Jonathan Church

Jonathan Church will succeed Andrew Upton as Artistic Director of Sydney Theatre Company (STC), it was announced today.

The Board of Melbourne Fringe and Creative Director and CEO, Simon Abrahams yesterday announced the appointment of Gideon Obarzanek as the organisation’s new Chair.

After its first year in the new purpose-built space in Collingwood, Circus Oz has built a genuine 'circus hub' where an incredibly diverse range of circus artists gather to train, collaborate and push the boundaries of the art form.

Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini AM and leading theatre producer John Frost AM will present a brand new production of Lerner and Loewe’s masterpiece My Fair Lady at the Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House in 2016.

Multiverse Theory in D

Lacking the inchoate anarchy that has marked previous season launches, The Blue Room Theatre still stayed well away from dull as an exciting Season 2 line up was announced for 2015.

The winners of the 2015 Helpmann Awards were announced last night in front of a full house at a star studded ceremony at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre hosted by Todd McKenney.

The feel-good, multi award-winning musical Kinky Boots will make its Australian premiere at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne from October 2016.

Applications are now open for the $20,000, Rodney Seaborn Playwrights Award and for grants of up to $5,000 from the Rodney Seaborn Play Writing Support Fund. Such financial support for playwriting is one of the richest in Australia.

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TakeOver | Bangalow Theatre Company

The audience for any one night is divided into five groups of twelve people, each of which walks between the venues, so that there is only a Covid-safe number of people in any venue at any one time.

Gaslight | State Theatre Company South Australia

Gaslight is an entertaining, non-convoluted, engaging and superbly written piece, so that it stands up well after 80 years, especially when its traditional strength is imaginatively blended with some non- traditional contemporary casting.

QPAC Unlocked: An Evening with Amy Lehpamer

The night progressed, Amy showcasing her many talents, singing and playing the violin, and then indulging us, inviting her partner to perform alongside for a few songs on the acoustic guitar.

Ash Grunwald | NORPA

Intimate and interactive, Ash Grunwald showed us a small part of what he is made of, musically. Ash has written a book ‘Surf by Day, Jam by Night’ and has also, with his wife, created Earth Bottles, dealing with problems of single-use plastics, encompassing drink bottles, coffee cups and straws. So much talent wrapped up with so many guitars.

Most read news

Victoria’s Dance Studios Under Siege

Ausdance Victoria reveals an alarming 92% of studio owners are worried their business won’t survive to March 2021. 

Sydney Theatre Company Returns to the Stage

Sydney Theatre Company today announced its current plans for the remainder of the 2020 season including a return to the stage with a COVIDSafe, socially distanced season of Angus Cerini’s Wonnangatta.

ACO to resume live public performances at City Recital Hall

The Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) has today announced its musicians will return to the concert hall for the first time in six months.

New research shows arts increasingly important to Australians

Australians increasingly recognise the vital role of arts and creativity in almost every aspect of our lives, from education to mental health to strengthening local economies.

New grant initiative for disadvantaged and POC artists

Be You Inc. have recently launched a new grant initiative to provide financial assistance for disadvantaged and POC artists auditioning for tertiary performing arts programs this year.