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.

The cast are truly talented but they are fendered in by the story and concept, only occasionally getting to flaunt their talent.

The audience was lively with anticipation as they waited for the curtain to lift at Sydney Opera House on Bluey’s Big Play, the theatrical adaptation of the children's television show.  

Michael Griffiths held the audience in the palm of his hand from the very start of the show to the finale, which ran over time because the audience simply refused to let him go. Was he having a good time? You’d better believe it!

Inspired by the seminal rock album of the same name by seven-time Grammy Award winner Alanis Morissette, Jagged Little Pill is a three hour plunge into opioid abuse and addiction, sexual abuse and porn addiction, work/life balance, and identity politics.

With bright characters wafting in from every direction. Director Ben Adams has cut up this comedic Shakespeare play into a palpable selection of tapas dishes and served it on a bed of roses, delicious.

Hands down, Dale Burridge has one of Australia's best musical theatre voices, but you'd be forgiven for not recognizing the name.

Pinchgut’s production of Platée is a banquet for the senses. It is also a milestone in its history of 20 years of productions, a glittering success even by their own standards.

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Albion | Secret House and New Ghosts Theatre Company

Albion gives us a real family, capricious, irresponsible humans in a mess.

Under the Paris Sky | Georgia Darcy

Darcy has an incredible voice and an obvious passion for French language particularly. She is not a native speaker yet has an intimate knowledge of its tones and subtleties.

Maps and Journeys: The World's First Astronomers

The rustle of leaves, cleansing and enlivening the stage, cultures coming together through the sound of the Didgeridoo: close your eyes and feel the passing of the moon, the sun and the earth awakening. The marriage of sounds coming from the musicians – storytelling never sounded so beautiful.

Stravinsky’s Ballets | Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

It is an amazing tour de force to perform all three of Stravinsky’s early ballets in the same concert. A tour de force for the conductor, for the orchestral players, and for the audience.

Laurinda | Melbourne Theatre Company

High school. It’s a place many of us do not wish to revisit. Awkward teenage years, hormones, and the unspoken rules that decide who reigns supreme in the social structure effect all students throughout their tenure.

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After two roller coaster years of emotions, delays, and setbacks, we are excited to announce that Melbourne Fringe will be returning for 2022. More than ever, we need superstar volunteers to help run the joint and bring their magic sparkle to our fantastic Fringe Festival Hub and Signature Events across Melbourne. 

Watch Kiev's Pro-Act Festival live

The fighting may be continuing in war torn Ukraine but one theatre company is determined that its annual festival will take place in Kyiv this month and it is inviting theatre lovers and theatre companies across the world to join in.

2023 SLV Fellowships

State Library Victoria is offering creatives and scholars a share in $190,000 to support in-depth inquiry into the State Collection and bring fresh perspectives to Victorian life and history, as part of the 2023 Fellowships program.