Toy Symphony

From the rigid, unforgiving box set, to the delicate simplicity of its marvellous performers, to Michael Gow’s unassuming dialogue, the play is replete with this marvellous juxtaposition of natural simplicity with deep pathos.

Richard III | Everyman Theatre

In Richard III, Shakespeare has left us one of the greatest challenges to the willing suspension of disbelief ever created.

The Burlesque Hour

So, is this show an over-hyped Victoria’s Secret runway rip-off or thought-provoking performance art?

The House that Jack Built | Janine Ayres Aerial Dance

Celebrating everything that’s cool and ridiculous about club culture, from the eye-popping moves to the questionable clothing trends, is a perfect platform for a dance production.

Short+Sweet Canberra

In amongst the confits and amuse bouches though are your fave flavours in a feast of comedy and tragedy - there’s a nibble for all at Short + Sweet.

Seven | Leigh Warren & Dancers

Leigh Warren & Dancers’ Seven is a visual treat that calls on its audience to reflect on some intriguing and at times difficult themes.

Random Acts of Wrongness | James Moffett

From the South Australian town of Goolwa via the Melbourne International Comedy Festival comes James Moffett.

Latin! or Tobacco and Boys | Everyman Theatre

Written in 1980, Latin! channels Stephen Fry’s much-loved wit and camp cheekiness into the world of Chartham Park Preparatory School for boys.

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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.

Chess The Musical | StoreyBoard Entertainment

For fans of the musical, the problems and changes to the book and plot of Chess are as familiar to them as the score itself and arguably, all this messing about has resulted in an inability to now claim anything as a definitive version. 

Berlin | Melbourne Theatre Company

Through the eyes of her own children during a family holiday to the German capital in 2015, Murray-Smith pondered the feelings and implications for the young drawn to a city so rich in history and creativity but also one so profoundly soaked in shame.

The Removalists | New Theatre

The behaviour of the men is misogynous. The behaviour of men in authority menacing. The Removalists is as relevant today as it was then.

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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.

Audience wanted!

Come Dance with Me is a brand new TV dance competition show filming at Docklands Studio Melbourne for American Television.