• News

    Calling All 'Black Books' Obsessives: Bill Bailey Is Touring Australia in October and November 2024

    The 'Never Mind the Buzzcocks' star is rarely far from stages Down Under, returning after last getting behind the mic in 2022.

  • News

    Splash-Hit Céline Dion-Fuelled Musical-Comedy 'Titanique' Is Making Its Australian Debut in Sydney

    The laughs will go on at this off-Broadway award-winner, which is told through Dion's songs — and is finally making its maiden voyage Down Under.

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    Shake & Stir Theatre Co's Stage Production of 'Frankenstein' Is Coming Alive in Melbourne and Sydney in 2024

    Shake & Stir Theatre Co has already taken on 'Dracula', 'Jane Eyre' and 'A Christmas Carol' — now it's Mary Shelley's masterpiece's turn.

  • News

    'In the Heights' Is the Next Tony-Winning Hit Musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda That's Coming to Australia

    Sydney Opera House will turn into Washington Heights to host a six-week season of the Broadway smash in July and August.

  • News

    Sydney Theatre Company's 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' Might Be Making the Stage-to-Screen Leap

    Cate Blanchett's production company Dirty Films has picked up the film rights for the one-performer Aussie stage smash.

  • News

    Tony-Winning Smash-Hit Musical 'The Book of Mormon' Is Coming Back to Australia in 2025

    Sydney will host the return of this crass magnum opus from 'South Park' creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone from July 2025.

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  • News

    Sarah Snook Just Won Best Actress at the Olivier Awards for Sydney Theatre Company's 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' 

    Shiv Roy isn't the only part that the 'Succession' star is winning awards for — here, she plays 26.

  • News

    The $45 'Wicked' Ticket Lottery Has Hit Melbourne So You Can See the Magical Musical Without Defying Your Budget

    You can go off to see the witches of Oz for cheap thanks to TodayTix, which has brought its 'Wicked' ticket lottery to Melbourne.

  • News

    'Six the Musical' Has Locked in Dates for the Hit Show's Return 2024–25 Tour of Australia's East Coast

    This empowering pop-scored remix of royal history will return to Melbourne and Sydney this year, then hit Brisbane to start 2025.

  • News

    'Hamilton' Is Only Playing Sydney on Its Return to Australia in 2024 So Don't Throw Away Your Shot

    The Broadway smash will retrace American history in the Harbour City again from July, then leave the country.

  • News

    'Love Stories' Is the Next Trent Dalton Book That's Coming to Life on the Stage at Brisbane Festival

    Before 'Boy Swallows Universe' was turned into a Netflix series, it was adapted as a play first in Dalton's home town of Brisbane.

  • Guide

    The Ten Best Places to Find Live Comedy in Melbourne All Year Round

    Head to these Melbourne pubs, fringe theatres and dedicated comedy clubs just about any day of the week for a night full of deep belly laughs.

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  • News

    Here's Everyone Who'll Get You Giggling at Melbourne International Comedy Festival's 600-Plus 2024 Shows

    'Starstruck' talent Rose Matafeo, 'Fire Island' and 'Loot' star Joel Kim Booster, drunken Shakespeare, and Australian favourites Hannah Gadsby and Sam Simmons are all on this year's lineup.

  • News

    Cirque du Soleil Is Bringing Its Spectacular Mexican-Inspired Production 'LUZIA' to Australia

    This year also marks the circus troupe's 25th anniversary in Australia, with its latest production the tenth big-top show to visit the country.

  • News

    Stage Hit 'Counting and Cracking' Will Enjoy Its Long-Awaited Melbourne Premiere at RISING 2024

    Featuring 19 cast members from six countries playing 50 characters, the award-winning Sri Lankan-Australian saga from S Shakthidharan is finally hitting the Victorian capital.

  • News

    Choreographer Benjamin Millepied's Stunning 'Romeo & Juliet' Ballet Is Coming to Australia for the First Time

    Combining dance, theatre and cinema, the suite of shows give Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers a contemporary spin.

  • News

    'Lady Dynamite' and 'Arrested Development' Star Maria Bamford Is Bringing Her New Stand-Up Tour to Australia in 2024

    The comedy icon and 'Sure, I’ll Join Your Cult: A Memoir of Mental Illness and the Quest to Belong Anywhere!' author is making her first trip to Australia in more than five years.

