Latest news

Digital lottery launches for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Digital lottery launches for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

From this Friday 11 January the Australian premiere production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will begin releasing 40 tickets for every performance of the play for $40 per part.

Red Stitch announce 2019 season

Red Stitch Actors’ Theatre today announced their 2019 season, including five Australian premieres and another world premiere from the company’s INK program

Circa receive Touring Legend Award

Australian contemporary circus, Circa, has been awarded the PAC Australia Touring Legend Award for 2018.

Latest jobs

Mechanist/tage handMechanist/Stage hand

Employer: Opera Australia
Category: Technical/Backstage
Location: Sydney

Hi,
Mechanist position available for the Handa Opera On Sydney Harbour Bump-in.
Casual and seasonal position: start on the 4th of March 2019.
Please contact Pablo if interested


Set DesignerSet Designer

Employer: Genesian Theatre Company
Category: Directors/Designers/Creatives
Location: Sydney

Set Designer required for a production of 'Sherlock Holmes and the Ripper Murders' in the heart of Sydney. This production is, unfortunately, unpaid, however all costs are handled by the theatre. The production runs from 27th April to 15th June.


Set / Lighting Designer - The Mystery of Irma Vep by Charles Ludlam Set / Lighting Designer - The Mystery of Irma Vep by Charles Ludlam

Employer: Malvern Theatre Company
Category: Directors/Designers/Creatives
Location: Melbourne

Malvern Theatre Company is seeking an experienced set and lighting designer for a production of the comedy The Mystery of Irma Vep playing Thursday 20 June to Saturday 6 July.


Latest features

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!

Luke Leonard

Luke Leonard

I recently stumbled upon a story-telling night happening at Fitzroy's Kodiak Club. Run and MC'd by local comedian Luke Leonard, it was largely cast with other popular local comedians. But this was no mere comedy gig.

2018 Byron Writers Festival

2018 Byron Writers Festival

Countdown to the 22nd Byron Writers Festival (‘Where Stories Take You’) and once again the Festival brochure is out, whetting our appetite for all things creative, in a writerly fashion!

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.

Free stuff

Rome and Juliet

This Summer, the Australian Shakespeare Company invites audiences to watch the world's most famous star-crossed lovers under the stars. Australian Stage has TWO DOUBLE passes to give away!

Most read reviews

Merciless Gods | Little Ones Theatre

Arty Graphic Intense Funny Tragic Relentless and very very good.

The Lady in The Van | Melbourne Theatre Company

Bennett has always acknowledged that his garden guest Miss Shepherd, provided him with a wealth of material, but it is the analysis of his own part in this absurd situation that makes the story so compelling.

My Night With Reg | new theatre

My Night With Reg by Kevin Elyot is somewhat of a relic, a play about the plague years of the AIDS epidemic structured like a drawing room comedy of an even earlier era.

Comma Sutra | Louisa Fitzhardinge

It’s easy to imagine self-confessed grammar nerd Fitzhardinge, as the odd one out in the popular girls group at school.

Dr Felicity Rickshaw's Celebrity Sex Party | Holland St Productions

There is no question about the talents of this small ensemble, their voices and choral work are excellent and the writing is cleverly witty and extremely funny.

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