Trevor Ashley

Trevor Ashley has returned to Melbourne to host Twisted Broadway from critically acclaimed cabaret seasons on Broadway and the West End, and will be seen by Melbourne audiences soon in the upcoming Little Orphan trAshley. He spoke to Australian Stage's Paul Andrew.

Ben Pfeiffer

Artistic Director of Melbourne's Artisan Collective, Ben Pfeiffer, speaks to Australian Stage's Paul Andrew, about his latest production – an adaptation of the John Fowles classic novel – The Collector.

John McGrath

John McGrath, Artistic Director of National Theatre Wales (NTW) was recently in Melbourne on a whirlwind tour. He spoke to Australian Stage’s Dione Joseph.

Jon Bonfiglio

Jon Bonfiglio would be the last person to admit he started a revolution. And he’s right. Because The Clipperton Project certainly isn’t a new initiative – but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t revolutionary.

Daniel Clarke

In a recent conversation with Australian Stage’s Dione Joseph, Creative Producer of Theatre Works, Daniel Clarke, shared his thoughts and motivations for bringing to Australia the highly acclaimed production by Judith Thompson, Palace Of The End.

Alex Raineri

Beethoven is so embedded in our culture; hardly a day goes by without hearing his music, even if the circumstances are far from the composer’s original intentions.

Gary Thorpe

On the eve of this year’s 4MBS Festival of Classics, Gillian Wills talks to Gary Thorpe about the Festival’s beginnings, its position in the context of other Queensland Festivals and some of the highlights of this year’s celebratory program.

Nilaja Sun

Audiences are flocking to it and critics the world over are raving about it. By all accounts, a wonderfully dramatic and comical performance, writer and director of 'No Child...', Nilaja Sun, speaks to Lee Bemrose.

Most read reviews

The Wizard of Oz

How often do you have the opportunity to relive your childhood, with your own adult ‘child’ next to you?

Spring Awakening | Hills Musical Company

It’s a brave director who mounts a work addressing full frontally taboo issues like teen sex, masturbation, physical and sexual abuse, homosexuality, abortion, injustice, oppression of minorities and suicide.

In-laws, outlaws & other people (that should be shot) | Blackwood Players

Despite its grammatical inaccuracy, the title of this play by Steve Franco is beguiling and the Blackwood Players took it on with gusto.

Muriel's Wedding – The Musical | Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures

Every so often a show comes along that defies your preconceptions and exceeds your expectations to such an extent that it leaves your head spinning.

Burlesque by Force | Brodie John

Burlesque by Force is persistently provocative, munificent and shrewd.

Most read news

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to open in Melbourne 2019

 Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, have today confirmed the record-breaking production will open in early 2019 in Melbourne, Australia, exclusively and only at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre.

Telstra Ballet Award Nominees Announced

 Six talented dancers of The Australian Ballet have been announced as nominees for the prestigious Telstra Ballet Dancer Award. Now in its 15th year, the award recognises rising stars that embody what it means to thrive.

Wendy McCarthy to step down as Circus Oz Chair

Wendy McCarthy AO has announced that she will retire as Circus Oz Chair at the end of October after nine years in the role.

Theatre Without Limits

If you miss a theatre show’s season then you have missed it for good. However, a new wave of theatre free from the limitations of time, location and cost is arriving to showcase some of Adelaide’s best emerging actors, writers and director.

Mullum Music Festival Youth Mentorship Winners

Mullum Music Festival is thrilled to announce the winners of this year’s Youth Mentorship Program with winners coming from as far as Brisbane and Sydney.

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