Rich Hall

MICF: Rich Hall

Quite simply, Rich Hall doesn’t have the patience to muck around. This Montana-dwelling, straight-talking curmudgeon can’t even be bothered giving his show at Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF) a title. If yo...
Ghost The Musical Jemma Rix and Rob Mills - photo by Claudio Raschella

Ghost The Musical

No matter what your reaction was to the heavily sentimental, paranormal 1990’s movie, which starred Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg, this dazzling new stage adaptation, with its astonishing state-of-the-ar...
Liza Ohlback in Pearl - The Janis Joplin Show

Pearl – The Janis Joplin Show

Dubbed the Queen of psychedelic soul, Janis Joplin is perhaps Rock ‘n Rolls most tragic leading lady. Prodigiously talented, she mesmerised audiences with her uninhibited, drug-addled performances. Had she not died at ju...

Yana Alana – Between the Cracks

It’s an overused word, much loved by the theatre cognoscenti, but one impossible to avoid when talking about Yana Alana. Yes! She is certainly subversive. From the moment she takes the stage for her opening number I’m Bl...
The Famous Spiegeltent Baby et Lulu

Baby et Lulu

There’s something very special about relaxing in The Famous Spiegeltent on a warm Canberra Autumn evening, being serenaded by two charismatic faux French chanteuses and four superb musicians. An accomplished ensemb...
Burn the Floor

Burn the Floor – Fire in the Ballroom

Seventeen drop dead gorgeous dancers, trim, taut and terrific in extravagant, sassy costumes; live singers and musicians augmenting the driving soundtracks; striking and inventive choreography together with brilliant lig...
Taxithi - Maria Mercedes image Sarah Walker

Taxithi: An Australian Odyssey

Melbourne was a major beneficiary of an influx of Greek nationals to Australia in the 1950s and 1960s. Their legacy lives woven into the city’s fabric — kafe and markets that brought exotic goods to the suburbs, Greek la...