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Theatre Review: Unbridled, The Butterfly Club

Three Melbourne stand-ups bring the belly laughs to The Butterfly Club in Unbridled


Stage students find artistic inspiration in Dada and The Decameron

Devising new work using a Dada-esque ideation technique is just one of the creative ways students at Federation University Arts…


How festivals are coming out of COVID

After 2020’s postponements, festivals are back with a renewed focus on the local, exciting audiences across the nation.


Staging COVID-safe arts events outdoors

Sarah Neal, Executive Producer and Co-CEO at Malthouse Theatre, and Glyn Roberts, Artistic Director of the Castlemaine State Festival, share…

Opinions & Analysis

An overnight comedy success after nine years work

Comedian Chris Ryan was as surprised as anyone to find herself nominated for best newcomer at this year’s Melbourne International…


Comedy Review: Ben Kochan – I’m Done It, MICF

Ben Kochan is obviously a comedy lover and observer of the odd – naming his show for an audience member’s…


Comedy Review: Don't Mess With Dummies, MICF

Mixing circus, puppetry and the odd fart joke, the Dummies return with a show that takes you camping even when…


Comedy Review: Best of the Edinburgh Fest, MICF

Three comedians offer a selection of humorous hors d'oeuvres that together combine to make a damn fine comedic meal.


Comedy Review: Doggo by Alice Tovey, MICF

Self-deprecating and sassy comedy from a performer whose creativity shines through in the wickedly clever lyrics of her songs.


Comedy review: Adam Hills, Shoes Half Full, MICF

Adam Hills' brand of humour transforms everyday events into unabashed joy.

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