In the years since musicals dropped off radio playlists and album charts, Wicked was the first show to arrive to a public frenzy of interest and anticipation. Six years later, and now […]
Rocky Horror Show review [Melbourne]
40 years old? Time really is fleeting. But madness has not taken its toll on Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show, still the king of cult camp classics. Craig McLachlan walks away with […]
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill review
Classy, adult entertainment, Audra McDonald’s star turn as late-in-life Billie Holiday is an immersive, affecting, spellbinding experience.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch [Broadway 2014] review
Neil Patrick Harris, working at the height of his powers, gives an unforgettable, tour de force performance in this perfectly chosen star vehicle. The fact that Harris’ sitcom fans will feature heavily […]
Les Miserables [Broadway 2014] review
Do You See The People Spin? Not any more, in this epic new production of the world’s favourite musical.
The Bridges of Madison County [Broadway Musical] review
Rapturously beautiful music flows throughout this new, almost chamber-sized musical. The gently paced, very adult romance is absorbing, and leads to a poignantly affecting conclusion.
Heathers the Musical review
Off-Broadway gets in on the movie adaptation act with this lively, technicolor musical that opened on 31 March, 25 years to the day since the cult classic opened in cinemas. The blacker-than-pitch […]
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder review
Utterly charming in concept, form and execution, the originality of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder is a breath of fresh air in the modern-day miasma of movie-musicals.Nifty performances, snazzy design […]
Rocky [Broadway Musical] review
Rocky could have been a contender. Blue chip title, beloved song writing team, high production values, legendary Broadway house. The final twenty or so minutes are quite exhilarating, but they come too […]
Seldom seen in this time of corporate-driven, franchise-ready productions, the star vehicle makes a well-deserved return for Idina Menzel, worshipped and idolized star of music theatre stage, concert hall stage, small screen, […]