Miss Saigon

Miss Saigon is confidently performed, with a crisp pace that builds to greater and greater heights of emotional catharsis.

The Accused

Jeffery Archer's The Accused, here presented by Hobart's oldest amateur theatre company, is a strange play in that it's really a gimmick and not much else.

Savage River | Tasmanian Theatre Company

Where this production proves its mettle is in its creation of an almost tangible little world.

Letter's End | Spoon Tree Productions

Letter’s End is consummate entertainment. Every object in the Keeper’s room, and every object received through the mail chute, becomes an object of amusement.

Hamlet | Old Nick Company

There’s a vitality and sincerity to this production that makes it entertaining theatre

The Falling Room and the Flying Room | Terrapin Puppet Theatre
Samuel Paxton is your typical eight-year-old: energetic, imaginative and full of crazy schemes; “Mum says we can smash all the windows on one side of the house!” he boldly fibs at one point.

Origins

The idea of a gathering to share stories and music is still the essence of the piece, but in many ways this has become a much stronger show. It’s more polished, more focused, and considerably more entertaining.

Who Knows | Old Nick Company

Russell Lambert has just turned 30 and works part-time at a laundromat, while his social life revolves entirely around his membership of the Dr Who Fan Club of Tasmania.

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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.

Chess The Musical | StoreyBoard Entertainment

For fans of the musical, the problems and changes to the book and plot of Chess are as familiar to them as the score itself and arguably, all this messing about has resulted in an inability to now claim anything as a definitive version. 

Berlin | Melbourne Theatre Company

Through the eyes of her own children during a family holiday to the German capital in 2015, Murray-Smith pondered the feelings and implications for the young drawn to a city so rich in history and creativity but also one so profoundly soaked in shame.

The Removalists | New Theatre

The behaviour of the men is misogynous. The behaviour of men in authority menacing. The Removalists is as relevant today as it was then.

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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.

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Come Dance with Me is a brand new TV dance competition show filming at Docklands Studio Melbourne for American Television.