Georgy Girl - The Seekers Musical photo by Jeff Busby

Georgy Girl – The Seekers Musical

The Seekers achievements are numerous and remarkable. Their music has become an integral part of the Australian soundscape. Australians have been reading about them and humming their tunes for more than 50 years. That be...
Fiddler on the Roof photo by Jeff Busby

Fiddler on the Roof

Sholom Aleichem’s story of a poor milkman, Tevye, the father of five daughters, and his struggles to maintain his Jewish religious and cultural traditions against outside influences encroaching on his family’s lives seem...
CROSSxROADS photo by James Terry

CROSSxROADS

The premiere of a new Australian musical is one to celebrate, as they are far and few between. To take a show from its initial thought to a fully-fledged staging, requires commitment with plenty of blood, sweat and tears...
James Batchelor Faces photo by David James McCarthy

Faces

One of the more interesting young choreographers on the current Australian dance scene, James Batchelor demands as much from his audience as he does his dancers. His works are invariably intense, complex and challenging....
Velvet Marcia Hines and Brendan Maclean photo by Tony Virgo

VELVET

With a generous mix of impressive acrobatics, amazing vocals, combined with pulsating discotheque soundtrack of new and reimagined classics, VELVET, currently playing at The Coopers Malthouse, is one crowd-pleasing spect...
Vic Theatre Co Spelling Bee photo by James Terry

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Following their critically-acclaimed production of Loving Repeating in 2015, Vic Theatre Company has returned to the musical stage with the super-funny, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the Southbank Theatre...
Bell Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet Kelly Paterniti Alex Williams photo by Daniel Boud

Romeo and Juliet

In her program notes for their 2016 production of Romeo and Juliet, Bell Shakespeare Chairman, Ilana Atlas describes it intriguingly as “a departure from what you have come to expect from Bell Shakespeare”. Was this a re...