★★★★☆ Crass, colourful and immensely entertaining theatre.<br />
<a href="http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/live-reviews/review-clinton-musical-black-swan-stc">Click here</a> to read our review.<br />
All photos by Daniel James Grant.
At an intimate gathering last Thursday, co-hosts Carla Zampatti and the Australian World Orchestra invited friends, music lovers and supporters to a celebration of the the electrifying energy the AWO has brought to the Australian music-making landscape over the last five years in the lead up to the AWO fifth anniversary performances at the Sydney Opera House on September 28 and 29.
★★★½☆ Putting disability on the record in a gently provocative dance-theatre work.<br />
<a href="http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/live-reviews/review-record-force-majeure-and-dance-integrated-australia">Click here</a> to read Jo Litson's review.<br />
Production photos by Zan Wimberley. Rehearsal photos by Gregory Lorenzutti.
★★★★☆ An inspired and telling tale of two mediums: the opera and the circus.<br />
<a href="http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/live-reviews/review-laughter-and-tears-victorian-opera">Click here</a> to read our review.<br />
Photos by Jeff Busby.
★★★★☆ Menken’s million-dollar revamp should have fans dreaming of Genie.<br />
<a href="http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/live-reviews/review-aladdin-disney-theatrical-productions">Click here</a> to read our review.<br />
Photos by Deen van Meer.
This August David Robertson returns to the Sydney Symphony Orchestra to conduct the music from three Stravinsky ballets. Book now for <a href="http://www.sydneysymphony.com/production-pages/2016/concert-season/the-rite-of-spring.aspx" target="_blank">The Rite of Spring</a>, <a href="http://www.sydneysymphony.com/production-pages/2016/concert-season/the-firebird.aspx" target="_blank">The Firebird</a> and <a href="http://www.sydneysymphony.com/production-pages/2016/concert-season/petrushka.aspx" target="_blank">Petrushka</a>.<br />
<a href="http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/features/story-behind-stravinskys-three-greatest-ballets">Click here</a> to read Limelight's feature on how these three ballets changed the face of dance.<br />
Photographs by Ken Butti.
Take a sneak peek into rehearsals as opera and circus collide. Commedia dell’arte comes alive as Victorian Opera and Circus Oz reimagine Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci in world premiere production <a href="http://www.victorianopera.com.au/what-s-on/season-2016/laughter-and-tears/" targe="_blank">Laughter and Tears</a>. Opening at the Palais Theatre on Saturday 13 August for three performances only, don’t miss the hijinks and heartbreak.<br/>
<a href="http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/competition/victorian-operas-opening-night-package">Win a double pass to the opening night of Laughter and Tears plus one-night's accommodation at Sofitel Melbourne</a><br />
Photographs by Charlie Kinross.
★★★★☆ A new Australian play is always exciting; one that’s also an Australian Gothic thriller, doubly so. <br />
<a href="http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/node/23348">Click here</a> to read our review.<br />
Photographs by Lisa Tomasetti.
★★★½☆ Glorious music-making carries the day despite a clunky plot and static staging.<br>
<a href="http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/live-reviews/review-simon-boccanegra-opera-australia">Click here to read our review</a>.<br>
Photographs by Branco Gaica.
★★★★☆ A deliciously staged comedy filled with laughter yet laced with melancholy.<br />
<a href="http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/node/23275">Click here to read our review</a><br />
Photographs by Brett Boardman.