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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Review: Hair to the Throne — Hayes Cabaret Season

Hair to the Throne: Marney McQueen as Rosa Waxoffski

Marney McQueen isRosa Waxoffski , beauty therapist to the stars. Along with her world-renowned pianist Boris Longschlongadongski (musical director Mark Jones), her show is a celebration of waxing, men, and saying things aloud that polite society considers taboo. It’s bawdy and broad and full of easy, terrible jokes.  With high levels…

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Jekyll and Hyde full cast announced!

Lucy Maunder, Teddy Tahu Rhodes and Jemma Rix were set to star in Jekyll and Hyde

Another Opera Australia and John Frost co-production, another big cast announcement! Following in the footsteps of OA and Frost’s previous successful co-productions including South Pacific, The King and I and Anything Goes, Jekyll & Hyde will play from 8 December 2015 at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne, followed by a season…

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The Odd Couple are coming to Newtown

New look: King Street Theatre

A group of guys have gathered to play cards in Oscar Madison’s filthy apartment. With all that mess, is it any wonder his wife left him? And how exactly does clean-freak guest Fleix Unger end up rooming with him? Find out in Newtown! That’s right, it’s the original Odd Couple. First a…

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Opera Australia’s winter season begins with Turandot


Graeme Murphy’s take on Puccini’s Turandot has returned. Set to open on 24 June, it will star American soprano Lise Lindstrom at the head of an international cast. Turandot – the home of the famous “Nessum Dorma” – is an opera about a brutal princess and an impossibly brave suitor who will make any sacrifice…

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