Can you score purrfect marks in our Cats Quiz?

The cast of CATS 2015. Image by Belinda Strodder

Are you a Cat God of the Heavy Side Layer, educating felines ready to be born into a new Jellicle Life or a new kitten playfully discovering the joy of Cats? As Cats continues its tour around Australia, try our Cats Quiz. Cats Australian Tour Currently playing at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne until the 24th… Read more.

CATS pounces on Melbourne – Photo Feature

The cast of CATS 2015. Image by Belinda Strodder

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking musical CATS is all set to pounce on Melbourne this weekend, commencing shows at the Regent Theatre tonight with an official gala opening scheduled for Sunday 20 December. The ensemble cast features 30 of Australia’s most talented triple threat performers and stars pop sensation Delta Goodrem in her first musical theatre… Read more.

Under-performed Christmas songs for singers

Under-performed Christmas songs for singers

If you’re an Australian vocal performer or musician, there is absolutely no doubt that Christmas is a busy time for you. As well as the normal family and work commitments approaching December 25, the musical celebrations of the holiday season will likely also be a stress on your time. If you are like me and… Read more.

Sneak peek: Fiddler on the Roof rehearsal images

Anthony Warlow in Fiddler on the Roof rehearsals. Image by Jim Lee

The cast of Tim Lawson’s new production of Fiddler on the Roof are currently rehearsing in Melbourne ahead of an official opening night on January 5, 2016. Last week they opened up their rehearsal room to the media for a sneak peek of the work and of star Anthony Warlow in the  coveted role of Tevye…. Read more.

Adelaide in 2015: A Year In The Arts

Adelaide Festival Centre. Image: supplied

2015 has been a mixed year in the world of South Australian Arts. Big names in big Festivals have attracted big audiences. The State has seen Federal Arts funding de-funded and syphoned off by the Abbott/Brandis team only then to be partially re-funded by Prime Minister Turnbull’s team. Our own State Government has cut funding… Read more.

A different kind of opera: Matt McFarlane on ABC and Opera Australia’s The Divorce

Matt McFarlane

A landmark artistic event is taking place over four nights this week on ABC1 and it’s pretty darn exciting. Our national opera company (Opera Australia) and our national broadcaster (ABC TV) have come together to bring The Divorce, a unique, multi-platform project that will reinvent opera for television, film and online audiences all across the… Read more.

Sneak Peek: Violet Photo Feature

Samantha Leigh Dodemaide in Blue Saint Productions' Violet. Image by Grant Leslie Photography

The Australian premiere of Violet officially opens tonight at Hayes Theatre Co, and we are thrilled to be bringing you a special photo feature with production shots from the show. Starring Samantha Leigh Dodemaide in the titular role, Violet is a musical with book/ lyrics by Brian Crawley and music by Jeanine Tesori and will be playing… Read more.

7 Christmas gift ideas for the Theatre Fan


No matter what your life looks like approaching Christmas each year, there will always be a slight cloud of organisational related dread floating above your head in December. The songs are merry, the decorations are made of glitter – a theatre person should thrive in the Christmas environment, but sadly, this is not always the… Read more.