OA Turandot photo by Prudence Upton

Turandot – Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour

It’s not every tenor who gets rewarded with a shower of fireworks when he hits the money-note in Nessun dorma. Riccardo Massi did at this performance of Turandot, and he deserved it because he sang the aria magnificently...
Rich Hall

MICF: Rich Hall

Quite simply, Rich Hall doesn’t have the patience to muck around. This Montana-dwelling, straight-talking curmudgeon can’t even be bothered giving his show at Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF) a title. If yo...
Ghost The Musical Jemma Rix and Rob Mills - photo by Claudio Raschella

Ghost The Musical

No matter what your reaction was to the heavily sentimental, paranormal 1990’s movie, which starred Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg, this dazzling new stage adaptation, with its astonishing state-of-the-ar...
Liza Ohlback in Pearl - The Janis Joplin Show

Pearl – The Janis Joplin Show

Dubbed the Queen of psychedelic soul, Janis Joplin is perhaps Rock ‘n Rolls most tragic leading lady. Prodigiously talented, she mesmerised audiences with her uninhibited, drug-addled performances. Had she not died at ju...

Yana Alana – Between the Cracks

It’s an overused word, much loved by the theatre cognoscenti, but one impossible to avoid when talking about Yana Alana. Yes! She is certainly subversive. From the moment she takes the stage for her opening number I’m Bl...