Category: comedy

The Marriage of Figaro

My plus one at the opening night of Opera Australia’s current production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro was my husband. He had been wanting to see this particular opera for years. His favourite movie of all time, The Shawshank…

American Psycho The Musical

The words “American Psycho” and “the musical” don’t sound like they belong together in a sentence, let alone in a title. And yet, as with many things these days, it’s so wrong it’s right. The macabre and the fabulous. It’s…

Brodi Snook Handful

Sydney Comedy Festival: Brodi Snook’s ‘Handful’

In a tiny hall wedged in the Factory Theatre, Brodi Snook walks confidently into the spotlight of the stage. Snook’s special is wittily named ‘Handful’ after an experience where she was named a ‘handful’ by a man on a first…

Myra Dubois Dead Funny Hero

Upcoming: Myra Dubois – Dead Funny for Mardi Gras

Myra Dubois will be performing her show Dead Funny at the Opera House 18 – 29 February as part of 2020 Mardi Gras. Dead Funny has received rave reviews at Fringe festivals around the UK. Ahead of her arrival in…

David Williamson’s Family Values Review

In his new and supposedly last play, Family Values, David Williamson is his classic self – angry, controversial and very, very funny. As he has done for the last 50 years, Williamson once again “puts his hands into our national…