Great music and visuals save David Bowie’s existential musical from total alienation.
The smash-hit musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda will receive its Australian premiere in 2021.
Currently playing Mrs Bucket in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the musical theatre star recalls infant adventures in the pit, seeing Starlight Express 12 times, and getting the lead in the school musical at 14.
In 1988, embarrassed at constantly being compared to Marlene Dietrich, Ute Lemper wrote to the legendary actor. She talks about the extraordinary three-hour phone call that followed, which, 30 years later, has led to the German-born cabaret star’s latest show.
Alexander Berlage kills it with a sensationally staged production.
The Icelandic songsmith's latest, sprawling, multimedia extravaganza is a cornucopia indeed.
Australia’s premier opera companies have joined forces to produce the first major revival of Jimmy Chi’s 1990 musical.
A clever musical that moves forwards and backwards through a broken marriage.
Aside from the dancing, there’s little real fever in this underwhelming adaptation of the 1977 film.
New AD Julia Zemiro announces her first program featuring artists including Ute Lemper, Kate Miller-Heidke, Ruthie Henshall, David Campbell, iOTA and the RocKwiz team.
A star is born in this clever adaptation of a beloved Australian film.
A traditional but superbly staged production that transcends the rain and some dated elements.
With its tragic story involving distrust of migrants, West Side Story seems more relevant than ever, says Jo Litson, as Opera Australia prepares to stage not one but two productions. There’s also a new Broadway version and a Spielberg movie on the way.