Rent | Everyman Theatre
Everyman Theatre has opened a fine production of a modern classic at the Courtyard.

Finucane and Smith's Glory Box
Not quite funny enough to be burlesque, and with too much canned music to be cabaret, I am really not sure what to make of this production.

Red Wharf, Beyond the Rings of Satire | The Wharf Revue

We are the lucky country indeed able to poke fun at our grand leader's derriere and red hair without losing our heads. That said, if you've had a gutful of sound bites, corruption, and so-called scandal, then let out all that frustration and exasperation with a chuckle at Red Wharf: Beyond The Rings of Satire.

Boy Girl Wall | The Escapists

Boy Girl Wall is a comedy that shakes your sides as well as your shoulders to give a positive kick as much as a satisfying sigh.

The Mousetrap
Taking over from Ngapartji Ngapartji on the Playhouse stage, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap is a tightly-directed period piece as formulaic as it is popular.

Ngapartji Ngapartji | Big hART

In this epic work, Trevor Jamieson tells the story of the Maralinga nuclear weapons tests from the perspective of the Anangu people of the Western Desert.

The Bugalugs Bum Thief | Monkey Baa

Playing at the Street Theatre this week is Monkey Baa's latest incarnation of one of Australia's best-named plays, The Bugalugs Bum Thief. No, it's not quite Shakespeare, but it's closer than one might assume.

Angela's Kitchen | Griffin Theatre Company

Angela's Kitchen is an autobiographical play with comedy-drama snapshots of the actor's past and present and the life of his beloved maternal grandmother Angela.

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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.

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.

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.

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.