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What You Need To Know About… Omar Musa   The calligraphic tattoo on Omar Musa’s right arm says it all: Penglipur lara. In Malay it has multiple meanings but in its simplest terms, it translates to ‘storyteller’. It’s something Musa was born i...
What would you do to make sure your children don’t suffer? How far would you go for your family? How far would you go to ensure your child doesn’t feel like they are on its own? Steve Rodgers, playwright and actor, chats to Elissa Blake from Audre...
Guest writer Elissa Blake from Audrey Journal met three women playwrights at different points in their careers who will have their plays presented at Riverside during winter. This is Part 1: The Emerging Voice: Aanisa Vylet. “I’m trying to empower...

Australian playwright David Williams’ unconventional theatre work, Quiet Faith, gets to the heart of many things – religion, belonging, community, conflicted loyalties and Christian Australia in its endless variety. Guest writer Lauren Carroll Har...
Written and performed by Amer Hlehel, an actor and director based in Haifa, Palestine, guest blogger Elissa Blake, writes about Taha a new play that tells the story of how a young villager and his family are swept up in calamitous events, and of h...
The writer of Diving for Pearls shares the story of the play and this latest production from Griffin Theatre Company.

Much awarded playwright Hilary Bell shares her excitement at the latest project from Riverside's National Theatre of Parramatta.
Arts Hub theatre critic Nicholas Hansen reviews the original season of Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday which plays at Riverside Theatres July 27 - 29, 2017 as part of a national tour.
Remaining a vital masterwork 20 years after it was penned by Wesley Enoch and Deborah Mailman, is a new adaption of The 7 Stages of Grieving. Wesley Enoch reflects on the evolution of his play.

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