Melbourne Opera Anna Bolena - photo by ROBIN HALLS

Anna Bolena

Anna Bolena tells the story of the last days of Anne Boleyn’s life. Originally his mistress, Anne is now Henry VIII’s second wife and Queen of England. Unfortunately, she has been unable to give him the male heir he desi...
Godspell Reimagined - photo by Mark Gambino

Godspell reimagined, then unimagined

In most cities and established towns, buskers are a common site. Walking down a busy street on a particularly pleasant day, or during a lively festival, you can experience a vivid amalgamation of song and short comedic s...
Sunny Koll: Songs of Love and Protest

Sunny Koll: Songs of Love and Protest

Songs of Love and Protest is Sunny Koll’s love letter to history, and protest against our insistence on repeating it. Taking some of the most iconic songs from the 1960s and 70s, Sunny weaves a story of love, loss and ho...
MWT The World Without Birds Charlotte Fox

The World Without Birds: A musical fable

For the Queen of the Birds, her nest has become a memento mori of sorts. Less a reminder of the inevitability of death as it is the knowledge she has more days behind her than in front. She observes the world, where bird...
The Street Theatre Love Songs Paul Grabowsky Kate Ceberano

Kate Ceberano + Paul Grabowsky: Love Songs

Those attending the first of two sold out performances by Kate Ceberano and Paul Grabowsky in the expectation of hearing superb music-making by two consummate artists were not disappointed. A mini-mutual admiration socie...
Roberto Zucco - photo courtesy of La Mama

Roberto Zucco

Recent U.S. news reported on clowns – the red-nosed, circus kind – scaring the public through acts such as lurking around train stations at night. Some theorise that clowns are disconcerting as we are unable ...