Songs for Nobodies

Robinson is no diva. She makes no claims for stardom, but borrows the light of stars. Her modesty is part of the magic. She is able to disappear and reappear in an instant, each time recreating a diva with a distinct voice, character and tormented history: drugs, alcohol, an early death and other tragedies.

Chicago the Musical

The most recent Australian production lives up to the high standard set by previous incarnations, the razor-sharp choreography and execution (pardon the pun) is some of the slickest I’ve witnessed on the Australian stage.

The Drill | Women's Circus

As a space that facilitated the military training of young men from the Footscray community who were then sent to faraway battlefields, The Drill now fills this space with contemporary circus, theatre and music. There is historical reimagining of the impact of their leaving, a reimagining through a feminine lens.

Where's My Money? | 7th Floor Theatre

Where’s My Money? is a play which seizes your attention, where the handful of protagonists speak with brutal and callous honesty, interwoven with lies and deceit.

Kiss of the Spider Woman | Melbourne Theatre Company

As a finale for MTC’s impressive 2019 season, Kiss of the Spider Woman has been an alluring, exciting and eagerly anticipated climax. And – I loved it.

Oil | Red Stitch Actors Theatre

The Australian premiere of Ella Hickson’s Oil by Red Stitch Actors Theatre is a hugely ambitious production for the company.

Apocalypse Meow: Crisis Is Born | Meow Meow

Without question one of the most astoundingly talented people I have ever seen and a lady worthy of incredible international demand.

Photograph 51 | Melbourne Theatre Company

Rosalind Franklin was one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century with her x-ray image, ‘Photograph 51’, revealing to the world for the first time that the intricacies and structure of DNA was in fact a double helix.

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