Giveaways

Ideal Home GiveawayWIN an Ideal Home Prize Pack

In IDEAL HOME, celebrity chef Erasmus (Steve Coogan) and his partner Paul (Paul Rudd) have a happy and rather self-indulgent life together. Their perfect existence is turned upside down when, at a dinner party, Erasmus is confronted by the grandson he never knew he had.

With the child’s father in prison it seems he has nowhere else to go and so, after much debate they decide to take him in. With changes and challenges on both sides, this could prove a recipe for disaster. Filled with heart and humour, this new family looks set to serve up one of the most deliciously funny films of the year.

Thanks to our friends at ICON Film Distribution, Australian Arts Review has two (2) IDEAL HOME prize packs to giveaway (includes an in-cinema double pass double plus the following titles on DVD: Dan in Real Life, Keeping Mum, Not Suitable for Children, and The Confirmation)  TO WIN: Email your Name, Contact Details (please include address) with IDEAL HOME in the Subject Line to: admin@artsreview.com.au by Noon – Friday 15 June 2018. Only the Winners will be notified!

Image: IDEAL HOME – courtesy of ICON Film Distribution


Swan Lake on Ice AAR GiveawayWIN tickets to Swan Lake on Ice (Melbourne)

The world’s premier theatrical ice skating company, The Imperial Ice Stars, returns to Australia with its award-winning masterpiece Swan Lake on Ice this July. Showcasing 23 former Olympic, World, European and National Championship-level skaters, the highly accomplished cast will astound and mesmerise audiences with their adrenaline-rich, dramatic performance.

Set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious score in the intimate setting of a frozen theatre stage, the show features exquisite, innovative choreography as well as powerful storytelling created by Artistic Director Tony Mercer – who is widely regarded as the world’s leading creator of theatre-on-ice.

Thanks to our friends at Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, Australian Arts Review has five (5) double passes to giveaway to the performance of Swan Lake on Ice at Arts Centre Melbourne on Tuesday 3 July 2018 – 7.00pm. TO WIN: Email your Name and Contact Details (address) with Swan Lake in the Subject Line to: admin@artsreview.com.au by Noon – Friday 22 June 2018. Only the Winners will be notified!

Swan Lake on Ice plays the State Theatre – Arts Centre Melbourne: 3 – 8 July 2018.

Image: Swan Lake on Ice (supplied)


MCF Kimba Griffith - The Songs That Saved Your LifeWIN tickets to The Songs That Saved Your Life (Melbourne)

Jazz Chanteuse Kimba Griffith is lauded for her gift of drawing out the intricacies of a song’s deeper story. The Songs That Saved Your Life features the darkly sensitive rendering of iconic songs from the alternative rock and grunge era of the 1990s, backed by some of Australia’s most celebrated improvisational jazz musicians. It includes seminal tunes from The Smiths, Nirvana, The Violent Femmes, and the filmic soundtracks to David Lynch films.

Thanks to our friends at the Melbourne Cabaret Festival, Australian Arts Review has two (2) double passes to giveaway to the performance of The Songs That Saved Your Life at Chapel Off Chapel on Tuesday 26 June 2018 – 6.30pm. TO WIN: Email your Name and Contact Details (address) with LIFE in the Subject Line to: admin@artsreview.com.au by Noon – Friday 22 June 2018. Only the Winners will be notified!

The 2018 Melbourne Cabaret Festival runs 19 June – 1 June at Chapel Off Chapel. For more information, visit: www.melbournecabaret.com for details.

Image: Kimba Griffith stars in The Songs That Saved Your Life (supplied)


MCF Fire Walk With Us - The Music of Twin PeaksWIN tickets to Fire Walk With Us: The Music of Twin Peaks (Melbourne)

Fire Walk With Us is a live re imagining of songs and music from both the Twin Peaks TV series soundtrack (1991) and the prequel film Fire Walk With Me (1992). Composed by Angelo Badalamenti and David Lynch, this music is a masterclass in minimalist atmospheres, haunting vocals and sinister soundscapes.

Thanks to our friends at the Melbourne Cabaret Festival, Australian Arts Review has two (2) double passes to giveaway to the performance of Fire Walk With Us: The Music of Twin Peaks at Chapel Off Chapel on Tuesday 26 June 2018 – 8.30pm. TO WIN: Email your Name and Contact Details (address) with FIRE in the Subject Line to: admin@artsreview.com.au by Noon – Friday 22 June 2018. Only the Winners will be notified!

The 2018 Melbourne Cabaret Festival runs 19 June – 1 June at Chapel Off Chapel. For more information, visit: www.melbournecabaret.com for details.

Image: Electric Moon present Fire Walk With Us: The Music of Twin Peaks


MCF Max Riebl - Hard to HandelWIN tickets to Max Riebl – Hard to Handel (Melbourne)

Max Riebl – one of Australia’s finest singers breathes fire into classical music. Exploring the world of baroque and contemporary pop, this show breaks down the old and stale conventions of classical music, interpreting baroque masterpieces in a contemporary frame and contemporary ballads with drama and world class skill. This is a show about Handel, superstars and the history of pop.

Thanks to our friends at the Melbourne Cabaret Festival, Australian Arts Review has two (2) double passes to giveaway to the performance of Max Riebl – Hard to Handel at Chapel Off Chapel on Saturday 30 June 2018 – 12.30pm. TO WIN: Email your Name and Contact Details (address) with HANDEL in the Subject Line to: admin@artsreview.com.au by Noon – Friday 22 June 2018. Only the Winners will be notified!

