With the admission that I generally dislike Pippin, and do not even get me started on circus themes, this production is an absolute joy!
Verdi’s thrilling tragedy Otello shines in a classic example of magnificence on stage at the Met. Back for a second run this season, with the earlier visit including a Met Live in […]
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.
Following the superb quality of last year’s inaugural Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour and the recent success of Gale Edwards and team with La Boheme and Salome, expectations were sky high for […]
The Australian Ballet returns Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote to the stage in a somewhat dated but altogether delightful production.
A play written to have the audience as a fly on the wall of a dysfunctional family Christmas turns us instead into onlookers at a distant aquarium as MTC ruins the most […]
For all the study, analysis and practice of acting, writing and directing, the distillation of live theatre remains the most elusive of essences to predict, capture or maintain. When it works, it […]
Superbly talented performers, gloriously melodious music and wittily updated lyrics combine to create a frothy, sit-back-and-enjoy confection.
Her upper range fortuitously extended after a taxi cab crash, Florence Foster Jenkins had the late-in-life singing career of her dreams, even though the audience could not hear the way she sounded […]
Even before the fabulous “Trashley” has stepped out on stage, the fun has already started, with a lively, eager audience soaking up the Tramcar/Spiegeltent vibe and enjoying the fresh relief of Melbourne’s […]