Christmas Proms Adelaide

A Swingin' Christmas Proms in Adelaide. Image supplied.

Anticipation from the packed audience at the Swingin’ Christmas Proms was such that, at the beginning of the show, a raised hand from one of the clowns hushed the crowd immediately. And then it all got underway with a medley of Carol of the Bells coupled with God Rest Ye…

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Into the Woods film: Nice is different than good

Into the Woods

I wish that I could tell you that I loved Rob Marshall’s big screen adaptation of my favourite Stephen Sondheim show. I wish I could tell you that Marshall found a way to adapt this large ensemble, multiple-threaded musical masterpiece into a rich film – even if it can never…

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Video: Merry Christmas from the cast of Grease

GreaseChristmas

It’s Christmas time at Rydell High School and the cast of Grease have put together this festive video to celebrate. Starring Rob Mills, Gretel Scarlett, John Paul Young, Todd McKenney and the company of Grease Australia, the message from Rydell is to wish everyone a “very safe, Merry Christmas and…

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A look at Perth Theatre Company’s 2015 Season

A look at Perth Theatre Company’s 2015 Season

The Perth Theatre Company has announced a 2015 season that will bring Perth audiences five shows, on five stages and include three world premiers. Fifty artists will perform the program which begins on the 16th March with the world premier From the Rubble and ends the season with the John…

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Footloose – Harvest Rain

Footloose - Harvest Rain

Entering the Brisbane Powerhouse theatre to watch Harvest Rain’s Footloose was a nostalgic experience. For me, it brought back great memories of performing it at CQCM (Central QLD Conservatorium of Music)… on roller skates! #GoodTimes. For many others the nostalgia will come from childhood when they first saw this iconic movie…

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REVIEW: Freud’s Last Session

REVIEW: Freud’s Last Session

Based on the magical “What If”, Freud’s Last Session is a thought provoking two-hander play that poses the question, “What if Sigmund Freud met C. S. Lewis?” Wouldn’t you love to be a fly on the wall in that conversation? Playwright Mark St. Germain drew inspiration from Dr Armand M.…

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