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Circus delights galore in Barnum The Circus Musical

Witness circus history come to life before your eyes in Barnum, The Circus Musical for a limited 6 week season. As you trip down 19th century entertainment musical history, alongside charismatic protagonists Phineas Taylor Barnum, master of humbug, and his…

Mamma Mia! The Musical

If you think you haven’t heard of Mamma Mia! The Musical before then think again. This hugely successful musical based around ABBA’s many hit songs has been touring the globe for a number of years now with an estimated 60…

The Magic Pudding – The Opera

The Magic Pudding – The Opera returns to Melbourne just in time to commemorate 100th anniversary of a timeless fair dinkum Aussie classic fairy tale. Commissioned in 2013, composer Calvin Bowman, librettist Anna Goldsworthy, and director Cameron Menzies deliver an…

A little Night Music

Sondheim’s ‘A Little Night Music’ at the National Theatre

It is hard to argue the stature of Stephen Sondheim as the greatest composer and lyricist in American musical theatre. His romantic tour-de-force A Little Night Music had its Broadway debut in 1973, and has been a perennial choice for…

‘WE ARE LIGHTNING!’ at North Melbourne Town Hall

It’s challenging to label WE ARE LIGHTNING!.  There is a bit of audience participation. It is part performance, part live music gig.  There is a narrative arc of sorts, and a touch of whimsy. It is also part biographical, a…

The Carnival of Lost Souls

Traditionally Australians don’t celebrate Halloween. Culturally though, we are a society that takes up any excuse to dress up, have some drinks and a really good time. With this in mind, it’s little wonder that so many Halloween styled shows…