: Trump sacks Tillerson as Secretary of State after rifts over Russia, North Korea Related Story: Julie Bishop knew Rex Tillerson was leaving the White House before he …

Stawell Gift: How the Antonich twins used a meat pie to stage one of the race’s greatest coups

Stawell Gift: How the Antonich twins used a meat pie to stage one of the race’s greatest coups

Updated March 30, 2018 10:45:04 Photo: Scott Antonich’s team used his identical twin — and a meat pie — to dupe the bookies. (ABC News) Related Story: Teens reign supreme in Stawell Gift with Rizzo and Ryan winning finals A hot pie and a cold Coke was all it took …

Donald Trump’s reduction of Bears Ears Monument sets stage for fight – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump’s reduction of Bears Ears Monument sets stage for fight – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 27, 2018 18:40:03 Video: Donald Trump reduced the size of Bears Ears National Monument by 85 per cent. (ABC News) US President Donald Trump could never be accused of backing away from a political fight, whether it’s trade, gun control or immigration. But there’s one big fight involving …