The Doctor | Almeida Theatre

You might not think that the ethics of the Hippocratic oath would provide a stimulating plot for the theatre, but the way Robert Icke’s drama interweaves this with all kinds of race, gender, and class prejudices makes this work a classic document of contemporary England.

Cock Cock... Who’s There? | Adelaide Festival

Cock Cock..Who’s There? is a documentary show, devised and acted by Finnish-Egyptian filmmaker Samira Elagoz, in which she confronts her own experiences of rape.

Garrick Ohlsson

When Ohlsson’s gigantic figure strode onto the stage and sat down at the piano, he made it look like a toy. It reminded me of Schroder in the Peanuts cartoons. And sure enough, he played Beethoven.

150 Psalms: Gratitude  | The Tallis Scholars

150 Psalms by 150 composers, collected into twelve themes, and presented in twelve concerts by four a-capella choirs was the vision of Tido Visser, the Managing Director of The Netherlands Chamber Choir, and this concert was number 6 in that series, with the theme of Gratitude.

Requiem | Adelaide Festival

Adelaide Festival opens with a wow!

Shrek the Musical

The latest stage adaptation of a Hollywood animation, Shrek the Musical, opens in Melbourne.

The Importance of Being Earnest | Malthouse Theatre

The Malthouse Theatre has opened their 2020 program with a classic, The Importance of Being Earnest, perhaps Oscar Wilde’s most beloved play.

Faust | Opera Australia

The myth of Faust, a brilliant man who sells his soul to the devil in return for a life unconstrained by any moral laws, fascinated the 19th century.

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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.