Review

Review: WAKE

La Mama Courthouse Theatre, Carlton 28- 30 November By Dina Ross Puppetry has long left behind any notions of cuteness and quaintness, becoming a theatrical force in its own right. You only need to think of shows like War Horse or Lion King to acknowledge its power.  At its best, puppetry combines the visually arresting with a strong narrative …

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Review: Kaleidoscope

Dynamic Performers Australia James Mitchell Centre 19 November By Lucas Ioppolo I remained in Werribee for a change to attend the latest production by Dynamic Performers Australia, Kaleidoscope, a musical variety performance that revolved around the colours of the rainbow. Over the company’s seven year history, the Dynamic Performers have prided themselves in being one …

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Review: The Other Cinderella

STAG Theatre, Strathmore 10 – 19 November By Lucas Ioppolo I spent Saturday afternoon in Strathmore to attend STAG’s latest production of The Other Cinderella. Classic fairytales have been adapted or parodied for centuries and at times, it can be a dangerous endeavour as there are always going to be critics who will tell you …

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News: Midnight: The Fairytale Begins

Comedy Theatre June 2023 Debuting just in time for the holiday season and loosely inspired by the Cinderella story, this enchanting new tale features Ella, a feisty, funny and passionate young heroine who doesn’t want or need a so-called Prince Charming. The Prince, enchanted by this alluring stranger, suddenly finds himself in uncharted territory and quickly learns that Ella is …

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News: Rocky Horror Show 50th Anniversary Tour Coming to Melbourne

Athenaeum Theatre May 2023 A brand-new Australian tour will kick off global celebrations in honour of iconic Rock ‘N’ Roll musical The Rocky Horror Show as it marks its 50th Anniversary in 2023. This brand new Australian production opens at Melbourne’s Athenaeum Theatre in May 2023 starring Australian superstars Jason Donovan as Frank N Furter, …

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Review: Sweeney Todd

Centenary Theatre, Williamstown 4 – 19 November Williamstown Musical Theatre Company By Matthew Sheahan Opening night of Williamstown’s Sweeney Todd was a treat.  I entered the theatre into the dark world of Fleet Street with performers already on stage dumping ‘dead bodies’ into the rubbish, I thought this have the show a realism as people …

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