Clever creative artistry and bountiful talent make for a compelling production of The Coronation of Poppea in this mighty achievement from Lyric Opera of Melbourne.
Quite possibly the best rock musical you’ve never heard, heroic 1990 rock opera Paris is given a starry concert staging that serves both to return the epic work to public prominence and […]
A dark, yet uplifting, musical that celebrates and rewards the intelligence of its adult audience, Merrily We Roll Along is given a lean, incisive treatment by dedicated Sondheim company Watch This.
Inspired by her award-winning run in acclaimed musical Matilda, singing actress Elise McCann explores musical works inspired by the wickedly imaginative mind of author Roald Dahl.
Brimming with imaginative details, Victorian Opera’s beautifully realised staging of Cunning Little Vixen is a real charmer.
Returning to the Melbourne stage less than two years after its premiere, David McAllister’s production of The Sleeping Beauty can be appreciated not just for its luxuriously lavish staging but also for […]
Tracing the key moments in a pair of relationships, 2009 off-Broadway musical Ordinary Days furtively engages audience interest and affection in its four characters, illustrating the beauty to be found in the […]
Zipping by in an incredibly brisk 15 minutes, not a note nor a word is wasted in 21 Chump Street, an astonishing example of economical writing.
Graeme Murphy’s Nutcracker does far more than tell The Story of Clara, celebrating the backstory of vision, passion and talent that formed the bedrock for our modern, 55-years-young company The Australian Ballet.
Look at the old girl now, fellas. Mrs Dolly Levi, born Gallagher, is back on the Melbourne stage in a glossy, if somewhat scaled down, production of Golden Age classic Hello, Dolly!.