Melbourne Theatre Company is applauding the news that playwright Joanna Murray-Smith’s 2006 commission for the Company, The Female of the Species, will be produced on Broadway next April starring three-time Academy Award-nominee Annette Bening (Being Julia, American Beauty).

Theatre @ Risk presents a ten day festival of new works, ideas & discussions with rehearsed readings and performances of local, national and international writing.

We are calling for submissions of full length plays based on the themes of FAITH, HOPE & CHARITY.

Put your creative talents on display by entering The Age 2007 Melbourne Fringe Festival t­shirt design competition.

Victorian Tourism Minister Tim Holding today confirmed the “worst kept secret in Melbourne”Wicked the “hottest musical in the world” will open in Melbourne’s Regent Theatre in July 2008.

The Academy of Performing Arts at Monash University will be officially launched later this month within a celebratory atmosphere of Music and Theatre performances.

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s most prestigious annual award, the Barry Award, was awarded last night to Daniel Kitson (UK) for his 2007 show ‘It’s The Fireworks Talking’ at midnight the Festival Club.

Short & Sweet, the biggest and best ten minute play festival in the world, is back with $20,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs!

The Production Company is celebrating the work of Neil Simon, Cy Coleman and Bob Fosse in 2007.