Ballarat Cabaret Festival is back in the spotlight, taking centre stage in Ballarat from 5 – 8 October.

Hoping to build on the successes of the past two years, with its growing subscriber base, industry initiatives and award-winning productions, MTC Artistic Director, Brett Sheehy AO, addressed the media prior to the official Season 2018 Launch on Monday evening, promising us works that span a diverse range of genres, periods, playwrights and talent.

Full list of winners from the 2017 Helpmann Award Winners

The second Melbourne Cabaret Fringe Festival features the original political and subversive show by Ella Filar’s Krows Bar Kabaret Raising ‘Ell!

Queen of Cabaret, Dolly Diamond has taken the reins of this year’s Melbourne Cabaret Festival bringing together ten Australian premiere shows along with some of the best new talent, Tuesday 20 June until Sunday 2 July 2017.

In light of Fairfax's planned cuts to arts coverage, the Confederation of State Theatre Companies (CAST) has released an Open Letter to Grey Hywood, CEO of Fairfax.

2016 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards

Creativity, innovation and determination have been rewarded in the annual Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards.

Launch of the 2017 Melbourne International Comedy Festival

As emcees of the 2017 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Launch, Denise Scott & Judith Lucy aka Comedy Legends, held court – plonked onto a double bed sporting matronly night attire and espousing the merits of a bendy straw.

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Black Brass | Belvoir


Black Brass is a play, personal and political, told through music and song that spans continents, colonisation and culture, and all the complexities that encompasses.

Jagged Little Pill – The Musical

Even though Jagged Little Pill – The Musical is based on the album of the same name, it is as far from a “jukebox musical” as anything could be.

Triple X | Sydney Theatre Company

Triple X is based on Glace Chase’s life experience and there is no doubting the raw honesty in the writing and her performance as Dexie.

The Little Prince

Based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's universally adored and admired book, The Little Prince is a light and sound phantasmagoria augmented by aerial and acrobatic choreography.

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – The Musical

There is nothing I could write that would convey the unbridled enthusiasm of the Opening Night audience at Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.