Well worth the ever-extended wait, the lush new Melbourne Theatre Company production of Shakespeare’s pleasantly pastoral comedy As You Like It proves an appealing year-end treat.
Musical Theatre Year in Review 2019
Even with two of its main theatres not available for musicals, Melbourne still enjoyed a healthy musical theatre scene in 2019.
Muriel’s Wedding the Musical review [Melbourne]
It’s Broadway meets Broadbeach, as hotly anticipated Muriel’s Wedding the Musical arrives on the Melbourne stage with a sizzling splash.
Melbourne Theatre Company: Twelfth Night review
Gorgeous design, cunning direction and a dreamy cast combine for the pure pleasure of Twelfth Night, an early Christmas present from Melbourne Theatre Company.
Melbourne Theatre Company: An Ideal Husband review
In their keenly anticipated season of An Ideal Husband, Melbourne Theatre Company matches the sparkle of Oscar Wilde’s wit with a gleaming production bejeweled with dazzling performances.
Muriel’s Wedding the Musical review
The long awaited Great Australian Musical has finally arrived. By turns hilarious and heart-rending, Muriel’s Wedding the Musical is as meticulously crafted and brilliantly performed as the best that Broadway has to […]
The Beast review [Melbourne 2016]
An all new touring production of provocative 2013 MTC hit The Beast wraps shocking behaviour in laugh out loud comedy.
The Production Company: Jerry’s Girls review
The Production Company’s staging of Jerry’s Girls delivers, as promised, Australia’s leading ladies and Broadway’s greatest showstoppers. If these elements were presented on their own merits, the show would most likely be […]
The Production Company: Nice Work If You Can Get It review
The Production Company ventures where commercial producers, and even subsidised companies lately, dare not tread to bring us the first mainstage Australian premiere of a Broadway musical this year. The move pays […]
Rocky Horror Show review [Melbourne]
40 years old? Time really is fleeting. But madness has not taken its toll on Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show, still the king of cult camp classics. Craig McLachlan walks away with […]