Himalaya: Listen. Learn. Grow.

4.8K Ratings
Open In App
title

Melbourne Theatre Company

Melbourne Theatre Company

0
Followers
0
Plays
Melbourne Theatre Company

Melbourne Theatre Company

Melbourne Theatre Company

0
Followers
0
Plays
OVERVIEWEPISODESYOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Details

About Us

Welcome to the audio library of Melbourne's home of theatre, MTC. Hear from actors and creatives including David Hare, Missy Higgins, Barrie Kosky, Jamie Lloyd, Miriam Margolyes, Joanna Murray-Smith, Simon Stephens, Brett Sheehy, Sam Strong, THE SWEATS, Sigrid Thornton, Jane Turner and more in this collection of recordings from live events, music, and our MTC Talks interview series hosted by Fiona Gruber.

Latest Episodes

MTC Conversations | David Hare in Conversation

Join us as we relive our 2016 In Conversation event with internationally renowned UK playwright and screenwriter Sir David Hare. During his illustrious career, David Hare has written more than 30 plays including Plenty, Racing Demon, Amy’s View and Skylight. He has received two Academy Award nominations for his screenplay adaptations of The Hours and The Reader. In this event presented by Melbourne Theatre Company in partnership with The Wheeler Centre, David Hare spoke with Australian barrister and writer Julian Burnside about politics, art and the writing life.

52 MINMAY 27
Comments
MTC Conversations | David Hare in Conversation

MTC Conversations | Andrea James in Conversation

As the colder weather creeps up, there’s no better time to dream of summer. So settle in with our audio recording of director and playwright Andrea James, discussing her new play Sunshine Super Girl, ahead of its season at the Sumner in November. You will hear Andrea James discuss her new play, Sunshine Super Girl – the remarkable story of Australian sporting legend Evonne Goolagong, a girl from the bush who rose to become the number one tennis player in the world and a household name by the age of 19. Recorded as part of MTC at MPavilion in January, it features James in conversation with MTC Literary Associate Jenni Medway, and well as excerpts from this new work read by Leonie Whyman. Sunshine Super Girl by Andrea James is produced by Performing Lines.

48 MINAPR 30
Comments
MTC Conversations | Andrea James in Conversation

MTC Talks | Interview with playwright Nakkiah Lui

Award-winning writer and TV personality Nakkiah Lui talks to STC Content Manager Carl Nilson-Polias about her motivations for writing this hugely-successful play. Lui shows us why she is one of this country’s most incisive comedy writers, with a home-grown satire that is both subversive and thoroughly entertaining. Buy tickets to Black is the New White at mtc.com.au

15 MIN2019 OCT 2
Comments
MTC Talks | Interview with playwright Nakkiah Lui

MTC Talks | Louis Nowra

Playwright Louis Nowra tells Fiona Gruber about the people who changed his life, and how they came to form the inspiration behind his iconic play Cosí. https://www.mtc.com.au/plays-and-tickets/season-2019/cosi/

10 MIN2019 APR 1
Comments
MTC Talks | Louis Nowra

MTC Talks | Interview with Director Sarah Goodes

MTC Associate Director Sarah Goodes speaks to Sarah Corridon about the character Nora Helmer and the assumptions that have been made about her for over 100 years.

8 MIN2018 JUN 19
Comments
MTC Talks | Interview with Director Sarah Goodes

MTC Talks | Interview with Director Dean Bryant

MTC Associate Director Dean Bryant chats to Sarah Corridon about the many layers of Wild.

16 MIN2018 APR 26
Comments
MTC Talks | Interview with Director Dean Bryant

MTC Talks | Interview with Wild playwright Mike Bartlett

British playwright Mike Bartlett chats to Fiona Gruber about his riveting, contemporary thriller — Wild.

8 MIN2018 APR 12
Comments
MTC Talks | Interview with Wild playwright Mike Bartlett

Abigail's Party | Alice Zaslavsky and Rita Erlich on 70s Food

In the lead up to Stephen Nicolazzo's vivid revival of the 1970s classic, Abigail's Party, we asked some lifestyle experts to help us put together the Perfect 70s Party Guide. As you prepare the menu for your guests, listen to Food Educator and author Alice Zaslavsky as she chats with one of Melbourne's best-loved food writers, Rita Erlich about the decade's culinary experiments.

19 MIN2018 MAR 29
Comments
Abigail's Party | Alice Zaslavsky and Rita Erlich on 70s Food

MTC Talks | Interview with Mike Leigh

Legendary playwright and film maker Mike Leigh speaks to Fiona Gruber about why his tragicomic play, Abigail's Party, remains such a cult classic 40 years on.

