Before discussing the show itself, let me tell you about the wild night on which I happened to attend the show. Still in previews, producers had chosen this night, Friday 5 April […]
Audiences are transported back to the Golden Age of Broadway, with a post-modern twist, in this utterly charming new production. Beautiful songs (as only Rodgers and Hammerstein can write), a terrific cast, […]
Benefitting immensely from an extreme makeover, The Addams Family arrives in Australia in peak condition. Funny, charming, tuneful and very well cast, the show is an infectiously enjoyable treat.
That fantasmagorical flying machine steals our hearts in this bright and breezy clap-along family fare.
There’s a party on right now at Chapel off Chapel and everyone is invited. StageArt’s production of the evergreen tribal musical Hair is every bit the loving, joyous celebration it is intended […]
It is easy to adopt a cynical whether-we-need-it-or-not attitude about the return of a show so soon after a highly successful and memorable premiere season. Jersey Boys, however, proved last night […]
Despite the genuinely intriguing premise described in its promotional materials, Genesis to Broadway flounders in a mish mash of styles, tone and content. Ineffective, unfunny and often inaccurate, the show is a […]
Brimming with socially relevant drama and catchy pop hits, Normie Rowe’s story was ripe for musicalisation. Old Scotch Music and Drama Club may not have the resources of full-scale commercial theatre but […]
A joyous celebration of the life of a great Australian, and the country that grew up with her, Margaret Fulton Queen of the Dessert is ninety minutes of delectable enjoyment, as lightly […]
Updated 28 November 2012 to include winners of the Theatre People 2012 Pro Choice Awards. After being absent from the slate in 2011, a flurry of revivals marked the 2012 theatre year, […]