Latest Events
  • Event

    Gemini Season at Gemini Wine Bar

    Friday, May 24 - Thursday, June 20, 2024

    Gemini Wine Bar, Coburg

    The Coburg bar and pantry is celebrating those born during this astrological season with an art exhibition, happy-hour deals, food and drink pairings and a huge party.

  • Event

    Ministry of Sound: Testament

    Saturday, September 7, 2024 

    The Timber Yard, Port Melbourne

    Ministry of Sound's massive 90s and 00s parties are returning to Melbourne to see out winter and kick off spring 2024.

  • Event

    The Big Design Market

    Friday, May 24 - Sunday, May 26, 2024

    Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton

    The Big Design Market is returning to Melbourne with a massive lineup of independent designer stalls and exceptional culinary experiences.

  • Event

    $5 Lamb Steak Kevabs

    Sunday, June 2, 2024

    Kevabs, Brunswick

    The Brunswick eatery is turning five this year, and is marking the occasion with a one-day discount on its new meat-free lamb wrap.

  • Event

    Nomu Saketen Sake Sessions

    Friday, May 17, 2024, Saturday, May 18, 2024, Friday, May 24, 2024 and Saturday, May 25, 2024 

    CBCB & ODFUB, Brunswick

    Sample small-batch sakes paired with light snacks in Brunswick every Friday and Saturday night.

  • Event

    Free Wings at BEAST City

    Friday, May 24, 2024

    Beast City, Melbourne

    Head to the CBD diner to score up to six free Southern-fried chicken wings this Friday afternoon.

  • Event

    Sunset Boulevard

    Tuesday, May 21 - Sunday, August 11, 2024

    Princess Theatre, Melbourne

    Starring Sarah Brightman as Norma Desmond, this Tony-winning musical based on the film of the same name is playing Melbourne.

  • Event

    Sister Act: A Divine Musical Comedy

    Sunday, November 3 - Sunday, December 15, 2024

    Regent Theatre, Melbourne

    Your prayers have been answered: this smash-hit Broadway musical is finally bringing its screen-to-stage show to Melbourne.

  • Event

    $8 Tickets for Eight Days at FoMo Cinemas

    Friday, May 24 - Friday, May 31, 2024

    FoMo Cinemas, Brunswick East

    Hitting the flicks at this new East Brunswick Village cinema just got cheaper, with every ticket to every movie costing just $8 during this eight-day special.

  • Event

    Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

    Thursday, May 23 - Wednesday, June 19, 2024

    Various cinemas in Melbourne

    Enlisting Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth on a prequel to 'Fury Road', George Miller has made another 'Mad Max' franchise marvel.

  • News

    'Sister Act' Is the Next Smash-Hit Broadway Musical That's Set to Finally Make Its Australian Premiere

    Inspired by the 90s films of the same name, the five-time Tony-nominee will make its Aussie debut in Sydney in August 2024, then head to Melbourne from November.

  • News

    'Wicked' Is Starting Its Melbourne Season with $20 Tickets for a One-Night-Only Preview Performance

    This Broadway smash about the Land of Oz's witches isn't just defying gravity — it's defying usual theatre ticket prices.

  • News

    'The Woman in Black' Is Bringing Its Spooky Ghost Story to Australia's Stages in 2024

    Australian actors John Waters and Daniel MacPherson will star in the page-to-stage adaption's latest Aussie run, which starts haunting this autumn.

  • News

    Dylan Alcott Will Play The Narrator When 'The Rocky Horror Show' Returns to Sydney in 2024

    The disability advocate, tennis champion and presenter will star opposite Jason Donovan, who slips back into Frank N Furter's fishnets.

  • News

    The Team Behind Darkfield Is Bringing a New Sci-Fi Dance Performance in a Haulage Truck to Australia

    Filled with shiny aliens and taking place by twilight, 'Future Cargo' will enjoy its Australian premiere at Adelaide Fringe from February.

  • News

    Tony-Winning Neverland-Set Hit 'Peter and the Starcatcher' Is Finally Making Its Australian Debut

    Dead Puppet Society is reimagining this Disney stage favourite, which is a prequel to JM Barrie's 'Peter and Wendy'.

  • News

    Every Thought I Had While Watching 'Miss Saigon'

    Whether you're a seasoned theatre-enjoyer or a first-timer, Miss Saigon is well worth your butt on the seat.

