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, Oct 15, 2013
He's played a French planter in the South Pacific and now he'll play the King of Siam in another Rodgers and Hammerstein hit. But is the "colour-blind casting" of Kiwi baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes OK?
, Jul 04, 2013
A rumbling critique of a corrupt and corrupting political culture: how timely. But Toby Schmitz's adaptation of The Dragon doesn't exactly breathe fire, either.
, Apr 12, 2013
The new Melbourne production of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins has its problems, but with a stellar cast and faultless material it's still worth a look.
, Feb 14, 2013
Has there been a good musical theatre score written in the last five years? Or even 10? Here's the list -- as a solid case for why music theatre isn't dead. Long live music theatre.
, Nov 13, 2012
An all-male The Pirates Of Penzance experience comes to Sydney via London. It's the very model of a modern presentation of Gilbert and Sullivan revue.
, Nov 01, 2012
Across the road from Stephen Sondheim's A Funny Thing in Melbourne, a new all-Australian musical from John-Michael Howson. To be on the same block is an insult.
, Oct 07, 2012
This is one big broken promise. Melbourne's Production Company vows to do more with less in musical theatre, but its adaptation of the Burt Bacharach tuner falls flat.
, Oct 05, 2012
It's as vapid as the film and its main character. But somewhere in the musical adaptation of Legally Blonde is some heart -- and a decent tune or two.