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Life Without Theatre

With theatres closed for months on end, artists and audience members alike have been left with a creative void in their lives. Despite the disappointments of 2020, Simon Parris has been inspired by the way theatre practitioners have maintained their morale.

Prolific Geelong theatre company CentreStage was set to open an ambitious new production of West Side Story, its run of 11 performances already 90% sold out, when the COVID-19 lockdown hit.

State Theatre Company South Australia Season 2021

A boisterous, topical and entertaining year of theatre is promised in the 2021 by the State Theatre Company South Australia.

Featuring a new commission from South Australian playwright Finegan Kruckemeyer and the Australian premiere of an international hit, the season invites audiences to reflect on the power of community and the possibility of positive change.

Launching the season at Her Majesty’s Theatre on October 29, Artistic Director Mitchell Butel says the 2021 season examines who we were, who we are and who we hope to be.

Ensemble Theatre 2021 Season

7 Plays / 3 Cabaret Events / 5 Australian Plays / 4 Brand New Works

Melbourne Fringe Festival 2020 Program Launched

In the year of the impossible, Melbourne Fringe Festival will deliver a festival full of weird, wonderful, thought-provoking and boundary-pushing art.

Premiere Season of Channing Tatum’s Magic Mike Live

Magic Mike Live will have its Australian Premiere in Sydney from Thursday 17 December at the Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park.  This Premiere season will be the first production around the world to return to the stage after international lockdown. 

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