Deborah Jones was arts editor of The Australian newspaper for 10 years and also edited the Review section of The Australian. She is now a freelance writer and editor, specialising in dance, musical theatre, theatre and opera. She continues to review dance and musical theatre for The Australian, is a member of the Sydney Theatre Awards panel and reviews opera performances in Sydney for the London-based Opera magazine.

My blog is proof of a few things: that it’s very hard to make an old journalist shut up, even when she is supposed to be retired; that it’s impossible to know how there was ever time to actually go to work every day; and that someone who had the benefit of Help Desk assistance for a quarter of a century can in fact manage on her own (with a little help from close relations). Here I will put down some thoughts on the many performances I see in Sydney and beyond, and on ideas and events that interest me. I will also archive reviews I write for The Australian after they appear in its pages.

5 Comments Add yours

  1. Mike Mullins says:

    Deborah, I have some old reviews/ articals of yours if you would like me to send a copy. See my website for other references to the heady days of the 1970s + 1980s. Congrats on your blog.

  2. Nicole says:

    Hi Deborah, would like to invite you to a show, what is the best email to send invitation to? Kind Regards, Nicole

  3. I’d like to invite you to my production of “Punk Rock” by Simon Stephens, but i cannot find your contact information.

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