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Jacqueline Bublitz

Jacqueline Bublitz Jacqueline "Rock" Bublitz is a Melbourne-based writer who saw a local production of Annie aged 5, and was never quite the same. Since that first transformative experience, she has been lucky enough to experience musical theatre all over the world. Many of her favourite productions have played right on her doorstep here in Melbourne, and she loves this about her creative home town. In addition to a day job in media, Rock has just completed her first novel, 'The Memory of Stars'. She also blogs about life and love at www.bodyremember.com (where she shamelessly mines the world of musical theatre for inspiration!).
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BWW Reviews: BLOOD BROTHERS - A Reminder of What Musical Theatre Does BestBWW Reviews: BLOOD BROTHERS - A Reminder of What Musical Theatre Does Best
Posted: Feb. 13, 2015


BWW Recap: 50 Shades of Dark on THE GOOD WIFE; Laura Benanti GuestsBWW Recap: 50 Shades of Dark on THE GOOD WIFE; Laura Benanti Guests
Posted: Mar. 2, 2015


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BWW Recap: Under the Influence of THE GOOD WIFE; Steven Pasquale GuestsBWW Recap: Under the Influence of THE GOOD WIFE; Steven Pasquale Guests
Posted: Oct. 13, 2014


BWW Preview: 'I'm in!', New Doors Open When THE GOOD WIFE ReturnsBWW Preview: 'I'm in!', New Doors Open When THE GOOD WIFE Returns
Posted: Sep. 14, 2014


BWW Reviews: More Paean Than Parody in BRITNEY SPEARS: THE CABARET in AustraliaBWW Reviews: More Paean Than Parody in BRITNEY SPEARS: THE CABARET
Posted: Jul. 27, 2014


BWW Recap: 50 Shades of Dark on THE GOOD WIFE; Laura Benanti GuestsBWW Recap: 50 Shades of Dark on THE GOOD WIFE; Laura Benanti Guests
March 2, 2015

THE GOOD WIFE came back to us tonight - in more ways than one. After an interminably long break, season 6 finally returned, bringing with it a renewed focus on the original and best arc of the show - the evolution of Alicia Florrick. And the ethical slide she's been scrambling up and down since the day her husband's first scandal hit the news.
BWW Reviews: BLOOD BROTHERS - A Reminder of What Musical Theatre Does BestBWW Reviews: BLOOD BROTHERS - A Reminder of What Musical Theatre Does Best
February 13, 2015

BLOOD BROTHERS is primarily about secrets, and the lives of good people beholden to their very worst choices.You want to get that across in a musical theatre production without falling into melodrama or caricature? Then you need a bloody good cast - and thankfully this new Australian production from Enda Markey and Hayes Theatre Co has just that.
BWW Recap: Tonight THE GOOD WIFE Debates What It Means To Be Good Versus EffectiveBWW Recap: Tonight THE GOOD WIFE Debates What It Means To Be Good Versus Effective
January 12, 2015

Tonight's episode of THE GOOD WIFE starts with a tone-setting caveat a message telling viewers that The Debate was written and filmed prior to the grand jury decisions in Ferguson and Staten Island.
BWW Recap: The Good, Good return of THE GOOD WIFEBWW Recap: The Good, Good return of THE GOOD WIFE
January 5, 2015

On my first night back from a very relaxing vacation, I was a little nonchalant about Hail Mary, and the return of Alicia and company. Until about three minutes in, that is, when my viewing partner and I had to take the first of around seven time-outs to alternate between de-stressing and conferring on the utter brilliance of this show.
BWW Recap: Darkness at 9PM on the Mid-Season Finale of THE GOOD WIFEBWW Recap: Darkness at 9PM on the Mid-Season Finale of THE GOOD WIFE
November 24, 2014

Forget Darkness At Noon. The mid-season finale of THE GOOD WIFE just served up enough darkness at 9pm to make me almost glad we get a few weeks respite before we pick up again next year. Almost. Come tomorrow, I'll be sufficiently recovered to re-watch tonight's episode over again, and I'll no doubt resent having to wait until January 4th for THE GOOD WIFE to return.
BWW Recap: Everything Is Taken Care Of on THE GOOD WIFEBWW Recap: Everything Is Taken Care Of on THE GOOD WIFE
November 17, 2014

What do you do about everything? It's a question asked of Alicia by a twitchy guy at the start of Sticky Content, and it's also a question I'm asking myself now. How do I recap an episode where nothing much happened action-wise, but at the same time everything that happened was so important, and so worth talking about?
BWW Recap: THE GOOD WIFE Enters Dangerous Territory in The Red ZoneBWW Recap: THE GOOD WIFE Enters Dangerous Territory in The Red Zone
November 10, 2014

When you enter the red zone, you have taken yourself beyond the limits of safety. You go to where things are dangerous, prohibited even. Or, to borrow from football, you find yourself in a situation where things could go any which way, where either side could score. Whichever definition you relate to, the red zone is not the securest place to find yourself, and certainly not a place you want to stay for long. Tonight, all of our characters are in that red zone, in one way or another ...
BWW Recap: Old Tricks and New Spice on THE GOOD WIFEBWW Recap: Old Tricks and New Spice on THE GOOD WIFE
October 27, 2014

Liberal doses of silliness, some supreme Alicia exasperation, and the sublime sadness of the closing scene make 'Old Spice' a very good episode, but not a great one (in my opinion).
BWW Recap: THE GOOD WIFE Goes Back To Where She StartedBWW Recap: THE GOOD WIFE Goes Back To Where She Started
October 20, 2014

