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Kat of the Musicals

There are few who seem to understand the concept of the coffee table book as well as photographer Simon Griffiths, who today releases Boat – a “celebration of the humble vessel that symbolises escape, trade and travel” – as the press release aptly puts it. The beautifully designed book is one you can judge by …

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Orlando, based on Virgina Woolf’s novel of the same name, is a whimsical, magical tale of time and transformation. It follows the nobleman Orlando in the court of Elizabeth I who awakes transformed as a woman and begins a glorious journey of time travel in her way to find her true self. We caught up …

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Irish actor Robert Sheehan (pictured in the middle above) – best known for his work in the first two seasons of the series Misfits is currently appearing on stage is London as Richard III in Shakespeare’s The Wars of the Roses trilogy. While they were still in dress rehearsals, I caught up with the talented …

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RENT is just one of those musicals that everyone knows. Perhaps it’s due to the success of the film, or perhaps just because it’s story and characters are so resonating, but it has clearly become a mainstay staple in musical theatre 101s. For whatever reason it is also a musical that I had actually never …

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To me going to the ballet is more than watching a dance performance, it’s about the whole experience of the evening. The dancing is important of course, but there is this feeling- the excited little girls bouncing eagerly around their mothers and the groups of girlfriends (both young and old) all dressed up and walking …

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Disney’s critically acclaimed Broadway musical Aladdin will be making its way to Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in August next year. The show features the much loved music of the original film, as well as all new songs written especially for the stage. It opened on Broadway in 2014 and quickly became one of the most popular …

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When I was in Seoul last year I had the immense excitement of visiting the headquarters of ZANYBROS and chatting to co-CEOs and Directors Hong Wonki & Kim Junhong. I love the work they produce and I have a huge amount respect for the “Bros”. Being able to talk with some of my biggest inspirations was a surreal moment. Not …

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