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Green with envy: Melbourne lights up to celebrate the return of Wicked

Reg Livermore as the Wizard in WICKED. 
Image by  Jeff Busby

All that glitters was green on Monday night as Melbourne’s Lord Mayor Robert Doyle and the Wonderful Wizard of Oz himself – Reg Livermore – lit up the Melbourne town hall and bathed Swanston Street in a lime hue. The ‘greenifying’ of Melbourne was to celebrate the return of the hugely popular Wicked, starring Lucy… Read more.

Come dressed for the Time Warp! Cult Classic returns to Melbourne

There are few musicals that have stood the test of time as well as The Rocky Horror Show. Created by New Zealand’s Richard O’Brien, the cult musical premiered in Sydney in 1974 with Reg Livermore in the iconic role of Dr. Frank N. Furter. Since its inception The Rocky Horror Show, a salute to the… Read more.

Tim Harbour: Dance, Choreography and Entertainment

Tim Harbour
Photo:  Lynette Wills

Recently appointed resident choreographer for The Australian Ballet Tim Harbour discusses his latest endeavors with the Company and the exciting 2014 program that blends classical favorites with innovative contemporary choreography. You’ve recently been made the resident choreographer for The Australian Ballet, the first in ten years, are you enjoying the role? It’s wonderful to be… Read more.

The One and Only Dolly Parton Returns to Australia

There are only a handful of performers who can be referred to by a single name: Cher, Beyoncé, Madonna and Prince and of course the illustrious Dolly. Dolly Rebecca Parton is the original single-named singer, as easily recognized by her blonde locks as her alarmingly large breasts, tiny stature and irrepressible spirit. Returning to Australia… Read more.

Blak – Bangarra Dance Theatre

To dance is one of life’s great gifts. It is the physical metamorphosis of emotion too intense to contain within the body. Be it joy, sadness, fear or pain, to dance is to be free, and those who dance well have the capacity to convey their own story through movement. Bangarra Dance Theatre’s opening act… Read more.