Getting ‘Private’ with Mary Coustas

Mary Coustas… The Playhouse, March 3-4.

Arts editor HELEN MUSA previews the newest in arts sights on this week’s “Arts within the Metropolis” column. 

MARY Coustas, well-known as Effie within the sitcom “Acropolis Now”, is bringing her household characters to life in her one-woman present, “This Is Private”, directed by Blazey Greatest, at The Playhouse, March 3-4.

CHARIS Bateman, seen within the position of Estella in Budding Leisure’s manufacturing of “Nice Expectations”, has a talking position as Charlotte in Canberra filmmaker Ché Baker’s new characteristic movie “States of Thoughts!” The film is about in a meditation retreat at a haunted home. Baker says he’s aiming for a Halloween launch subsequent 12 months.

FORMER shearers’ sleeping quarters at Lanyon Homestead will probably be restored and used as areas for artist studios. And Gorman Arts Centre upgrades will see a efficiency house, devoted dance and theatre rehearsal and workshop areas, new café house and studios.

CHRISTOPHER Samuel Carroll’s newest present, “I Have No Enemies”, is described as “an authentic post-dramatic play”. Devised by Carroll and an ensemble of Canberran actors Ash Hamilton, Brendan Kelly and Rachel Pengilly, it should play on the Ralph Wilson Theatre, March 1-11. 

CANBERRA’S Limestone Consort leads the Braidwood Live performance Collection’ autumn season with “Ladies by Ladies”, works by feminine composers carried out by ladies musicians. St Andrew’s Anglican Church, 2pm, February 19.

AFTER a fast journey to Melbourne, Luminescence Chamber Singers will probably be joined by their new bass, Alasdair Stretch, in a summer time soiree of wine, meals and music within the gardens of Gorman Arts Centre, 3pm-5pm, February 19. 

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