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2017 Sydney Theatre Awards Winners Announced

2017 Sydney Theatre Awards Winners Announced

 At a star-studded ceremony last night, the winners of the 2017 Sydney Theatre Awards were announced, with 37 Awards presented, shared between 18 productions which played in Sydney during the calendar year of 2017.

Arts House announce 2018 Season 1

Arts House announce 2018 Season 1

It's what you make of it – get involved with the next Arts House season

Launch of the Australian Music Vault

Launch of the Australian Music Vault

A new cultural institution, the Australian Music Vault, was unveiled on Monday, in a purpose built exhibition space within the Art Centre Melbourne. Described by Victoria’s Minister for Creative Industries, Martin Foley, as “more than just an exhibition space, it’s the beating heart” of Australian contemporary music.

Latest features

The Curious Incident

The Curious Incident

One of the most anticipated shows of the year, the National Theatre of Great Britain’s multi award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time opens in Melbourne tonight. Coinciding with this landmark production, the Arts Centre Melbourne has undertaken their largest ever Associated Program with almost fifty additional curious events designed to engage audiences and inspire the next generation of theatre makers.

Jennifer Sarah Dean

Jennifer Sarah Dean

After several successful seasons of outdoor entertainment, Melbourne Shakespeare Company returns with their latest production, Much Ado About Nothing. Heather Bloom speaks to Director, Jennifer Sarah Dean about the enduring nature of Shakespeare’s plays and what we can expect from the MSC’s interpretation of the original romantic comedy.

 

Betty Grumble

Betty Grumble

If you haven't experienced Betty Grumble, you should. If you think you could come up with a creation like Betty Grumble, you can't, unless you are Emma Maye Gibson, because Betty is the most unique force of Sex Clown you will ever behold. And she is here to delight and entertain you and save the world with her fierce love and loving anger.

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We must make theatre accessible

wit incorporated has announced another exciting season of theatre 2018, this time with a specific focus on access.

Meet Me at the Barre

NOVA Entertainment and The Australian Ballet have partnered to create Meet Me at the Barre, a compelling podcast series that steps into the world of ballet, unveiling the stories behind one of Australia’s most respected creative companies.

La Boite announce artist development programs for 2018

Three fantastic opportunities are on offer for Brisbane’s emerging to mid-career theatre makers; applications are now open for La Boite’s 2018 Artist Development Programs.

Most read reviews

Masterclass | The Kings Head Theatre

In the intimacy of the Lawler Theatre, the show starts off casually, with the house lights still up and Muggleton engaging in caustic banter with her audience, some of it improvised, warming to her role as Callas. But once the character of the prima donna is well established, she calls in the first student or ‘victim’ to face her formidable tutor.

Fag/Stag | Griffin Theatre Company and The Last Great Hunt

There’s two sides of every story and that's what we get here, two perspectives, two versions of the same tale, careening in out of corroboration until they collide with the truth.

Brainiac Live!

Brainiac Live! has arrived in Australia for the first time and they’ve kicked off their explosive science(esque) antics in Brisbane at QPAC. It’s a fun school holiday outing for the family, with both kids and adults guaranteed to get a laugh out of the staged family friendly version of this popular British T.V. show.

Steel Magnolias | Ipskip Productions

This particular group of Adelaide women are experienced  performers and their talent and quality comes through this show.

 

The Wider Earth | Queensland Theatre and Dead Puppet Society

The most striking and enchanting element of this production is the extensive use of puppetry to bring to life the menagerie of creatures Darwin rigorously studies on his journey, these remarkable visuals and complex scenic elements work in perfect balance with the focus on character, story, and one big, history-changing idea.

Most read news

Arts House announce 2018 Season 1

It's what you make of it – get involved with the next Arts House season

We must make theatre accessible

wit incorporated has announced another exciting season of theatre 2018, this time with a specific focus on access.

2017 Sydney Theatre Awards Winners Announced

 At a star-studded ceremony last night, the winners of the 2017 Sydney Theatre Awards were announced, with 37 Awards presented, shared between 18 productions which played in Sydney during the calendar year of 2017.

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