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The biting satire of Tom Lehrer’s Tomfoolery retains its ever-amusing freshness, especially as performed by a quartet of well-seasoned comic actors.
Melbourne is treated to an exclusive return season of the celebrated Maina Gielgud production of eternal ballet classic Giselle.
Compelling acting and prescient storytelling elevate the almost too clever “What if?” premise of A Doll’s House, Part 2 from Melbourne Theatre Company.
Rohan Browne deservedly gets his name in lights as he takes centre stage in this spectacular new production of much-loved Australian musical The Boy from Oz.
Brian Friel’s gift is humane ambiguity, refusing to allow tidy judgements on his characters. Or even – though his theme is Ireland’s history - on the social structures they inhabit.
Escaping a wet, wintry Melbourne night, music lovers gathered before the warmly lit stage of Elisabeth Murdoch Hall to enjoy an all too rare appearance from mighty Australian heldentenor Stu…
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.
Treasured soprano Sumi Jo brought her Mad for Love Australian tour to Melbourne Recital Centre with special guest baritone José Carbó.
Opera Australia delivers an authentic, high-quality opera experience with their 2018-2019 regional tour of Puccini’s exquisite tragedy Madame Butterfly.
It may be winter in Melbourne, but inside the newly refurbished Princess Theatre there is nothing but idyllic Greek island sunshine as Mamma Mia! returns in a new production.
The wintry Russian setting and grand Tchaikovsky score prove an ideal fit for The Imperial Ice Stars, whose revived production of Swan Lake on Ice effortlessly integrates the spectacle of ic…
Opera Australia’s world-class revival of Lucia di Lammermoor is a heart-pounding thrill ride, in which the magic ingredients of opera blend to memorable perfection.
Melbourne musical theatre cognoscenti made their adoration of Patti LuPone clear, giving the first of many standing ovations the moment she stepped on stage.
Having endured a decades-long wait, Sydney finally has a revival of revered golden age masterwork Gypsy. Stripped back to its grimy blackest, the courageous production takes grasp of the aud…
The Australian Ballet accentuates the elegant beauty found in streamlined modern dance with a well-matched trio of works that form the program of Verve.
Mutual love flowed back and forth between stage and audience as Melbourne musical theatre aficionados were treated to a thrilling display of pure talent from Ramin Karimloo and special guest…
A sensational cast of rising talents gets vertical til they get vertigo in the Melbourne professional premiere of Bring It On the Musical.
A sunny joy from beginning to end, The Merry Widow is the winter warmer Melbourne needs. Lovers of traditional, old-fashioned glamour will swoon to the return of The Merry Widow.
America’s premier baritone Thomas Hampson made a long overdue Australian debut in this expertly curated and wonderfully intimate performance at Melbourne Recital Centre.
Oklahoma! has an energy that is set to catapult The Production Company onwards for their next 20 years. Lovers of traditional musical theatre must not miss the show at the State Theatre, Art…
Ever-emerald classic The Wizard of Oz gleams with the polish of new designs, new humour and even new songs.
Bursting with vibrant colour and spectacular dance, CLOC Musical Theatre’s new production of Strictly Ballroom the Musical is a visual feast.
The all too short season of Don Quichotte provides an opportunity to admire Furlanetto in a signature role. The overall combination of charming music, stirring dance and high production valu…
Melbourne welcomes sumptuous soprano Latonia Moore in a glorious performance, as Opera Australia revives its spectacular production of Tosca.
Cherished classic Carousel returns to Broadway in this handsome, impeccably cast revival.
Mounting a musical adaptation of the classic 1973 film The Sting proves to be an inspired idea and incorporation of the modern trend of diverse casting pays substantial dividends.
So riotously colourful that it makes The Lion King look noir, SpongeBob SquarePants the Broadway Musical is a giddily gleeful confection of music and movement that rightfully takes its place…
Disney has clearly spent a fortune on white-hot property Frozen the Broadway Musical, and yet the new musical is lukewarm at best.
Gently understated and leisurely paced, The Band’s Visit is the antithesis of the current Broadway musical and is all the richer for it.
Mean Girls has commenced its Broadway run as a hot ticket, a situation likely to escalate as positive word of mouth spreads. The new musical is sure to play London, Australia and beyond, wit…
Verdi’s Luisa Miller may be on lower rotation than many of his other works, but the casting of three operatic superstars presents the work in its very best light.