Roaring back to the stage, The Australian Ballet triumphs with the twice-delayed Anna Karenina, a major new work that is steeped in tradition and yet boldly staged at the vanguard of contemporary […]
Victorian Opera: The Who’s Tommy review
Finally on stage some 18 months after its initially intended season, the tremendously talented cast of The Who’s Tommy have lost none of their infectious enthusiasm for the work.
MTC: Fun Home review [Melbourne 2022]
Delayed over the past two theatrically arid years, multi-Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home finally makes its Melbourne debut, arriving in a superbly cast, sharply directed production that brings the show’s searing emotional […]
Melbourne Opera: Die Walküre review
Melbourne Opera triumphantly presents the keenly anticipated second instalment of their ever-so-patiently crafted Ring Cycle, Die Walküre.
Watch This: Into The Woods review
As Melbourne’s own Stephen Sondheim specialists, it is appropriate that Watch This is the first company to present a season of the great master’s work after he left this world in November […]
Jagged Little Pill review [Melbourne 2022]
Electrifying new musical Jagged Little Pill commands attention, breaks hearts and, ultimately, inspires hope in this thrilling Australian premiere season.
IOpera: Acis and Galatea review
In a rather immaculate performance from a splendid set of singers and musicians, IOpera’s Acis and Galatea bathes the discerning audience in luscious waves of musical splendour.
West Side Story  movie review
Respectfully adapted and lushly scored, dreamily romantic and heartbreakingly moving, the new movie adaptation of evergreen classic West Side Story gleams with the splendour of mega-budget movie magic that is deployed with […]
The Australian Ballet: Celebration Gala review [Melbourne]
After some 21 months, The Australian Ballet finally returns to the State Theatre, the dancers and musicians showing themselves at tiptop form in the very welcome program of this Celebration Gala.
Melbourne Shakespeare Company: The Comedy of Errors review
The border control comedy we didn’t know we all needed, The Comedy of Errors is Melbourne Shakespeare Company’s convivial contribution to the welcome wave of theatres reopening.