Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson is a Melbourne based writer, performer and director who studied at the Victorian College of the Arts and Monash University. In 2009 he was made an International Fellow of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London.

Madeleine Jones

The Grammy, Tony and Olivier Award winning musical Once, based on a low budget Oscar Winning Irish film from 2006, has its Australian Premiere at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne on 4 October.

Bobby Fox and Michael Falzon

Bobby Fox and Michael Falzon are two rising mega stars in the Australian musical theatre scene. In a one-off special event, they have joined forces to perform the legendary Costello and Bacharach album, Painted From Memory.

Ganesh Versus The Third Reich

Bruce Gladwin, Artistic Director of Australian regional theatre company Back to Back chats to Australian Stage's Dione Joseph as the company makes it's Edinburgh International Festival debut.

Stephen House

Almost Face To Face is the latest dramatic monologue from peripatetic award-winning writer/performer Stephen House. Australian Stage's Lee Bemrose caught up with him to find out what drives him, and what to expect from his latest work. 

Carol Pemberton

Black Voices, the internationally respected British A Capella quintet, will be touring Australia in October and November. Jan Chandler recently had the pleasure of speaking with Carol Pemberton MBE, their founder and musical director.

The Maids

Recently in New York, STC lighting designer Nick Schlieper and set & costume designer Alice Babidge shared their thoughts on the creative process with Australian Stage journalist Dione Joseph.

Catherine Hill
Jan Chandler speaks with award winning director, Catherine Hill, about the importance of Independent Theatre and her new production, Tennessee Williams' The Two-Character Play.

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The Umbilical Brothers

You don’t need to flex your visual imagination muscle in the latest show from The Umbilical Brothers. Because two green screens, a lot of cameras, special effects, computer power and an onstage tech wizard named “Doug” do it for you.

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Lighten Up | Tom Gleeson

Master of the deadpan, harsh host of Hard Quiz, and heartless interrogator on Hard Chat, making audiences squirm as much as his victims – Tom Gleeson uses blunt-force trauma as his comedy schtick.

Scandal! A Reflection on Essendon’s Doping Saga: The Musical? | Kit Richards

It doesn’t matter how much you know or care about the legality of the Essendon Football Club supplements program in 2013 – it won’t stop you enjoying this original and entertaining saga, because Kit Richards has a talent for making otherwise dull stories fun and interesting. And for writing damn good songs.

Easter at The Piano Mill 2021

Piano Mill’s success has been due to it offering an alternative means of experiencing fresh, original music in the spirit of a sonic adventure staged outdoors.

Because the Night | Malthouse Theatre

If you’re looking for a show that’s completely different and unlike anything you’ve seen in Australia, head to Because the Night.

The Distraction | The Umbilical Brothers

Many comedians have been delving into personal struggles on stage, revealing truth and darkness which in turn, evokes both tears and laughs from the audience. This is not one of those shows.

Most read news

Vale Taryn Fiebig

Multi award-winning Australian music theatre and opera star Taryn Fiebig, who made Prince Charles cry with her artistry, passed away in Sydney last night from ovarian cancer, aged 49.

MTC to premiere Digital Theatre

Audiences around Australia will have the opportunity to see Melbourne Theatre Company productions direct from stage to screen with the premiere of MTC Digital Theatre – Friday 16 April 2021.

2020 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards

Andrew Myer AM, Chairman, Sidney Myer Fund has announced the winners of the 2020 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards.