Bombshells
These femme fatales probably don’t have a destructive effect on anyone but themselves; subject, as modern women are, to a relentless barrage of self-critical thoughts and self-effacing remarks.

Othello
Othello has never been a particular favourite of mine; it grates on the feminist in me – why does Othello believe everyone but his wife? Why is Desdemona so subservient?

Romeo and Juliet
Matthew O’Sullivan has directed a very solid production of Romeo & Juliet for the Globe Centre, using pared-back staging that relies on performance and using his comparatively small but enthusiastic cast to good effect.

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Escaped Alone | Red Stitch Actors Theatre

Heralded for her sharply observed social commentary and imaginative theatrical experimentation, Caryl Churchill has been prolific since her first work for stage premiered at London’s Royal Court Theatre Upstairs in 1972.

THRONES! The Musical Parody

Fast and ferocious, frequently profane and fleetingly profound, THRONES! The Musical Parody is a hilarious romp for both diehard GOT fans and casual viewers… if there even is such a thing!

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street | TEG Life Like Company

This show features a great cast in an unambitious production of a classic musical in an awful theatre.

The Return of Ulysses | Pinchgut Opera

Pinchgut Opera is a national treasure. This wonderful opera is hardly known in Australia, and to have it so completely brought to life is a gift of enormous proportions.

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Hamilton to premiere in Sydney 2021

Hamilton will make its Australian premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in a new production beginning March 2021.

Sweeney Todd

For six shows only in both Melbourne and Sydney, legendary leading man Anthony Warlow and the incomparable Gina Riley are teaming up for a barber-ous bake off in Stephen Sondheim’s and Hugh Wheeler’s thrilling musical masterpiece – Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

18th Bangalow Music Festival 2019

The 18th Bangalow Music Festival 2019 (BMF) has unveiled its stellar 18th BMF program under the theme of Conversations through Chamber Music.

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