The Reluctant Shopper | Long Run Theatre

A simple but effective comedy, The Reluctant Shopper kept its audience engaged and the laughs rolling freely.

The Major Minor Party | version 1.0

Are you addicted to dinner party debates, and do you rant at the TV whenever a politician spouts out another sound bite? Then you’ll get your chin stroking and hmmm pondering going with a visit to version 1.0’s production of The Major Minor Party.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

Giggles, laughs and a couple of gaffes – that’s what you get with a collection of comedians in one night.

Frankenstein | Ensemble Theatre

This is the core strength of this production. The unnamed creation of Frankenstein is the life and soul of this play, and he shines.

Richard, Professor of Literature

The solo performer, Stéphane Georis, is a master of storytelling and puppetry. His repartee is as engaging as it is clever and the choice of objects is remarkably appropriate.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona and Kupenga Kwa Hamlet | Two Gents Productions

The Street Theatre has brought to Canberra two of the cleverest interpreters of Shakespeare’s work who ever trotted the globe.

Animal Farm | shake & stir theatre co

Playing far too short a season at The Q, Shake & Stir’s Animal Farm is a remarkable piece of theatre.

Henry 4 | Bell Shakespeare

A post-industrial landscape meets a little Brit kitsch in Bell Shakespeare’s latest work to grace the stage of Canberra’s Playhouse.

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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.

Glengarry Glen Ross | New Theatre

Real estate is just dirt, when you boil it right down, and Mamet’s pedlars of property sure are dirty.

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.

Chatty Cathy | Nath Valvo

Valvo entertains the crowd with well crafted jokes about life, love and champagne.

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.