Lawyer on the flawed facet of the regulation

Sheridan Harbridge as lawyer Tessa in “Prima Facie”… The Q, April 19. Picture: Brett Boardman

Right here’s HELEN MUSA’s “Arts within the Metropolis” column, a who’s who and what’s what of what’s sizzling across the native arts scene.

HOT on the heels of “Julia” at The Playhouse comes Suzie Miller’s one-woman present “Prima Facie”, an indictment of the Australian authorized system’s failure to supply pathways to justice for girls in rape, sexual assault or harassment circumstances. Sheridan Harbridge stars as Tessa – a legal lawyer who likes to win, however when she finds herself on the opposite facet of the bar, the tables are turned. That is Griffin Theatre Firm’s unique manufacturing by Lee Miller, however a British manufacturing was staged at London’s Nationwide Theatre in 2022. At The Q, Queanbeyan, April 19.

CANBERRA Theatre is bringing a real Broadway hit, “360 Allstars”, to its mainstage, April 4-8. It’s an city road tradition present exploring BMX driving, basketball, breakdancing, rap, acrobatics and drum, full with music and video projections.

“360 AllStars”… Canberra Theatre, April 4-8. Picture: Matt Loncar.

MUSICIAN Tim Meyen of the much-awarded Canberra band Tremendous Rats, a grasp of the cimbalom (an instrument from the dulcimer household), has been guesting at WOMADelaide with Romanian band Taraf de Caliu. Meyen will journey on to NZ with the band.

THE 160-year-old Lanyon Homestead is having a conservation makeover over the following three months, therefore the scaffolding across the constructing. Assortment objects, furnishings and furnishings and the unique flooring, doorways, home windows, fireplaces and wallpaper will likely be protected. The café remains to be open and it ought to be over in time for the launch of the inaugural ACT Historic Locations Artwork Prize in July.

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MEANTIME, close by in Tharwa, 33-year-strong choir Rhythm Syndicate is presenting an autumn afternoon live performance of jazz and in style songs in four-part concord. Cuppacumbalong, Naas Street, Tharwa, 2pm-4pm, Sunday, April 2.

THE Associates of the Classics Museum is internet hosting a Roman-themed dinner to be served by chef Janet Jeffs, accompanied by a chat from Prof Alastair Blanshard. The menu has been impressed by recipes attributed to the Roman connoisseur Marcus Gavius Apicius. ANU Analysis College of Social Sciences Lobby, 6.30pm, April 14. Inquiries to 0407 665359.

THE Braidwood and Bungendore Bendigo Financial institution branches have elevated their sponsorship help of the annual Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council artwork awards to $10,000, which is able to enable the introduction of First Nations Artwork award and extremely counseled awards in 4 classes. Registrations open at

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Ian Meikle, editor