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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Arts Review

In this wonderfully chilling production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, we see the titular character arrive in Georgian London, beholden to Anthony Hope, who has rescued h…

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Saturday, June 15, 2019

Shrek The Musical is coming to Australia by Arts Review

Australia’s leading theatre producer John Frost has announced that the Broadway smash hit Shrek The Musical is coming to Australia. This lavish and fun multi-million dollar musical will op…

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On the Couch with Emma Dean by Arts Review

Who is Emma Dean? I am an imperfect, romantic, passionate, plant-powered, human-being who loves to write theatrical pop songs about love and the human spirit. When I’m not on stage perform…

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Age of Stephen by Arts Review

In true Farnham fashion, Melbourne cabaret performer Stephen Valeri is at it again, taking his self-proclaimed ‘ultimate John Farnham Celebration’ show Age of Stephen to the stage for a …

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Wunderage by Arts Review

An astonishing spectacle told through breathtaking physical feats, heart-stirring live music and honest humour, Circus Oz and Company 2 will create a mesmerising world with the premiere of W…

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Puttin’ On the Ritz by Arts Review

On the back of their successful 2017 Australian tour, the Company of Puttin’ On the Ritz have returned, drawing a full house at the Frankston Arts Centre on Saturday 8 June – that extra …

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Friday, June 14, 2019

The Torrents by Arts Review

A newsroom comedy that rivals George Bernard Shaw, Black Swan and Sydney Theatre Company presents the WA premiere of Oriel Gray’s The Torrents in the Heath Ledger Theatre from 15 June, bef…

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DreamBIG Children’s Festival 2019 a huge success for young audiences by Arts Review

Gruffalos, robots, puppies, bears, giraffes, silent discos and more entertained thousands of South Australian children as part of Adelaide Festival Centre’s DreamBIG Children’s Festival …

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On the Couch with Harley Mann by Arts Review

Who is Harley Mann? I am a Waka Waka man from Queensland. I grew up in Sydney on Gadigal Country. As a performer, I specialise in aerial rope and diabolo. When I’m not studying the Bachelo…

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Two on the Night Train by Arts Review

Making its premiere at Gasworks Arts Park 14 – 22 June, Glassbreaker Productions’ Two on the Night Train is an existential play in the tradition of Beckett, with a strong emphasis on lig…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

The Dismissal by Arts Review

Award-winning music theatre powerhouse Squabbalogic brings the dark intrigue, larrikin humour and larger than life characters of The Dismissal to the Seymour Centre stage this June in a vibr…

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Travelling Film Festival returns to Newcastle by Arts Review

Showcasing eight incredible feature films and one fascinating documentary direct from the 66th Sydney Film Festival, the Travelling Film Festival returns to Newcastle from 21 June 2019. Open…

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New Chair announced to lead Melbourne Recital Centre by Arts Review

Cultural leader and educator Professor Andrea Hull AO has been appointed Chair of the Melbourne Recital Centre. Professor Hull brings to this important role a distinguished record of achieve…

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On the Couch with Amelia Cormack by Arts Review

Who is Amelia Cormack? A singer, actor, musician, songwriter, cabaret and voice-over artist. I’m about to appear in Razorhurst as Tilly Devine – an incredibly fierce and fearless girl fr…

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Girl in the Machine by Arts Review

Following the outstanding success of Grounded, National Theatre of Parramatta presents the Australian premiere of another powerful and provocative work, Girl in the Machine by Stef Smith at …

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Alex Landragin: Crossings by Arts Review

I didn’t write this book. I stole it… A Parisian bookbinder stumbles across a manuscript containing three stories, each as unlikely as the other. The first, The Education of a Monster, i…

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Bendigo Art Gallery announces new Director by Arts Review

The Bendigo Art Gallery and City of Greater Bendigo has announced that Jessica Bridgfoot has been appointed Bendigo Art Gallery Director. Ms Bridgfoot is currently a curator at Bendigo Art G…

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival: Megan Mullally and her band Nancy And Beth by Arts Review

Where do I start reviewing this show? In order to start reviewing this show, I really need to to understand what I just witnessed – and I’m still trying to work through that! Let me say …

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APRA AMCOS forges new alliance with the Association for Electronic Music (AFEM) by Arts Review

In a reflection of APRA AMCOS’ ongoing commitment to supporting electronic music creators, they have announced a new partnership with the Association for Electronic Music (AFEM) as an affi…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

On the Couch with Imogen Kelly by Arts Review

Who is Imogen Kelly? Imogen Kelly is notoriously known as Australia’s Queen of Burlesque, and is also the only Australian to be crowned a World Queen of Burlesque by The Burlesque Hall of …

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival: Taxithi – An Australian Odyssey by Arts Review

Taxithi – An Australian Odyssey is a poignant and important work about the untold stories of women who migrated from Greece to Australia in the 50’s and 60’s. The immensely talented He…

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A Midnight Visit set to haunt Melbourne this July by Arts Review

Following sensational responses in Sydney and Perth, A Midnight Visit unveils its fresh Melbourne incarnation this July in a deceptively ordinary North Melbourne abandoned warehouse, transfo…

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Cast announced for Bring It On The Musical by Arts Review

Following a sellout Australian premiere in 2018, he spectacular stage show inspired by the cult classic movie of the same name, Bring It On The Musical returns to Melbourne next month before…

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Sydney Coliseum Theatre Announces Opening Week Program by Arts Review

A magnificent new addition to Greater Western Sydney’s cultural landscape and to Australia’s live performance industry, the Sydney Coliseum Theatre – a $100 million theatre development…

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Brickman Cities returns to Melbourne by Arts Review

Discover the history of the world’s greatest cities and help create your own cities of the future when Brickman Cities powered by LEGO City takes over Scienceworks Melbourne from Saturday …

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

19th Annual Helpmann Award Nominations Announced by Arts Review

The countdown to the 19th Annual Helpmann Awards is on, following last night’s announcement of the 2019 Helpmann Award Nominees. The Helpmann Awards are the premier celebration of Australi…

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On the Couch with Aaron Cash by Arts Review

Who is Aaron Cash? A Brisbane boy who has worked with some of the world’s biggest names: Cher, Twyla Tharp and Mikhail Baryshnikov. An original tap dog, he is also the creator and choreogr…

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Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton by Arts Review

Festivals can throw up all sorts of wonderful surprises. At the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton was a prime example. We began the night with Audrey Po…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

YID! by Arts Review

YID! promised to take “centuries-old Yiddish songs” and present them in a variety of musical styles, from 1930s Big Band to modern-day Electronica. The ensemble of 20+ musicians certainl…

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Jason Donovan to star as Billy Flynn in the Melbourne season of Chicago by Arts Review

Australian producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones have announced that Australian superstar Jason Donovan will be joining the cast of the multi-award winning, record breaking musical Chicago …

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Saturday, June 8, 2019

End of the Rainbow by Arts Review

It’s always fraught with danger presenting a show about an icon such as Judy Garland. There is always a question mark as to whether you can do her story justice, both in story line and the…

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