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Sunday, November 20, 2022

From Joseph to Trump: Keeping the Faith by Amanda Ellison

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, currently playing at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre, is an ever-popular musical revival. And the source

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 10:59PM
Saturday, November 5, 2022

tick…tick… BOOM! – it’s a universal condition by Amanda Ellison

Milestone birthdays often give rise to existential crises. In 1990, Jonathan Larson was staring down the barrel of his thirtieth

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 03:28PM
Tuesday, October 25, 2022

A Christmas Carol: A Thoroughly Modern Haunting by Amanda Ellison

Few festive stories summon the spirit of the season as much as the Dickensian classic, A Christmas Carol. Following the

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 03:57PM
Saturday, October 8, 2022

Titanic: A Metaphor for Life by Amanda Ellison

Theatregoers in Melbourne will, this November, have the rare opportunity to witness the award-winning stage version of Titanic – the

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 06:30PM
Saturday, September 10, 2022

Urinetown is a wee bit close to reality by Amanda Ellison

Robert de Niro, in his role as Al Capone in the 1987 blockbuster The Untouchables, said: “We laugh because it’s

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 08:37PM
Saturday, August 27, 2022

The Six Fix: Turning His-tory into Her Story by Amanda Ellison

Along with the rest of the world, Aussie audiences continue to turn up in their droves to experience Six, the

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 04:29PM
Sunday, August 14, 2022

The Mousetrap: Why We’re All Ensnared by Amanda Ellison

John Osborne’s acclaimed 1950s drama Look Back in Anger premiered in London in 1956, and finished its run by the

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 04:18AM
Saturday, July 30, 2022

Are cruel intentions the preserve of the powerful and privileged? by Amanda Ellison

The eve of any new year throbs with hope, anticipation and optimism. This is especially true of the dawn of

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 03:58AM
Saturday, July 16, 2022

A Truly Topical Thriller by Amanda Ellison

If a Grand Canyon of a tale, with a taut plot, a distillation of sex, politics, corruption & betrayal, plus

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 10:59PM
Sunday, July 3, 2022

Bonnie and Clyde: Where does guilt really lie? by Amanda Ellison

In 2011 Bonnie and Clyde opened on Broadway. The response was lackluster, and the run ended after only two months.

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 01:12AM
Saturday, June 18, 2022

Cinderella and the Two-Way Staircase of Social Mobility by Amanda Ellison

Once upon a time, in a land far away (Greece, if you must know) there lived a young slave girl

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 12:36AM
Saturday, June 4, 2022

The lonely legacy of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY by Amanda Ellison

John Donne, sixteenth-century poet and cleric, knew a thing or two. If his name doesn’t ring a bell, perhaps  his

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 01:49AM
Saturday, May 21, 2022

Mary Poppins and the pointless pursuit of ‘practically perfect’ parenting by Amanda Ellison

Mary Poppins is sometimes hailed as the ultimate feel-good story. It’s easy to see why. A magical, ‘practically perfect’ female

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 07:41PM
Saturday, May 14, 2022

Jagged Little Pill: ‘It’s not ironic, y’all!’ by Amanda Ellison

For anyone not familiar with Canadian musician Alanis Morissette, cast your eye over the cover of the November 1995 edition

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 04:47PM
Sunday, May 1, 2022

Mr Hyde and Offshore Immigration Processing: The Dark Side of Good Intentions by Amanda Ellison

Almost twenty-two years ago to the day – 25 May 1990 – Frank Wildhorn’s musical version of The Strange Case

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 05:16PM

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