In presenting this long overdue Melbourne premiere season of Parsifal, Victorian Opera gives Wagner’s final opera an intelligently conceived, splendidly performed production.
Melbourne Theatre Company begins the new year with a showcase for revered actress Miriam Margolyes, who takes on the cantankerous title character in Alan Bennett’s The Lady in the Van.
With confidence and polish that cover all aspects of production, Melbourne Opera takes on another Wagner opera, The Flying Dutchman, with further success.
Imaginatively conceived and artfully staged, new musical Hadestown is a heady combination of music, dance and mythology.
An ideal choice for an off-West End season, Violet features an exceptional lead performance from Kaisa Hammarlund.
Currently one of London’s hottest tickets, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical is a solid entry in the bio-musical genre, combining an inspiring story with a terrific catalogue of hit songs.
Boiled down to a boutique-scale presentation, Fiddler on the Roof brims with fresh life, gentle humour and impactful drama.
Splendid music is the clear highlight of an unusual and indulgent staging of Tchaikovsky opera The Queen of Spades, the central concept of which wears thin very quickly.
The Royal Ballet combines a contrasting pairs of works to create a well rounded mixed program with Asphodel Meadows / The Two Pigeons.
Succinctly written and brilliantly performed, musical drama Caroline, or Change packs a powerful message.