Tag: musical

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…

‘Come From Away’, The Must-See Musical of the Season

What happens when disaster affects an entire community? That’s the premise of Come From Away, the award-winning musical focusing on a small town in Newfoundland, Canada, whose residents unexpectedly have to take care of 6,500 visitors from around the world. …

RENT: Theatre measured in love!

In the 25th year that RENT has graced the world stages, this redefined and reinvigorated RENT, produced by LPD Productions and Sugary Rum Productions and staged at the Sydney Opera House, is the breath of fresh air we need to…

A Very Kransky Christmas

A Very Kransky Christmas with The Kransky Sisters

The musical comedy trio known as the Kransky Sisters performed ‘A Very Kransky Christmas’ at the Seymour Centre as part of their ongoing tour. The trio consists of fictional sisters Eve, Mourne, and Dawn Kransky from rural Queensland. They tell…

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…

Only Heaven Knows at the Hayes Theatre

‘Only Heaven Knows’ at the Hayes Theatre

As part of VIVID KX, Hayes Theatre Co presents the musical Only Heaven Knows. The revival of the 1988 Alex Harding classic, and further inspired by the 1995 adaptation, Only Heaven Knows premieres its 30th anniversary with an all-star cast starring Ben…

The Bodyguard – Fun New Musical Comedy

The newest musical to hit the Sydney theatre scene, The Bodyguard, is fun and enjoyable, especially when it is not taken seriously. It is all about the music – the hits of the beloved and talented late pop princess Whitney…

Newsies musical film Sydney

Broadway Musical ‘Newsies’ plays in cinemas

Everybody who wants to see a Tony-Award winning Broadway musical has the chance to do so at selected cinemas across Australia on Sunday 19 February. The stage performance of the Disney musical ‘Newsies‘ was filmed in Hollywood in 2016 and will…

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…