Sunday, 26 April 2015
Melbourne
Jumpy | Melbourne Theatre Company
Written by Liza Dezfouli   
Monday, 09 February 2015 02:05

Jumpy | Melbourne Theatre Company

I wanted to like this play – De Angelis is a peer. I wanted to identify with the characters and their stories, I wanted to laugh but I hated it. It felt very dated, the mother-daughter dynamic reminding me of conflicts I had with my mother forty years ago.

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Der Freischutz | Melbourne Opera
Written by Daniela Kaleva   
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 02:42

Der Freischutz | Melbourne Opera

Carl Maria von Weber’s Der Freischütz or The Marksman (1821, Berlin) is a pivotal piece in German opera history and performance practice.

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Changeling | Camille O’Sullivan
Written by Liza Dezfouli   
Monday, 26 January 2015 09:45

Changeling | Camille O’Sullivan

Everybody raves about the famously self-styled, self-taught nuclear-fission/fusion that is Irish/French singer Camille O’Sullivan. She got a standing ovation the other night at the Fairfax.

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Sunday Soiree in the Milkbar | Julia Messenger
Written by Liza Dezfouli   
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 08:12

Sunday Soiree in the Milkbar | Julia Messenger

Take one excellent piano, an excellent pianist (Andrea Keller) to play it and a diva with enormous vocal talent and you’ve got everything you need for an afternoon to savour.

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Couples | Here There and Everywhere Theatre Company
Written by Liza Dezfouli   
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 17:56

Couples | Here There and Everywhere Theatre Company

Couples is a tightly written and performed semi-naturalistic comedy with hilarious moments, not theatre that revels in innovation or heightened language.

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Little Bird | Paul Capsis
Written by Jan Chandler   
Monday, 02 February 2015 12:11

Little Bird | Paul Capsis

The live music, the set and the lighting are just right, never intrusive, always evocative; and then there is Capsis himself. He is a shapeshifter in body and voice.

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Strictly Ballroom The Musical
Written by Vito Mattarelli   
Friday, 23 January 2015 12:45

Strictly Ballroom The Musical

In the early 90s (was it that long ago?) an unknown turned his student play into a low-budget film that took Australia and most of the world by storm. Now some 20 years later, the not-so-unknown Baz Luhrmann has brought that same story full circle and back to the stage.

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Band of Magicians
Written by Gordana Andjelic-Davila   
Saturday, 10 January 2015 09:17

Band of Magicians

The self described “boy band of magicians” who proclaim to use their powers for good instead of evil, successfully morphed their different styles into a hilarious and awe inspiring show.

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