Bianca Del Rio photo by Magnus Hastings

Bianco Del Rio – Not Today Satan

Judging by the crowd which packed the Playhouse Theatre for Bianca Del Rio’s single Canberra performance, the television show, RuPaul’s Drag Race has a lot of viewers in Canberra. Bianca Del Rio was the winner of season ...
LSOH Audrey II, Esther Hannaford, Brent Hill photo by Jeff Busby

Little Shop of Horrors

A production design that looked dwarfed in the Canberra Theatre, together with a sound design which rendered most of the lyrics unintelligible, combined to take the gloss off the highly anticipated opening night performa...
Sydney Dance Company Lux Tenebris photo by Peter Greig

CounterMove

The Sydney Dance Company can always be relied on to come up with something extraordinary. CounterMove consisting of two separate dance works, Cacti and Lux Tenebris – each entirely different in mood and intent, but...
Heathers the Musical Lauren McKenna photo by Kurt Sneddon

Heathers the Musical

“Dear Diary: My teen angst bullshit now has a body count.” Back in 1998, teenage angst and social circle cliques found a murderous bedfellow with the movie Heathers. Veronica Sawyer (played in the film by Winona Ryder) w...
Amelia Ryan A Storm in a D Cup

Amelia Ryan is A Storm in a D Cup

Basing a show around your own life story is a well-worn ploy for stand-up comedians. It’s a somewhat more risky path for a cabaret artist however. Some are able to source songs which express their feelings and approximat...
La Mama Tales of a City by the Sea Osamah Sami Helena Sawires

Tales of a City by the Sea

What do we know of The Gaza Strip? It’s a ribbon of land on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea. It’s a self-governing Palestinian territory that shares a border with Egypt, and a much more restrictive one with Is...
WWRY Casey Donovan as Killer Queen photo by Jeff Busby

We Will Rock You

Imagine if you will, planet earth in 2306, now taken over by the corporation GlobalSoft and ruled by Killer Queen (Casey Donovan) and her henchman, Khashoggie (Simon Russell). Everyone wears the same fashions, watches th...