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Dance exists in a space beyond words, and there is a definite sense that movement can be more supple, more ambiguous and fluid than text. Italo Calvino said "There is no language without deceit"; should we...
Theatre maker Rosyln Oades examines the very distinct ages of 18 and 80 in Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday . Based on interviews with people approaching these milestones, she uses her signature...
Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure is referred to as a problem play, and it’s had a fairly pockmarked history in performance. An almost rancid comedy of corruption and sexuality, it has often been...
Latest Melbourne theatre reviews
Once makes a strong case for the power of music
Montreal brings a slightly muted vision of the city to Melbourne Festival
Words and movement come to a ceasefire
Epic spectacle at its best; the quintessential modern musical
A a tract on the power and responsibility of art
This dream is so fast it’s more like a mid-afternoon nap
Caroline Lee expresses herself through words and pictures simultaneously
A big fish is the least of worries for this feisty girl and her grandfather
Melbourne theatre previews, news & interviews
Artistic Director David McAllister breathes new life into old classics
A bewildering, chaotic world that sets out on a journey of recovery
Maude Davey dons a suit for her latest role as a transgendered killer
The director of the award winning musical talks about the power of music
John Bell's company turns 25, celebrates by doing what it does best
Oh Baby, we're ready for you… Dirty Dancing is coming to Melbourne in 2015
The 2015 season for Malthouse has been announced
What do Hitchcock, Tim Rogers and Steve Vizard have in common?