It’s Melbourne’s turn to climb to the top of Mount Rock, as feel-good phenomenon School of Rock makes its blistering Australian debut.
A glittering celebration of twentieth-century pop music, the Australian premiere season of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is blessed with a superb local cast.
An absolutely sensational lead performance from Amy Lehpamer is a key attraction in The Production Company’s revival of 2006 Australian musical Dusty.
Perhaps it is the same everywhere, but The Sound of Music seems to have always held a special place in the hearts of Melbourne theatregoers. This polished production is set to continue the love affair, while introducing a new generation to the rose coloured optimism of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic.
World premieres abounded, boutique musicals thrived and revivals continued arriving in the 2015 year of musical theatre. Melbourne’s music theatre year began with two large-scale productions that both played for many months.
He may be a week early, but Santa has delivered the music theatre revival we have all been waiting for. Attractive designs, intelligent, respectful direction and a knockout cast combine to create the freshness and excitement that must have been felt when The Sound of Music first premiered back in 1959.