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A black and white photograph of a well-presented, older white man standing in a doorway, with his left hand on his hip and hie right hand and upper arm braced against the doorframe. Many bookshelves are visible in the background behind them. Frank Van Straten.

Vale Frank van Straten AM

The renowned theatre historian, archivist, author and performing arts devotee has died, aged 87.

A grey-haired man wearing a blue shirt and a dark blue suit, as well as a lanyard around his neck, smiles at the camera. He is standing on the pitch of a sports stadium and a large soundstage has been erected behind him.

Vale Garry Van Egmond

The Australian music industry titan, who toured the likes of AC/DC, Riverdance and Bette Midler, died following complications due to…

L to R: Autumn Skuthorpe, Brenden Borellini and Georgia Cranko. Photo: Luke Monsour, Bulimba Studio. Three people stand on a stage behind a clear podium at the Matilda Awards. Skuthorpe has long curly brown hair, rosy cheeks, and an aqua-coloured dress. Skuthorpe is writing on the palm of Borellini, who has closely shaved hair, short grey stubble and wearing a black suit. Cranko has short curly brown hair, wearing a black vest and grey pants.

What happens when theatre is informed by lived experience

'Breathe In' by Brenden Borellini, Georgia Cranko, Alison Richardson and Crossroad Arts is a prime example of powerful theatre informed…

A white woman dressed in black with a dark blue jacket stands outside a theatre door. Her short hair is pulled back and she is smiling at the camera.

Lee Lewis to step down as Queensland Theatre Artistic Director

Lewis is leaving the company later this month after four years at the creative helm.

LPA's proposed Live Theatre Tax Offset would support the presentation of works like 'Groundhog Day the Musical', which is now playing at Melbourne's Princess Theatre, Photo: Visit Victoria. Photo of the cast performing in ‘Groundhog Day’ musical. At the centre is a character with brown skin, long curly brown hair who appears to be singing.

Tax incentives will boost Australian theatre investment, says LPA

A similar UK scheme has been described as a 'lifeline' for theatre productions post-COVID.


WOMADelaide 2024 – more than music

WOMADelaide offers exceptional musical performances from around the world... but that's not all.

Two white people in back clothes stand against a grey background. The man has a receding hairline and a short beard; the woman has long white hair.

Hugo Weaving to star in new Irish-Australian co-production at STC

Weaving and Irish actor Olwen Fouéré star in the Australian premiere of Thomas Bernhard's 'The President'.

A series of acrobats perform handstands, two-highs and three-highs by the edge of a body of water, in which their reflections are visible.

More companies celebrate significant anniversaries in 2024

Brisbane's Circa and Sydney's Legs on the Wall are among the companies celebrating significant anniversaries this year.

A curly-headed young man in traditional Sri Lankan dress dances joyfully on a bare stage.

Counting and Cracking: RISING to stage Belvoir’s acclaimed theatrical epic

The Melbourne season of S. Shakthidharan’s multigenerational drama is being co-produced with University of Melbourne Arts and Culture.

Two women sit in chairs on a bare stage facing one another. A man stands between them with a boom microphone.

Back to Back receives 2024 Golden Lion Award for theatre

Venice Biennale has presented its Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre to the internationally acclaimed Australian company.

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