hellbent_sm1Red Stitch’s Hellbent is an adaptation of the seventeenth century play The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster. It’s a revenge tragedy, a hysterical melodrama of Shakespearean proportions served up with an extra dollop of nastiness and it’s wonderful.

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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Cirque Stratosphere

Swap the big top for the splendid Hamer Hall, this show delivers two hours of truly extraordinary acts of human physicality – tumbling, twirling, twisting, spinning and, at times, literally flying through the air.

Shrek the Musical

Shrek the Musical has it all really and just as the closing song by The Monkeys says, I am a believer.

The 91-Storey Treehouse: Live on Stage!

Most adults would be completely mortified by the thought of a 91 storey treehouse full of hazards and life endangering animals. The children however lapped it up!

Kurios | Cirque du Soleil

If you are unfamiliar with the world famous Cirque du Soleil, the chances are you have never truly experienced the magic of cirque theatre – or you are living under a rock (or possibly both). That's ok… it’s never too late to learn something new!

War Horse | National Theatre of Great Britain

War Horse is a detailed and dedicated tribute to the far-reaching suffering of all sentient beings in war and for lovers of theatre, extraordinary evidence of your passion.

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