5 Questions with John Adam

johnadamWhat is your favourite swear word?
There’s only one left which still has any impact. No prizes.

What are you wearing?
Jeans. T-shirt. Sneakers.

What is love?
The only thing that gives life meaning.

What was the last show you saw, and how many stars do you give it?
Best recent show was The Cherry Orchard at Melbourne Theatre Company. 4.5/5.

Is your new show going to be any good?
The best bang-for-your-buck musical-goers are likely to get.

 

John Adam is appearing in The King And I with Opera Australia.
Show details: QPAC Brisbane from 13 Apr 2014, Princess Theatre Melbourne from 10 Jun 2014, Sydney Opera House from 9 Sep 2014

5 Questions with Marty Rhone

martyrhoneWhat is your favourite swear word?
The F bomb. It can sum up so many things in so many contexts. I don’t think there is a better word that can so expressively sum up a situation or feeling.

What are you wearing?
Jocks; it’s pretty warm here in Brisbane.

What is love?
Love can be so many things and so many emotions; from adoration and passion to admiration and respect, but most of all I think it is something or someone you always want to have in your life and without it or them your life would be an empty existence.

What was the last show you saw, and how many stars do you give it?
It was so forgettable I can’t even remember the title but the actors did their best with ordinary material so for that I give them 5 stars.

Is your new show going to be any good?
Potentially as good as any before it.

Marty Rhone is appearing in The King And I with Opera Australia.
Show details: QPAC Brisbane from 13 Apr 2014, Princess Theatre Melbourne from 10 Jun 2014, Sydney Opera House from 9 Sep 2014

5 Questions with Adrian Li Donni

adrianlidonniWhat is your favourite swear word?
It’s not one I use a lot, but the “C-word” really tickles me. Something about people’s reaction to it really makes me laugh. Don’t judge, Shakespeare used it.

What are you wearing?
I just got a spray tan in preparation for our first preview this weekend, so just ratty shorts, while I wait for it to settle.

What is love?
I don’t know how to answer that. Mucho complicated, as it is just a word. I’ll try and point to it though…

When I look at someone beyond his or her labels and ego, there is love; a deep knowing that I am Him and She is me. We were all created from a single moment in history. We are all made of star stuff. How awesome is that?

What was the last show you saw, and how many stars do you give it?
The Lion King at Capitol Theatre. Didn’t think much of it the first time I saw it, but this time I let go and really enjoyed it. 4 stars.

Is your new show going to be any good?
It’s going to be extremely good! The detail in the set design alone is worth the price of a ticket (has anyone mentioned that it’s covered in thousands of Swarovski jewels?). It’s a grand and stunning production with a stellar cast. Come check us out!

Adrian Li Donni is appearing in The King And I with Opera Australia.
Show details: QPAC Brisbane from 13 Apr 2014, Princess Theatre Melbourne from 10 Jun 2014, Sydney Opera House from 9 Sep 2014

2014 Season Programs In Sydney

What to go see? Here’s a handy guide to who’s doing what in 2014.

If you’re reading this in 2013 or early 2014, now is a good time to book your generously discounted season tickets and subscriptions! If you’re accessing this page overseas, here’s a good list for planning your theatre experiences in Sydney in 2014.

The Australian Ballet

The Australian Ballet

Bell Shakespeare

Bell Shakespeare

Belvoir St Theatre

Belvoir St Theatre

Carriageworks

Carriageworks

Darlinghurst Theatre Co

Darlinghurst Theatre Co

Ensemble Theatre

Ensemble Theatre

The Genesian Theatre

The Genesian Theatre

Griffin Theatre Co

Griffin Theatre Co

King Street Theatre

King Street Theatre

New Theatre

New Theatre

The Old 505 Theatre

The Old 505 Theatre

Opera Australia

Opera Australia

Reginald Seymour Centre

Reginald Seymour Centre

Riverside Theatres

Riverside Theatres

2014-rocksurfers

Rock Surfers Theatre Co

Sydney Dance Co

Sydney Dance Co

Sydney Theatre Co

Sydney Theatre Co

Sydney Independent Theatre Co

Sydney Independent Theatre Co