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Kat of the Musicals

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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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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My absolute favourite opera performance ever. Ever. Yonghoon Lee was something else! As I mentioned in a “Favourites of 2015” article- “This is the opera that has made me fall in love with opera. Graeme Murphy’s latest production of Puccini’s Turandot is nothing less than absolutely stunning- beautiful sets, soaring music and the incredible tenor Yonghoon Lee. …

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Well… it wasn’t Aladdin: The Musical, but it was one of my first pantomime experiences! An easy-to-watch bit of fun 🙂 Originally posted on The AU Review. — An enjoyable theatre experience is the combination of two things- naturally it is the performance itself, but it is also the audience. Very often the energy of the …

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Not much to say on this one as I unfortunately didn’t get to see the work itself… Originally posted on The AU Review. — On View: Live Portraits is dance and live portraiture work that is set to push the boundaries and preconceptions of dance as an art form in a stunning work that weaves deftly between …

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This was really fun! They gave us a fantastic table and everything was really entertaining- a great girls night out! Food was pretty tasty, and I finally got to taste Fleur Delacour’s bouillabaisse. Excitement! Originally posted on The AU Review. — The sexy Paris burlesque feeling, the lavishness of French cabaret and the glamour of fine dining …

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I didn’t actually see this one! Just coordinated this interview through email based on what I could find out about the production 🙂 The interview was originally posted on Arts on the AU. — Of Mice and Men is one of the world’s most compelling tales of friendship and survival. Now the much loved stage production is showing …

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In stark contrast to the previous review this was unfortunately the worst thing that I have ever been to in my life- just not something for me at all. I hated the interactivity, the absurdity, the dirtiness of the venue, and the stuffed phallic objects attached to the actors. I’m sure the experience would be …

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This wasn’t an immensely popular production, but I thought it was alright! I laughed quite a bit, and that’s always a good sign 🙂 Originally posted on The AU Review. — Two ageing Broadway divas, who have long since seen the comforting warmth of the Hollywood spotlight, are brought together again for the hopeful work …

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Guy Edmonds performance in The Witches was one of my top picks in 2015 (review of the show will be up here soon). Seriously good. I’ve been keeping my eye on his schedule since but as yet no performances of anything near me! The interview was originally posted on Arts on the AU. — Roald Dahl’s books are …

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