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Melbourne Festival: The Beast

The Beast. Photo by Jeff Busby

It’s impossible to not adore Eddie Perfect. He sings and dances like an entire 1930s Hollywood musical, he has the best hair and he lets us laugh and cringe at the best and the worst of ourselves. This man had me laughing at a rape joke in one of his…

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Once and Pennsylvania Avenue bring Musicals to MTC

Once is heading to Australia as part of Melbourne Theatre Company's 2014 season

With rumours starting just last week, it has now been confirmed that Melbourne Theatre Company will produce the hit Broadway musical Once as part of their 2014 season in partnership with John Frost, Phil Bathols and the producers of Once USA. MTC will also produce the world premiere of Pennsylvania…

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NEON EXTRA – Read All About It

Story of O - now playing at MTC

If you’re an independent theatre maker, chances are you know what it feels like to be alone in the world. Wake up and tune into the NEON buzz! Two worlds are currently colliding at the Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC) as it throws open its mainstage doors to the independent sector.…

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MTC founder John Sumner passes away, aged 88

Melbourne Theatre Company's The Sumner theatre. Image by James Grant

The founder of Australia’s first professional theatre company has passed away aged 88. English born John Sumner AO CBE, the longest serving artistic Director of the Melbourne Theatre Company, died yesterday (Friday 24 May) after a brief illness, according to a statement from the MTC. Sumner founded the Union Repertory…

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