Melbourne continues to enjoy a well-balanced opera program of large and smaller scale productions featuring a wide array of local and international artists.
Melbourne Opera: Norma review
Readily meeting sky high anticipation, the new Melbourne Opera production of Norma brings a mighty shine to this revered, and often unattainable, jewel in the crown of the bel canto repertoire.
Victorian Opera: Black Rider review
An artistic triumph, Black Rider combines a magically innovative production with an incredibly characterful cast to create a highly memorable evening of adult theatre.
Opera Australia: Götterdämmerung review [Melbourne Ring Cycle 2016]
In an electric performance of Götterdämmerung, the mighty Melbourne Ring Cycle concludes as it began, with glorious singing, meticulous direction and innovative staging.
Opera Australia: Die Walküre review [Melbourne Ring Cycle 2016]
Fifteen singers deliver four hours of glorious singing and splendid acting as Opera Australia’s presentation of The Melbourne Ring Cycle continues with Die Walküre.
Opera Australia: Das Rheingold review [Melbourne Ring Cycle 2016]
The highly anticipated return of Opera Australia’s world class Ring Cycle begins with a nuanced exploration of the psychological intensity of Das Rheingold.
The Sound of Music review [Melbourne 2016]
Perhaps it is the same everywhere, but The Sound of Music seems to have always held a special place in the hearts of Melbourne theatregoers. This polished production is set to continue […]
The Sound of Music review [Sydney 2015]
He may be a week early, but Santa has delivered the music theatre revival we have all been waiting for. Attractive designs, intelligent, respectful direction and a knockout cast combine to create […]
The Sound of Music sneak peek [Sydney 2015]
A lavish production of one of the world’s most beloved musicals is set to open in Sydney ahead of an Australian tour.
Strange Bedfellows: Under the Covers review
Resolutely confronting and provocative, the cabaret work of Strange Bedfellows is set apart by the utter conviction and sheer talent of creators and stars Jacqui Dark and Kanen Breen.