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Take a peak at the great line up of shows happening at the Brisbane Arts Theatre this year.


They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky. They're all together ooky, and they're playing at the Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre. See The Addams Family from 3 to 19 March.


Director Matthew Lutton discusses his production of Away. Currently playing in Sydney until March 25th.


Director, Sarah Goodes, talks about directing JOHN, a powerful and intimate play, written by the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Annie Baker. Playing in Melbourne until March 25.


Take a look at the great line up happening this year at the Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre.


Take a look at the great line up this year for the Sydney Theatre Company.


Take a look at the great line up this year for the Melbourne Theatre Company.


We've had a long election year so finally sit back, relax and let The Wharf Revue team deliver a laugh out loud politically charged night filled with a smorgasbord of satirical goodies including songs and dancing inspired by (according to Paul Keating) the straight men, fixers and maddies who represent us. Playing in Sydney from 18 October to 23 December.


Step right up! Step right up! The producers of the best selling magic show in the world have teamed up with award-winning puppeteers from War Horse to create a turn of the century circus spectacular! Catch Circus 1903 in Canberra from 1 to 10 December.


The Nutcracker is one of world's most beloved ballets. Accompanied by Tchaikovsky's famous score, this is an enchanting experience for the whole family. See it in Canberra from 23 - 27 November.


Super Sparkleheart, a cheerful caped visitor, takes the friends on a joyful musical journey to discover the mysterious inner Super Power that will make every one of them an EVERYDAY SUPER HERO! Take the kids along to see Elmo and the Sesame Street gang in Canberra on 22 November.


Orgon leads a blissful, happy life. But when he welcomes the deceptively slick Tartuffe into his family, he unwittingly injects his home with a lethal dose of chaos. Nothing is off limits as Tartuffe exploits Orgon to pilfer his fortune and attempt the seduction of his wife and his daughter. Can the family fight back before its too late? Catch Tartuffe playing at Dunstan Playhouse in Adelaide from 4 to 20 November.


Inspired by the works of W. B. Yeats and other great Irish poets, ANCIENT RAIN combines the spoken word with a song-cycle of new compositions. Paul Kelly and Camille O'Sullivan, inhabit a range of diverse characters as they reveal a tapestry of themes, from the cost of love and the price of independence, to the inadequacy of faith and the power of forgiveness. Playing in Canberra from 2 - 4 November.


Shaun Micallef and Francis Greenslade are playing the famous mismatched duo in the comedy classic, The Odd Couple. Catch them in Melbourne from 5 November to 17 December.


Frank is a cynical, burnt-out English professor, who drinks too much. Rita is a hairdresser and a bit naive. However, when she chooses Frank of all people to introduce her to culture, two very different worlds collide, merging to produce a charming human comedy. Cast members Colin Moody and Francesca Bianchi talk about their upcoming show, Educating Rita. See it in Canberra from 26 - 29 October.


Antigone is a child of war, like too many in our world. She asked a simple question thousands of years ago that remains too difficult for us to answer even to this day, as so many recent events have demonstrated. What do we do with the body of a terrorist, a murderer, who has brought destruction, death and horror to our community when that terrorist is our brother. Our own flesh and blood? Sophocles' Antigone is playing at the Canberra Theatre 27 - 29 October.


One of William Shakespeare's most famous and passionate tragedies, Othello, directed by Peter Evans, is coming to Canberra. Promised to be a gripping production that will touch audiences to their core. Catch it at the Canberra Theatre from 14 - 22 October.


Joanna Murray-Smith's acclaimed tale of cat and mouse, Switzerland, featuring the stunning original Sydney Theatre Company team of actors Sarah Peirse and Eamon Farren, and director Sarah Goodes is playing in Melbourne from 16 September - 29 October. Catch it at The Sumner at the Southbank Theatre.


Darlinghurst Theatre Company presents the world premiere of an extraordinary new work, Remembering Pirates. The famed children of Peter Pan are now adults. Wendy's expecting her first child, John's a jaded history teacher and Michael's never around. Each remembers childhood adventures of pirates, treasure and magic. But memory is a tricky thing. Was it just make-believe or could it have been real? If only Peter Pan would return. Playing in Sydney from 16 September - 16 October.


Christie (Noni Hazlehurst) has found herself at the fringe of the world. Homeless, aging, living on the outskirts of suburbia, she attracts the curiosity of the locals with the story of her colourful, troubled life. In Mother, award winning Australian playwright Daniel Keene, explores the concept of homelessness as a metaphor for disconnection. Christie's story is part truth, part fiction, and even she is no longer sure which is which. Mother is playing at the Canberra Theatre from 27 Sept - 1 Oct.


Darlinghurst Theatre Company presents the world premiere of an extraordinary new work, Remembering Pirates. The famed children of Peter Pan are now adults. Wendy's expecting her first child, John's a jaded history teacher and Michael's never around. Each remembers childhood adventures of pirates, treasure and magic. But memory is a tricky thing. Was it just make-believe or could it have been real? And now adulthood is full of pointless responsibility. Playing in Sydney from 16 September - 16 October.


