In a concert staging that can only be described as all class, musical wunderkind Matthew Robinson gathered a dozen of his oh-so-talented friends to knock the socks off members of the Melbourne […]
There must be a blue moon in the night sky, for how else to explain an appearance by the rarest of Stephen Sondheim musicals, Pacific Overtures?
Sumptuous production values and splendid direction distinguish this classic offering, its quality boding well for the MTC new year.
There is nothing like a dame performed by irrepressible talent Trevor Ashley, and what a grand Dame he gives us in Diamonds are for Trevor. With a stellar big band to match […]
What better opera to see in Paris than this most French of operas, starring France’s favourite opera son. This season premiere is distinguished by excellent singing, fine orchestral playing and a suitably […]
Secretive suitors and supernatural specters tinge the pure, romantic love story at the heart of perennial ballet favourite Giselle. Peter Wright’s lovingly traditional production remains a jewel in the crown of the […]
A beloved childhood novel, movie and movie remake, the blue chip property Charlie and the Chocolate Factory finally makes it to the music theatre stage. Housebound and bogged in exposition through act […]
Le Corsaire is a traditional full-length ballet that is light on storytelling, allowing plenty of scope for a multitude of featured dances, and set in an exotic locale, giving the opportunity for […]
Art isn’t easy. This well constructed revue of Stephen Sondheim gems is a pleasure to hear, but suffers from a dismally slight production and an unevenly matched cast.
Massenet’s lush, romantic setting of the time-honoured French tale of Manon is given a lavish treatment in this sumptuous yet stylish production. The journey of impetuous anti-heroine Manon from rags to riches […]