Maria de Buenos Aires

Witness the descent of Maria – a mysterious woman from the slums of Buenos Aires – as she is seduced by the city’s underworld in Victorian Opera’s production of Maria de Buenos Aires. Composed by the legendary Astor Piaz...

Slava’s Snowshow (review)

This is not my first experience of Slava’s Snowshow. I recall with fondness, following the maelstrom of the storm, the image of a lone Slava sitting in the auditorium at Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre in 2002. Here was a...

Opera at The Vanguard

For the first time ever and for five nights only, The Vanguard will bring its very own spectacular version of opera to the stage complete with costumes inspired by the late British fashion designer Alexander McQueen. Mak...

The Jaded Vanities

Back by popular demand, Russall S. Beattie’s The Jaded Vanities will perform a burlesque show like no other when they take over Newtown’s favourite live music and restaurant venue, The Vanguard. Pushing the burlesq...

The Glory Box (review)

Queen Provocateur Moira Finucane and her boudoir of seductive chanteuses have returned to the underbelly of Melbourne’s forty-five downstairs presenting the latest instalment of The Burlesque Hour – The Glory Box: ...

The Dragon

A dragon has held sway over a cowering village for centuries, when a brave Lancelot arrives to vanquish the beast. The problem? The townsfolk have become quite fond of the tyrant and the impositions he makes … including ...

Einstein on the Beach

Widely recognised as one of the greatest artistic achievements of the 20th century, Einstein on the Beach will return to Australia for an exclusive season at Arts Centre Melbourne as part of a major world tour, bringing ...