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 […]
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 […]
A true labour of love, the creators, cast and crew have made theatrical magic with Gaybies, a joy-filled insight into life and love.
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 […]
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 […]