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REVIEW: Welcome To The Masque

Welcome To The Masque, a performance starring award-winning actress Genevieve Lemon and legendary composer and musical director Max Lambert streamed live from Riverside Theatres this past Sunday. In compliance with government imposed COVID-19 restrictions, the show streamed live on YouTube from the theatre. Genevieve performed a number of songs by the likes of Joni Mitchell […]

Dresden

Dresden captures that one moment in someone’s life when everything changes, that one moment which is guiding one’s life into a completely different direction. It was Wagner’s extraordinary Opera Rienzi which 70 years later inspired Hitler so intensely that his passion caused one of the biggest catastrophes the world has ever seen. Dresden tells “the story […]

Darlinghurst Nights

Bringing Kenneth Slessor’s poetry to life, the timeless Australian musical Darlinghurst Nights is showing at the Hayes Theatre. Exploring the depths of life, the musical is based on memories of the cross and searches for a world without fear of intolerance. Composer, Max Lambert explained. “It’s about someone thinking back on their life, Slessor lived […]

MIRACLE CITY

Aria award winning singer-songwriter Missy Higgins makes her musical theatre debut in the return of what has been heralded as one of Australia’s most acclaimed musicals. Miracle City was written by Australian playwright Nick Enright with a musical score by Max Lambert, who also serves as musical director on this production. The story is set […]

REVIEW: Diving For Pearls

Diving for Pearls is a heartbreaking tale of trying to transcend but ultimately failing due to forces wildly out of individual control. Ursula Yovich leads as Barbara, a feisty middle-aged woman attempting to rise above her working-class status. Brash and unwilling to yield from her dream of being a hotel hostess, Barbara aggressively navigates her […]

Review: I Love You Now

June and Leo are in a hotel room, tentatively trying to fan into flame a passion that has long gone cold. Seems simple enough so far. But June is having a dalliance with Leo’s twin brother Rob, and her personal trainer, Helmut, as well as the local priest, who is also Rob’s confessor. Leo is […]