WATER PUSHES SAND Set for Arts Centre Melbourne
(7/31/2015) - Composer Erik Griswold and the Australia Art Orchestra team up with all-star musicians and performers of Sichuan, China to create a colourful collage of winds, piano and percussion in Water Pushes Sand at Arts Centre Melbourne on 9 and 10 October.
CITY OF ANGELS Coming to Melbourne This November
(7/30/2015) - Winner of six Tony Awards and 2015 Olivier Award winner for Best Musical Revival, City of Angels is set to thrill and delight Melbourne audiences when it plays at the Playhouse Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne, for four shows only from November 5 to November 8. Tickets on sale from Ticketmaster on Friday August 7.
Melbourne Comedy's Rising Stars Returning Next Month
(7/29/2015) - In March and May, local comedian Michael Shafar (Footy Couch, 3 Little Gigs, 3 Course Comedy, Round Squares) put together two comedy bills that went absolutely ballistic, selling out both shows well before the comics took to the stage. He is proud to be returning with a new line-up of Melbourne's finest comedians on the 22nd of August.
Geraldine Turner Coming to Alex Theatre St. Kilda
(7/27/2015) - Geraldine Turner is a true icon of Australian show business. Throughout a career that spans four decades, she has earned her place in the Australian Theatre as one of this country's most legendary leading ladies.
Melbourne Opera to Stage New Production of MARY STUART
(7/23/2015) - This spring, Melbourne Opera will stage a new production of Gaetano Donizetti's gripping historical drama, Mary Stuart (Maria Stuarda); starring international opera stars Elena Xanthoudakis and Rosamund Illing as the two rival feuding queens.
BUGLE BOYS to Play Chapel Off Chapel
(7/23/2015) - Before The Spice Girls, before The Supremes…there was The Andrews Sisters. During the late 1930's and 1940's the original girl group were a global sensation, their records sold in the millions and their music still resonates to this day.
Opera Conference to Present THE DIVORCE
(7/22/2015) - The Opera Conference is delighted to announce that production is underway in Melbourne on The Divorce. The program is a unique multi-platform project that re-invents opera for television, film and online audiences across the country. Originally commissioned by The Opera Conference, this playful new approach to a traditional art form is a collaboration between The Opera Conference, ABC TV Arts and Princess Pictures and brings together exceptional creative talent from multiple genres. The original score is by internationally acclaimed composer Elena Kats-Chernin and the libretto by award-winning playwright Joanna Murray-Smith.