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.
David McAllister: Soar book review
Bright and brisk, David McAllister’s autobiography Soar: A Life Freed by Dance nimbly chronicles the sacrifices, setbacks and successes of a life devoted to dance. Supportively co-authored by journalist Amanda Dunn, Soar […]
Who’s Your Baghdaddy review
A trailblazing experiment to be treasured, supported and admired, the live online season of Who’s Your Baghdaddy (or How I Started the Iraq War) is an imaginative blend of musical theatre prowess, […]
The Australian Ballet: Volt review
The Australian Ballet returns the mixed contemporary program to the stage, showcasing the depth of talent in the company with Volt. Bookended by an almost too well-matched pair of Wayne McGregor works, […]
Melbourne Theatre Company: Emerald City review
The noble intention of Melbourne Theatre Company’s celebration of 50 years of David Williamson plays misfires with a bland revival of 1987 hit Emerald City, a play that proves more tepid talkfest […]
Billy Elliot the Musical review
Inspiring, amusing and genuinely moving, the revival tour of Billy Elliot the Musical arrives in Melbourne with an exceptional cast in peak form.
Shrek the Musical review [Melbourne]
A joyful tonic, Shrek the Musical underpins glossy spectacle with endearing heart, delighting the audience with sassy humour and quirky characters.
Melbourne Theatre Company: Torch the Place review
Deftly blending uproarious humour with affecting pathos, Benjamin Law’s Torch the Place is a triumph. Having supported the writing of Law’s first play through their visionary NEXT STAGE program, Melbourne Theatre Company […]
Melbourne Opera: Fidelio review
Melbourne Opera adds to the celebrations of Beethoven’s 250th birthday with a splendidly sung revival of their 2013 staging of Fidelio.
Melbourne Theatre Company: Home, I’m Darling review
Melbourne Theatre Company welcomes the new decade with an Australian premiere that is as lavishly produced as it is splendidly performed. If only Home, I’m Darling had something more substantial to say.