I Heart John McEnroe

If you were to ask a person on the street what the words ‘John McEnroe’ meant to them, what would they say? Chances are, you’d get as many people talking about midgame tantrums as his tennis prowess. That’s the premise t...

Patyegarang

Bangarra Dance Theatre is like no other dance company performing in Australia today. It dances to the beat of its own drum, guided by the clear-eyed vision of Artistic Director, Stephen Page. Page is not only one of the ...

Otello

There can be few opera productions with a more breathtaking opening than Harry Kupfer’s masterful staging of Verdi’s Otello, currently being presented by Opera Australia in the Joan Sutherland Theatre of the Sydney Opera...

Rigoletto

Opera Australia’s 2014 winter season at the Sydney Opera House has begun with a brand new production of the much loved Verdi Opera Rigoletto. In keeping with the composer’s original vision, director, Roger Hodgman has go...

Guys and Dolls

Now in its sixteenth year, The Production Company (TPC) have opened their 2014 season bringing Damon Runyan’s New York underworld to life in the classic Broadway musical, Guys and Dolls. With music and lyrics by Frank Lo...

The Book of Loco

At the centre of the one-man play The Book of Loco is the question of madness in an insane world. If the world is crazy, and surely nobody would deny it is, then isn’t sanity the irrational option? Aren’t we better off e...

Mein Kampf

Central to George Tabori’s extraordinary play Mein Kampf is the notion that laughter is the only sane response to unspeakable horror. It’s certainly a refutation of the famous line by Theodor Adorno that ‘to write poetry...
Les Miserables One Day More photo by Matt Murphy

Les Misérables

After much anticipation, the acclaimed new production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary Les Misérables, with its glorious new staging and youthful cast has premiered at Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s Theatre. Based...