We've had a long election year so finally sit back, relax and let The Wharf Revue team deliver a laugh out loud politically charged night filled with a smorgasbord of satirical goodies including songs and dancing inspired by (according to Paul Keating) the straight men, fixers and maddies who represent us.


Kat Stewart (Offspring) and Mitchell Butel (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum) star in the 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, Disgraced, that proves politics and dinner parties are never a good mix. Playing in Melbourne until 1 October.


Find your inner creature as this gorgeous production comes alive for a whole new generation of circus, music and animal lovers. Carnival of Animals is playing at the Canberra Theatre Centre from 15 - 17 September.


The magical musical adaptation of the much loved book, The Gruffalo, is currently touring Australia. Take the kids and see it in Canberra from 13 - 18 September.


Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, is currently playing in Sydney at the Capitol Theatre. Prepare to be bedazzled by the stunning costumes, energetic dancing and an unbelievable magic carpet ride!


In 1845, Charlotte and her sisters wrote under male pseudonyms and were the talk of London. People presumed they must be men to be able to write with such passion and dark humanity. Years after her death, Charlotte's love letters to her married French Professor were discovered and made known to the public. Miss Bronte is inspired by the letters and novels of Charlotte Bronte, along with the many biographical works about her life.


Mozart's brilliant opera The Marriage of Figaro follows the adventures of a household over one crazy day. Masters are lusting after their servants, servants are outwitting their masters - it's the opera with everything: lovers and liaisons, disguises and desires, tricks and laughter. See it at the Canberra Theatre from 25 - 27 August.


The 39 Steps is a world-wide hit that brings John Buchan's classic book and Hitchcock's legendary film to life in a hysterical stage adaptation. Catch it at the Dunstan Playhouse in Adelaide until 11 September.


May Gibbs' quintessentially Australian classic, Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, has fascinated and delighted generations of children and families, introducing them to the wonder and magic of the Australian bush. Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, with many other beloved characters, come to life in this funny and enchanting production. Catch it at the Canberra Theatre on 20 August.


Simon is an unemployed dreamer. He is diagnosed with progressive and irreversible hearing loss: he could go deaf at any moment. In his despair, he recalls a story told to him in his childhood by his Aunty Sal, the story of an island which runs entirely on sound, and where all communication is through music and singing. Simon decides to find the island. When he approaches the bank for a loan for a boat, he picks up some unexpected travel companions. And the adventure begins...


Hailed as an Australian 'To Kill a Mockingbird', Craig Silvey's acclaimed, best-selling novel, Jasper Jones, has been lovingly adapted for the stage by Kate Mulvany, and is directed by MTC Associate Artistic Director Sam Strong. Catch it in Melbourne from 1 August - 9 September.


Letters to Lindy is an exploratory look at the collection of more than 20,000 letters sent to Lindy Chamberlain in response to her claim that a dingo took her baby. Filled with humour and heartbreak, this stunning new work by award-winning playwright Alana Valentine explores the publics relationship with one of 20th Century Australias most iconic figures.


The electrifying Australian drama, Rolling Thunder Vietnam, returns for an exclusive national tour in July-August 2016 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan. The performance combines personal stories of young Vietnam War soldiers with hit songs of the era, taking you on a journey through one of Australia's most historical and transformative events. Currently touring the country and coming to Canberra on 10 - 11 August.


Telling meaningful stories through movement is what drives Bangarra's dancers. OUR land people stories is a remarkable triple bill bringing three new contemporary dance works to the stage to tell the rich stories of Australia's cultural heritage. Currently touring the country and coming to Canberra on 28 - 30 July.


Extinction is a timely and intelligent new Australian play by Helpmann award winning playwright and screenwriter Hannie Rayson. Teaming up with acclaimed film director and producer Nadia Tass, they explain just how powerful and real their production is going to be. Playing in Canberra from 20 - 23 July.


Director, Young Jean Lee, talks about her production Straight White Men, a play that entertains but in the process initiates a conversation about race and privilege. Playing in Adelaide from 1 - 23 July.


Hamlet Prince of Skidmark, an hour-long comedy version of Shakespeare's classic, Hamlet, is sure to have both kids and adults laughing till their stomachs ache. Catch it in Sydney from 16 June 17 July.


Jane Austen's deliciously charming romance, Sense and Sensibility, is full of wit and passion. One sister is practical and dutiful, the other is consumed by youthful passion. Their quests for suitable husbands unfold in a period-perfect production by the Brisbane Arts Theatre that will set your spirits soaring. Currently playing in Brisbane from 11 - 23 June.


Country Song is a fictionalised story wrapped around the life of Indigenous singing legend Jimmy Little. Performers, Michael Tuahine, David Page and Elaine Crombie speak about what this show means to them. Playing at the Canberra Theatre from 7 - 9 July.


Helpmann Award-winner, Dean Bryant, returns to MTC to direct David Hare's contemporary classic, Skylight, featuring a brilliant cast led by Colin Friels and Anna Samson. Playing in Melbourne from 18 June - 23 July.


Director Sarah Goodes speaks about Disgraced, a fiercely intelligent and sensationally entertaining drama that reveals the prejudices and compromises of modern Western culture. Playing in Canberra from 22 May 25 June.


