The 2015 Melbourne Festival celebrates 30 years of presenting a smorgasbord of the world’s best arts experiences to local audiences. Festival Director Josephine Ridge’s third and final program for Melbourne Festival reveals a strong focus on writing, literary adaptations, collaborations, opportunities for debate and discussion, and a feast of world class performances from local and international artists.
A major international exhibition featuring two of the most significant artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries – Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei – will open at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Melbourne, in December.
Cabaret sensation Amelia Ryan is returning to both Melbourne and Sydney for one night only with her critically acclaimed show A Storm in a D Cup – a dazzling tale of disaster with dysfunction at every turn.
Opening at the Malthouse on July 18, I Am a Miracle takes a timely and hard-hitting look at oppression and the miscarriage of justice throughout the ages, raising the question in light of recent events – does history repeat itself?
Revered cabaret house Finucane and Smith have been performing Glory Box to packed houses for over 10 years. But, due to their ever increasing international commitments, they will soon embark on their last season in Melbourne for many years.
One of Britain’s most prolific artists, Ryan Gander is known for creating playful, engaging works in a range of mediums, from installation, sculptures and photographs to performative lectures, publications, inventions and interventions.