For their popular annual winter musical, Menier Chocolate Factory serves up a delectable chocolate box of melodies with Golden Age romantic musical comedy She Loves Me.
Surreal and deliberately inscrutable, production and performance of the David Bowie musical Lazarus respects and subtly celebrates the great artist’s talent and legacy.
Dazzling and affecting in equal measure, Matthew Bourne’s new work The Red Shoes is as superbly realised as it is ingeniously conceived.
Commemorating 70 years since Sadlers Wells Ballet moved across town to reopen Royal Opera House after WWII, The Royal Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty remains a traditional, highly decorative production with an agreeable […]
The mighty Melbourne Ring Cycle dominated the 2016 year of opera, with an entertaining assortment of productions seen throughout the preceding months.
Australian audiences’ love affair with music theatre continued apace in 2016, with at least eight new Australian musicals playing alongside the glossy commercial productions and the exciting independent premieres.
The Australian Ballet’s Storytime Ballet series continues with a perfectly judged children’s version of seasonal favourite The Nutcracker.
A perfect showcase for the talents of the students of The Australian Ballet School, beautifully produced ballet The Snow Queen is wonderful holiday entertainment.
A tremendously talented young cast and well-realised direction allow original Australian musical The Gathering to be seen in its best possible light.
In an electric performance of Götterdämmerung, the mighty Melbourne Ring Cycle concludes as it began, with glorious singing, meticulous direction and innovative staging.