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Kat of the Musicals

Stayed: Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku This hotel was in a fantastic location, really close to the main districts of Shinjuku with lots of food options and of course the HUGE Shinjuku Station. Albeit confusing I think this station is the best to be near because it goes everywhereee! The hotel was clean, comfortable and welcoming, …

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A beautiful opera sung by a fantastic cast. La Traviata is quite a heavy one though, so I’m not sure I would want to see it again and again! — From the first notes of the overture we know that this will tell a tale of sweet tragedy. And music doesn’t lie- La Traviata is exactly that …

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I understand the hype- it’s definitely in the Book of Mormon bucket of musicals for the non-musical fan. And the performances were good, but the musical itself is just not for me. — Since its first performance in 2003 Avenue Q has become a crowd favourite in the land of musical theatre. Its lovable puppet characters, the …

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One of the biggest surprises in my entire theatre reviewing career- I completely wasn’t expecting it to be but it is definitely one of my most favourite things I’ve ever had the privilege to watch. — Roald Dahl’s stories, with their unique tales and clever writing, have delighted young audiences for decades. These young audiences …

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This was my first Pinchgut Opera experience- a bit different to OA but I quite enjoyed it! Also the first time I had ever heard (or even knew of) counter-tenors! Really unique vocal! — Vivaldi’s Bajazet is rarely performed; in fact it is so rare that there exists only a single recording of the Opera. It is thus …

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Didn’t actually see the play for this one! Just did the interview… — Brendan Cowell’s Men is confronting expose of what it is to be a guy, with a twist that will leave you breathless. The AU caught up with Ben O’Toole, who plays one of the “men”, to discuss the production and that confronting question. How do …

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