Even with two of its main theatres not available for musicals, Melbourne still enjoyed a healthy musical theatre scene in 2019.
Set to dazzle and divert, the Broadway revival of Chicago returns for its third Melbourne sentence with as sexy and sinewy a company of dancers as could possibly be wished for.
Victorian Opera rings in the festive season with a very merry concert staging of delectably melodious opera buffa The Barber of Seville.
As a sampler of the bountiful work of The Australian Ballet School, Summer Season 2019 capably demonstrates the depth of talent and attention to detail that set the School apart.
In a production as spectacularly staged as it is intelligently conceived, Faust is another mighty achievement from Opera Australia, demonstrating the full extent of their resources to sterling effect.
Irresistible guilty pleasure Legally Blonde returns in a blue-chip boutique production anchored by a dazzling star turn from Samm Hagen as everyone’s favourite pretty-in-pink law student, little Miss Woods, Elle.
The extraordinary quality of Kiss of the Spider Woman belies the eight-year gap since Melbourne Theatre Company produced a Broadway musical as part of their mainstage season. The dark, dazzling adult musical […]
In an auspicious world premiere season, Music Theatre Melbourne takes audiences back to the garishly colourful 1980s in Electric Dreams, a new Australian musical based on the cultish 1984 film.
The gift that keeps on giving, Graeme Murphy’s 1990 production of Turandot is grand opera at the pinnacle of artistic collaboration. Opera Australia’s revival sees the lavish work make a welcome Melbourne […]
Grand in scope and intimate in detail, Ella Hickson’s 2016 play Oil is a given a suitably intense and immersive production for its Australian premiere at Red Stitch Actors’ Theatre.