The Barry Award, named after Barry Humphries, the first patron of the Festival, recognizes the Comedy Festival’s Most Outstanding Festival Show, specifically aiming to seek out those performers who are enhancing the art form of comedy and acknowledging their vision.

The Chair of the Australian National Academy of Music today announced the appointment of the new Artistic Director of ANAM.

The 2009 Green Room Awards were presented last night in a formal ceremony at the Victorian Arts Centre, hosted by Eddie Perfect.

Jeanne Pratt AC, Chairman of The Production Company announced the 2010 Season at Raheen this week.

Last night, Thursday 25 February, The Hon Tim Holding, Minster for Major Events and Tourism launched the 2010 Melbourne International Jazz Festival Program.

The Melbourne Festival Board has reappointed Artistic Director Brett Sheehy to oversee a third Festival in 2011.

With a 17 percent increase in the number of shows from last year, Australia’s largest cultural event – and one of the three biggest comedy festivals in the world – now boasts more laughs than ever.

The Green Room Awards Association today announced the nominations for the 2009 Awards for excellence on the Melbourne stage.

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