The Rocky Horror Show – Brisbane

A cult classic. Unique in the fact that it has endured time and format and has still held its plethora of adoring, nay, obsessive fans, The Rocky Horror Show was never going to be...
Amanda Harrison in The Rocky Horror Show, 2018. Image by Jeff Busby

The Rocky Horror Show

It’s only been four years since intergalactic transsexuals last graced the Festival Centre’s stage. Leaving the theatre in March of 2014, surrounded by fishnet-enthused masses, I felt confident I’d witnessed the definitive production of...

Mamma Mia: Canberra Audience Takes It All

Mamma Mia! has finally opened with the confidence and assuredness of a company well into their season run. The leading players were especially well placed, playing with their moments and enjoying each other and...
Wizard of Oz - QPAC. Photography by Jeff Busby.

Wizard of Oz follows the yellow brick road to Brisbane

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!An excited audience welcomed the Australian premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s production of The Wizard of Oz in Brisbane’s QPAC Lyric Theatre.Produced by John Frost and Suzanne Jones,...
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The Last Five Years in one night

Meet Jamie and Cathy. Jamie is a budding writer, Cathy is an aspiring actress. In love and in their early 20s, their future together sparkles with potential. Jamie begins telling their story from their...
Alfie Boe and Michael Ball. Photo by Christie Goodwin.

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe Together in Brisbane

One of London’s most successful musical directors Callum McLeod orchestrates yet another Michael Ball winner with Together. An aptly titled musical collaboration between Michael Ball and Alfie Boe emulating in true bromance style the...

Assassins at The Hayes

Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins stirred up controversy at the time of its inception in 1991. With a book by John Weidman, it centres around the assassins who killed presidents of the United States - no...

WAAPA’s Chicago heads back to vaudeville roots

How do you direct one of the most iconic and best know musicals of all time and present it as something completely reinvented? You do as director Crispin Taylor has done with WAAPA’s final...
Toby Francis and Callum Francis in Kinky Boots. Image by Matthew Murphy.

Kinky Boots is six inches of sassiness!

The shoes are glittery red, but we are definitely not in Kansas.Kinky Boots is a fabulous, campy musical with the universal theme of following your heart and being true to yourself. Its timing in...
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[title of show] dreams big at Hayward Studios

is a musical about two men, two nobodies, in New York who dream of achieving Broadway fame with their very own original musical.During its original run the writers of the show played themselves-...
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