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Afrocentric. Image is black dancer, dressed in white performing in gallery space at front of the NGV, beside a large black sculpture of a young black woman. There is audience seated around the space.

Performance review: Afrocentric, National Gallery of Victoria

Nightly performances that celebrate the African diaspora in Australia.

Australian Gothic Tales. Five men and women stand in front of a red curtain looking at the camera and smiling.

Theatre review: Australian Gothic Tales, The Butterfly Club

A lacklustre presentation of Australian stories that sidesteps Gothic elements entirely.

Orpheus & Eurydice. Minimal white stage set featuring a cage, with acrobats and opera singers.

Opera review: Orpheus & Eurydice, Sydney Festival

Far from detracting from the enjoyment, acrobats add to the complexities of this classic opera.

Il Tabarro. Four opera singers dressed in period nautical gear sing from the prow of a ship.

Opera review: Il Tabarro, Sydney Festival

Ambitiously staged aboard a lightship, this production struggled to stay afloat.

Grease. A group of musical theatre performers dressed in 50s clothes sit and stand on the stage facing forward.

Musical review: Grease: The Musical, Her Majesty's Theatre

It's colourful and energetic certainly, but this production does not do anything to update the original flavour.


Musical Theatre review: The Choir of Man, Arts Centre Melbourne

Singing and dancing in a pub setting brings frothy joy to all.

Aida. Image is a woman in black singing and gesticulating in operatic style, while members of the chorus lie around her reaching up, they are in Ancient Egyptian costumes, with lots of gold.

Opera review: Aida, QPAC

Musically first-rate and impressively sung, Verdi’s 'Aida' rises above the idiosyncrasies of this 21st century production. 

Chicago. Image is a chorus line of dancers grouped behind a woman in a very short black dress and stockings. All have their right arms raised and wrists slightly bent, and their right legs bent so they're on tiptoe.

Musical Review: Chicago, Crown Theatre, WA

One of the longest running musicals on Broadway is returning to tour Australia, first stop Perth.

35mm. Image is a cast of performers, some seated on the ground, some standing behind, all pointing cameras at the photographer.

Performance review: 35mm, Flight Path Theatre

Little Triangle's latest production is musical theatre inspired by photography.

At the End of the Land. Image is a swirling blue haze with a black circle in the middle in which stands a woman with black top and shoulder length hair.

Performance Review: At the End of the Land, PICA Performance Space, WA

A non-linear and Lynchian solo performance, with visual and aural extravagances.

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