Tag Archives: Musical

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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The Greatest Showman (2017)

Review by CJ Director: Michael Gracey Starring: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron Other notable appearances: Keala Settle, Zendaya, W.D. Wheeler, Sam Humphrey, Eric Anderson, Rebecca Ferguson Running time: 105 minutes Watch this if you liked: Hairspray, Mamma Mia!, Moana, Moulin Rouge   PT Barnum (Jackman) goes from an orphaned tailor’s apprentice to charismatic circus […]
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Disney’s Aladdin the Musical

Review by CJ Starring: Ainsley Melham, Michael James Scott, Hiba Elchikhe, Adam-Jon Fiorentino, Troy Sussman, Robert Tripolino, Adam Murphy, Aljin Abella, George Henare Venue: Her Majesty’s Theatre (Melbourne, Australia) Running time: 150 minutes Song list: Arabian Nights. One Jump Ahead. Proud of Your Boy. These Palace Walls. Babkak, Omar, Aladdin, Kassim. A Million Miles Away. […]
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