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The Best, The Fairest, The First

3 March 2021 to 6 March 2021
Melbourne Writers' Theatre
Melbourne Writers' Theatre

Behind every Australian sportswoman, there’s an unsung heroine who blazed the trail …

Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody

5 March 2021 to 4 April 2021
Fiona Landers, Richie Root & Zach Reino

Before Voldemort was He Who Must Not Be Named, he was just Tom Riddle, another moody teen that couldn’t...

Jungle Bungle

6 April 2021 to 17 April 2021
Craig Christie

It’s a new day and a new school for Oliver, and making a new friend when he meets Claire in the school...


19 April 2021 to 22 April 2021
Reuben James

Created as a response to the ongoing political debate on LGBTQIA+ lives, BENT is a stirring exploration of...

Love You Bitch

22 April 2021 to 28 April 2021
Alberto Di Troia

Jem, Ella and Harry are friends.

Best friends.

The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven

30 April 2021 to 8 May 2021
Ben Anderson

A revolutionary queer ritual in which bread is shared, wine is drunk and familiar stories are...

Ngarngk; Giver of life

9 May 2021 to 14 May 2021
La Mama Theatre
Naz Aree Dickerson

Against all odds, The Tannin women take the risk of a lifetime in a fight for their connection to country...


12 May 2021 to 22 May 2021
Jayde Kirchert

An exciting, feminist sci-fi theatrical experience, MARA KORPER is set in a futuristic world where gender...


9 June 2021 to 19 June 2021
Jules Allen

BETTY is a complex and unfiltered exploration of the Mother/Daughter relationship; revealed at a time when...