World Circus Day 2016

In celebration of the seventh World Circus Day on Saturday 16 April, Circus Oz and the City of Melbourne have brought circus to the great outdoors with a short acrobatic spectacle accompanied by live music at Birrarung Marr.

Dave Hughes

What “tests boundaries, explores horizons and is about having fun. Is for all people, all ages and all walks of life. Is made in Melbourne and defines our city?” According to seasoned Festival Director, Susan Provan, it’s the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. And it’s just turned 30.

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) today announces the first collaborative working space for the creative industries set up by a major cultural institution in Australia, ACMI X.

At a star-studded ceremony last night, the winners of the 2015 Sydney Theatre Awards were announced, with a record 36 Awards presented, shared between 19 productions which played in Sydney during the calendar year of 2015.

Most read reviews

Picnic at Hanging Rock | Malthouse Theatre

The stage adaptation by Tom Wright has adroitly captured the complex nature of this story, one full of contrasts – a fun picnic turned tragedy, English rules and regulations as opposed to the lawlessness of Australian bush and the diminutive schools girls gazing up at a towering rock.

Still Living in the 70s | Melissa Langton and Mark Jones

What a pleasure it is to see Melissa Langton and Mark Jones back in Perth after a few year’s absence. These two are so prodigiously talented they make the show fly past.

F*cking Men | New Theatre

Don’t be put off by the brashness of Joe Dipietro’s title. This is a beautifully written piece with some wonderful insights into not only gay life but the nature of relationships more generally.

Bring It On | Black Box Performing Arts

Clever, fun, sometimes moving, and always bringing it, Bring It On is a hoot, and showcases of some of the best youth performances I’ve ever seen.

Dolly Diamond's 15-Year Anniversary Gala

Dolly and a group of her very talented friends joined forces and hands on Saturday and delivered an incredibly enjoyable evening of razor sharp asides, astute observations and a thunderstorm of glitteringly camp costumes.

Most read news

2017 Sydney Theatre Awards Winners Announced

 At a star-studded ceremony last night, the winners of the 2017 Sydney Theatre Awards were announced, with 37 Awards presented, shared between 18 productions which played in Sydney during the calendar year of 2017.

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