Isabella Valette Brings MEDIA RELEASE to Melbourne Tonight
(3/25/2015) - Do you hate reality television? Perhaps it's your guilty pleasure? Do you know why you watch it? After a sell out debut season at Melbourne Fringe, Isabella Valette is back in a reworked one-woman version of 'Media Release' to probe the relentless rise of instant celebrity culture, its stars, the entertainment industry, social media and the effect that all this has on our psyches.
MTC to Stage I CALL MY BROTHERS
(3/19/2015) - A tale of love, fantasy and reality, the brave and thought-provoking I Call My Brothers by Jonas Hassen Khemiri, translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles, recreates 24 intense hours in the mind of a young Arab man following a terrorist attack in a bustling city. Directed by Nadja Kostich, this acclaimed Swedish play for young adult audiences will have its Australian premiere on Thursday 16 April 2015 at Southbank Theatre, The Lawler, before touring to regional Victorian secondary schools, Geelong Performing Arts Centre and Launceston College in Tasmania.
Gerry Connolly Joins ANYTHING GOES as 'The Captain' in Melbourne and Brisbane
(3/20/2015) - Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini AM and leading Australian theatre producer John Frost AM today announced that actor, comedian and impressionist Gerry Connolly would join the cast of their upcoming production of Anything Goes to play the Captain of the S.S. American during the Melbourne and Brisbane seasons. Due to his increased radio and television commitments, Alan Jones needs to remain located in Sydney so has had to withdraw from the Melbourne and Brisbane seasons, but will join the company to play the Captain during the Sydney Opera House season.
Backwards Anorak Presents A HIP HIKERS GUIDE TO THE GALAXY 4/7-19
(3/17/2015) - Melbourne's own, Backwards Anorak are over the stars to bring a reworking of their sexy 2012 Green Room Award-?winning show A Hip Hikers Guide To The Galaxy to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. This season welcomes the beginnings of a new collaboration with musical theatre leading man (Jersey Boys) and ARIA charting (GodWolf) artist Joe Kosky.
New MTC and Qatar Airways Partnership Takes Flight
(3/17/2015) - Melbourne Theatre Company is delighted to welcome Qatar Airways as a new Major Partner. Commencing in 2015, the partnership reflectsboth companies' commitment to offering world-class experiences, premium service, and promoting Melbourne as a world-class arts and travel destination.