The 2018 Melbourne Cabaret Festival runs 19 June – 1 June at Chapel Off Chapel. For more information, visit: www.melbournecabaret.com for details.

Image: Max Riebl stars in Hard to Handel (supplied)


BLP Sleeping Beauty - Rogue StudiosWIN tickets to Sleeping Beauty (Melbourne)

From the same creative team that brought you The Adventures of Peter Pan and Tinker Bell, fall under the spell of Bonnie Lythgoe’s latest fairy tale classic, Sleeping Beauty, this June at the Comedy Theatre.

The maleficent Fairy Carabosse curses Princess Aurora to 100 years’ slumber, by a single prick of her finger on her 18th birthday. Doomed by fate, only a Prince’s sweet kiss can break the spell and awaken the sleeping beauty. Can Princess Aurora’s hilarious best friend Silly Billy and faithful Nanny Tickle help save the day and who will outwit the evil Carabosse and foil her wicked plans?

Thanks to our friends at Bonnie Lythgoe Productions, Australian Arts Review has two (2) double passes to giveaway to the performance of Sleeping Beauty at the Comedy Theatre on Friday 29 June 2018 – 7.30pm. TO WIN: Email your Name and Contact Details with Sleeping Beauty Melbourne in the Subject Line to: admin@artsreview.com.au by Noon – Friday 22 June 2018. Only the Winners will be notified!

Sleeping Beauty plays at the Comedy Theatre, Melbourne: 29 June – 8 July 2018. For more information, visit: www.ozpanto.com for details.

Image: Embla Bishop and Daniel Milne star in Sleeping Beauty – courtesy of Rogue Studios


ICON Belle & Sebastian 3WIN an in-cinema double pass to Belle & Sebastian 3: Friends for Life

The heart-warming story of lifelong friends continues with the third instalment in the Belle & Sebastian franchise. A now 12 year-old Sebastian has decided not to follow his father and Angelina to Canada, deciding to stay in the alps to watch over Belle who has now become the mother of three beautiful pups. When a stranger arrives claiming to be Belle’s rightful owner, Sebastian will do everything it takes to protect his best friend and her little ones.

Thanks to our friends at ICON Film Distribution, Australian Arts Review has five (5) in-cinema double passes to Belle & Sebastian 3: Friends for Life to giveaway. TO WIN: Email your Name, Contact Details (please include address) with Belle & Sebastian 3 in the Subject Line to: admin@artsreview.com.au by Noon – Friday 22 June 2018. Only the Winners will be notified!

Belle & Sebastian 3: Friends for Life screens in cinemas from 28 June 2018.

Image: Belle & Sebastian 3 – courtesy of ICON Film Distribution


Beyond the Barricade CastWIN tickets to Beyond The Barricade (Brisbane)

The critically-acclaimed Beyond The Barricade has been delighting audiences throughout the UK and Europe for 16 years, from the Royal Albert Hall to the Cunard liners, and now heads to Australia for the first time.

Starring past principal performers from Les Misérables in the West End and on tour, the blockbusting two-hour show features hit songs from The Phantom of the Opera, Evita, Wicked, Miss Saigon, West Side Story, Chicago, Crazy For You, Mamma Mia, and many others, climaxing with a spectacular finale from, of course, Les Misérables.

Thanks to our friends at Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, Australian Arts Review has one (1) double pass to giveaway to the performance of Beyond The Barricade at QPAC – Concert Hall (Brisbane) on Tuesday 10 July 2018 – 8.00pm. TO WIN: Email your Name and Contact Details (please include address) with BARRICADE in the Subject Line to: admin@artsreview.com.au by Noon – Friday 29 June 2018. Only the Winner will be notified!

Beyond The Barricade is currently touring Australia, for more information and performance schedule, visit: www.beyondthebarricade.com.au for details.

Image: Beyond The Barricade (supplied)


BLP Sleeping Beauty Embla Bishop - Rogue StudiosWIN tickets to Sleeping Beauty (Sydney)

From the same creative team that brought you The Adventures of Peter Pan and Tinker Bell, fall under the spell of Bonnie Lythgoe’s latest fairy tale classic, Sleeping Beauty, this July at the State Theatre.

The maleficent Fairy Carabosse curses Princess Aurora to 100 years’ slumber, by a single prick of her finger on her 18th birthday. Doomed by fate, only a Prince’s sweet kiss can break the spell and awaken the sleeping beauty. Can Princess Aurora’s hilarious best friend Silly Billy and faithful Nanny Tickle help save the day and who will outwit the evil Carabosse and foil her wicked plans?

Thanks to our friends at Bonnie Lythgoe Productions, Australian Arts Review has 0ne (1) Family pass (4 tickets) to giveaway to the performance of Sleeping Beauty at the State Theatre on Saturday 14 July 2018 – 7.00pm. TO WIN: Email your Name and Contact Details with Sleeping Beauty Sydney in the Subject Line to: admin@artsreview.com.au by Noon – Friday 6 July 2018. Only the Winner will be notified!

Sleeping Beauty plays at the State Theatre, Sydney: 13 – 22 July 2018. For more information, visit: www.ozpanto.com for details.

Image: Embla Bishop stars in Sleeping Beauty – courtesy of Rogue Studios