Category: Features

July 13, 2024 / Features

Peter Knight came to the trumpet early and to jazz late. Yet he’d only been playing the music for a decade before he began wondering if it were possible to put a more local – read Melbourne, Australia – slant on it. His first exploration, a long-lived band called Way…

May 6, 2024 / Features

Martha Wainwright is the same animal whether spilling secrets on stage or spilling stew in the kitchen. The Canadian singer-songwriter is so comfortable in her own skin that she doesn’t even mind fans pestering her in restaurants, and her 2022 memoir, Stories I Might Regret Telling You, is as raw…

May 2, 2024 / Features

Ambition has defined Kip Williams’ eight years as Sydney Theatre Company’s artistic director – and with enough of it realised for his tenure to have been a significant step up from that of his predecessor, Andrew Upton. Williams’ ambition will primarily live in many theatre-goers memories thanks to his “cine-theatre”…