Review / Bright, entertaining musical to capitivate teens

musical theatre / "Disney High School Musical Jnr". Directed by Nina Stevenson. At Canberra College Performing Arts Centre until October 1. Reviewed by Bill Stephens

Review / ‘Godspell’ production a test of faith

Musical theatre / "Godspell". Directed by Emma White. At The Q, Queanbeyan, November 11. Reviewed by BILL STEPHENS

Arts / What is it about Marilyn, wonders Lexi?

THE allure of Marilyn Monroe has never faded, says actor Lexi Sekuless, who’s presenting a new version of her cabaret show “Some Like It...

Review / Players on the way to another hit

musical theatre / "The Music Man". By Meredith Willson. Directed by Joseph McGrail-Bateup. Presented by Queanbeyan Players. At The Q, Queanbeyan, until June 25. Reviewed by Bill Stephens.

Review / Super cast makes most of living unhappily ever after

musical theatre / “Into the Woods”, words and music by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Richard Block. At Gungahlin College Community Theatre, until September 12. Reviewed by Bill Stephens

Review / ‘Anything Goes’ at the Erindale Theatre

Musical Theatre "Anything Goes" Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter, Directed by Marty King, Canberra Philharmonic Society, Erindale Theatre to August 27 Review by Len Power

‘Wicked’ – a positively Emerald-looking show

“YOU LOOK positively Emerald," said Glinda (Laura Murphy) the emerging "good" witch to her green-faced counterpart Elphaba (Loren Hunter) onstage at a media preview...

Hello again to big, brassy, bold ‘Dolly’

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.

Canberra can’t get enough of ’Mamma Mia!’

MAMMA Mia!—Canberrans and Queanbeyanites don’t seem to be able to get enough of the cult musical of the same name, and Free Rain Theatre is putting that notion to the test with a new production coming up at The Q.

New musical takes flight

IT  was up, up and away at the Jet Flight Simulator in Fyshwick yesterday, when Dramatic Productions launched their new musical production, “Catch Me...

Review / Pitch-perfect ‘Heathers’ turn in an exuberant production

Musical theatre / "Heathers – The Musical". Directed by Kelly Roberts and Grant Pegg. At Gungahlin Theatre until October 27. Reviewed by BILL STEPHENS

Theatre turns murder into a game

Everyman Theatre’s production of “Assassins” turns murder into a theatre game in the famous musical revue, “Assassins”.

Eric’s deeply silly burst of Monty Python foolery

Arts editor HELEN MUSA chats to “Spamalot” director Richard Carroll about the "deeply silly" ‘Python’ musical spin-off.

Arts / The Q announces a big, pushy, show-stopping musical

“EVERYTHING‘s comin’ up roses”, sang musical theatre luminary Geraldine Turner in the Manhattan room at Queanbeyan’s Royal Hotel this morning (October 25). Turner was in...

Review / Glittering performance of a Broadway gem

musical theatre / "The Wiz". Producer Anastasia Murray, director Jordan Graney and musical director WO Graeme Reynolds. The ADFA Performing Arts Company at the Adams Auditorium, DFA, until August 13. Reviewed by Bill Stephens

Kids lead zany musical about the environment

Tuggeranong Arts Centre is staging a zany, totally original kids musical about water management and environmental sustainability.

Review / When laughs meet nostalgia

musical theatre / "Baby Boomers", devised, written and directed by Louise Rostron. Musical director, Matt Webster; choreography. Jacquelyn Richards. At Teatro Vivaldi until December 19. Reviewed by Bill Stephens

Music man Chan’s never ending ‘Story’

WITH more than 300 performances of “West Side Story” under his belt and the number rising fast, maestro, music director, and composer Donald Chan...

Arts / The challenging moods of Madame Butterfly

THE role of Madame Butterfly, Cio-Cio-San, the tragic heroine of Puccini's opera, "Madama Butterfly", is one of the most demanding in the repertoire, but...

Review / Ghost the Musical

Book and Lyrics by Bruce Joel Rubin, Music and Lyrics by Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard, Directed by Matthew Warchus, Choreographed by Ashley Wallen, Musical Director – Dave Skelton Theatre Royal Sydney 19th March 2016. Reviewed by Bill Stephens





Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Another cartoon from the wry eye of PAUL DORIN.

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin


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