Hamlet Prince of Skidmark, an hour-long comedy version of Shakespeare's classic, Hamlet, is sure to have both kids and adults laughing till their stomachs ache. Catch it in Sydney from 16 June - 17 July.


Things I Know To Be True, a newly commissioned play by the great contemporary playwright, Andrew Bovell, is being brought to the stage by State Theatre Company of South Australia with a special collaboration with Frantic Assembly. Director, Geordie Brookman and actor, Nathan O'Keefe, tell us what this collaboration means for their show. Playing in Canberra from June 8 - 11.


Director, Sam Strong, talks about their stage adaptation of Cain's novel, Double Indemnity, one of the greatest crime novels of our times which was famously adapted for the screen. Tom Holloway's smart-mouthed stage adaptation now breathes new life into this great crime narrative, promising audiences at least twice the ordinary payout in passion and intrigue. Playing in Melbourne from 30 May - 2 July.


Monkey Baa is bringing Li Cunxin's autobiography Mao's Last Dancer to the stage in their latest theatre production, The Peasant Prince. Li Cunxin speaks about how his story is one of courage, inspiration and achieving amazing things against impossible odds.


Esther Hannaford and Brent Hill tell us all about their exciting and energetic production, Little Shop of Horrors. Playing in Canberra 25 - 29 May.


Featuring all your favourites, Brisbane Arts Theatre's production of Are You Being Served? revives some of the most beloved and irreverent hijinks ever captured during the series' 13-year run on the BBC. Catch their cheeky and endearing production from 30 April - 4 June.


Take a sneak peek behind the rehearsals of State Theatre Company of South Australia's upcoming production, Things I Know To Be True by Andrew Bovell. Playing from 13 May - 14 June at the Dunstan Playhouse.


The Sydney Dance Company's CounterMove is a double bill act, including CACTI, a hilarious, affectionate tribute that parodies modern art and LUX TENEBRIS a deeply emotional exploration of light, darkness and beauty emerging from a dusky sonic landscape. Playing in Canberra from 19 - 21 May.


Tennessee William's, beautiful but slightly haunting play, The Glass Menagerie is coming to Canberra. See it at the Canberra Theatre Centre from 3 - 7 May.


Director Kip Williams, brings to life a thrilling revival of Strindberg's enduring theatrical masterpiece, Miss Julie, for a tale of passion and power that no one can afford to miss. Playing in Melbourne from 16 April - 21 May.


On an unseasonably cold September day in 1936, the world's last known Tasmanian Tiger died in captivity at Hobart's Beaumaris Zoo. Out of the darkness, Sarah Hamilton and Justine Campbell conjure the ghost of one of our lost beauties - the thylacine. Gutsy and rebellious, this beautiful reimagining of Australia's lost history shines a light on extinction and our own survival.


Based on one of Hans Christian Anderson's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl," and "Part of Your World." Playing at the Canberra Theatre from 8 - 17 April.


A royal kidnapping... A hidden child... Which handsome gondolier is actually the true King of Barataria? GSOV presents The Gondoliers: a timely and witty reflection on the values of Monarchy and Republicanism and one of William S Gilbert's & Arthur Sullivan's most entertaining and enduring collaborations. Filled with toe-tapping tunes, fantastic dancing and romance aplenty, see it from 21 - 23 April.


Director Sarah Goodes speaks about Disgraced, a fiercely intelligent and sensationally entertaining drama that reveals the prejudices and compromises of modern Western culture. Playing in Sydney at Wharf 1 from 16 April - 4 June.


Machu Picchu was written by Sue Smith (Saving Mr Banks), and stars Lisa McCune and Darren Gilshenan as Paul and Gabby, two mid-life civil engineers whose lives are forever changed after a car accident which leaves Paul as a C6 quadriplegic. Exploring mindfulness, altruism and the challenge of staying true to oneself, this love-story is alternately heart-breaking and mordantly humorous as the couple try to come to terms with their new way of life.


The legendary Moscow Circus is coming! See it in Canberra from 6 - 25 April.


The Queen is dead. Long live the King? Sometime in the not too distant future, Prince Charles finally ascends the throne. And he quickly makes up for lost time. Written in the verse of a Shakespearean history play, Mike Bartlett's ingenious writing of King Charles III (Winner of the 2015 Olivier Award for Best New Play) is now playing at the Roslyn Packer Theatre in Sydney from 31 March to 30 April.


Alex Williams talks about his role as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet. Playing in Canberra from 1-9 April.


Damien Strouthos speaks on his role as Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet. Playing in Canberra from 1-9 April.


Profoundly moving and deeply engaging, The Secret River continues to change the way Australians look at and understand our history. A story of two families standing directly opposite one another yet infinitely divided by culture and their definition of land. Playing at the Arts Centre Melbourne until 19 March.


Emily Bronte's gothic masterpiece, Wuthering Heights, is coming to Canberra. Join the brooding and handsome Heathcliff as he seeks revenge on those who ruined his chance of happiness with his beloved Cathy. Venture into this dark world, bringing a clever and bold new look to this tale of passionate love and dangerous obsession.


