The Illusionists

Magic shows are undoubtedly on the rise in mainstream culture. Copperfield may have become a tad rusty and Siegfried and Roy got eaten by tigers, but with the help of some primetime talent shows and an audience hungry fo...

The Wind in the Willows

Some things are so indelibly linked to summer in Melbourne they are easy to take for granted. Wind in the Willows in the Botanical Gardens would have to be top of the list of shows we simply can’t do without. Ratty, Mole...
Nick Afoa as Simba in The LIon King

The Lion King

From the opening strains of Nants’ Ingonyama and the ensuing procession of animals through the auditorium, this uplifting and at times breath-taking spectacle, would have to be one of the most anticipated openings on Syd...

The Hanging of Jean Lee

Inspired by multi-award winning Melbourne poet Jordie Albiston’s meticulously researched chilling verse biography, The Hanging of Jean Lee plays out in a song cycle concert version with original music, lyrical text...

At Last: The Etta James Story

Written by UK author John Livings and directed by Simon Myers, At Last: The Etta James Story is a narrative concert telling the story of Etta James’ 57 year career featuring the brilliant Vika Bull rendering a spectacula...

Fat Pig

Neil Labute is a critically acclaimed and controversial American playwright who has built a reputation on his ability to address social themes featuring true to life cynical and self-absorbed characters. On their first o...

The Graduate

In today’s society the word ‘cougar’ is like a fashion statement. It’s more acceptable nowadays for older women to date younger men than it was decades ago. Younger men want to date older women be...

City of Shadows

Every now and then a performance comes along that excels on all levels that is match by a story ever so intriguing. City of Shadows – A song cycle of murder, misfortune and forensics is one such performance! In the late ...