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A woman with brown hair and a pink dress and an open book on her lap is sitting next to a man dressed up as a beast, with horns and facial hair. There is a backdrop of a library.

Musical review: Beauty and the Beast the Musical, Her Majesty's Theatre

A fun night out for the whole family thanks to theatrical magic and big budget spectacle. 

A woman is kneeling in the middle of a stage, with her head back. Plumes of fire are coming out of her mouth

Performance review: Limbo – The Return, The Grand Electric

Strut & Fret hits the mark with this bacchanalian mix of cabaret, circus and acrobatics. 

RISING: A group of three First Peoples and a Caucasian man performing in a rock band with an arch of stage lights behind them. Two are playing guitars, the lead singer is standing on a packing case and one is waving drum sticks.

Performance reviews: RISING Festival, first weekend

RISING Festival is now off and running. Here is ArtsHub's round-up of the performing arts offerings on the first weekend.

Wild Dogs Under My Skirt. Image is a group of Samoan women on a stage sitting on chairs in a semi circle and holding their fists together in front of them. In the middle stands another woman in a grey dress raising her arms triumphantly. The camera is at the back of the audience so some silhouetted heads are in the foreground.

Performance review: Wild Dogs Under My Skirt, Riverside Theatres

Poetry-based work about being a Samoan woman performed by a multi-skilled ensemble.

Teenage performers in tuxedos and shorts jump out of a white piano in Tempo by the Flying Fruit Fly Circus at Art Centre Melbourne.

Performance review: Tempo, Arts Centre Melbourne

The Fruities jump back onto our stages with a music themed performance.


Performance review: Maho Magic Bar, Chinatown

Japanese magicians illuminate Chinatown.


Performance review: Josh Staley, Quicker than the Eye, Arrow on Swanston

Not just quick of hand, Staley is also funny and a good showman.

OzAsia Festival

Theatre review: OzAsia Festival, SNAP

A colourful blend of sophisticated illusions and technological trickery.