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Little Diana and the Big Fuzz

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Motown. The musical styling that introduced the world to the likes of ‘The Jackson Five’, ‘Diana Ross and The Surpremes’ and ‘Marvin Gaye’. The phenomenon that had all of America moon walking, and hip shaking, and measuring mountains, and feelin’ good. Unquestionably, one of the most culturally pervasive and present…

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The Exonerated

The Exonerated

The Exonerated examines the journey of five individuals wrongly sentenced to death in the USA. Walking into the freezing Loft space at Chapel off Chapel, we encounter a dimly lit set cluttered with chairs. Five pin-spots at an angle illuminate the floor, casting light over Delbert Tibbs (Garikai Jani), a…

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A Quick Chat With Bianca Baykara – In The Heights

Bianca Baykara. Image by  Jason de Plater.

After rehearsing part time for just over a month, NIDA graduate Bianca Baykara and the Australasian company of Tony Award winning musical In The Heights are preparing for their first performance at Chapel off Chapel tonight. The cast of 20 are debuting the hit Broadway tuner in Australia (under the direction of James Cutler with choreography by…

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Loving Repeating Photo Feature

Loving Repeating. Image by James Terry

The Australian professional premiere of Stephen Flahrety’s musical Loving Repeating is currently playing at Chapel Off Chapel in Melbourne, starring some of Australia’s brightest music theatre talent. Directed by Jason Langly, with musical direction by Ben Kiley and choreography by Michael Ralph, this production by the newly established Vic Theatre Company (VTC) is…

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My (and your) Leonard Cohen

Stewart D'Arrietta in My Leonard Cohen

Canadian Leonard Cohen started his creative output as a poet in the 1950s, has written books and has achieved particular fame and longevity as a singer and songwriter. This is the kind of vague description I could write for many artists displaced by time to the outer limits of pop…

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