Tag: Alicia Tripp

Absobloomin’lutely Loverly!

The highly-anticipated encore season of My Fair Lady has arrived! The 60th anniversary production of the original Tony Award winning Broadway musical premiered in Australia in 2016. It broke box office records, selling more tickets than any other production in…

A New Face of Evil – Kate Mulvaney as Richard III

My thoughts will now be haunted by a new image of malevolence – the innocent yet sinister face of Kate Mulvaney as Shakespeare’s masterful villain, Richard the Third. As is its’ want, Bell Shakespeare Company has again redefined The Bard’s…

‘Lennon: Through a Glass Onion’ at the Sydney Opera House

John Waters’ and Stewart D’Arrietta’s two-man show Lennon: Through a Glass Onion has returned to Sydney for its silver anniversary tour. It’s done the rounds off-Broadway, in London’s West End, at the Edinburgh Festival and even, daringly, in the Beatles’…

Sydney Festival 2017: hit new musical ‘Ladies in Black’

Sitting in the audience at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre watching the new musical production Ladies in Black, I am struck with an unusual sense of belonging and familiarity, of ease, and pride. The plot is set in a 1950s Sydney department store. A…

Porgy & Bess – SSO Brings ‘Summertime’ to Sydney

Over four nights, transitioning from November to December, The Sydney Symphony Orchestra brought ‘Summertime’ to Sydney with a presentation of George Gershwin’s great American folk opera Porgy and Bess in the Concert Hall of the Opera House. What a grand…

Muse Restaurant Hunter Valley

Sydney-siders, the next time you visit the Hunter Valley, whether it be for a relaxing romantic retreat, a tasting tour of the vineyards or a music festival in the vines, make sure you top off your experience by dining at…

Othello Review

Bell Shakespeare Company’s latest showing of Othello is well worth going to see this season, whether you consider yourself a bit of a Shakespeare aficionado or quite the opposite. Take myself and my plus-one, for example. I grew up going…

Untamed – SDC

Last night Sydney Dance Company premiered their latest program, Untamed, to a packed-to-the-rafters Roslyn Packer Theatre, which at the close, spontaneously combusted in applause and standing ovation. The first half of the program sees the return of Wildebeest, a piece…