Latest news

Hamilton to premiere in Sydney 2021

Hamilton to premiere in Sydney 2021

Hamilton will make its Australian premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in a new production beginning March 2021.

Nakkiah Lui announced as the 2018 STC Patrick White Playwrights Fellow

Nakkiah Lui announced as the 2018 STC Patrick White Playwrights Fellow

Sydney Theatre Company announced last night that Nakkiah Lui is the 2018 STC Patrick White Playwrights Fellow.

Liz Jones announced as recipient of 2019 Sue Nattrass Award

Liz Jones announced as recipient of 2019 Sue Nattrass Award

Live Performance Australia is pleased to announce Liz Jones AO as the recipient of this year’s Sue Nattrass Award.

Latest jobs

Towards Zero by Agatha ChristieTowards Zero by Agatha Christie

Employer: Genesian Theatre
Category: Auditions
Location: Sydney

Towards Zero
by Agatha Christie
Adapted by Agatha Christie and Gerald Verner
Directed by Pamela Whalan
Season: 31st August - 12th October 2019
Preview night 30th August
Friday and Saturday nights at 7.30pm
Sunday matinée at 4.30pm
Genesian Theatre


Deputy Lead Wigs and Make Up TechnicianDeputy Lead Wigs and Make Up Technician

Employer: Dragone Macau Limmited
Category: Technical/Backstage
Location: International

Assist in the supervision of the preparation and application of performers' make-up and wigs at The House of Dancing Water in Macau.


Wardrobe Wig and Make Up Technician Wardrobe Wig and Make Up Technician

Employer: Dragone Macau Limmited
Category: Technical/Backstage
Location: International

To assist with performers' make-up and wigs before, during and post-show at The House of Dancing Water in Macau.


Latest features

Julian Louis, Artistic Director NORPA

Julian Louis, Artistic Director NORPA

In a meet and greet with locals, Julian Louis, Artistic Director of Northern Rivers Performing Arts (NORPA) reveals plans for their latest work, Dreamland at the Bangalow A&I Hall.

Joey McKneely

Joey McKneely

Two-time Tony Award-nominated choreographer, Joey McKneely (Smokey Joe’s Café, The Life, Twelfth Night, The Wild Party and The Boy From Oz) has received world-wide acclaim for his vibrant re-staging of West Side Story. He spoke to Australian Stage's Heather Bloom ahead of the Melbourne season.

Melbourne launch of Muriel’s Wedding

Melbourne launch of Muriel’s Wedding

After entertaining guests and media with an irreverent look back at the journey to find her, Director Simon Philips gave way to the young woman taking on the role of iconic outsider Muriel Heslop in the upcoming Melbourne and Sydney seasons of Muriel’s Wedding The Musical – and she’s anything but terrible!

Community news

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.

Artist Callout: 2018 Melbourne Cabaret Fringe Festival

The 2018 Melbourne Cabaret Fringe Festival is back!

Applications now open for 2018 Indigenous Scholarship Program

Melbourne Theatre Company, in partnership with the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development at the Victorian College of the Arts, is proudly continuing the Indigenous Scholarship Program in 2018 with an expanded program designed to foster career pathways for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people interested in the performing arts.

Most read reviews

Made To Measure

There’s a lot to chew on in Made To Measure, Alana Valentine’s three-handed examination of finger pointing and tongue lashing regarding body shape and fat shaming.

Dreamland | NORPA

Connection to community is displayed in all its glory, with tears, laughter and a band that satisfies on every level.

American Psycho – The Musical | BB Arts & Two Doors Productions

This intense, hilarious, and unsettling romp satirically literalises the madness of the ‘80s capitalist fever-dream that birthed the nightmare of the increasingly iniquitous world we are now living in.

Cloudstreet | Malthouse Theatre

Cloudstreet is a big budget piece with lots going for it, in fact there’s simply too much story to squeeze into the two-part production which can either be consumed over one day or two.

Heisenberg | Melbourne Theatre Company

Heisenberg is about uncertainty, of taking the plunge into the unknown with a stranger, a lover, a friend and to start really living.

Most read news

Nakkiah Lui announced as the 2018 STC Patrick White Playwrights Fellow

Sydney Theatre Company announced last night that Nakkiah Lui is the 2018 STC Patrick White Playwrights Fellow.

Hamilton to premiere in Sydney 2021

Hamilton will make its Australian premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in a new production beginning March 2021.

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