Melbourne Shakespeare Company gives their new “MSC Studio” brand a highly auspicious debut with this confidently condensed, genuinely gripping new staging of Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy King Lear.
Their standard ever on the rise, Melbourne Opera assembles a uniformly splendid company of singers to bring out the compelling potency of Verdi’s Macbeth.
Early Verdi chestnut Ernani may be strong on melodious music but the stilted story struggles to take flight despite an interesting directorial concept and a suite of strong performances.
CLOC Musical Theatre makes a spectacular return to the stage, bringing out the full spectrum of heartfelt humanity in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.
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 […]
Deservedly drenched with international awards and accolades, megahit musical Hamilton arrives in Australia in pristine form, the terrific local cast members not throwing away their shots at future superstardom.
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.