Tom Dery, Chair of Sydney Dance Company, today announced the appointment of Australian-based freelance choreographer Tanja Liedtke as the successor to the position of Artistic Director, held by Graeme Murphy since 1976.

The 3rd annual festival of short theatre for young playwrights, actors and directors opens this month with a HUGE number of all-new entries!

Australian playwright Sarah Doyle is gearing up to workshop her latest play, Shiny White Diamonds, with prestigious New York theatre company Soho Think Tank, at The Ohio Theatre, New York City

The 2007 entries on the piquant theme The Seven Deadly Sins have proved an inspiring choice for W.A. writers.

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.

The new Australian production of Miss Saigon will play a Sydney season at the Lyric Theatre, Star City from September 20.

Melbourne Fringe is calling for expressions of interest from artists wanting to perform at the Festival Hub in North Melbourne.

Members of La Boite Theatre Company have elected two new members and re-elected the Deputy Chair to its Board at the Company’s Annual General Meeting on Monday night.

Most read reviews

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.

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.

Because the Night | Malthouse Theatre

If you’re looking for a show that’s completely different and unlike anything you’ve seen in Australia, head to Because the Night.

The Distraction | The Umbilical Brothers

Many comedians have been delving into personal struggles on stage, revealing truth and darkness which in turn, evokes both tears and laughs from the audience. This is not one of those shows.

Most read news

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.