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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TakeOver | Bangalow Theatre Company

The audience for any one night is divided into five groups of twelve people, each of which walks between the venues, so that there is only a Covid-safe number of people in any venue at any one time.

Gaslight | State Theatre Company South Australia

Gaslight is an entertaining, non-convoluted, engaging and superbly written piece, so that it stands up well after 80 years, especially when its traditional strength is imaginatively blended with some non- traditional contemporary casting.

QPAC Unlocked: An Evening with Amy Lehpamer

The night progressed, Amy showcasing her many talents, singing and playing the violin, and then indulging us, inviting her partner to perform alongside for a few songs on the acoustic guitar.

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Victoria’s Dance Studios Under Siege

Ausdance Victoria reveals an alarming 92% of studio owners are worried their business won’t survive to March 2021. 

Sydney Theatre Company Returns to the Stage

Sydney Theatre Company today announced its current plans for the remainder of the 2020 season including a return to the stage with a COVIDSafe, socially distanced season of Angus Cerini’s Wonnangatta.

ACO to resume live public performances at City Recital Hall

The Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) has today announced its musicians will return to the concert hall for the first time in six months.

New research shows arts increasingly important to Australians

Australians increasingly recognise the vital role of arts and creativity in almost every aspect of our lives, from education to mental health to strengthening local economies.

New grant initiative for disadvantaged and POC artists

Be You Inc. have recently launched a new grant initiative to provide financial assistance for disadvantaged and POC artists auditioning for tertiary performing arts programs this year.