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Calvin Berger review

Utterly charming in every regard, new musical Calvin Berger has warmth and wit to spare. 620 more words

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Casting Matilda - the latest news!

With less than a year now till Tim Minchin’s musical Matilda opens at the Lyric Theatre in Sydney (why the Lyric?! Gods why?!?), Diva Knows Best can reveal that the musicals featured roles have been almost entirely cast. 539 more words

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Interdisciplinarity + Improvisation @ T.I.M.E.

My season starts (after a┬ápre-seasonal hype of two Genetic Choir concerts in a row in August) with guest-teaching the new equipe of Master students at… 117 more words

Alan Jones in Anything Goes?!?!? SERIOUSLY?!?

Word has reached Diva Knows Best from a reliable source that when the cast of Anything Goes is announced tomorrow at a major press event to be held by John Frost and Opera Australia, the revival will include controversial, right wing radio presenter Alan Jones in the role of Elisha J. 859 more words

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Backstage at the Island of Doctor Moron

I feel I can say without much fear of contradiction that at present there is no more unusual production going on in all of Australia than that taking place in Sydney’s old Academy Twin Cinemas. 1,725 more words

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The New Olympia Theatre and The Island of Doctor Moron

In what can only be called the boldest move the Australian music theatre has seen in decades, it was announced this Friday past that a new 250 seater theatre will open in Paddington this November with the professional debut of a new Australian musical. 561 more words

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One Tacky Tree

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A family friendly cabaret about fathers and daughters and other strange mysteries.

One Tacky Tree is a joyful experiment in cross-generational collaboration with material that ranges from original songs to pop, rock, blues and folk covers, (using two pianos, a violin, mouth organ, xylophone and various garden implements). 40 more words

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