Simply designed, Laurent Pelly’s new production of Manon avoids clutter to allow the beautiful, romantic music to take centre stage. Superstars Anna Netrebko and Piotr Beczala have rarely looked and sounded more […]
Natalie Dessay dons the infamous red cocktail dress in Willy Decker’s controversial 2005 Salzburg Festival staging of La Traviata, now playing at the Met.
Wow! A palpable hit, Newsies exudes charm, flair and lashings of male energy that are bound to ensure a run far beyond the limited season currently advertised.
Based on the largely forgotten 1992 movie, Leap of Faith leapt into town due to the availability of the prestigious St James Theater and the perceived lack of competition for Best Musical. […]
What kind of goddess has lived among us?
An artistic triumph on every level, La Traviata cements Australia’s position as an international opera destination. There was trepidation in approaching this outdoor spectacle, a fear that overblown “if you build it, […]
Victorian Opera has attracted a highly talented team to stage this rarely seen opera, ensuring a remarkable production. Stravinsky’s music cannot quite be described as melodic, but it is certainly interesting and […]
A top-notch cast brings perennial favourite La Cage aux Folles glittering back to life in this ambitious staging by Quirky Productions. Still as current as today’s headlines, ever loveable La Cage envelopes […]
Having missed the Melbourne opening night of the new revival of A Chorus Line I took myself along this week and found out that there was a very good reason for the […]
Melbourne Opera begins its tenth anniversary year with a stellar performance of the immortal classic La Boheme. Foremost in the success of the staging is the wonderful cast, clearly chosen with great […]