Steven Kennedy

With the premiere season of Monorotica coming up at the iconic Butterfly Club, Australian Stage had a bit of Q & A action with creative director, Steven Jinanai.

Ben Foster

Ben Foster has orchestrated and conducted Murray Gold's music for Doctor Who since 2005. Despite the twenty-something hour flight from London to Melbourne, he sounds remarkably chipper.

Kris Stewart

Matt O’Neill meets with Brisbane Powerhouse Artistic Director Kris Stewart to discuss the recent launch of Brisbane Powerhouse’s World Theatre Festival programme for 2014 – and ends up discussing so much more.

Blue Grassy Knoll

Since 1996 a band of consummate creatives have been melding and merging; changing and rearranging; pulling together a grab-bag of musical goodies that they can share with the world at large, morphing into the “complete package” that is the Blue Grassy Knoll.

Opera Australia’s first Ring Cycle

The opening night of the Opera Australia’s first complete Ring Cycle, by Richard Wagner, will take place on Monday, in Melbourne’s State Theatre. It is an event of enormous significance for Western culture in Australia.

Michael Kantor and Melodie Reynolds

Director Michael Kantor is not shy about undertaking ambitious projects and the Malthouse’s production of The Shadow King is no different.

Todd McKenney

Todd McKenney is clocking up 30 years in showbiz and to celebrate, he has come up with a new way of doing ‘dinner and a show’.

Lally Katz

Playwright Lally Katz is an original voice in Australian theatre, film and television. She speaks to Australian Stage's Paul Andrew about her one-woman show, Stories I Want To Tell You In Person, opening this week at Melbourne's Malthouse Theatre.

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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.

Chatty Cathy | Nath Valvo

Valvo entertains the crowd with well crafted jokes about life, love and champagne.

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.

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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.