Everyman Theatre’s production of “Assassins” turns murder into a theatre game in the famous musical revue, “Assassins”.
Here the balance of slow, heavily-accented band music, lyrics, acting and dance revealed the totality of performance that can make theatre the most exciting of art forms, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.
Theatre producers Kelly Roberts and Grant Pegg have been focusing on musicals that haven’t been seen before in Canberra, as will be the case in the new production called “Assassins”, reports HELEN MUSA.
Scratch the surface of almost any major department or organisation in Canberra and you’re bound to find a former member of Woden Valley Youth Choir running it.
“Kinky Boots” is a feel-good musical and great entertainment. This production at The Q really delivers the goods, says reviewer LEN POWER.
Reviewer BILL STEPHENS was at the first night of the new production of “Muriel’s Wedding – The Musical”.
With a star line-up and six over-the-top dancing drag queens, it’s hard to see how a new production of the Cyndi Lauper musical “Kinky Boots” could go wrong, says arts editor HELEN MUSA.
Queanbeyan Players and director, Michael Moore, have given us a very entertaining, well-sung and colourful production of the much-loved and famous musical, "Hello, Dolly!", says reviewer LEN POWER.
It’s bold and brassy, just like its main character, and now Queanbeyan Players are staging the Jerry Herman musical “Hello, Dolly!” reports arts editor HELEN MUSA.
"This production of 'The World Goes Round' is a triumph for the Canberra Repertory Society, and most definitely one for the 'must see list," waxes musical theatre reviewer BILL STEPHENS.
URSULA Yovich has been the go-to actress for the past two decades when directors are looking for a strong, mature indigenous performer. Originally from Darwin,...
Musical / “West Side Story”, Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, until April 21. Reviewed by HELEN MUSA.
“The Full Monty” is a show with a tough exterior, but winningly soft centre, which turns a spotlight on significant issues of relationships, writes reviewer BILL STEPHENS.
“THE number one greatest musical of all time” is how “The Times” in London described “West Side story”, and now it’s coming to the...
“Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: The Musical,” directed by Jack O'Brien, Capitol Theatre, Sydney until May 19, Reviewed by HELEN MUSA
HANS Christian Andersen's “The Princess and the Pea” is one of his most-loved yet shortest stories, only 379 words in length. We never know the...
theatre / “Madiba the Musical”, at Canberra Theatre Centre, until November 24. Reviewed by SAMARA PURNELL
WHEN an uplifting musical about the late Nelson Mandela arrives at the Canberra Theatre later this month, the audience may well be jumping with...
Musical theatre / "Godspell". Directed by Emma White. At The Q, Queanbeyan, November 11. Reviewed by BILL STEPHENS
THE postponement, “due to unforeseen circumstances“, of an announcement expected this morning (October 29) about the next major musical coming to Canberra in 2019...