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
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
Last week, AFL star Shane Crawford was announced to make his musical theatre debut in the Melbourne season of the upcoming new production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.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
Melbourne is offering a smorgasbord of musicals at the moment and currently on at the Comedy Theatre is the little mentioned Girl From The North Country. We managed $35 rush tickets on June 7 and were seated in the second row in an almost half full theatre (granted, though, it was its final week, and also a Tuesday, which may or may not have had something to do with it).Continue reading