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Arts Centre Melbourne and Arts Projects Australia present Yo, Carmen

Arts Centre Melbourne and Arts Projects Australia present Yo, Carmen María Pagés Compañía  A radical reimagining of Bizet's heroine Carmen, through dance, music and the theatre of Flamenco. "Vastly entertaining. It turned the physically towering, tremendously high-spirited Pagés into a feminist heroine" - The Times (UK) The undisputed queen of modern flamenco, María Pagés, vibrant ode to womanhood uses flamenco with poetry in the unforgettably beautiful and...

Arts Centre Melbourne presents 2b theatre company’s Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story

Old Stock
  A story of hope, humanity and finding your place in the world. "Darkly funny and moving... It's hard to imagine a more apt time for a production with so clear a moral centre." - The New Yorker A dark, funny and high-energy klezmer-folk tale inspired by the real-life story of two Romanian Jews seeking refuge in Canada in 1908, Old Stock: A Refugee Love...

2019 Season Reveal – Chapter 1

2019 SEASON CHAPTER ONE There was an amazing community vibe at Theatre Works on Sunday. Acland Street was full and buzzing as we announced Chapter 1, 2019 at Theatre Works. We kick off Chapter 1 at Theatre Works with our Midsumma Hub. In January Theatre Works transforms into a playful, provoking and proud Midsumma Festival hub. Think Britney (Spears of course) and burlesque; cake daddies and butch...

Welcome to the reading of The Wolves’ Brilliant new play: A comedy.

To end the year on a blast we are staging a reading of Michael Gray Griffith's new play, the comedy "Adrifting Through the Vomit Generation". A new image with four women in the picture boat is under construction. The Synopsis Three women are marooned in one suburban house that is just about to be repossessed; they are defiantly trying to hang on...

PLAYREADING: Mi:Wi 3027

When: 11 & 12 December  Time: Tuesday & Wednesday 6.30pm Where: La Mama Courthouse 349 Drummond St Carlton Cost: Free Reserve tickets: HERE   Mi:Wi 3027 An original play reading in development based on a remarkable cross-cultural wartime story Mi:Wi 3027 brings to life a fascinating wartime story inspired by the friendship between the first Ngarrindjeri soldier to join the Australian Army during World War One and...

Arts Centre Melbourne presents The Miss Behave Gameshow

MELBOURNE, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Direct from Las Vegas, The Miss Behave Gameshow comes to Arts Centre Melbourne from 22 – 27 January 2019 with its chaotic brew of variety, competition and disco that has made it an international smash hit. Join Guinness World Record holder and one of the stars of Olivier Award-winning La Soirée, Miss Behave, and her glamorous assistant Tiffany, for a night of satirically...

Arts Centre Melbourne in association with Briefs Factory & Auspicious Projects presents

Arts Centre Melbourne 's Fairfax Studio will be transformed into an intergalactic stratosphere from 16 – 20 January 2019 as Australian cabaret icon Sarah Ward, the artist behind Yana Alana, brings her latest stage creation The Legend of Queen Kong Episode II: Queen Kong in Outer Space to life. With complete disregard for conventional chronology, the narrative starts in the middle and is part of...

Arts Centre Melbourne and Midsumma Festival present Gender Euphoria

On 24 January 2019, joined by a cavalcade of transgender legends, cabaret icons Mama Alto and Maude Davey embark upon a new variety adventure – nothing less than the pursuance and promulgation of Gender Euphoria, the state of being deliriously happy with one's own and everyone else's gender identities, choices and expressions. Goodbye gender dysphoria, hello Gender Euphoria. In postmodern...

Arts Centre Melbourne presents a Little Ones Theatre Production Merciless Gods

By Dan Giovannoni Based on the book by Christos Tsiolkas Fresh from a sold out Sydney season, Arts Centre Melbourne presents Dan Giovannoni's Green Room Award winning adaptation of Christos Tsiolkas ' Merciless Gods. The two-hour production is a brutal and tender examination of queer immigrant experiences in Australia, and will take over the Fairfax Studio from 6 – 10 February...

Joyful! Joyful! A spectacular Christmas fundraising concert in support of Choir of Hard Knocks.

Celebrate the joy of Christmas at our spectacular concert "Joyful! Joyful", on Saturday December 1st, 3pm at Deakin Edge in Federation Square. Presented by Play It Forward, this fundraising concert is conducted by founding artistic director, Dr Jonathon Welch AM and features a wonderful star studded cast. It will be a joyous celebration of community, inclusion and music. What could be...