Five decades into his storied career, Andrew Lloyd Webber dominated the Melbourne musical theatre scene in 2018.
The Australian Ballet continues their cleverly conceived Storytime Ballet series with Coppélia, an ideal first ballet for young audiences.
Youthful energy and intelligent direction burn brightly in this exhilarating new production of evergreen modern classic Rent in Melbourne.
Gorgeous design, cunning direction and a dreamy cast combine for the pure pleasure of Twelfth Night, an early Christmas present from Melbourne Theatre Company.
The sterling result of the determined and loving labours of countless talents, Opera Australia’s Melbourne presentation of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg is a shimmering musical and visual treat, with added interest coming from some intriguing directorial choices.
On an ordinary Sunday, Melbourne theatregoers were treated to the extraordinary talent Broadway legend Mandy Patinkin.
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.
In its third Melbourne appearance, Opera Australia’s splendid 2011 production of La Bohème is as appealing as ever.
Completing their ever-grander 20th season, The Production Company serves up a delectable slice of musical theatre heaven with the merrily macabre A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder.
One of Broadway’s most rapturously beautiful scores, Nine the Musical is given a smartly conceived, darkly burnished boutique production by prolific Melbourne company StageArt.
Mark Doran gives a thrilling, world-class performance in the title roles as CLOC Musical Theatre successfully trades the melodramatic for the macabre in this revival of its 2005 production of Jekyll & Hyde.
Showcasing the exciting talents of a diverse cast, Madiba the Musical is ultimately an inspiring celebration of the life of Nelson Mandela.
A perfect match of star and show, Evita benefits mightily from the powerhouse vocals and intense presence of Tina Arena.
The biting satire of Tom Lehrer’s Tomfoolery retains its ever-amusing freshness, especially as performed by a quartet of well-seasoned comic actors.
Compelling acting and prescient storytelling elevate the almost too clever “What if?” premise of A Doll’s House, Part 2 from Melbourne Theatre Company.
Rohan Browne deservedly gets his name in lights as he takes centre stage in this spectacular new production of much-loved Australian musical The Boy from Oz.
Brian Friel’s gift is humane ambiguity, refusing to allow tidy judgements on his characters. Or even – though his theme is Ireland’s history – on the social structures they inhabit.
Escaping a wet, wintry Melbourne night, music lovers gathered before the warmly lit stage of Elisabeth Murdoch Hall to enjoy an all too rare appearance from mighty Australian heldentenor Stuart Skelton.
In their keenly anticipated season of An Ideal Husband, Melbourne Theatre Company matches the sparkle of Oscar Wilde’s wit with a gleaming production bejeweled with dazzling performances.
Treasured soprano Sumi Jo brought her Mad for Love Australian tour to Melbourne Recital Centre with special guest baritone José Carbó.