Mansion Timmy J Hickey Skylar Delphinus - photo by Ben Vella

MANSION – The Experience

Earlier this year, Bass Fam Creative brought us Matador – a beautiful exploration of love and lust through dance, circus, and burlesque. Despite Melbourne slipping out of summer then, the performers turned the Melb...
AAR Highwire Rouge - review - photo by Jodie Hutchinson

Rouge

The emergence of spiegeltents in Australia has also led to the emergence of adult circus cabaret as a popular new genre. Rouge is an excellent example. Promising “a decadent blend of sensational acrobatics, operatic caba...
Lobby Hero - photo by Isabella Ferrier

Lobby Hero

Lobby Hero runs over two hours without an interval and it’s a credit to cast and crew that the show didn’t meander, nor did it rush by. The production was lifted – literally, thanks to Juliette Whitney’s fantastic ...
Rialto After the Wedding

After the Wedding

The most shocking thing about bombastic drama, After the Wedding, is the fact that the film had managed to bamboozle two of this generation’s greatest actresses (Michelle Williams and Julianne Moore) into starring ...
S&S Jane Eyre - photo by David Fell

Jane Eyre

Charlotte Bronte’s Gothic classic, Jane Eyre was first published in 1847. It is the tale of an unfortunate but brave orphan whose courage, integrity and vision prevails over her dimmest of circumstances. The novel ...
Billy Elliot - The Musical Australian Cast - photo by James D. Morgan

Billy Elliott – The Musical

With practically every news bulletin filled with images of protests around the world, a musical based around the 1984 Miners strike in Britain could hardly be more relevant. However, far from depressing, this musical is ...
25A Slaughterhouse Romy Bartz

Slaughterhouse

Disturbingly funny and refreshingly bold, Anchuli Felicia King’s Slaughterhouse, continues to prove why Belvoir’s 25A program is the standard for independent theatre in Sydney. Five broadly different humans give their ac...
AAR Umbrella Entertainment PROMISED

Promised

Though extremely capable of outlasting others on a deserted Fijian island, it is Pia Miranda’s AACTA award-winning performance in 2000s Looking for Alibrandi that will remain her careers most enduring achievement. Almost...