In a suitably grand reopening for Melbourne’s much-loved State Theatre, Opera Australia brings the digital dazzle with their high-tech production of Verdi’s Aida.
Riding the crest of the oh-so-politically-correct zeitgeist, The Cane taps into the current craze for scrutinising old sins under today’s standards.
Amassing a list of lovers almost as long as her list of stage and screen credits, formidable Australian actress Coral Browne left West Footscray to take on the world. Her terrifically titillating […]
In celebration of the ongoing return to live theatre, Sydney turned on perfect conditions for the opening night of La Traviata on Sydney Harbour. Cancelled exactly a year ago, the excitement of […]
In a very welcome foray to Melbourne, Pinchgut Opera treated a captive audience to a meticulously prepared, splendidly performed concert presentation of Monteverdi’s Vespers.
As their 2021 autumn tale, Melbourne Shakespeare Company presents a lively, well-judged open-air staging of A Winter’s Tale in the charming surrounds of Central Park Malvern.
With gala presentation Summertime at the Ballet, The Australian Ballet makes a triumphant return to the stage, the stellar quality testament to the sheer determination and dedication of the dancers and musicians to […]
Grandly conceived and splendidly realised, Das Rheingold sees Melbourne Opera scale new heights of grandeur.
In the new book Hanky-Panky, masterly arts historian Frank Van Straten shines the spotlight on prolific arts impresario Ernest C. Rolls, whose extravagant stage productions entertained Australia in the 1920s and 1930s.
The joy of finally returning to live theatre in Melbourne is exponentially magnified by the heart lifting humanity of the first musical to reopen, Come From Away.