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Griffin Theatre Company Appoints New Artistic Director

Griffin Theatre Company Appoints New Artistic Director

Griffin Theatre Company has announced playwright, director and dramaturg Declan Greene as the next Artistic Director of the Company.

2019 Sidney Myer Creative Fellows Announced

Courage is at the core of the Sidney Myer Creative Fellowships and this year; nine exceptional mid-career artists have been announced as 2019 Sidney Myer Creative Fellows.

Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd

For six shows only in both Melbourne and Sydney, legendary leading man Anthony Warlow and the incomparable Gina Riley are teaming up for a barber-ous bake off in Stephen Sondheim’s and Hugh Wheeler’s thrilling musical masterpiece – Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

Latest jobs

William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (Abridged)William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (Abridged)

Employer: Genesian Theatre Company
Category: Auditions
Location: Sydney

A brand new Shakespeare play has been discovered in a carpark in Leicester amidst some unimportant old bones. Written when the Bard was just a spotty 17 year old in Stratford, this manuscript is all his plays in one!


Stage TechnicianStage Technician

Employer: Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings
Category: Technical/Backstage
Location: International

This is a role onboard any of our NCL brand Cruise Ships.

•The Stage Technician is responsible for the basic maintenance, repair and operation of live stage and backstage equipment for all shows performed in the main theatres. The technician will a


Latest features

David Williamson

David Williamson

One of Australia’s most beloved playwrights, David Williamson continues his 50-year run of success with a return to his 1987 play, Emerald City.

Julia Zemiro

Julia Zemiro

Julia Zemiro is a well-known Australian radio host, TV presenter, actor, writer, singer and comedian, who also happens to be the Artistic Director of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival – the largest such festival anywhere – for 2019 and 2020. She spoke to Australian Stage's Peter Bleby about the 2019 program.

Where's My Money?

Where's My Money?

John Patrick Shanley’s vicious black comedy, Where's My Money? returns to Melbourne under the direction of Beng Oh at The Burrow from November 20.

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

Confessions of a Mormon Boy | Steven Fales

Entertaining, educating, devasting and uplifting, Confessions of A Mormon Boy is a story of extremes.

Pink Mancini with Ali Bodycoat, Libby Hammer and Rob Pring

After the enormous success of Bringing Bach Bacharach, clever collaborators Libby Hammer and Ali Bodycoat have a new tribute show to film theme composer Henry Mancini.

Faust | Opera Australia

The myth of Faust, a brilliant man who sells his soul to the devil in return for a life unconstrained by any moral laws, fascinated the 19th century.

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