9 MIN2018 MAR 2
Comments
MTC Talks | Interview with Mike Leigh

MTC Talks | Interview with The Children playwright Lucy Kirkwood

British playwright Lucy Kirkwood chats to Fiona Gruber about her new play The Children.

9 MIN2018 JAN 25
Comments
MTC Talks | Interview with The Children playwright Lucy Kirkwood

Latest Episodes

MTC Conversations | David Hare in Conversation

Join us as we relive our 2016 In Conversation event with internationally renowned UK playwright and screenwriter Sir David Hare. During his illustrious career, David Hare has written more than 30 plays including Plenty, Racing Demon, Amy’s View and Skylight. He has received two Academy Award nominations for his screenplay adaptations of The Hours and The Reader. In this event presented by Melbourne Theatre Company in partnership with The Wheeler Centre, David Hare spoke with Australian barrister and writer Julian Burnside about politics, art and the writing life.

52 MINMAY 27
Comments
MTC Conversations | David Hare in Conversation

MTC Conversations | Andrea James in Conversation

As the colder weather creeps up, there’s no better time to dream of summer. So settle in with our audio recording of director and playwright Andrea James, discussing her new play Sunshine Super Girl, ahead of its season at the Sumner in November. You will hear Andrea James discuss her new play, Sunshine Super Girl – the remarkable story of Australian sporting legend Evonne Goolagong, a girl from the bush who rose to become the number one tennis player in the world and a household name by the age of 19. Recorded as part of MTC at MPavilion in January, it features James in conversation with MTC Literary Associate Jenni Medway, and well as excerpts from this new work read by Leonie Whyman. Sunshine Super Girl by Andrea James is produced by Performing Lines.

48 MINAPR 30
Comments
MTC Conversations | Andrea James in Conversation

MTC Talks | Interview with playwright Nakkiah Lui

Award-winning writer and TV personality Nakkiah Lui talks to STC Content Manager Carl Nilson-Polias about her motivations for writing this hugely-successful play. Lui shows us why she is one of this country’s most incisive comedy writers, with a home-grown satire that is both subversive and thoroughly entertaining. Buy tickets to Black is the New White at mtc.com.au

15 MIN2019 OCT 2
Comments
MTC Talks | Interview with playwright Nakkiah Lui

MTC Talks | Louis Nowra

Playwright Louis Nowra tells Fiona Gruber about the people who changed his life, and how they came to form the inspiration behind his iconic play Cosí. https://www.mtc.com.au/plays-and-tickets/season-2019/cosi/

10 MIN2019 APR 1
Comments
MTC Talks | Louis Nowra

MTC Talks | Interview with Director Sarah Goodes

MTC Associate Director Sarah Goodes speaks to Sarah Corridon about the character Nora Helmer and the assumptions that have been made about her for over 100 years.

8 MIN2018 JUN 19
Comments
MTC Talks | Interview with Director Sarah Goodes

MTC Talks | Interview with Director Dean Bryant

MTC Associate Director Dean Bryant chats to Sarah Corridon about the many layers of Wild.

16 MIN2018 APR 26
Comments
MTC Talks | Interview with Director Dean Bryant

MTC Talks | Interview with Wild playwright Mike Bartlett

British playwright Mike Bartlett chats to Fiona Gruber about his riveting, contemporary thriller — Wild.

8 MIN2018 APR 12
Comments
MTC Talks | Interview with Wild playwright Mike Bartlett

Abigail's Party | Alice Zaslavsky and Rita Erlich on 70s Food

In the lead up to Stephen Nicolazzo's vivid revival of the 1970s classic, Abigail's Party, we asked some lifestyle experts to help us put together the Perfect 70s Party Guide. As you prepare the menu for your guests, listen to Food Educator and author Alice Zaslavsky as she chats with one of Melbourne's best-loved food writers, Rita Erlich about the decade's culinary experiments.

19 MIN2018 MAR 29
Comments
Abigail's Party | Alice Zaslavsky and Rita Erlich on 70s Food

MTC Talks | Interview with Mike Leigh

Legendary playwright and film maker Mike Leigh speaks to Fiona Gruber about why his tragicomic play, Abigail's Party, remains such a cult classic 40 years on.

9 MIN2018 MAR 2
Comments
MTC Talks | Interview with Mike Leigh

MTC Talks | Interview with The Children playwright Lucy Kirkwood

British playwright Lucy Kirkwood chats to Fiona Gruber about her new play The Children.

9 MIN2018 JAN 25
Comments
MTC Talks | Interview with The Children playwright Lucy Kirkwood
hmly
Welcome to Himalaya LearningDozens of podcourses featuring over 100 experts are waiting for you.