Shrek the Musical

The latest stage adaptation of a Hollywood animation, Shrek the Musical, opens in Melbourne.

The Importance of Being Earnest | Malthouse Theatre

The Malthouse Theatre has opened their 2020 program with a classic, The Importance of Being Earnest, perhaps Oscar Wilde’s most beloved play.

Faust | Opera Australia

The myth of Faust, a brilliant man who sells his soul to the devil in return for a life unconstrained by any moral laws, fascinated the 19th century.

Confessions of a Mormon Boy | Steven Fales

Entertaining, educating, devasting and uplifting, Confessions of A Mormon Boy is a story of extremes.

Pink Mancini with Ali Bodycoat, Libby Hammer and Rob Pring

After the enormous success of Bringing Bach Bacharach, clever collaborators Libby Hammer and Ali Bodycoat have a new tribute show to film theme composer Henry Mancini.

The Spoils | Flight Path Theatre

Ben wants to be a victor, but being a self centred dickhead does prove a problem. Narcissistic, neurotic Ben is the agonising protagonist of Jessie Eisenberg’s The Spoils.

Pomona | Secret House

Pomona is a play about the commodification of the body, especially the bodies of women. More shockingly, it presents this anatomical monetising presided over and propagated by women.

Boobs

Polished song arrangements and well crafted stories filled with raw and disruptive content. A paradox.

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We Belong(ed) Together: The Rickie Lee Jones Story

Sylvia Cornes certainly looked the part of Rickie Lee Jones with a sheer black mesh dress, a top hat with feathers and bare feet.

The Boy From Oz

One of the finest pieces of collective ensemble works seen for many years in Perth.

Magic Mike Live

Yes, the bodies you see are perfect specimens of sculptured sixpacks and biceps you could walk over and get at least 2000 steps in. But they are muscles moving bodies in marvellous ways. These boys can dance and every movement is potent.

Shrek The Musical

With the world struggling to find a new norm in these ever-changing circumstances, never has the phrase “the show must go on” been more apparent. 

Skylight | Verendus Theatrical/Red Phoenix Theatre

This is a production of which any director, cast and theatre company should be proud.