After the success of the 2021 biographical musical drama film tick, tick… BOOM! starring Andrew Garfield, the musical of the same name makes its Australian mainstage debut at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre from 1 February 2023 before a limited season at QPAC’s Playhouse in Brisbane.Continue reading
The five-time Tony Award winning production Titanic The Musical will play an exclusive and limited season In Concert in Melbourne this November. The special event will feature a 26-piece orchestra alongside a brilliant Australian cast gracing the stage at the landmark Melbourne Town Hall for four performances only on November 4, 5 and 6.Continue reading
Two visionary Tony Award winners — director Matthew Warchus (Matilda the Musical) and playwright Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) — have created a magical new interpretation of Charles Dickens’ timeless story, A Christmas Carol.
Dickens’ 1843 novella tells the story of a selfish and greedy old man, Ebenezer Scrooge, who hates everything related to Christmas. Ultimately a tale of compassion and redemption, after being visited by Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come, Scrooge is changed into a better man.Continue reading
The exciting ensemble of performers who will comprise the chorus for the Australian premiere of the concert spectacular Do You Hear The People Sing? have been announced.Continue reading
From the West End to Australia, the ground-breaking triple Olivier Award-winning stage show EMILIA will make its Australian debut at Arts Centre Melbourne from 10 – 27 November.
Inspired by 17th century poet and revolutionist Emilia Bassano – the supposed ‘Dark Lady’ of Shakespeare’s sonnets – the highly lauded show, written by British playwright Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, features a team entirely made up of women and non-binary creatives from diverse cultural backgrounds.Continue reading
The five-time Tony Award winning production Titanic: The Musical will play an exclusive and limited season In Concert in Melbourne this November starring one of Australia’s finest artists Anthony Warlow.
This special event will feature a 26-piece orchestra alongside a brilliant Australian cast gracing the stage at the landmark Melbourne Town Hall for 4 performances only on November 4, 5 and 6. This stunning concert production celebrates the 110th anniversary of the Titanic.Continue reading
Dolly Parton’s joyous smash hit musical 9 To 5 first premiered in Los Angeles in September 2008 before making its Broadway debut in 2009. It later opened in the US (2010), UK (2012 and 2019) and now, it’s Melbourne’s turn – now playing at the State Theatre, Art Centre.
The musical is based on the 1980 comedy film of the same name, which is the perfect source material for this kind of show. Although it has over-the-top wacky hijinks like many films of that decade, its themes and relatability as well as smart casting is where the musical excels.Continue reading
It’s the final week of the school holidays and if you, a parent or guardian, haven’t taken your kid/s to the theatre yet – Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the musical for you! Now, I’m not saying childless adults can’t/won’t enjoy it too, but it’s very much aimed at a younger audience. Let me explain why.Continue reading
SIX is a modern retelling of the lives of the wives of King Henry VIII of England presented as a pop concert, as the Queens take turns singing and telling their story to see who suffered the most due to Henry and should, therefore, become the group’s lead singer.Continue reading
David Venn’s Cruel Intentions: The 90s Musical is on its final week in Melbourne, so now is the perfect time to write a quick review before it leaves the Athenaeum Theatre.Continue reading