Menier Chocolate Factory once again proves that bigger isn’t better, presenting a lively, immersive staging of classic 1980 musical Barnum.
A decade after the mega-budget follow-up to The Producers flopped on Broadway, Mel Brooks is back with a scaled down Young Frankenstein, this time on London’s West End. The sets may be […]
A straightforward production allows heavenly singing to take centre stage in Ted Huffman’s white box staging of Madama Butterfly at Zurich Opera.
Armed with “the muscles of twenty men and the brains of twenty mussels,” Bananaman is here to save the residents of Acacia Road, and Bananaman the Musical is here to save off-West […]
The sun comes up I think about you. This poignant lyric is a perfect description of my ongoing love affair with Follies, a relationship now strengthened exponentially after viewing the lavishly produced […]
Visiting superstars, theatre renovations, a maestro exposed and the untimely death of a beloved international baritone dominate the 2017 year of opera.
The boutique musical boom went off the boil in 2017, while on the professional scene, Melbourne’s East End was dominated by one man: Casey Nicholaw.
The mysterious Dr Coppelius may be far more sinister than jolly old Santa Claus, but his status as a toy-maker means he is a welcome visitor in the festive season. The Australian Ballet […]
A satire about satire, new Eddie Perfect musical Vivid White is as surprising as it is amusing, as familiar as it is shocking, and as polarising as it is entertaining.
A new collective of committed artists breathes fresh life into independent musical theatre favourite The Last Five Years with an immersive, music-centric production.