Greg Chamberlain 6:33pm Comedian Jeff Green talks about divorced dads and joking about taboo topics.
Brooks Barnes 9:14am Playing Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean movies is unlikely to have prepared star to play Donald Trump in spoof.
Jason Blake Alexi Kaye Campbell weaves The Pride from interlaced stories: one set in London in 1958 and the other in today's London. Each story's characters have the same names but radically different expectations when it comes to romantic fulfilment.
Ivan Hewett A group of scientists and a couple of musical theatre writers are collaborating on a new theatre project that opens in London this month.
RON CERABONA The participants in the Australian Talented Youth Project will be performing at Parliament House on Wednesday.
John Bailey The rise of the creative economy means that these days anyone with a coffee and a crowdfunding campaign can call themselves an artist. But once upon a time you had to earn your stripes via no-budget backyard shows that you lured your friends to with cheap goon in plastic cups.
Jordan Beth Vincent Now is Not the Place takes its inspiration from scoring; or the way in which choreographic structures can mimic musical scores.
Michael Shmith The Met is always keen to say there is no substitute for live opera, and there is no better example than this Lulu.
BARNEY ZWARTZ The biggest hurdle was emotional for Victorian Opera's cast and crew when composer Alan Curtis died before completing Victorian Opera's season opener just months before its premiere.
ELISSA BLAKE Casting a show about a gay-straight love triangle? Actor Matt Minto might be your man.
Justin Wm. Moyer In the courtyard of Teatro Lux, a theatre in Pisa, the performance of an experimental production has ended in disaster.
Louise Schwartzkoff A young opera singer from Victoria has risen rapidly through the ranks to international acclaim.
Michelle Potter Indigenous dance and identity are explored at the National Film and Sound Archive.
Jason Blake The Whale explores weighty themes of religious homophobia, small-town intolerance and self-hatred with a deft touch.
French choreographer Benjamin Millepied said on Thursday has announced he is stepping down as director of dance at the Paris Opera after little more than a year in the role, citing personal reasons.
Jason Blake David Williamson's 50th play, Jack of Hearts, is a quick-stepping romantic comedy with more than a touch of Screwball to it.
John Bailey A new play called Meeka, based around a bizarre assault in remote Western Australia, is bringing true crime to the stage.
RON CERABONA Free Rain's Canberra premiere production of the Disney musical was announced on Thursday.
ANDREW TAYLOR From a giant rubber duck to this year's cardboard city, art installations were bigger while revenue declined during Lieven Bertels' four years as Sydney Festival director.
SARAH THOMAS Thirty Million Minutes is an inspiring, hilarious and deeply moving journey through the much-loved comic and actor's life.
Susan Svrluga The British legend is not the only comedian to bemoan the humourlessness of US tertiary students.
ANDREW TAYLOR The Sydney Theatre Company has been accused of failing to provide a safe workplace after physical attacks on staff by audience members.
Dewi Cooke On numbers alone the chances are slim, but that didn't stop 1000 musical theatre hopefuls from auditioning for the Melbourne production of The Sound of Music this week.
Dominic Cavendish British theatre director Peter Brook has brought a pared-down production of one of his best-known shows to the Old Vic.
John Bailey Back to Back Theatre's Scott Price is never shy about provoking people. That's why provocation has been the central theme of a new series of filmed interviews he has conducted with artists, political leaders and activists.
Nick Offerman - Full Bush review: Parks and Recreation star charms audience with country-tinged numbers and Australian material
CRAIG PLATT Actor/comedian Nick Offerman, well known to fans of US sitcom Parks and Recreation for his role as Ron Swanson, performs numbers written specifically for Australians that both play up to local audiences while poking fun at his own ignorance.
By George, he could have been Costanza: Adam Hills brings Jake Johannsen to Melbourne International Comedy Festival
John Bailey Jake Johannsen may not be a household name in Australia, but his career includes a record 46 spots on the Late Show with David Letterman.
John Bailey A new production of Stephen Sondheim's Follies is an "in concert" version at the Melbourne Recital Centre in May.
Cameron Woodhead Lior Suchard's show is jam-packed with bizarre and inexplicable feats. He can guess a random stranger's first love, or the name a heavily pregnant woman has chosen for her baby.
Nathanael Cooper Watching musical is like hauling out of an antique to be admired.
Hot songs from the year 1942 will be reprised in a special show.
Director Rafael Bonachela was inspired by signs.
Celestial magic as ensemble takes to the open air.
Life and times of Pat Thompson at Four Winds Festival.