Helpmanns 2016: the talking points (and what you didn’t see on TV)

Dance, Musicals, Opera, Stage, Theatre |

Live Performance Australia’s 16th annual Helpmann Awards ceremony was held at the Lyric Theatre at the Star last night, and it was one that won’t be forgotten anytime soon. The award might as well have been renamed for 2016 as “The Matildas” (unfortunately that’s a name already taken by Brisbane’s theatre awards). See the full list of Helpmann

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Writing Masterclass with Tania Lacy: Find your funny! (Sydney and Melbourne)


Daily Review is proud to announce our next Masterclass (in Sydney and Melbourne) will feature performer and comedy writer Tania Lacy sharing the secrets of writing comedy for screen, stage and books. Lacy is an accomplished comedy writer for TV, film, stage and also children’s books with her new kid’s title Tracy Lacy is Completely Coo-Coo

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Win tickets to international smash hit ‘Shadowland’

Current Competitions, Stage, Win |

Shadowland, the ground-breaking new performance by internationally acclaimed dance troupe Pilobolus, is best described as part shadow act, part dance, part circus and part concert. Returning to Australia after the acclaimed tour in 2014, with more than 100 choreographic works performed in over 64 countries, Shadowland will be touring in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, and

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Cosi fan tutte review (Sydney Opera House)

Opera, Reviews, Stage |

This merry tale about men betting on the inevitable infidelity of women was thought by Beethoven and Wagner as too inconsequential for Mozart’s musical talents. Most of the 19th Century dismissed it anyway as a scandalous anachronism. But in this outstanding new version, British director David McVicar brings to Cosi fan tutte vivid theatrical energy

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Win tickets to the return Sydney season of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’


There’s a new breed of musical theatre star sprouting up in Sydney “that needs to be seen to be believed” (Daily Review)! Before Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid, Howard Ashman and Alan Menken created the musical LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS that went on to become a cult classic all over the world, winning the Drama Critics Award,

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Little Shop’s Victory Lap – Esther Hannaford video Interview

Musicals, News & Commentary, Stage |

After successful seasons in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, the hit musical Little Shop of Horrors returns to Sydney this week for a last run of shows before heading to Perth. Much like the show’s monstrous venus fly trap ‘Audrey 2’, Little Shop’s audiences and theatres have swiftly grown. Starting at the tiny Hayes Theatre Sydney, Little Shop now returns

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