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1984 | shake & stir theatre co

Tue, 22 Jul 2014

Brisbane’s shake & stir theatre co cement themselves as masters of adaption with 1984, the 2012 production remounted this year for a four state tour and currently playing at QPAC in Br...

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New Voices | Matthew Robinson

Mon, 21 Jul 2014

Is labeling Matthew Robinson a wunderkind an inaccurate title? Fame, recognition and awards seem relatively new to him but, as he says, he has been writing musicals for years. He is a suave stage presence and a brilliantly clever pi...

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Into the Woods | Victorian Opera

Mon, 21 Jul 2014

While it is clear that we are in for a fairy-tale with some very familiar characters, it soon becomes apparent that this is less Disney and more Brothers Grimm....

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Poetic Songs | Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Sun, 20 Jul 2014

The title of this concert didn’t quite describe it. Yes, the concert included Richard Strauss’ sublime epitaph for the Romantic era, Four last songs, but the remainder of the concert was purely or...

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Guys and Dolls | The Production Company

Sun, 20 Jul 2014

Now in its sixteenth year, the Production Company continues to dazzle and entertain musical theatre devotees by performing some of the most cherished and celebrated Broadway musicals ever st...

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The Magic Flute | West Australian Opera

Sat, 19 Jul 2014

WA Opera’s re-staging of Opera Australia’s 1986 production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute is simply a delight to ex...

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The Myth Project: Twin | Arthur

Tue, 15 Jul 2014

Describing itself as ‘a mix of opera-noir, cabaret and naturalistic drama’, The Myth Project: Twin is a surreal circular sort of theatrical performance, most of the goings-on could be dream, symbol or could be realty; it’s hard to know which, but it doesn’t ma...

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The Effect | Sydney Theatre Company

Sun, 13 Jul 2014

How can you tell if you're in love if you're drugged? This is the question at the heart of Lucy Prebble's meaty play The Ef...

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Nailed It!

Thu, 10 Jul 2014

Nailed it! is a raw and honest account of how life isn’t always exactly as we had planned, and how significant failure can be in our su...

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The Little Prince | Spare Parts Puppet Theatre

Mon, 7 Jul 2014

A moving puppet adaptation of a classic book, changing the medium without losing its message.

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Glamping with Bobby and the Pins

Mon, 7 Jul 2014

Much like their flawless harmonies, the Bobby’s are a four-part act that blends together perfectly in a humorous and musically advanced pe...

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Otello | Opera Australia

Mon, 7 Jul 2014

I have rarely heard such a convincing fusion of great singing and total character portrayal as in this performance of Ot...

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The Chimney Sweep | Pinchgut Opera

Sun, 6 Jul 2014

The Chimney Sweep is a lively romp, an amusing domestic farce with servants in disguise bamboozling their capricious and vain masters both for their own ends and to teach them a lesson in the pr...

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Henry V | Bell Shakespeare

Sun, 6 Jul 2014

The classic piece of theatre is given the Bell Shakespeare twist with director Damien Ryan choosing to stage the play during the London air raids of the 19...

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Caligula | The Danger Ensemble

Sat, 5 Jul 2014

Narrative and character were thrown overboard into a sea of plastic cups and replaced with random text from a range of amazing writers like Plath, Cave and Camus but the delivery of their snippets of prose failed to en...

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Hedda Gabler | Belvoir

Fri, 4 Jul 2014

In Belvoir’s new production of Hedda Gabler, Adena Jacobs writes in her Director's Notes that she doesn't want to explain why she cast a male actor as Hedda and hopes the production will speak for itself, but I am still wo...

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Rouge et Blanc | NICA

Fri, 4 Jul 2014

After years of learning, practicing and refining their craft, the National Institute of Circus Arts’ (NICA) final year circus students are able to exhibit their dynamic and captivating acts in front of the public in a special showcase held at the custom built NICA in Pr...

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Les Miserables | Cameron Mackintosh

Fri, 4 Jul 2014

From the rousing overture, there is little doubt that you are in for a musical treat with the long-awaited return of one of the world's greatest musicals – Les Miserables....

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Melbourne | Tuesday, 1 July 2014

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Australian Stage talks with Melbourne Theatre Company Casting Director, Janine Snape, about the job, some crucial tips for actors, and being a member of the recently launched Casting Guild of Au...

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Ralph Myers to step down as Belvoir Artistic Director

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Ralph Myers today announced his intention to step down as Artistic Director of Belvoir at the end of the 2015 Season after five years at the helm.

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In one monologue, in particular, I felt as if Dalisa Pigram had buried something very sharp inside my chest and was, quite coldly and deliberately, twisting it to inflict further trauma.
Monday, 24 February 2014 | Read more
Reviews/Melbourne
Pacific Overtures examines the inevitability of change as Japan faces the challenge of westernisation by America.
Sunday, 23 February 2014 | Read more
Reviews/Sydney
It is clear from the structure of the evening that the enjoyment you get out of attending an event such as this, is solely dependent on the audience.
Saturday, 22 February 2014 | Read more
Reviews/Brisbane
While driven by some commendably staggering performances from Iaheto Ah Hi and Taokia Pelesasa, it’s actually an incredibly shallow, unfocused work.
Friday, 21 February 2014 | Read more
Reviews/Sydney
Go and see this play. I laughed. I cried. And I will definitely be going to see it again. Wonderful, wonderful theatre.
Thursday, 20 February 2014 | Read more
Reviews/Adelaide
The energy levels throughout Ada & Elsie: Wacko-the-Diddle-oh! are relentless and anyone of a certain age will find the show appealing.
Thursday, 20 February 2014 | Read more
Reviews/Sydney
I feel like there was the kernel of something brilliant in here, but that the show lost touch with what that was.
Tuesday, 18 February 2014 | Read more
Reviews/Perth
There are moments in An Iliad that will make you shed a tear for humankind. There are moments of deadly seriousness, and there are moments of clever, dark humor.
Tuesday, 18 February 2014 | Read more
Reviews/Brisbane
Berthold’s rendition certainly had audiences laughing throughout its entirety on opening night, charmed by a cast of characters each loveable in their own way.
Monday, 17 February 2014 | Read more
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I was wonderfully exhausted after two hours of full-on narrative, soul-searching songs sung with heartfelt gusto and harmonies to cry for!
Monday, 17 February 2014 | Read more

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