Final Curtain for The Production Company in May 2020

Jeanne Pratt AC, founder and chairman of The Production Company has announced that after 21 years and 65 musicals, her company will present its final musical in May 2020.

Jeanne Pratt said “I started the company in 1999 to stimulate the industry, create opportunities for local talent and produce quality entertainment at affordable prices. It has succeeded beyond my wildest dreams and as we plan our final curtain call, we’re doing so with pride, pleasure and wonderfully happy memories.

Victorian Opera Season 2020

Victorian Opera has revealed a most eclectic year with its Season 2020. From Richard Strauss to The Who, Victorian Opera caters to broad musical tastes in a season featuring revered musicians including conductor Simone Young, German soprano Marlis Petersen – Berlin Philharmonic’s current Artist-in- Residence – and singer Katie Noonan.

Bell Shakespeare Season 2020

Bell Shakespeare has announced their 2020 season with a program of popular favourites to celebrate their 30th anniversary year.

In their year of celebration, Bell Shakespeare will explore two of Shakespeare’s most popular and classic plays, reimagined for 21st century audiences, Hamlet and The Comedy of Errors.

None so Blind at Sydney Fringe

Arts writer Martin Portus talks to Stage Whispers about mixing the roles of critic and actor, and his new role playing an old blind man with a taste for teenage boys ….

None so Blind plays in the last week of the Sydney Fringe, 24-28th September 2019

Sydney Philharmonia Choirs Centenary Season in 2020

Sydney Philharmonia Choirs is set to celebrate its Centenary in 2020 with a future-focused program, shining light on Australian composers, and on the organisation’s longstanding commitment to collaboration, community and connection.

Sydney Theatre Company 2020 Season

Sydney Theatre Company Artistic Director Kip Williams has unveiled the STC 2020 season, which will consist of 12 plays performed over four venues – the Roslyn Packer Theatre in Walsh Bay, the Drama Theatre and Playhouse Theatre at the Sydney Opera House, and Riverside Theatre in Parramatta.

State Opera South Australia Season 2020

A series of operatic masterpieces, new productions and a one-night-only open-air spectacular feature in State Opera South Australia’s 2020 season, which launched today.

“The thing that thrills me the most is how this season showcases just what singers can do – captivate, move and inspire. Best of all, it’s all homegrown talent,” said State Opera’s Artistic Director Stuart Maunder.

Melbourne Theatre Company Season 2020

Melbourne Theatre Company Artistic Director & CEO Brett Sheehy has unveiled MTC’s 2020 Season.

‘Season 2020 assembles Australia’s best and brightest for a year of theatre that will have audiences seeing the world differently,’ Brett Sheehy said.

‘Our NEXT STAGE Writers’ Program shines brightly with four new commissions taking pride of place alongside a Tony Award-winning musical, a dazzling Shakespeare, an Australian classic and the most exciting new writing from the West End, Broadway and beyond.’

Comedy, Cabaret and Kids at Bondi

The Bondi Theatre Company will stage the locally written comedy Bondi Legal at the Bondi Pavilion in October 2019 as part of its season of comedy, musical cabaret and children’s theatre.

The comedy – celebrating its 10th anniversary – is inspired by  a case the playwright Tony Laumberg took on when he was a young solicitor.


Coral Drouyn takes a look at what’s on offer, along with sunshine and sand, at the Gold Coast’s Home Of The Arts.

Let’s be honest, no-one moves to the Gold Coast for the Arts scene. The weather, the beaches, the café culture, the fact that you can donate all your sweaters to Lifeline; they’re all factors. But culture? Not so much.

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