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What happens when you vacuum seal yourself in a giant plastic bag?

What happens when you vacuum seal yourself in a giant plastic bag?

This intriguing show is interested in limits, gravity, space, and how bodies intersect with objects.

  • by Cassie Tongue

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After a precarious year, Circus Oz gets new place to hang out

After a precarious year, Circus Oz gets new place to hang out

A new amphitheatre at the Collingwood Yards arts precinct will feature music, circus and other performances in a casual 'picnic style' venue.

  • by Nick Miller
Playing in a Perspex booth: Theatre Works' bizarre COVID-safe idea

Playing in a Perspex booth: Theatre Works' bizarre COVID-safe idea

St Kilda venue Theatreworks has responded to the COVID-19 challenge by developing giant see-through booths to keep audiences socially distanced.

  • by John Bailey
'I thought the idea was to offend everybody'

'I thought the idea was to offend everybody'

The veteran satirists of the Wharf Revue won't be leaving the pollies alone any time soon.

  • by John Shand
Brisbane theatres welcome crowds back as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted

Brisbane theatres welcome crowds back as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted

Audiences are set to return to performing arts venues en masse as the theatres reveal their programs for 2021.

  • by Tony Moore
Frozen musical wins exemption to play to bigger audiences

Frozen musical wins exemption to play to bigger audiences

The capacity limit inside the Capitol Theatre has been lifted to 85 per cent in a breakthrough moment for the arts sector.

  • by Linda Morris and Nathanael Cooper
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Bluey gets to play as federal arts funding unleashed

Bluey gets to play as federal arts funding unleashed

A Bluey stage adaptation is among 48 projects sharing $20 million in cash to help Victoria's arts sector recover from the pandemic shutdown.

  • by Nick Miller
Philanthropists rally amid 'wreckage' of the performing arts

Philanthropists rally amid 'wreckage' of the performing arts

Some of Melbourne's biggest names are putting their money behind a post-pandemic renaissance of the arts in the city. But they warn it won't be easy.

  • by Nick Miller
Is this the most 2020 play? Romeo and Juliet, performed by microbes

Is this the most 2020 play? Romeo and Juliet, performed by microbes

A Melbourne artist has staged Shakespeare's classic, tragic love story in a petri dish, in a nod to the weird microbial 2020 we've been living through.

  • by Chenturan Aran
The soap opera that sends Jess Scully to sleep

The soap opera that sends Jess Scully to sleep

The deputy lord mayor of the city of Sydney has a date each night with the bats in the tree at the back of her house.

  • by Lenny Ann Low
Immersive theatre show pays tribute to one of Sydney's earliest cinemas

Immersive theatre show pays tribute to one of Sydney's earliest cinemas

A show for just six people takes place in a landmark building in Paddington. 

  • by Garry Maddox