For ‘80’s aficionados and ABBA fans, this newer, slimmer version of Chess is a must.
Like a good pair of electric pink leg warmers, this show has all the makings of a great fashion trend.
Yve Blake’s script and score show a deep understanding of the psyche of many 14 year old girls
A musical comedy by Eddie Perfect based on the life of Australian cricketer Shane Warne.
Check out some photos from the opening night of Billy Elliot: The Musical!
Musical material ranges from opera to pop, via country and music theatre, with a pinch of rock thrown in for good measure.
Mock-mediaeval merriment in a fractured fairy-tale story results in a cheery show filled with pratfalls, patter, send-ups and satire.
On the surface, this cheery British story, concocted by two Americans, teaches a simple economic truth – if your customers don’t want what you’re making, stop making it and, instead, make a product they actually want.
The latest slant on the classic tale of Princess Ida, performed by South Australian Light Opera Society (SALOS) and directed by sell-out Adelaide Fringe show Grey’s Maria Davis, is true to the original and well worth the watch.
Director Linda Williams has brought together the talents of the whole Scotch College community to present a first class performance.
The film didn’t come first. Baz Luhrmann’s charming rebellious-ugly-duckling allegory started life on stage as a play, then became a film. Its transformation into a successful music theatre piece was aided by a patchwork of music, augmented and stitched together by Eddie Perfect.
The subject of the book, music and lyrics, by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone, may at first glance seem to be the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (a.k.a. the Mormons). The warm heart of this musical is, however, all about kindness to loners and losers.
When Ruthie Henshall takes the stage, you sit up and take notice. This multi award nominated artist has been playing the music theatre game since 1986 and that means she’s been strutting her stuff for over thirty years
Maeve Marsden and Libby Wood present a clever, insightful ‘Body of Work’ which is chock full of pathos, humour, amazing singing and manages to skewer, and show up to ridicule, the all too prevalent biases and misogyny in the world of musical theatre.
This show first hit Broadway in 1934, and ever since it’s been a staple of the music theatre canon.
SALOS' annual Christmas revue this year is "A Starry Night".
Break out the Veuve Clicquot! We’re in Oyster Bay, Long Island, it’s 1938, and Tracy Lord is getting married to her fiancé, George Kittredge. No expense spared.
Following his successful 2017 season of Sense and Sensibility in garden locations, clever director Dave Simms (Blue Sky Theatre) this year re-imagines Sheridan’s 18th century comedy of manners in the exuberant primary colours and tabloid-fed rumour-mills of 1950’s London.
This beautiful late 20th century reworking of Frank Wedekind’s late 19th century play of the same name pits curiosity against constraint, honesty against deception and sensitivity against repression.
Playful charm, high good humour and practised skill are the hallmarks of this eminently entertaining show. “Spelling Bee” is a compact musical which only calls for a cast of nine.