Poirot and More: A Retrospective | David Suchet

David Suchet's charm, modesty and gentle charisma come together to generate an unexpectedly commanding stage presence, whether simply in the mode of a delightful raconteur or in his brief moments of full-on character performance.

Family Values | Griffin Theatre

In Family Values, David Williamson softens us up with a string of rib tickling zingers, the dialogue dancing like a butterfly, before the zingers become stingers, a swarm of recriminations and rebukes, fanning out from the familial and into the wider world.

The Life of Us | Hayes Theatre Co

Finely observed and rich with truth, it also has a score full of killer songs and knockout performances by its small but powerhouse cast.

The Ladykillers | Genesian Theatre

Corpsing threatens to pile as high as the corpses on the Newcastle bound train in this production of the The Ladykillers.

Shrek the Musical

Shrek the Musical has it all really and just as the closing song by The Monkeys says, I am a believer.

Noël! Noël! | Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

This annual Christmas program of the Brandenburg Orchestra has become a popular event in Sydney and Melbourne. It offers a refined musical experience of the centuries-long traditions of Western art music that celebrate the birth of Jesus.

Farnace | Pinchgut Opera

Farnace, Vivaldi’s personal favourite among his operas, and one of the most popular in his own time, was given its Australian premiere last night by the wonderful outfit that is Pinchgut Opera.

Coram Boy | bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company

Epic in scope, staging and soaring humanity, Coram Boy is a must see.