The full cast and crew of Monty Python’s SPAMALOT took-to-the-stage of Her Majesty’s Theatre last week as the Australian premiere of the smash-hit musical draws near.

The Hon Peter Batchelor MP officially opened Melbourne Recital Centre for business with the announcement to the music community that bookings for the two performance spaces – Elisabeth Murdoch Hall and the Salon – are now being taken.

The weather bureau has delivered the worst possible forecast for Sunday in Sth Gippsland including driving rain and gale forced winds. In the face of what will be a definite washout Chill Island has been moved to Tuesday Nov 6th - Melbourne Cup Day

Two of Melbourne’s most prestigious arts companies, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the Melbourne Chorale today announced their plans to formally integrate next year.

Last night Melbourne’s arts community celebrated the success of The Age 2007 Melbourne Fringe Festival presenting the cream of the Festival crop with awards in 22 categories.

Melbourne Theatre Company Artistic Director Simon Phillips last night announced MTC’s Season 2008, 11 plays and a special studio presentation to Feed Your Soul.

The Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) is proud to announce the inaugural Australian visit of German oboist and conductor Hansjorg Schellenberger.

With staged readings by Max Gillies and Richard Murphet, Melbourne University will host a symposium examining the influence of the period of Australian theatre - 1967-1970.