What a difference a theatre makes. Resplendent in Melbourne’s State Theatre, Evita now has the lighting, sound and space to make it the spectacle it deserves to be.
A perfect match of star and show, Evita benefits mightily from the powerhouse vocals and intense presence of Tina Arena. ***To read Man in Chair’s Melbourne review of Evita, click HERE***
Opera Australia strays from the chocolate box favourites with this all too rare staging of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, a presentation all the more precious for its ingenious concept and glorious singing.
Simply designed, Laurent Pelly’s new production of Manon avoids clutter to allow the beautiful, romantic music to take centre stage. Superstars Anna Netrebko and Piotr Beczala have rarely looked and sounded more […]