Stage Briefs

School Holidays at Drum Theatre

Image: Samuel Welsh, Freya Pragt, Teale Howie in The 91-Storey Treehouse. Photographer: Heidrun Lohr

Dandenong’s iconic Drum Theatre is ready to welcome audiences for two book-inspired, family friendly shows during the April 2021 school holidays.

Soufflé Rises Again at Dunstan Playhouse in April

Jonathan Biggins returns to the stage in Adelaide as former Prime Minister Paul Keating in The Gospel According to Paul.

Open Call for South Australian Artists to Apply for Slingsby’s Flying Squad

Slingsby has released an open call-out for South Australian artists to audition for their newest initiative: The Flying Squad - a creative ensemble of five multi-disciplined professional artists who will be employed on two-year contracts to devise and present new works across South Australia.

To apply to audition for Slingsby’s Flying Squad, please fill out this form:

American Psycho Musical at Sydney Opera House

Sexy, dark and disturbing, American Psycho - The Musical will be presented in the Sydney Opera House’s Playhouse from 3 - 27 June, 2021. Based on Bret Easton Ellis’ 1991 novel American Psycho and the 2000 film of the same name, American Psycho – The Musical is a chilling yet comedic insight into a society driven by capitalism, self-image and wealth.

The Boy Who Talked to Dogs - Adelaide Festival 2021

The true story of Australia’s ‘Dog Man’ Martin McKenna unfolds on stage for the first time in an immersive new production from Slingsby and State Theatre Company South Australia.

Friends! The Musical Parody Cast Announced

Producers of Friends! The Musical Parody haveannounced the cast who will be playing these much-loved and iconic roles.

Fringe World 2021 Reviews

Our correspondent Kimberley Shaw has been busy sampling the theatrical fare at Perth's Fringe World.

Click on the links below to read a review.

The Underground


Troy Story

Behind the Wheel

2021 Adelaide Fringe Program Guide Hits Streets

The festival season is one step closer with the launch of the official Adelaide Fringe program guide.

STC Announces 2021 Resident Artists and New Design Associates Program

Image: Courtney Stewart and Shari Sebbens are STC's newest Resident Artists. Photographer Shara Parsons.