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Baby Doll

First adapted from a much longer play by Tennessee Williams originally titled 27 Wagons Full Of Cotton, the play became a film Baby Doll, directed by Elia Kazan, starring Carroll Baker, Eli Wallach and Karl Malden. Tough shoes to fill for any director. Filled with sexual innuendo and a somewhat unsavoury relationship between a child […]

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 […]

Trevor Ashley’s Mardi Gala

This weekend the Mardi Gala returns to the Sydney Opera House’s biggest room with a show which is bigger, better and bolder than ever before. Hosted by Trevor Ashley this incredible variety show will see Ashley joined by a plethora of colourful performers throughout the evening. Some of the stars the audience can expect to […]


Epiphanies unites stars from the Australian production of ​Les Misérables​ in a common cause. That of raising money for research into mental illness which impedes the lives of many young people from all walks of life, including those from the entertainment industry. A three hour concert with an array of well known songs from some of […]

Packemin Productions presents Wicked

Long before Dorothy dropped in, two other young women met in the land of Oz and formed an unlikely but profound friendship – Wicked tells the incredible untold story of the women who would become Glinda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West. Over the rainbow and not too far out west, Packemin […]


Double, double, toil and trouble… That’s what you can expect from Witches, a world premiere new production from The Sydney Symphony Orchestra featuring four spellbinding singers. Helen Dallimore, Lucy Durack, Amanda Harrison and Jemma Rix each have witchcraft all over their resumes. In previous incarnations, Dallimore and Durack have played Glinda the Good Witch, and […]


Steve Danielsen joins seasoned Wicked stars Jemma Rix (Elphaba) and Lucy Durack (Glinda) as the award-winning musical returns to Sydney this month. Danielsen is a relative newcomer to the musical theatre stage, with an extensive acting career spanning film and television series such as Offspring and Neighbours, he spent a solid year in Legally Blonde […]