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).

The Festival is keen to hear from anyone who is passionate about books and ideas and wants to be involved in Australia's premier literary event.

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Frazer Hughes as Director of Development

Peter Cousens’ Kookaburra - The National Musical Theatre Company today announced that music theatre composer and legend Stephen Sondheim, will be traveling to Australia especially for the opening of Kookaburra’s production of COMPANY.

One of the nation’s leading media personalities, Andrew Denton, today launched a new $25,000 fellowship named in honour of his late father.

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.

Announcing the next exciting (and spectacular) step in the rise and rise of  Short & Sweet: a festival of fresh, new, short dance works!

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Lighten Up | Tom Gleeson

Master of the deadpan, harsh host of Hard Quiz, and heartless interrogator on Hard Chat, making audiences squirm as much as his victims – Tom Gleeson uses blunt-force trauma as his comedy schtick.

Scandal! A Reflection on Essendon’s Doping Saga: The Musical? | Kit Richards

It doesn’t matter how much you know or care about the legality of the Essendon Football Club supplements program in 2013 – it won’t stop you enjoying this original and entertaining saga, because Kit Richards has a talent for making otherwise dull stories fun and interesting. And for writing damn good songs.

Glengarry Glen Ross | New Theatre

Real estate is just dirt, when you boil it right down, and Mamet’s pedlars of property sure are dirty.

Easter at The Piano Mill 2021

Piano Mill’s success has been due to it offering an alternative means of experiencing fresh, original music in the spirit of a sonic adventure staged outdoors.

Chatty Cathy | Nath Valvo

Valvo entertains the crowd with well crafted jokes about life, love and champagne.

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Vale Taryn Fiebig

Multi award-winning Australian music theatre and opera star Taryn Fiebig, who made Prince Charles cry with her artistry, passed away in Sydney last night from ovarian cancer, aged 49.

MTC to premiere Digital Theatre

Audiences around Australia will have the opportunity to see Melbourne Theatre Company productions direct from stage to screen with the premiere of MTC Digital Theatre – Friday 16 April 2021.

2020 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards

Andrew Myer AM, Chairman, Sidney Myer Fund has announced the winners of the 2020 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards.