Tag Archives: comedy theatre

Just blew in from the Windy City — A review of Calamity Jane (2019)

Live at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre Starring Virginia Gay, Laura Bunting, Anthony Gooley, Christina O’Neill, Rob Johnson, Matthew Pearce and Tony Taylor I love musicals. I love musicals a lot. Most of my favourites come from the “golden age of musicals” — think Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra et al. One of my favourites from […]
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Sleeping Beauty – A Knight Avenger’s Tale (2018)

Review by CJ Starring: Rhonda Burchmore, Melissa Tkautz, Kev Orkian, Frazer Hines, Katrina Retallick, Embla Bishop, Daniel Milne, Matt Geronimi, Cameron Taylor Venue: The Comedy Theatre (Melbourne, Australia) Running time: 150 minutes (including intermission)   The fairy Carabosse (Burchmore) is snubbed from attending the christening of King Louis’ (Hines) daughter Aurora (Bishop). In retaliation, Carabosse […]
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Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2017: Critically Wil

Review by CJ It’s opening night of Wil Anderson’s Critically Wil at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival when one of Australia’s leading comedians hits the stage accompanied by his signature introduction and AC/DC’s Back in Black. Over the course of the next hour, Anderson shares his views on the new US President, extremist panel shows, […]
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