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& Juliet, to premiere at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre in 2023

& Juliet, to premiere at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre in 2023

The greatest remixed love story ever told and West End award-winning anthemic pop musical, & JULIET, will make its Australian premiere at the Regent Theatre from February 2023 in a new production exclusive to Melbourne.

Back to Back Theatre wins International Ibsen Award

Back to Back Theatre wins International Ibsen Award

The Norwegian Ministry of Culture has today announced Australia’s Back to Back Theatre as the 2022 recipient of the International Ibsen Award.

2021 Creative Partnerships Awards

2021 Creative Partnerships Awards

Creative Partnerships Australia announce the seven remarkable 2021 Creative Partnerships Awards recipients who generously provide support to enhance arts and culture across Australia.

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Week 1 | 2022 Adelaide Festival

Week 1 | 2022 Adelaide Festival

The Adelaide Festival is a cultural flagship of Australia. Modelled on the Edinburgh Festival, it has throughout its history staged works unfamiliar to Australian audiences.

Sprout

Sprout

7th Floor presents Sprout, a timely piece set in a post-apocalyptic, environmentally ravaged Australia of the future.

Carly Wilding and Kylie Morrigan

Carly Wilding and Kylie Morrigan

Written during the depths of Melbourne’s lockdown Carly Wilding and Kylie Morrigan discuss their fantastical new show about friendship, freedom and encouraging the inner Celtic goddess in us all.

Community news

Applications open for the 2021 Frank Van Straten Fellowship

Applications are now open for the Frank Van Straten Fellowship program, commencing in March 2021, subject to COVID-19 restrictions.

New grant initiative for disadvantaged and POC artists

Be You Inc. have recently launched a new grant initiative to provide financial assistance for disadvantaged and POC artists auditioning for tertiary performing arts programs this year.

Applications open for CAAP Directors Initiative

Applications are now open for the two-year Contemporary Asian Australian Performance (CAAP) Directors Initiative at Melbourne Theatre Company.

Most read reviews

Driftwood The Musical | Umbrella Productions

Driftwood the Musical is a moving, enthralling story of a family surviving the ravages of war. It so timely, that it’s both poetical and painful.

Wayside Bride | Belvoir

Infectiously entertaining and rivetingly alive, Wayside Bride is a boldly embroidered quilt covering a period in the 1970s when Ted Noffs' Wayside Chapel established itself as a sanctuary for the homeless, the drug addicted, and anyone who fell between the cracks of orthodoxy.

Blackheath Chamber Music Festival 2022

This year's line-up, a cross section of some of the finest chamber ensembles in the country, would have graced any of Australia’s more well established festivals, and it is a massive endorsement of Festival Director Catherine Harker’s entrepreneurial skill that she was able to secure these wonderful musicians for a festival that too few people have yet heard of.

Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus | Circa

Despite Mozart's start as a child prodigy and his fame spanning 225 years, his role in this show is a supporting act. The real showstoppers are Kathryn and Paul O’Keeffe who tumble, twist and pantomime this show to life.

Waiting for Gordo | Gordon Southern

Southern is one of those solid comedians who has been at his craft long enough to take whatever comes his way.

Most read news

& Juliet, to premiere at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre in 2023

The greatest remixed love story ever told and West End award-winning anthemic pop musical, & JULIET, will make its Australian premiere at the Regent Theatre from February 2023 in a new production exclusive to Melbourne.

Latest jobs

Summer of the Seventeenth DollSummer of the Seventeenth Doll

Employer: Genesian Theatre
Category: Auditions
Location: Sydney

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll is an Australian play written by Ray Lawler and first performed at the Union Theatre in Melbourne on 28 November 1955. The play is considered to be the most significant in Australian theatre history.


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