  • News

    'Six the Musical' Is Touring Its Empowering Pop-Scored Remix of Royal History Around Australia Again

    The smash-hit take on Henry VIll's six wives wowed the country from 2021–23 — and it isn't done yet.

  • News

    Through Love and Legacy: Abigail Adriano Chats About Her Lead Role Debut in 'Miss Saigon'

    From law student to the Sydney Opera House, Australia's own Abigail Adriano is making waves in her captivating portrayal of Kim.

  • News

    Agatha Christie's Long-Running Stage Whodunnit 'The Mousetrap' Is Touring Australia Again in 2024

    Australian audiences are getting another chance to sleuth their way through this theatre favourite, which has been treading the boards in London since 1952.

  • News

    Jerry Seinfeld Is Bringing His Latest Stand-Up Show to Australia and New Zealand in 2024

    What's the deal with Seinfeld's latest trip Down Under? The iconic comedian will play arena shows in seven cities in June.

  • News

    Marvel's Live Arena Show Featuring 20-Plus Heroes and Villains Is Swinging Into Australia in 2024

    Watch your favourite spandex-clad Marvel superheroes try to save the world — but on stages across Australia, instead of in a cinema.

  • News

    'The Rocky Horror Show' Will Do the Time Warp Again in Sydney and Melbourne in 2024

    After first hitting the stage in 2023, the new Australian production of 'Rocky Horror' will return for another run of shows next year.

  • News

    It'll Be Back: 'Hamilton' Is Returning to Australia in 2024 for Another Sydney Season

    After farewelling Australia following its Brisbane 2023 season, the Broadway smash is making an Aussie comeback from July 2024.

  • News

    'Elvis: A Musical Revolution' Will Keep Getting Australia All Shook Up About the King of Rock 'n' Roll in 2024

    This brand-new Aussie stage musical features more than 40 of the singer's hits — and it's returning to Sydney, then hitting up Adelaide, Perth and the Gold Coast.

  • News

    'Sunset Boulevard' Is the Next Big Tony-Winning Musical That's Returning to the Stage Down Under

    It's been almost 20 years since this screen-to-stage production brought Norma Desmond and her Hollywood story to Australia — and this time, Sarah Brightman is ready for her closeup.

  • News

    Have You Ever, Ever Felt Like This?: The 'Round the Twist' Musical Will Premiere in Brisbane in 2024

    The classic Australian series is hitting the stage with songs for the first time ever, debuting as part of Queensland Theatre's 2024 season.

  • News

    'The Wizard of Oz'-Inspired Blockbuster Musical 'Wicked' Will Defy Gravity in Melbourne in 2024

    Following the Land of Oz's witches, the Broadway smash is headed to the Regent Theatre in from March.

  • News

    Tim Minchin's Stage Musical Version of 'Groundhog Day' Is Finally Coming to Australia in 2024

    Déjà vu comes with the territory with this stage version of the Bill Murray-starring classic comedy, which will play an exclusive Aussie season in Melbourne.

  • News

    Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' Musical Is Bringing Its Tale as Old as Time to Brisbane and Melbourne

    Currently enjoying an Australian-premiere season in Sydney, the Tony- and Olivier Award-winning stage hit will head both south and north in 2024.

  • News

    Jonathan Larson's Tony-Winning 'Rent' Is the Next Hit Broadway Musical That's Returning to Australia

    The three-decade old show won a Pulitzer Prize, became one of the longest-running productions on Broadway and inspired a film — and now it's heading back to Australia's stages.

  • News

    Tony-Winning Broadway Hit 'Dear Evan Hansen' Will Make Its Australian Stage Debut in Sydney in 2024

    It nabbed six Tonys, then hit the big screen — and now the acclaimed musical is heading Down Under thanks to Sydney Theatre Company.

  • News

    Opera Australia Is Bringing 'West Side Story' Back to Sydney Harbour's Stunning Floating Stage in 2024

    After proving a smash the first time around, the classic Broadway tale of star-crossed lovers hits the Handa Opera stage again next March.

  • News

    'Tina — The Tina Turner Musical' Is Touring Its Simply-the-Best Stage Tribute Around Australia

    When the onstage ode's Australian-premiere season at Theatre Royal Sydney wraps up, it's taking its show — 'Nutbush City Limits' included — on the road.

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