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John Krummel OAM, actor, director and theatre administrator has passed away leaving another gap in our theatre pantheon.


The impresario Andrew McKinnon passed away suddenly on 21st February 2023 at the age of 70. His family released the following statement.


A very excited young music production and sound design student Julianna Stankiewicez, received this year’s Actors Benevolent Fund encouragement award during the Sydney Theatre Awards.


A much loved and respected theatre director, teacher and reviewer, Kevin Jackson passed away on January 18 after a long illness. We have lost a great man of the theatre. Vale Kevin Jackson.

The Actors Benevolent Fund website was made possible by a generous grant from the Thyne Reid Foundation.

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