The 2006 Green Room Award nominations were announced yesterday, with the MTC production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee collecting nine nominations, including Best Direction for Artistic Director, Simon Phillips.

The Funny Tonne is a competition to see who can see the most number of shows in the Festival. Last year, Erin Davidson, a 21 year old graphic designer from Melbourne, saw 125 out of 230. Can you do better?

The Australian Writers’ Guild (AWG), with the generous support of Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) Cultural Fund, today announced the nation’s richest playwriting prize named in honour of one of Australia’s leading arts figures.

The Queensland Government, through Queensland Theatre Company, is seeking entries for the 2008-2009 Queensland Premier’s Drama Award – Theatre And Public Life.

SpamalotMonty Python’s SPAMALOT, the smash hit Broadway and West End musical comes to Australia this Christmas. SPAMALOT will have its first performance at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne on November 23, with the official gala opening set for December 8.

2007 has seen several exciting staff changes and appointments for La Boite Theatre Company at the Roundhouse Theatre and QUT seems to be a common link.

John BellIn a year of groundbreaking firsts, Bell Shakespeare adds Othello to its repertoire and presents a new adaptation of the Russian classic, The Government Inspector.

Young South Australian Playwright Gemma Sneddon never expected to win Young Guns 7 Playwrights’ Competition in 2006, but has since gone on to see her winning play produced by Urban Myth Theatre of Youth.

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Come From Away

Despite its seemingly bleak subject matter, Come From Away is joyous, hilarious, hopeful, remarkable and true and as you leave the theatre, you may just feel better about the world you re-join.

A-Z of Dance | Dave Callan

After a trying 5 day lockdown it was a relief to be among the few who could revel in the sublimely silly A-Z of Dance.

Against Medical Advice with Dr Kim Le

This effort by Dr Le was a very mixed bag.

Songs of Love and Death | Jane Sheldon and Alex Raineri

At this moment in our cultural history, as Australia emerges gradually from the restrictions imposed because of Covid 19, each live concert is a particularly reviving and refreshing experience.

Videotape | Montague Basement

Loved up in lock down lasts as long as the first knock down in Videotape.

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Brett Sheehy announces end of tenure at MTC

Melbourne Theatre Company Artistic Director & CEO, Brett Sheehy AO, today announced that 2021 will be his final year with the Company, concluding with the launch of the 2022 season.

Survey finds that people are considering leaving the Victorian music industry

A new study examining the impact of the Corona virus pandemic on the Victorian music sector found that 58% of respondents are considering leaving the industry.