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Cirque du Soleil’s awe inspiring production of TOTEM has now opened in Sydney at the Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park, where they have put up their trademark blue and yellow big top on the show ring. 170 more words

Old wine in new bottles

The Grand Chapiteau, Entertainment Quarter, Sydney, October 28.

THE theme of Cirque du Soleil’s Totem is nothing less than the progress of the human race. The show begins with the thrilling sight of a man descending from the highest reaches of the vast Cirque tent, his mirror-encrusted bodysuit catching the light as he swirls in space. 714 more words



The Grand Chapiteau, Entertainment Quarter, October 28

A regular visitor to our shores since 1999, Canada’s Cirque du Soleil has garnered a reputation for presenting awesomely skilled performers in super-slick productions that look spectacular but feel a bit soulless. 458 more words


Richard Wagner - Das Rheingold (1854)

Watched Robert Lepage’s 2010 staging of Wagner’s Das Rheingold at the Met, with Levine conducting. I was interested particularly how “the machine” served the staging, and I am unconvinced, with singers sliding here and there, and guy ropes keeping others from sliding at all. 144 more words


Rick Miller is Back, in Venus in Fur

Rick Miller, one of our most stellar theatrical imports, is back in Montreal.

And for the first time in his long career as an actor, playwright and comedian, he will be appearing in a subscription-season play, Venus in Fur, at Centaur Theatre. 840 more words