Duncan Macmillan's play, Lungs, a tender and funny modern romance exploring love and climate change is receiving excellent reviews. See it at the Arts Centre Melbourne until 19 March.


Award-winning actor Guy Masterson will be doing a one-off solo performance of Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood. See it at All Saints College on February 26.


The Secret River is a powerful story of two families divided by culture and land. See it at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre until March 5.


Take a peak at some of the acts being performed at the show La Clique. With a mixture of magic, burlesque, acrobatics and death-defying aerial feats, it is sure to have something for everyone.


Duncan Macmillan explores the environmental impact of having children in the tender and funny modern romance, Lungs. Playing at the Arts Centre Melbourne from 5 February - 19 March 2016.


Daisy is raised as a girl by loving but incompetent parents. Come see his story at Baby With The Bathwater, playing at the Brisbane Arts Theatre until 20 February.


The Secret River is a powerful story of two families divided by culture and land. See it at the Roslyn Packer Theatre in Sydney before it continues touring north to Queensland.


Polish your disco balls and set your glitter beams to fabulous - the cosmic cabaret Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens is blasting off at Fringe World this month.


Amy Herzogs award winning play, 4000 Miles, is a story about Leo, a 21-year-old who rocks up unannounced at his 91-year-old Jewish grandmother Vera's Manhattan apartment, and how their lives unfold revealing many surprising parallels between the two generations. Playing in Canberra from 11-13 February.


Director, Clare Watson talks about the upcoming Australian premiere of Lungs, a funny, tender and profound two-hander by British writer Duncan Macmillan, staring Kate Atkinson and Bert LaBonte. Lungs will be playing at the Arts Centre Melbourne from 5 February - 19 March.


Daisy is raised as a girl by loving but incompetent parents. Come see his story at Baby With The Bathwater, playing at the Brisbane Arts Theatre.


The Queen is dead. Long live the King? Sometime in the not too distant future, Prince Charles finally ascends the throne. And he quickly makes up for lost time. Written in the verse of a Shakespearean history play, Mike Bartlett's ingenious writing of King Charles III (Winner of the 2015 Olivier Award for Best New Play) is coming to the Roslyn Packer Theatre in Sydney in March.


Packed with dazzling dancing, sparkling tutus and enchanting Tchaikovsky music, The Sleeping Beauty is the perfect first ballet experience for boys and girls. Take them along these holidays.


Director Simon Phillips talks about his upcoming production of Ladies in Black, playing in Melbourne from January 16 to February 27.


With The Lion King showing in Perth, the only thing you need to decide is which day are you going?


Take a sneak peak at the great line up the Melbourne Theatre Company has in store for 2016. From classic comedy The Odd Couple starring Shaun Micallef and Francis Greenslade, or Ladies in Black - the heart-bursting new musical with songs by Tim Finn - through to Pulitzer-Prize winner Disgraced starring Kat Stewart, MTC invites you to lose yourself, and find something new.


Artistic Director Geordie Brookman chats about the State Theatre Company 2016 Season.


Here's a look at the great variety of shows that Darlinghurst Theatre have in store for 2016.


After a successful season in 2015, the Sydney Theatre Company has another year of exciting productions lined up for 2016. Take a peak at their upcoming shows for next year.


Writer and lyricist Steve Vizard, explains what's in store in his new satire that takes a look at the ANZAC legend, turning it into a moving comedy. Playing in Melbourne until 9 December.


All is not well at Saucy Jack's space bar, as the evil shadow of a serial killer looms with cabaret acts killed off one by one, stabbed by the heel of a sequinned slingback shoe. Saucy Jack himself doesn't seem bothered by the threat of murder or tragic loss of his cabaret acts he's more concerned it will be bad for business - so it's up to the interstellar space cops, the Space Vixens, to find the killer.


Brisbane Arts Theatre is currently performing the award-winning musical, Avenue Q in Brisbane until Dec 19. Here's a look at some of the cast enjoying themselves and getting into character at Comic-Con.


If you're looking for laughter and a bit of silliness mixed in with Shakespeare and his much-loved play, A Midsummer Night's Dream, then you need to go along and see State Theatre Company's performance of The Popular Mechanicals. Playing until Nov 28.


The Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Victoria presents an exciting double bill production of two contrasting works: The Contrabandista and Cavalleria Rusticana. Playing in Melbourne until Nov 29.


Director Damien Ryan and the cast got together to share their thoughts on what makes this Hamlet "an extraordinary production". Playing in Sydney until Dec 6.


Having shattered box office records around the world, THE ILLUSIONISTS is now coming to captivate Canberra. This mind-blowing spectacular showcases the jaw-dropping talents of seven of the most incredible illusionists on earth. Performing in Canberra until Dec 16.


The Imperial Russian Ballet Company's tour of Swan Lake - the most loved classical ballet of them all - has almost finished in Australia. You can still see it in Canberra from 21-22 Oct and Sydney 23-25 Oct.


John Bell speaks on Bell Shakespeare's touring production of Hamlet which is playing in Canberra from 13 - 24 October.


