Articles by: @cassietongue

Cassie is a theatre critic and arts writer in Sydney. She studied communication and media at the University of Newcastle, where she began honing her professional writing and critical analysis skills, as well as publishing creative works in several journals and magazines. She has previously reviewed music and theatre for numerous online hubs including LiveGuide, BroadwayWorld Australia, and Time Out Sydney. Cassie can usually be found in a theatre foyer somewhere soaking up the atmosphere.

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Giveaways

Win a double pass to Falsettos, Sydney

Win a double pass to Falsettos, Sydney

AussieTheatre is thrilled to be giving away two DOUBLE PASSES to see the Tony Award winning musical Falsettos at Darlinghurst Theatre Company, as part of the Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Our lucky winners (and their guests) will be some of the first to see this quirky and tender show…

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News

Squabbalogic to kick off 2014 with The Drowsy Chaperone

Squabbalogic will present The Drowsy Chaperone in association with the new Hayes Theatre Co.

Squabbalogic are oft-called ‘musical theatre darlings’ of the Sydney scenes, which is accurate, but after their smashing 2013 season and now, coming into 2014, we might need to start calling them ‘game-changers’. Last year, Squabbalogic defied even the highest expectations with two Australian premieres: the form-defying irony-rock show Bloody Bloody Andrew…

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Reviews

Review: Empire – Entertainment Quarter Spiegeltent

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Empire gleefully declares that it doesn’t need to have a plot just because those “Cirque du Soleil assholes” have one, and you know what? They’re right. A cheeky circus-cabaret dripping in burlesque, Empire is back for a return season under the Spiegeltent in Moore Park’s Entertainment Quarter.  Hosted by occasionally…

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Reviews

The Lion King – Capitol Theatre, Sydney

The Lion King - Sydney 2013 Image by Deen van Meer

The first five minutes of The Lion King are an experience of utter joy. The familiar opening call, in Zulu, breaks out into the theatre and from there we are transported into the pure magic of Julie Taymor’s stagecraft. Sophisticated puppetry, mask and costume design bring an entire pride land…

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