Oh, THE GOOD WIFE. You beautiful, shiny, xylophone-sounding sunflower of a television show. You are the Ann Perkins to my Lesley Knope tonight (and if you don't get the reference, get thee to PARKS & RECREATION - right now!).
BWW Recap: Under the Influence of THE GOOD WIFE; Steven Pasquale GuestsBWW Recap: Under the Influence of THE GOOD WIFE; Steven Pasquale Guests
October 13, 2014

Alicia used to be a good wife. The kind who hosted parties, and served the right food, and made sure her guests were comfortable and catered to. At the very beginning of tonight's episode, we're reminded of this earlier, Highland Park Alicia. And then, with just a little Oppo Research, we're reminded of why that Alicia couldn't last
BWW Recap: Of God and Gloria on THE GOOD WIFEBWW Recap: Of God and Gloria on THE GOOD WIFE
October 6, 2014

If Season 5 of THE GOOD WIFE had us say goodbye to the world we thought we lived in, Season 6 is the new world order - and good (Gloria) God, after three episodes, it just keeps getting better!
BWW Interviews: BLOOD BROTHERS – The Intimate Blockbuster Comes to SydneyBWW Interviews: BLOOD BROTHERS – The Intimate Blockbuster Comes to Sydney
September 29, 2014

Did y'hear the story of the Johnstone Twins? With BLOOD BROTHERS coming to Sydney in February 2015, BroadwayWorld talks to the cast and creative team about this intimate new production of one of the greatest musicals of our time.
BWW Recap: When One Door Closes- THE GOOD WIFE Says Goodbye (and I Cried)BWW Recap: When One Door Closes- THE GOOD WIFE Says Goodbye (and I Cried)
September 29, 2014

Okay, so I cried at the end. Not death-of-Will tears, or the sobs elicited when Alicia broke up with Gardner way back in Season 3, and I felt like it was happening to me. No, these were poignant tears, the trickle down, uh-oh this is too moving kind of tears that THE GOOD WIFE has earned from its viewers, because after five years, Diane's goodbye felt like our goodbye, too.
BWW Recap: Back Behind the Bar on THE GOOD WIFEBWW Recap: Back Behind the Bar on THE GOOD WIFE
September 22, 2014

Nope! I did not see that coming. Perhaps the break lulled me into a false sense of network procedural security, because I thought we were coming back to THE GOOD WIFE to watch Cary and Alicia battle it out for the future (indeed for the very culture) of Florrick/Agos.
This Is Your Brain On Musical Theatre: with CARRIE The MUSICAL's Chelsea GibbThis Is Your Brain On Musical Theatre: with CARRIE The MUSICAL's Chelsea Gibb
September 20, 2014

From classic musicals like CHICAGO, and THE KING AND I, to newer works, including WILD PARTY and the original Australian production, DREAMSONG, Gibb has played lead roles across a wide range of musical theatre genres - and now she's adding horror to the list in CARRIE the MUSICAL.
BWW Preview: 'I'm in!', New Doors Open When THE GOOD WIFE ReturnsBWW Preview: 'I'm in!', New Doors Open When THE GOOD WIFE Returns
September 14, 2014

As we get ready for the season 6 premiere of THE GOOD WIFE, we take a look at where we left our gang of lawyers and political players last season, and speculate on where they might be heading next (caution - mild SPOILERS and wishful thinking ahead).
BWW Reviews: More Paean Than Parody in BRITNEY SPEARS: THE CABARET in AustraliaBWW Reviews: More Paean Than Parody in BRITNEY SPEARS: THE CABARET in Australia
July 27, 2014

Under the musical direction of Mathew Frank, Whelan-Browne lets Britney's songs reveal telling stories often lost within their pop/heavily auto-tuned original versions. Familiar songs, from Out from Under, to Toxic to Lucky are suddenly interesting, and often achingly autobiographical in content.
BWW Reviews: Contortion, Cavorting and Conscience at Circus Oz's BUT WAIT … THERE'S MOREBWW Reviews: Contortion, Cavorting and Conscience at Circus Oz's BUT WAIT … THERE'S MORE
June 21, 2014

With design by Filipe Reynolds, the Circus Oz big top sets a scene that is equal parts boardwalk vaudeville, smoke-tinged jazz club, and old-school, sawdust in the ring traveling tent. Costumes and lighting enhance these elements, and the performers themselves bring it all to life with exuberance, humour - and boundary-defying talent.
BWW Interviews: Sibling Revelry - BWW Chats with Ann Hampton Callaway & Liz Callaway as They Head for OZBWW Interviews: Sibling Revelry - BWW Chats with Ann Hampton Callaway & Liz Callaway as They Head for OZ
May 30, 2014

Broadway and Cabaret fans will get the best of both worlds when the Callaway sisters bring their brand of Sibling Revelry to Australia in June. Chatting with BroadwayWorld Australia on the eve of their trip to Oz, the siblings talk theme songs, proudest moments, 'sister lunches' and cocktail courage.
BWW Reviews: A Little Slice Of New York - And A Whole Lot Of Heart: David Campbell Sings John BucchinoBWW Reviews: A Little Slice Of New York - And A Whole Lot Of Heart: David Campbell Sings John Bucchino
May 27, 2014

The best cabaret hurts your heart a little, it tells you something about life, and love. This, then, is cabaret at its finest. Bucchino's songs are beautifully detailed accounts of his life - of love affairs, and mistakes, and risks taken - essentially, all the things worth singing about.


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