Sex sells, but does it sound good? Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Hustle! The slings and arrows of a jobbing actor A 30 year acting career sounds glamorous, until you realise that like many in the industry, Bruce Hopkins has supplemented his income by doing everything from MC work to house painting. The Australians are coming! The Australians are coming! The annual Australian invasion of Edinburgh is about to begin. What attracts them in such numbers? And with over 130 Australian shows to choose from, which should you see? New York arts exec to head up Create NSW as CEO (locked) Elizabeth W. Scott has been named Executive Director, Create NSW, heading up the State’s peak arts and screen organisation. Review: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, QPAC Hannaford excels as Carole King. She’s energised, mournful, ecstatic, introverted, forgiving and gutsy. (Premium content) Premium content Maxim Boon Friday 10 August, 2018 Is the increased focus on performers' sex appeal a tacit acknowledgement that classical music can no longer connect with society on its own terms? This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the British arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Maxim Boon is a British-born composer, producer, commentator, critic and arts writer based in Melbourne. He is the National Senior Editor and Arts and Culture Editor of The Music and formerly the Online Editor of Limelight Magazine. He is a contributor to several national and local titles including The Age, Time Out, The Guardian, Daily Review, Audrey Journal and ArtsHub.