Constellations | Tasmanian Theatre Company

This play by English enfant terrible, Nick Payne is a canny choice by the Tasmanian Theatre Company.

101 | Blue Cow Theatre and Three River Theatre

A play about George Orwell, sailing and danger.

Gruesome Playground Injuries | Tasmanian Theatre Company

The play zigzags between moments of real pathos, laughter, the farther reaches of psychological motivation and plain old-fashioned gross-out slapstick.

Antarctica – A New Musical | Tasmanian Theatre Company & Sundog Productions

Antarctica the musical has some very important, relevant information to convey to audiences. It tries to find a place within the genre to get the messages across while being essentially entertaining, and without being too dry or “preachy”.

Cabaret Showcase | Festival of Voices

An all local cast of musicians, singers and dancers graced the stage of The Peacock theatre in the Salamanca Arts Centre to present Cabaret Showcase as part of Hobart’s Festival of Voices.

How to Hold Your Breath | Loud Mouth Theatre Company

We think we’re safe in “the west” from the atrocities that happen elsewhere; the war, the poverty, the displacement. To deal with the Devil seems just as unlikely, until it happens.

Back to the Eighties | Old Nick Company

Whether you lived through the 80's as an adult, grew up in the decade or were born since, you will be chuckling in your seat (or possibly shaking your head) in the happy, nostalgic mood that the songs and fashions of the 80s seem to carry with them.

Legs, Elbows, Lips

Legs, Elbows, Lips is a marvellously rich depiction of romantic relationship gone wrong – or perhaps just a romantic relationship; perhaps the play is saying that all romantic relationships go wrong. Or that going wrong is somehow right?

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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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Melbourne Fringe calling for volunteers

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.