With the New Year only a few hours old, is it too soon to proclaim War Horse the theatrical highlight of 2013?
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 […]
Opera Australia completes a (quite possibly unintentional) trilogy of blood spattered mad women with the immensely satisfying new production of Richard Strauss’ Salome.
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 […]
While opera’s sweetheart Emma Matthews is the star attraction, the quality of the full company of Lucia di Lammermoor makes for an evening of superb singing.
Hiromi Omura is the star attraction in this return season of one of the world’s favourite operas.
The Metropolitan Opera kicks off its seventh season of cinema presentations captured live in high definition with their new production of Donizetti’s classic comedy L’Elisir d’Amore (The Elixir of Love). The opera […]
A door-slamming, tit-shaking, tears of laughter-inducing farce of the highest pedigree, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is the show theatre lovers of Melbourne have waited for all […]
Transporting the audience to a smoky, atmospheric jazz club, supremely talented young performer Tim Draxl channels the great jazz musician Chet Baker in this briskly entertaining tribute concert. Returning to the Melbourne […]