MIAF19 A Brimful of Asha - photo by Cylla von Tiedemann

MIAF: A Brimful of Asha

Theatre-maker and founder of Why Not Theatre, Ravi Jain, was born in Canada to immigrant Indian parents. While he spent time in Europe studying his craft, back in Toronto, mother Asha was conspiring to uphold tradition a...
My Best Dead Friend

My Best Dead Friend

Fresh from the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Riverside Theatres will present the Sydney premiere of the award-winning, comedy-theatre show, My Best Dead Friend, from 11 October 2019. December 1998. Dunedin, New Zealand...
MIAF19 1927 presents roots - photo by Leigh Webber

MIAF: roots

UK company 1927 blend theatre with animation, and they have a history with the Melbourne International Arts Festival (MIAF). They impressed audiences with Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea in 2008, and The Animals ...
AAR New Theatre The Angry Brigade - photo by Cole Bennetts

The Angry Brigade

Against a backdrop of Tory cuts, high unemployment and the deregulated economy of 1970s Britain, a young urban guerrilla group mobilises. New Theatre presents James Graham’s heart-stopping thriller, The Angry Briga...
AAR-Relative-Merits

Relative Merits

Following a recent triumphant return season in Sydney, Lambert House Enterprises are presenting their acclaimed new production of Barry Lowe’s much-loved classic Australian play, Relative Merits, at The Butterfly C...
MF19 Kafka Metamorphosis

Melbourne Fringe: The Metamorphosis

MU Modern Theatre’s production of The Metamorphosis is a muddled, murky, melange of a show. A new adaptation by playwright James Macaronas and directed by Samsara Dunston, its presentation is tepid at best and any themes...
RSAT Control

Control

A startling and provocative new work that explores humanity’s desire to dictate how we’re perceived by others, Red Stitch presents Keziah Warner’s Control in a world premiere season from 1 October 2019. A heavily p...
MF19 All I See Is You Christian Edwards and Ciarán Griffiths - photo by Ray Jefferson

Melbourne Fringe: All I See Is You

Melbourne Fringe doesn’t always see a lot of touring productions, and so All I See Is You stood out on a glance through the guide. This two-hander premiered in England in 2018, and is billed as “A rollercoaster love stor...