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Entries for $10,000 Playwright’s Award Close Soon

In November 2021, Newcastle’s premier theatre production house, The Very Popular Theatre Company, launch its inaugural $10,000 playwright’s award, which is open to applicants across Australia.

& 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.

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Come you Spirits

Come you Spirits

Come You Spirits are delighted to be the first professional theatre company in years to re-ignite The Haven Amphitheatre in Castlecrag with Romeo & Juliet and Macbeth playing Tuesday 21 to Sunday 26 June 2022.

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.

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

Terrain | Bangarra Dance Theatre

Bangarra Dance Theatre's 10th anniversary tour of Terrain explores the timeless wonder of Kati Thanda (Lake Eyre) Australia’s largest salt lake and a landscape from where human beings draw life and express meaning to that life. 

Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes | Belvoir

Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes is an enthralling and entertaining exploration of power, truth and desire, of afterglow and after burn.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

A razzmatazz extravaganza of glitz, gloss, corsets, bustiers, stockings and frocks, Moulin Rouge exceeds even the excessiveness of the Baz Luhrmann film that this stage fantasia springs from.

Harlequinade | The Australian Ballet

Only three weeks ago, The Australian Ballet premiered the highly abstracted, contemporary Kunstkamer. Now, in polar opposite, they’ve pulled out Harlequinade from the ballet archives.

Kunstkamer | The Australian Ballet

Kunstkamer runs the gamut of intimacy to mass frenzy with unrelenting commitment. 

Latest jobs

My Family and Other AnimalsMy Family and Other Animals

Employer: Genesian Theatre
Category: Auditions
Location: Sydney

For eleven-year-old Gerry Durrell, the extraordinary landscape provides the perfect playground. Its exotic fauna inspires a life-long fascination with the animal kingdom – and his much-loved memoir My Family and Other Animals.


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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