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Bosom Buddies

Between them, Nancye Hayes and Todd McKenney can boast nearly 90 years of performing on stage in plays, musicals and variety. Their paths first crossed when Hayes was starring in the musical 42nd Street and McKenney was ...
Hayes Theatre - GYPSY - Mark Hill, Anthony Harkin and Blazey Best

Gypsy

The role of Rose, the mother of all stage mothers, in the musical Gypsy, is acknowledged as the Everest of musical theatre roles. On Broadway such theatre legends as Ethel Merman, Patti Lupone, Angela Lansbury and Bernad...
TAB The Merry Widow Lana Jones and artists of The Australian Ballet - photo by Daniel Boud AAR

The Merry Widow

When Robert Helpmann conceived this version of The Merry Widow for The Australian Ballet in 1975, he created the jewel in the crown of the Company’s repertoire, an enduring and popular work which has become a modern clas...
Next Wave MIWI Taree Sansbury

mi:wi

Taree Sansbury, Katina Olsen, and Caleena Sansbury perform an extraordinary work in mi:wi. The Main Hall at the Northcote Town Hall is a big space. mi:wi proves that you don’t need a big performance to fill a big space, ...
De Stroyed Jillian Murray

DE STROYED

Well before feminist Twitter hashtags, there was French academic and journalist Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986). Unfortunately, some of us know more of her associations than we do of her words. For a crash course we can f...
Mamma Mia Alicia Gardiner, Natalie O’Donnell, Jayde Westaby - photo by James Morgan

Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia! tells the tale of a girl, Sophie, who lives on a Greek Island with her mother, Donna. Sophie is about to get married and her one dream is to have her dad walk her down the aisle, however one problem prevents t...
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Ballet Revolución

This dance company certainly delivers on its promise of exuberant, athletic dancing. It’s a large company of virtuoso dancers with nearly twice as many males as females in its line-up. Most of the handsome dancers displa...