Tag Archives: theatre

My eyes adored you — A review of Jersey Boys (2019)

Live at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre Starring Ryan Gonzalez, Cameron MacDonald, Thomas McGuane and Glaston Toft I was fortunate enough to be gifted with a front row ticket to see Jersey Boys at Melbourne’s beautiful Regent Theatre this month. I went in knowing and loving a handful of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons’ songs, and […]
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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 Wizard of Oz (2018)

Review by CJ Starring: Samantha Dodemaide, Eli Cooper, Alex Rathgeber, John Xintavelonis, Jemma Rix, Lucy Durack, Anthony Warlow, Flick/Trouble Venue: Regent Theatre (Melbourne, Australia) Running time: 150 minutes (including intermission)   The story of Dorothy’s (Dodemaide) journey through the merry old land of Oz to meet the wonderful wizard (Warlow) and find her way home […]
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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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The Adventures of Peter Pan and Tinker Bell in Return to PantoLand (2017)

Review by CJ Starring:  Todd McKenney, Tim Maddren, Robyn Loau, Katrina Retallick, Jaime Hadwen, Kev Orkian, Ksenia Zofi, Ric Pragnell, Matthew Geronimi, Michael Stone, Jay Johns, Samuel Richardson, Brandon Ware, Justin Rive, Michael Francisco Venue: The Comedy Theatre (Melbourne, Australia) Running time: 150 minutes (including intermission)   The story of Peter Pan (Maddren) and Tinker […]
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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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