Tag: musical theatre

Not Can-Can, but you Must-Must see Moulin Rouge the Musical!

Ever since my year ten girlfriend and I learnt “Come What May”, I knew this show was destined for the stage. Moulin Rouge! The Musical, currently playing at Capitol Theatre Sydney, was so much more than my little adolescent mind…

Girl From The North Country – Theatre Royal Sydney

Happy 2022 or 2020 too, which I’ve seen it referred to (doesn’t inspire much confidence, does it). While many of the world stages are still dark and the future of shows unclear, Australian producers continue to bring tasty Broadway morsels…

Jagged Little Pill – Side effects may vary

It’s a good sign when, on opening night, a show announces its return season, and Jagged Little Pill at the Theatre Royal Sydney did just that. This jukebox musical uses the discography of Alanis Morissette to tell the story of…

ONCE in a lifetime, a show like this comes along!

Good shows are easy to review. Great performances are a little more complicated, but the phenomenal production of ONCE by the Darlinghurst Theatre Company has left me utterly speechless. Usually, in a review, I would put the call to action…

‘Fun home’ gives a warm hug to your heart!

Sydney Theatre Company’s production of Fun Home has done it again, with another brilliant musical staged at the Roslyn Packer Theatre. While there are other Tony award-winning musicals playing across Sydney, Fun Home is an incredible snapshot of an unassuming…

Six – historical pop musical at the Sydney Opera House

Divorced, beheaded, died; divorced, beheaded, survived. This is how we remember the fate that befell Henry the 8th’s six wives, but how much do we really know about the women behind the rhyme? Here to give them the limelight they…

Hair – 50th anniversary tour at the Opera House

There’s nothing quite like the Sydney Opera House throwing a birthday party for a musical. And on Thursday night, that’s exactly what they did to celebrate the 50th anniversary tour of the 1960s rock musical Hair (3 – 6 October). Wading…

9 to 5 The Musical Sydney

‘9 to 5’: a fun little musical at NIDA

NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Arts) is currently showing the musical ‘9 to 5’.The musical is based on a movie from the 80s and features three working women as the main characters. In essence, ‘9 to 5’ is a fun…