After receiving glowing reviews in Sydney, Joanna Murray-Smith's acclaimed tale of cat and mouse, Switzerland, will be playing in Melbourne next year and featuring the same stunning original Sydney Theatre Company team of actors, Sarah Peirse and Eamon Farren, and director Sarah Goodes.


One of the most delightfully irreverent musicals of all time - a satire of big business and all it holds sacred - HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING is being performed by Savoyards Musical Comedy Society in Brisbane from 26 September - 10 October.


With an astonishing mix of stunt-jumping acrobatics, cutting-edge juggling, virtuosic unicycling, elegant flying trapeze, cheeky impersonations, ridiculous knockabout and multi-skilled human physical exuberance, But Wait There's More uses circus to satirise the rising tide of information, speed, consumerism, visual pollution, television, the net and today's manic fast-paced lifestyles.


The tale of Jack & the Beanstalk starts in the town of Prickly Bottom, where our hero Jack and his mother Dame Trott, haven't a bean to their name! Their beloved cow Daisy has gone dry, and worse still there is an evil giant high above the village who is eating all the villagers and the King is next on his menu... Can Jack save the day and rescue his beloved, Jill? Playing in Brisbane from 29 August to 12 November.


Take a sneak peak at the great line up that the Melbourne Theatre Company has in store for 2016. From classic comedy The Odd Couple starring Shaun Micallef and Francis Greenslade, or Ladies in Black - the heart-bursting new musical with songs by Tim Finn - through to Pulitzer-Prize winner Disgraced starring Kat Stewart, MTC invites you to lose yourself, and find something new.


For over 15 years, they've mercilessly mocked all the usual suspects. This year, The Wharf Revue will be a parade of past and present indignitaries a who's who of 21st century embarrassments, from the politicians to the celebrities all skewered on the stake of seriously side-splitting satirical silliness and musical mayhem.


Actors Elizabeth Hay, Paul Blackwell and Edwin Hodgeman discuss State Theatre Company's production of Ben Jonson's VOLPONE directed by Nescha Jelk. VOLPONE plays in the Dunstan Playhouse in Adelaide from 21 August - 12 September.


Ariel Dorfman's award-winning play, Death and the Maiden, is a taut psychological thriller, both complex and captivating. Now playing in Sydney.


Presented by Dark Psychic Productions in association with Phoenix Theatre Inc, Zombie Prom, a 50s, toe-tapping, pop-rock musical will make you ask 'What do you do when your dead ex-boyfriend asks you to the prom?'.


Alison Bell, Nathan O'Keefe and Mark Saturno sit down to discuss the production of Harold Pinter's iconic piece, BETRAYAL. Playing in Mebourne from 26 August - 3 October.


John Bell speaks on Bell Shakespeare's touring production of Hamlet which is playing in QLD from Sept 2 - 7 September.


Director, Scott Rankin and several cast members speak about the upcoming show of Ghosts In The Scheme, playing in Canberra Sept 2-5.


Emma is married to Robert. But for seven years, she's been having an affair with Jerry, Robert's best friend. Betrayal begins after the end of the affair, and pursues a gripping journey back to its very beginning. Alison Bell, Nathan O'Keefe and Mark Saturno sit down to discuss the production of Harold Pinter's iconic piece, BETRAYAL. Playing in Canberra from 19-22 August.


John Bell speaks on Bell Shakespeare's touring production of Hamlet.


Ariel Dorfman's award-winning play, Death and the Maiden, is a taut psychological thriller, both complex and captivating. Now playing in Melbourne.


John Bell speaks on Bell Shakespeare's touring production of Hamlet which is currently playing in WA.


Ariel Dorfman's award-winning play, Death and the Maiden, is a taut psychological thriller, both complex and captivating. Now playing in Melbourne.


Emma is married to Robert. But for seven years she's been having an affair with Jerry, Robert's best friend. Betrayal begins after the end of the affair, and pursues a gripping journey back to its very beginning. Alison Bell, Nathan O'Keefe and Mark Saturno sit down to discuss their upcoming production of Harold Pinter's iconic piece, BETRAYAL. Coming soon to Canberra.


Set in the desperation of the Great Depression, Of Mice and Men is one of the world's most compelling tales of friendship and survival. Playing at the Canberra Theatre from 6-8 August.


Want to watch 37 Shakespeare plays but without the language barriers or the period hurdles? Honest Puck is currently performing The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) in Canberra. Involving pop culture, audience participation and probably the fastest, funniest Hamlet you're ever likely to see, this is Shakespeare as you've never seen it before.


John Bell speaks on Bell Shakespeare's touring production of Hamlet which is currently playing in Melbourne.


Emma is married to Robert. But for seven years, she's been having an affair with Jerry, Robert's best friend. Betrayal begins after the end of the affair, and pursues a gripping journey back to its very beginning. Alison Bell, Nathan O'Keefe and Mark Saturno sit down to discuss their upcoming production of Harold Pinter's iconic piece, BETRAYAL. Currently playing in Adelaide.


