babes_smSet on the eve of federation, the still current fears of colonial Australia are writ large in this play within a play within a play. The Malthouse Theatre, led by director Michael Kantor, revels in the so-bad-its-good gaudiness of pantomime with this latest production of Babes In The Wood,

Brother Boy
Brother Boy by Nic Velissaris is very Greek, very Australian and very Melbourne, and it is clearly very personal.

Angels in America | new theatre
Director Alex Galeazzi’s take on Tony Kushner’s breathtaking work Angels in America is a commanding and potent night of theatre, but does it deliver on the play’s Millenarian promise?

Richard 3 | Bell Shakespeare

One of Shakespeare's History plays, and the fourth longest in the entire canon, Richard III is a tricky piece and has the potential to just become a mass of talking heads coupled with bloody chaos.

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Artaserse | Pinchgut Opera

We were led to expect great things from Vivica, and we were not disappointed.

Concert Three | Staatskapelle Berlin

It is so hard to convince an audience which knows this piece inside out that they are listening to it for the first time, but that is what Barenboim achieved for me.

Concert One & Two | Staatskapelle Berlin

It is difficult to describe the performances in his cycle of Brahms symphonies. I was overwhelmed by the sheer presence of the music, the intense immediacy of the experience.

Strata Inc. | North of Eight

Attacking topics such as the gender wage gap and misogynistic boys club culture of corporate Australia, Strata Inc. pulls no punches when discussing and dissecting these all too important issues.

A Christmas Carol | shake & stir theatre co

A tale as old as the Christmas traditions we know and love, shake & stir's adaptation of A Christmas Carol transports the audience back to the Victorian era and we find ourselves amidst a stage with a dark, sooty, grimy feel.

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Red Stitch announce 2019 season

Red Stitch Actors’ Theatre today announced their 2019 season, including five Australian premieres and another world premiere from the company’s INK program

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