The noble intention of Melbourne Theatre Company’s celebration of 50 years of David Williamson plays misfires with a bland revival of 1987 hit Emerald City, a play that proves more tepid talkfest […]
Victorian Opera begins 2020 in absolute peak form, presenting Richard Strauss’ Salome on a grand scale.
Inspiring, amusing and genuinely moving, the revival tour of Billy Elliot the Musical arrives in Melbourne with an exceptional cast in peak form.
A joyful tonic, Shrek the Musical underpins glossy spectacle with endearing heart, delighting the audience with sassy humour and quirky characters.
Deftly blending uproarious humour with affecting pathos, Benjamin Law’s Torch the Place is a triumph. Having supported the writing of Law’s first play through their visionary NEXT STAGE program, Melbourne Theatre Company […]
Melbourne Opera adds to the celebrations of Beethoven’s 250th birthday with a splendidly sung revival of their 2013 staging of Fidelio.
Melbourne Theatre Company welcomes the new decade with an Australian premiere that is as lavishly produced as it is splendidly performed. If only Home, I’m Darling had something more substantial to say.
Gertrude Opera heralds the new decade with the modern American opera As One, a heartfelt work as timely as it is elegiac.
Melbourne continues to enjoy a well-balanced opera program of large and smaller scale productions featuring a wide array of local and international artists.
Even with two of its main theatres not available for musicals, Melbourne still enjoyed a healthy musical theatre scene in 2019.