Category Archives: Theatre & Dance

The Paul Ractliffe Scholarship Award 2018


Congratulations to James Kampas, recipient of this year’s Paul Ractliffe Scholarship Award. James received his award at the close of Xtract Drama Academy’s impressive production of A Christmas Carol where he excelled as Scrooge’s nephew, Fred. Academy Director and drama … Continue reading

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Magic Tree House: A Ghost Tale for Mr Dickens JR


Book by JENNY LAIRD and WILL OSBORNE Lyrics by RANDY COURTS and WILL OSBORNE Music by RANDY COURTS Based upon Magic Tree House #44: A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time By Mary Pope Osborne Magic Tree House: A Ghost Tale … Continue reading

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WMTC presents “A Ghost Tale for Mr Dickens”


Opening on the 7th December! Tickets on sale NOW! http://www.wmtc.com.au Christmas is in the Airas Wyong Musical Theatre Company Presents the Christmas musical, A Ghost Tale for Mr Dickens Jr. Be transported back to the beautiful foggy streets of Victorian … Continue reading

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FLASH FESTIVAL 2018 – AWARD WINNERS


I was very sorry to miss out on this year’s FLASH festival. This is a great annual highlight of the Central Coast theatrical season, and this year was the first time I wasn’t able to attend. Nevertheless, I extend my … Continue reading

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Theatrical Overview – by Karen Ractliffe


  SHORT REVIEWS OF SOME OF THIS YEAR’S BEST LOCAL THEATRE In recent months I’ve witnessed some exemplary local productions and, although I’ve already mentioned many of these in my monthly radio spots on the Coast Arts programme*, I wanted … Continue reading

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The Paul Ractliffe Memorial Award 2017


Congratulations to Brooke Shorten, the talented XtrAct student who is recipient of this year’s Paul Ractliffe Memorial Award. Brooke is 12 years old and will be moving from XtrAct’s primary into the secondary class in 2018. She is the first … Continue reading

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The Art House Introduces Under 30s Pricing


A regular night out at the theatre can be out of reach for many young adults, but in its new 2017 program The Art House Wyong has introduced discount under 30s pricing on seven of its biggest 2017 shows, with … Continue reading

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