Tag: theatre

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David Strassman brings The Chocolate Diet to the Athenaeum

The adored David Strassman is back in Melbourne this week, with his latest show, The Chocolate Diet. Strassman has a second home in Melbourne, and brings back his mischievous mob of characters, including everyone’s favorite furry friend, Ted E. Bare. …

Sunshine Supergirl Shines on Stage

Melbourne Theatre Company closes out their 2022 season with the feel-good show Sunshine Supergirl. It’s the story of Wiradjuri Australian sporting legend Evonne Goolagong Cawley. Her accomplishments are many. She was the first Indigenous Australian to win a singles grand…

Girls and Boys: Masterful Storytelling at Melbourne Theatre Company

Sometimes we see theatre for the glitz, showmanship, big dance numbers, and catchy songs. In other shows, it’s the stories and characters that leave an impression long after we’ve left the building. Melbourne Theatre Company’s production of Girls and Boys…

Salsa – The Show Launch at Jono’s Piano Bar

Last week The Plus Ones were invited along to the launch of Salsa – The Show,  hosted at Prahran hot-spot, Jono’s Piano Bar. When ever we are lucky enough to be invited along to an event by the fabulous Helen…

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History Overthrown – SIX The Musical

Fresh from a record-breaking 15-week run at the Opera House, SIX blasts into Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre until 21 August.  After listening to our Sydney friends raving about it for months, we were excited that it was finally heading our way….

The magic of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is a contemporary, feel-good take on the classic tale, which is now showing at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne. This wonderful imagining of the story we all know and love will have you gasping at jaw-dropping transformations…

Review of ‘Security’ by Michele Lee, Darebin Arts

“Security”, written by Michele Lee, directed by Alice Qin, is now showing at Northcote Town Hall until Sunday. I saw it last night with my teenage daughter and we both thought it was brilliant. I’ve heard a lot of positive…

Hamilton opens in Melbourne

It’s finally here! After sold-out shows around the world, the Sydney production of HAMILTON has made its way South to Melbourne. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father…

Jagged Little Pill

After taking Sydney by storm, it’s now Melbourne’s turn to see what the hype is all about. Jagged Little Pill is the Grammy and Tony Award winning Broadway musical, inspired by Alanis Morissette’s ground-breaking album of the same name. My…