Based on the hugely successful, award-winning, Stripey series of books by West Australian author, illustrator and artist, Wendy Binks, Stripey will make you laugh and make you cry, but most of all Stripey will simply steal your heart away. Playing in Canberra from 23 - 25 July.


John Bell speaks on Bell Shakespeare's touring production of Hamlet, which is currently playing in Melbourne.


Sixteen young members of the Fruit Fly Circus are currently touring with their 55-minute jaw-dropping show, full of acrobatics, artistic performance and mind-boggling skill. Catch them in Canberra from July 16-18.


Noises Off, the classic British bedroom farce that will make you wonder how any show gets on stage. Catch the production in Brisbane until 15 August.


Artistic Director, Stephen Page, talks about lore, a dance experience of Australia's homelands, from the enigmatic waters of the Torres Strait Islands to the deeply rooted inland trees celebrating the past, present and future.


Appealing to parents and children alike, Mister Makers show will be packed full of fantastic makes, and a vast array of songs and dances with Mister Makers sidekicks,The Shapes!


Through a series of tantalising vignettes, Caryl Churchill, one of the world's foremost living playwrights, gives us a unique snapshot of the modern era, with her many characters each revealing a different facet of the human condition. Playing in Sydney from 9 July - 15 August.


Ned Kelly is about to hang for his crimes, but his final night in prison is interrupted by the arrival of his brother Dan, disguised as a priest. Dramatically entwining fact, theory and myth, Kelly is a fast moving and action packed production, shedding a new light on Australia's most infamous cult heroes.


A sexy and revealing look at fame, celebrity and stardom in the 21st Century is being explored under the direction of MTC's Associate Director Leticia Caceres in Birdland. Showing in Melbourne until 27 June.


All the way from Cuba, some of the world's finest classical and contemporary dancers perform to the infectious rhythms of Latin-America, and the No.1 hits from Sia, Lorde, Beyonce, Jessie J, Bruno Mars, J Lo, Prince and Rihanna. Ballet Revolucion is performing in Canberra on June 24th, for one night only.


An epic love story between a pianist and his muse is being explored by Perth Theatre Company's newest production, The Song Was Wrong.


Andrew Upton, Artistic Director of the Sydney Theatre Company, speaks about their latest offering: a captivating stage adaptation of a childhood classic, Storm Boy. Performing in Canberra from 3 - 9 June.


Years before the James Bond films there was North by Northwest a lightning paced thriller that mixes glamour with espionage for a truly irresistible cocktail. Alfred Hitchcock's supreme comedy of suspense is being brought to life in a new stage adaptation by director Simon Phillips and writer Carolyn Burns. Playing in Melbourne from 1 - 20 June.


The production of Jesus Christ Superstar being performed in the AIS arena is getting great reviews.


David McAllister speaks about Giselle, a story of love, betrayal and forgiveness. After falling in love with a man who is not all he seems, Giselle dies of a broken heart when she finds out his deception. Transformed into a spirit, she battles to save her lover in a wood haunted by the cold and angry ghosts of jilted women. Since its premiere in 1841, Giselle has captured the imagination and hearts of many. Playing in Canberra from 21- 26 May.


The Who's Tommy is a powerful tale of a deaf, mute, and blind pinball player who becomes an international superstar. The Who's Tommy is a theatrical adaptation of the original chart-topping rock album released in 1969. The exhilarating score is timeless in its youthful appeal, giving the show a cross-generational appeal. Presented by the Blue Mountains Musical Society, The Who's Tommy is being performed in Penrith at the Evan Theatre from 27 - 31 May.


This side-splitting comedy based on a 1939 Alfred Hitchcock thriller is sure to be a rip-roaring night out for the whole family. The 39 Steps is a story of the adventures of Richard Hannay, a debonair Londoner, who is charged with murder after a glamorous spy he befriended is murdered in his apartment. Presented by the Brisbane Arts Theatre, The 39 Steps is being performed from 2 May - 30 June.


Known for writing theatre to cater for people who would rather watch a movie than see a show, writer and director, Pete Malicki is bringing his third monologue showcase: "(extra)ordinary, (un)usual episode III" to the stage at New Theatre. Be sure to catch his award-winning monologues.


Masquerade is a new Australian play by award-winning playwright Kate Mulvany, based on the iconic children's book by Kit Williams which sold over two million copies worldwide in the late 1970s. Especially commissioned for the Sydney and Melbourne Festivals and co-produced by State Theatre Company and Griffin Theatre Company as part of the Come Out Children's Festival, Masquerade is bound to amaze and enchant audiences aged nine to 90. Playing at Her Majesty's Theatre in Adelaide from 20 - 31 May.


The 1959 comedy horror film, A Bucket of Blood, has been adapted for the stage by Mitch Brian as The Temperamental Artist and is being presented by Dark Psychic Productions. When Walter Paisley, a bus boy, accidentally kills his landlady's cat, he covers it with clay and passes it off as a sculpture. But feeling the pressure to produce more work and, as the police close in and the murders escalate, he zeroes in on the girl he loves, determined to make her his wife - or next sculpture.


Get ready for plenty of suspense and mystery in the classic Agatha Christie whodunit, Spider's Web.


