Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

February 16, 2014 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Hayes Theatre, February  13 Musicals staged in small theatres have been rare beasts, but that is about to change. Two days after seeing Falsettos in the Eternity Playhouse, here was Sweet Charity launching a new permanent home for pocket productions of musicals in Sydney, the Hayes Theatre (previously Darlinghurst Theatre).…

February 12, 2014 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Eternity Playhouse, February 11 When was the last time you heard a musical performed unamplified? No, I can’t remember, either, the odd workshop apart. I doubt that any of the cast of Falsettos has done it before, and so the performers’ leap of faith and courage required to undertake this…

January 14, 2014 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Riverside Theatre, January 10 The trick with magic shows is to pretend you are six years old – and I don’t mean you get someone else to pay. I mean you try to accept what you see as “magic” rather than tying your brain in Gordian how-did-they-do-that knots. No magicians…