Neelanthi Vadivel

Neelanthi Vadivel is the Artistic Director travelling with TOTEM and Jan Chandler had the pleasure of talking with her about her career and the demands of her current role.

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. 

Most read reviews

Antony and Cleopatra | Bell Shakespeare

Shakespeare not stirred. This is the cockeyed cocktail served by Bell Shakespeare’s production of Antony & Cleopatra.

Merrily We Roll Along | Little Triangle

A seventeen strong ensemble struts their formidable stuff in the small space of the The Depot Theatre, filling it with the joy and verve and sweet melancholy of Stephen Sondheim's music and lyrics and George Furth's book.

The Shifting Heart | White Box Theatre

Not so much a kitchen sink drama as perhaps a "backyard verandah drama", The Shifting Heart is a 1957 play dealing with the trials and tribulations of immigrant Australians.

Can You Hear Colour? | Patch Theatre Company

I wasn’t going to start this review by talking about the music, because it was not the only thing about this show that was magic, but I will take my cue from the audience.

Compassion: Chamber Landscapes

This is not only a beautiful venue with a huge picture window behind the performance area, but possibly the best acoustic in Australia for listening to chamber music for strings.

Most read news

The Production Company Launches 2018 Season

In the stunning surrounds of Raheen, her historic 19th-century home, a fortunate few eagerly awaited Jeanne Pratt AC stepping up to the podium to announce the shows that would form The Production Company’s 20-year anniversary season.

2017 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards

The winners of the prestigious 2017 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards were announced by Carrillo Gantner AO, Chair of the Sidney Myer Fund at the Brisbane Powerhouse as part of the Australian Performing Arts Market on Wednesday 21 February 2018.

New residency open for Australian musicians and composers

The Australia Council is calling for applications for an exciting residency offered for the first time as part of a partnership between the Australia Council and UKARIA Cultural Centre.

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.

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