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The Stars At Noon

The Stars At Noon, presented by Rhinestone Rebel and starring Emily Engeman is a one-woman show retelling the story of the space race from the perspective of women. The heart-warming and historically accurate performance is filled with sacrifice, joy, and heartbreak. The show will be performed live in theatre, however social distancing guidelines will be maintained. […]

REVIEW: Mamma Mia!

Fans of supergroup ABBA won’t be disappointed in the latest revival of Mamma Mia!, a musical which has had sold-out seasons worldwide. Packemin Productions, whose previous works have included Wicked, West Side Story and Mary Poppins, continues the tradition of bringing affordable, family-friendly shows to the stage – their primary focus being on excellence. Mamma […]

SAVING MR BANKS

Inspired by true events, Saving Mr Banks is the extraordinary behind-the-scenes story of the tribulations Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) and his staff endured whilst attempting to convince relentless authoress P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) to sign over the rights to her novel Mary Poppins. Travers’ childhood in Australia is effectively explored in flashback scenes, highlighting the […]

AN EVENING WITH JULIE ANDREWS

Dame Julie Andrews is one of the world’s most loved musical performers, best known primarily for her roles as Mary Poppins and Maria in The Sound Of Music. Andrews is also an accomplished theatre actress, director and most recently, author. After an operation on her throat to remove non-cancerous nodules left her with damage to […]

MARY POPPINS

I feel it only fair to mention right off the bat that I was raised with Julie Andrews’ Mary Poppins. I know every song, every twist, every chalk picture. So while I jumped at the chance to see the highly acclaimed stage musical, I did so with a diehard fan’s reticence. Would they sing my […]