Latest news

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.

18th Bangalow Music Festival 2019

18th Bangalow Music Festival 2019

The 18th Bangalow Music Festival 2019 (BMF) has unveiled its stellar 18th BMF program under the theme of Conversations through Chamber Music.

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.

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


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

Solaris | Malthouse Theatre

A planet that has believed itself to be alone within the vastness of the universe at long last has an opportunity to connect with another intelligent life force.

Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts | shake & stir theatre co

shake & stir theatre co have risen to the challenge in a spectacular way and deliver Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts with all the joy, delight and mutiny that is present in Dahl’s infamous work.

The Wizard of Oz – Arena Spectacular | Harvest Rain

You may have seen a performance of The Wizard of Oz, but doubtful that you have seen one quite like this, with a cast and crew that outnumbers anything I have ever encountered.

Bring It On The Musical | David Venn Enterprises

A classic teen flick of the naughties, Bring it on beloved by teenagers across the world for its snappy dialogue, and rich beautiful teenagers who seemed to only have to worry about one thing, winning nationals at the Cheerleading Championships.

360 ALLSTARS Return

360 Allstars is a truly all star show that will knock your socks off.

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