Trevor Ashley tells us about the new Sydney Cabaret Festival, and the artists and events he’s programmed, including star act Jennifer Holliday.
The West End star brings a distinctive British sparkle to the Broadway hits in her delightful cabaret show.
This new Australian musical has a great subject and two terrific performances but it spends too much time just telling us things.
A magnificent performance by Anthony Warlow in the title role is the unforgettable highlight in a lacklustre production.
Does hip-hop US history musical live up to the hype? And then some.
A fateful phone call between an aging star and an emerging starlet becomes the vehicle for an unforgettable evening of exquisite cabaret.
Anthony Warlow tells Jo Litson that he has refound his theatre mojo in the demanding role of the Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
Helen Dallimore delivers the gold at end of the rainbow.
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.