A cult favourite amongst music theatre cognoscenti, The Last Five Years is all too rarely seen on Melbourne stages. This popularity, along with the relatively simple staging requirements, makes the show a […]
More than ten years old, and not showing the slightest signs of age, Graeme Murphy’s masterful production is as vivid and thrilling as ever. Following last year’s traditional staging of perennial favourite […]
The revival of a musical might involve new sets and costumes, but the addition of new material based on further real life events makes Shane Warne the Musical even more unique than […]
As a groundbreaking theatrical spectacular, King Kong is a lavish, jaw-dropping success. As a “music theatre event,” however, it is a disappointing failure, setting the art form back 70 years.
A visit from Broadway royalty drew a Melbourne crowd who cheered just for the house lights dimming at the start. Anticipation reached fever pitch as the overture of hits played along with […]
The Australian Ballet’s only triple bill for the year, Vanguard is a celebration, through dance, of the beauty of the human body. Stripped back to sheer unitards, trunks and tights, the dancers […]
All time world musical sweetheart Julie Andrews visits Melbourne and 2000 adoring fans have one less item on their bucket list. Goodwill ambassador, children’s book author, flying nanny and singing nun, Andrews […]
Magnormos has dared to dream a big dream in transferring 2011 fringe smash hit Flowerchildren to a city stage, and Melbourne’s theatrical landscape is all the richer for it.
The funniest play on the planet finally lands in Melbourne, with the fully imported cast and production in tiptop form. This hilarious update of Goldoni’s A Servant of Two Masters is a […]
Perfectly cast and expertly realised, Nixon in China is the most artistically satisfying opera production seen on the Melbourne stage so far this year. Working in perfect synergy, the direction, design and […]