The irrepressible Miriam Margolyes is back to entertain us all in her show, The Importance of Being Miriam, along with acclaimed classical pianist John Martin.


If you're looking for impossibly breathtaking circus acts with a whole lot of theatrical glitz, you will find it all at Le Noir - The Dark Side of Cirque. Performing in Canberra from May 6 - 10.


Andrew Upton, Artistic Director of the Sydney Theatre Company, speaks about their latest offering: a captivating stage adaptation of a childhood classic, Storm Boy. Performing in Sydney until May 17.


Confidence Man: An interactive audio experience that places you at the centre of the action.


Actors Matilda Bailey and James Smith along with Director Jon Halpin discuss State Theatre Company's State Education production THIS IS WHERE WE LIVE by Vivienne Walshe.


Sydney Dance Company are bringing to life two highly acclaimed performances: the world-premiere of Rafael Bonachela's 'Frame of Mind' and the Australian premiere of living legend William Forsythe's 'Quintett'. In this interview, Rafael Bonachela talks about how he conceived of the idea for 'Frame of Mind'.


Ensemble Theatre is putting on two, one-act plays commissioned to commemorate 100 years since the Anzacs landed at Gallipoli. Playing until May 10.


Do you remember the hit TV series of the 80's, Monkey? Get ready for a trip down memory lane as it comes to life in a new theatre production. Playing in Canberra from 23-25th April.


Do you remember the hit TV series of the 80's, Monkey? Get ready for a trip down memory lane as it comes to life in a new theatre production, directed by John Bell and Kim Carpenter.


Hugo Weaving returns to the Sydney Theatre Company to bring life to Samuel Beckett's, Endgame. Full of black humour and intrigue, this play takes a look at some of the more difficult aspects of life.


A moving account of the life of soldier, Martin O'Meara VC, who came to Western Australia from Ireland and suffered mental illness following World War I, is performed in a production written and directed by Noel ONeill.


Bell Shakespeare's, As You Like It, is about a heroine who is willing to break all the rules of romance to win the boy. "It's one of the plays with the biggest heart," says co-director Peter Evans. After playing in Sydney and Canberra, it will finish its tour in Melbourne on May 10.


Bell Shakespeare's, As You Like It, is about a heroine who is willing to break all the rules of romance to win the boy. "It's one of the plays with the biggest heart," says co-director Peter Evans. Playing in Canberra from April 8 18.


The irrepressible Miriam Margolyes is back to entertain us all in her show, The Importance of Being Miriam, along with acclaimed classical pianist John Martin.


In this interview, Wesley Enoch talks about the trials facing Aboriginal Australians who signed up to fight in World War I. Receiving great reviews around the country, Black Diggers is playing in Canberra until Saturday.


A highly-acclaimed, haunting and mysterious performance by Olwen Fouere of James Joyce's book, Finnegans Wake, is playing in Sydney until April 11.


A fascinating combination of paper and projection is being used to perform stories about the lives of civilians in conflict zones. Inspired by award-winning journalist, Sophie McNeill.


Soon to perform in Canberra, The Importance of Being Miriam is currently at the Dunstan Playhouse. A daring, funny and sad medley with accents to boot, will surely keep the audience entertained by the ever witty Miriam Margolyes.


Canberra residents are soon to be singing and humming the song, Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious with Mary Poppins playing at the Canberra Theatre until the 29th. Get along to enjoy the fun and merriment that this production is sure to have.


This photo shoot with Trifle Theatre Company gives you just a small taste of the fun to be had at their latest production, Avenue Q. People, puppets and an award-winning production, what more could you want.


The Perth Theatre Company is bringing you a season of stories for 2015, and it all starts with From The Rubble beginning in March.


Bell Shakespeare's, As You Like It, is about a heroine who is willing to break all the rules of romance to win the boy. "It's one of the plays with the biggest heart," says co-director Peter Evans. Currently playing at the Sydney Opera House.


Based on the book by Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie, is the true account of Albom's interactions with Morrie Schwartz (his college professor) and how they impacted his life.


Based on the book by Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie, is the true account of Albom's interactions with Morrie Schwartz (his college professor) and how they impacted his life.


Currently receiving great reviews, set and costume designer Ailsa Paterson takes us behind the scenes of the BECKETT TRIPTYCH.


Currently receiving great reviews, set and costume designer Ailsa Paterson takes us behind the scenes of the BECKETT TRIPTYCH.


Tim Rogers, Clare Watson and members of the cast and MTC Artistic team share how the iconic album, What Rhymes with Cars and Girls, became a new Australian play.


Extraordinary acrobatics are coming to Canberra with Circa's Beyond. Sure to have you saying, "How do they do that?!"


Wicked, the untold story of the witches of Oz is one of the most popular musicals of the last decade, breaking box offices worldwide. It is being performed in Brisbane only until March 15. This is a show not to be missed.


Following the death of Mrs Owens, does Mr Owens have something to hide? Mystery and intrigue will be on the agenda for Bob Charteris's new thriller, Deadly Relations.


