Stephanie Van Schilt

Ladies in Black (Queensland Theatre) ★★★

Stephanie Van Schilt
Friday, 10 March 2017

On a balmy night in Melbourne this week, large numbers of well-dressed women descended on the Regent Theatre for the opening night performance of Ladies in Black. The blockbuster production from Australian screenwriter writer Carolyn Burns and director Simon Phillips, with original ...

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The Beautiful Lie

Stephanie Van Schilt
Friday, 23 October 2015

'All happy families are alike, but an unhappy family is unhappy after its own fashion.' The famous opening line of Anna Karenina is thematically relevant to arts and culture the world over. Audiences are endlessly fascinated by the vicissitudes of the family unit. As an inherently domestic medium, television has a particularly lively relationship with ...