Melbourne's arts community celebrated the overwhelming success of The Age 2008 Melbourne Fringe Festival last night with the announcement of the Melbourne Fringe Awards.

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra has announced that Geoffrey Rush, internationally-renowned, multi-award winner and one of Australia’s greatest actors, has accepted a new role as ‘MSO Ambassador’.

Melbourne Theatre Company Artistic Director Simon Phillips this week announced that six plays in the 2009 season would be performed at the new MTC Theatre on Southbank Boulevard

Maxwell Foster has won the ABC Symphony Australia Young Performer of the Year Award 2008.  Maxwell along with the other finalists played to a capacity crowd at Hamer Hall, Victorian Arts Centre on Friday 19 September.

Only two weeks out from the extended date of 30 September, to raise $1.8 million to secure the purchase of its Faraday Street home in Carlton, La Mama has achieved its goal.

Melbourne Recital Centre CEO Dr Jacques de Vos Malan yesterday announced a “musical cornucopia” for the inaugural season of Melbourne Recital Centre.

VCA Drama is proud to announce that Simon Stone has been awarded the prestigious $20,000 George Fairfax Memorial Award.

Victoria’s state opera company, Victorian Opera, today announced that its fourth season will be its biggest yet, with four mainstage operas to be presented alongside a range of other opera concerts and activities.

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