Sweet Charity, a three-time Helpmann Award Winning production is playing in Canberra. This high-octane musical tells the story of dance hall hostess, Charity Hope Valentine, and her dreams to be taken away from her sordid dance hall existence and be rescued by a respectable man who falls madly in love with her.


After Dinner, a timeless comedy, written by Andrew Bovell in 1988, is being brought to the stage again by the Sydney Theatre Company. Alicia Clements, the set and costume designer, talks about how theyve created a realistic dining environment that the audience can feel part of.


A great lineup of shows are being put on by the Melbourne Theatre Company this year. Watch their preview below.


A great lineup of shows are being put on by the Melbourne Theatre Company this year. Watch their preview below.


The State Theatre Company has a diverse and exciting lineup for 2015.


Geoffrey Atherden, the original writer of the beloved TV series, Mother & Son, is bringing this classic back to the stage. Drawing on the success of previous storylines, Atherden will also add the modern day technology of mobiles and Skype into the mix. This is sure to add to Maggie's confusion and the usual hilarity.


Sure to be a show that all the little ones will love - Giggle and Hoot will be in Canberra this weekend.


2015 is shaping up to be an exciting year for theatre! Sydney Theatre Company's lineup gives us a taste of just some of the great shows happening around the country.


Switzerland is a suspenseful and surprising original thriller, inspired by renowned master crime novelist Patricia Highsmith. When a unannounced visitor arrives at her home, things quickly begin to spiral into a grim and lively contest of wits, words and wills. Playing at the Sydney Opera House (Drama Theatre) until Dec 20th.


Horrible Histories are bringing their brand new touring show, Barmy Britain, to Australia to entertain, educate and poke fun at the extraordinary things people used to do. Sure to be a fascinating show with lots of laughs.


Here is small taste of the talent you will find at Opera By Candlelight's Gypsy Fire this weekend. Featuring international violinist Rusanda Panfili.


Kostroma, by the Russian National Dance company is sure to be a spectacular feast for the eyes. Performing one night only in Canberra.


Wicked, the untold story of the witches of Oz is one of the most popular musicals of the last decade, breaking box offices worldwide. It is being performed in Sydney for two months only. This is a show not to be missed.


Bell Shakespeare's, As You Like It, is about a heroine who is willing to break all the rules of romance to win the boy. "It's one of the plays with the biggest heart," says co-director Peter Evans. Sure to be a winner with every romantic. Playing at the Arts Centre Melbourne from April.


Take a peak at the West Australian Ballet's line up for next year.


Children of the Sun have been receiving some wonderful reviews: here's a look behind the scenes at their costume design process.


A futuristic take on an old favourite: Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Victoria present U.S.S. Pinafore in a fun and entertaining way by bringing it to life in the setting of space and the future. Its Pinafore Jim, but not as we know it!


Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard playing at the Q Theatre: A look behind the scenes and a chat to the cast.


The Wharf Revue are coming back to Canberra and are "Open for Business" with their side-splitting sketches of the usual assorted suspects who make Australian politics such a joy.


With The Lion King coming to Queensland, the only thing you need to decide is which day are you going?


Pete the Sheep, a 50-minute musical of hilarious fun based on the quintessentially Australian picture book, is guaranteed to delight the young (ages 3-9) and the young at heart.


Bell Shakespeare is bringing Shakespeare's classic, A Midsummer Night's Dream, back to the theatres in a reawakened 90-minute production that amplifies all the magic, mirth and mayhem this play is so well-known for.


A hilarious, sci-fi musical set in the 1950's. What more could you want in a show?


A delicious new play with an erotic mix of words and movement that will spice and stir in equal parts. After a successful 2013 season, Food, is back again in 2014 and coming to Canberra in August.


The Addams Family are back and kookier than ever!


Bell Shakespeare's production, the French comedy, Moliere's Tartuffe, tells the story of a man who uses his religious devotion to charm an unsuspecting wealthy man. Mixing rhyming couplets with the present-day setting of Sydney after the Global Financial Crisis, will bring the relevance of this drama into our times.


Have you written a new show that's being staged for the first time? Why not make a music video to create awareness of your show? This video has been produced for a new show opening in Canberra in July.


Bell Shakespeare's production of Henry V will be unlike any other.


A funny journey through the seedy, amphetamine-fuelled London rock scene of the 1950s - presented by The Sydney Theatre Company.



Death in Bowengabbie


A snappy, funny promo for a classically hilarious comedy!


A fascinating piece of theatre using non actors with real world experience.


Short and Sweet is always packed full of creativity and entertainment at a length that can suit everyone!


A fascinating piece of theatre using non actors with real world experience.


Videos can be an excellent way to promote your show. Like this video for The Wharf Revue which is returning to Sydney after touring several theatres around Australia.


GREAT NEWS! You can now feature your Youtube videos on StageCenta! Here's the first to be listed - the promo video for The Fridge. If you would like your video to go into the running to be featured on StageCenta's 'Video of the Week' just upload your video to your show's profile and send us an email!


COMING SOON to StageCenta you can post videos! Your audience will be able to watch them at the theatre! Here's a great example of a intermission video revealing the magic of a quick change.


H2$ Welcome Video - A great example of the type of video you can create for your show.



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