The new musical Bananaland starring Max McKenna is starting its run at the Sydney Festival - and director Simon Phillips hopes the jokes will translate.
Wagner's 15-hour Ring Cycle is being staged in Brisbane for the first time, attracting opera buffs from all over the world.
The new musical Bananaland, by Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall, has its world premiere as part of the Brisbane Festival.
Opera Australia has recorded an operating loss of half a million dollars for the 2022 financial year, saying a return to surplus could take years.
The award-winning creator of Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda, has finally fulfilled his promise to see the Australian production of his acclaimed musical.
As the arts sector makes its post-COVID return, theatres have made it their mission to welcome all audiences - including members of the deaf community.
Actor Craig McLachlan has cited his mental health as he abandoned his defamation case relating to sexual assault and harassment claims.
Craig McLachlan had to be put on "suicide watch" due to reports he had sexually abused actresses during a production of The Rocky Horror Show, a jury has heard.
Craig McLachlan's wife has revealed how the actor was "sucker-punched" by reports of misconduct in the 2014 Rocky Horror Show and other productions.
Craig McLachlan was regularly furious during the 2014 run of the Rocky Horror Show, throwing tantrums and physically assaulting cast members, a jury has heard.
Craig McLachlan has been accused of deliberately lying about air kissing actresses under the covers during a bed scene in The Rocky Horror Show.
Craig McLachlan has responded to a clip appearing to show him touching a fellow actress on the backside, saying it was just "gags for the crew".
Craig McLachlan has told a court there were physical displays of affection backstage on The Rocky Horror Show including "smacks on the bottom" and "wedgies".
Craig McLachlan's defamation trial has started against Fairfax Media, the ABC and Christie Whelan Browne over claims of misconduct during the Rocky Horror Show.