While Matt Hetherington delivers a winning performance in the starring role of this eagerly anticipated production, the show itself and several creative aspects are somewhat below standard.
Promises, Promises opens tonight at Melbourne’s State Theatre. Matt Hetherington stars as rising young executive Chuck Baxter
Poor “little” Natalie Portly. All she wants is to play the coveted dual role of White Pig and Black Pig in Swine Lake but her monstrous mother, coldhearted choreographer and cunning co-star […]
Distinctly Melbourne in flavour, the affection, scope and gentle cheek of Barassi The Stage Show combine for an enjoyable, even inspirational, trip down memory lane. Author Tee O’Neill has crafted a pacy, […]
Artistic Director David McAllister’s vision to mount a new-yet-traditional staging of perennial favourite Swan Lake has been lovingly and expertly realised in this wondrous production that puts the focus squarely on the […]
Fresh from its record-breaking Sydney season, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific has landed in Melbourne in glorious shape. Tight, humorous, energetic and rapturously melodious, this artistic triumph is brimming with life, romance […]
You’ve heard these songs before, but never sung as beautifully as this. Marina Prior, leading lady of the Australian musical stage, has veered away from the music theatre catalogue of her previous […]
I remember when growing up, before the era of mega musicals Cats, Phantom and Les Miz, a standard question to someone returning from London was “Did you see The Mousetrap?” To have […]
The Australian Ballet bathes audiences in the warm and cosy glow of nostalgia in this guided trip down memory lane. The posters, costumes and sets on display in the foyers of the […]
Visiting Russian company Eifman Ballet present a highly theatrical hybrid of modern and classical dance in this unique and entertaining production.