News and Features

Swings in the Wings

Swings in the Wings

Image: Marika Aubrey in Come From Away Beth Keehn speaks to s ...
Curtain Up, Light The Lights, It’s Showtime!

Curtain Up, Light The Lights, It’s Showtime!

Image: Judy Nunn and Stuart Wagstaf ...
Hairspray Finds Its Tracy Turnblad

Hairspray Finds Its Tracy Turnblad

Carmel Rodrigues has beaten hundreds of au ...
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Latest Reviews

Fast Food

Fast Food

In a minor outlet of a fast-food franchise, career manager Troy (Kevin H ...
The Wizard of Aus

The Wizard of Aus

The Wizard of Aus is an original pantomime presented by UWA&rsqu ...
Cloudstreet

Cloudstreet

Set in Perth between 1944 and 1964, Tim Winton’s novel is the sa ...
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The Show Business Directory

Books Scripts Recordings

Courtney Monsma Releases Debut Album

Courtney Monsma Releases Debut Album

Australian musical theatre performer Courtney ...
This Much Is True

This Much Is True

Miriam Margolyes (John Murray) Book review by Peter Pinne. Cli ...
NELLIE – The Life and Loves of Dame Nellie Melba

NELLIE – The Life and Loves of Dame Nellie Melba

By Robert Wainwright (Allen &a ...
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Costumes, Props and Sets

The Brief History of a Fake Cigarette

The Brief History of a Fake Cigarette

Can one prop alter the mood of a play? Direc ...
Chester the suitcase with his own baggage

Chester the suitcase with his own baggage

Suitcases conjure up so much symbolism ...
Celebrating Amazing Sets

Celebrating Amazing Sets

The set building department of the Sydney Theatre Company ...
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Finding a Show

Choosing a School Show

Choosing a School Show

Music Theatre International Australasia’s picks G ...
Melba Musical, Classic Adaptations and New Short Plays

Melba Musical, Classic Adaptations and New Short Plays

Melba the Musical Book and ...
MTI Now Licensing Rights to Three Versions of Godspell

MTI Now Licensing Rights to Three Versions of Godspell

Three versions of Stephen S ...
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Other Goods and Services

Let's Put On A Show - 2022 Edition

Let's Put On A Show - 2022 Edition

Its name is inspired by the old Mickey Rooney a ...
Community Theatre Insurance

Community Theatre Insurance

The Association of Community Theatre, in partnership w ...
Paris Fit-Out

Paris Fit-Out

Riedel Communications has announced that the landmark Thé&aci ...
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Production Team and Crew

In The Doghouse

In The Doghouse

Please know, today was a good day, even though I don’t know ...
I Want to be a (Young) Producer

I Want to be a (Young) Producer

In the second part of Debora Krizak’s serie ...
Into the Woods (& Floods) Director’s Diary

Into the Woods (& Floods) Director’s Diary

Director Kimberley Shaw thought she w ...
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Sound and Light

The Kaleidoscope of Dorian Gray

The Kaleidoscope of Dorian Gray

Actor Eryn Jean Norvill plays all 26 roles in the ...
Gobo Light Magic

Gobo Light Magic

For 25 years Gobotech has remained the only Australian manufactu ...
Keeps on Dashin

Keeps on Dashin

Ross Hopkins from Creative Film and TV highly recommends a new han ...
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Theatre Companies

Patch Theatre Celebrates 50 Years

Patch Theatre Celebrates 50 Years

Image: Patch Artistic Director Geoff Cobham. Pho ...
Cocooning, Nurturing, Exploring: Canberra’s The Street in the COVID-19 Era

Cocooning, Nurturing, Exploring: Canberra’s The Street in the COVID-19 Era

Cathy ...
The Spectacle That is Harvest Rain

The Spectacle That is Harvest Rain

What’s it like to be part of a cast of 60 ...
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Training

Study Musical Theatre in England

Study Musical Theatre in England

Australian students are being invited to study Mu ...
Australia’s Top Cabaret Talent To Foster Emerging Performers

Australia’s Top Cabaret Talent To Foster Emerging Performers

The leading lights ...
Festival of Emerging Artists at NIDA

Festival of Emerging Artists at NIDA

Four new Australian plays will spearhead NIDA ...
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Venues

Sydney’s Theatre Royal Glitters Again

Sydney’s Theatre Royal Glitters Again

As the curtain rises at Sydney’s rej ...
Princess Theatre Heralds New Cultural Hub in Brisbane

Princess Theatre Heralds New Cultural Hub in Brisbane

Beth Keehn reports on the of ...
Over 100 Objections to Minerva Theatre Development Application

Over 100 Objections to Minerva Theatre Development Application

Metro Minerva Theat ...
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Stage Briefs

Dark Daniel Keene Love Story LOW for Victorian Theatre Company

Dark Daniel Keene Love Story LOW for Victorian Theatre Company

Following their de ...
Moulin Rouge! to Return to Melbourne in 2023.

Moulin Rouge! to Return to Melbourne in 2023.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical has announ ...
Peter Pan Postponed.

Peter Pan Postponed.

We have received the following Media Release  MELBOURNE ...
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Community Theatre

Backwards Broadway at Willoughby Theatre Company

Backwards Broadway at Willoughby Theatre Company

Willoughby Theatre Company  ...
Exit Laughing at Arts Theatre

Exit Laughing at Arts Theatre

Arts Theatre Cronulla’s second production for ...
Mystery, Murder and Intrigue at The Pavilion Theatre, Castle Hill

Mystery, Murder and Intrigue at The Pavilion Theatre, Castle Hill

Castle Hill Play ...
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Schools on Stage

It’s A Hard Knock Life

It’s A Hard Knock Life

Image: Rehearsal for Pulse Alive. Photofrapher: Anna Warr ...
Time To Play Again In 2022

Time To Play Again In 2022

Image: The Tempest - Amy Usherwood and Drew Living ...
MTC Digital Education

MTC Digital Education

Image: MTC's As You Like It. Photographer: Jeff Busby. ...
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History

The Make-up Box

The Make-up Box

Coral Drouyn remembers an icon of show business, and a part of her ...
Ball at the Savoy

Ball at the Savoy

Image: Fred Conyngham and Molly Fisher in With Pleasure, Ma ...
The Art and History of Puppetry

The Art and History of Puppetry

Are puppets all child’s play? Not according ...
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