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Review: The Queen's Ball - A Bridgerton Experience, at Fever Exhibition And Experienc Photo Review: The Queen's Ball - A Bridgerton Experience, at Fever Exhibition And Experience Centre
by Josh Stent - June 05, 2024

Dearest gentle reader, the time has come to accept your invitation to ‘the event’ of this year’s social calendar, The Queen's Ball - A Bridgerton Experience. Make sure to dress to impress not only the ton, but more importantly Her Majesty, The Queen, who is on the lookout for this season’s ‘Diamond’...

Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD at The Princess Theatre Photo Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD at The Princess Theatre
by Josh Stent - June 02, 2024

What did our critic think of SUNSET BOULEVARD at The Princess Theatre?...

Review: HARRY POTTER: A FORBIDDEN FOREST EXPERIENCE at The Briars Community Forest Photo Review: HARRY POTTER: A FORBIDDEN FOREST EXPERIENCE at The Briars Community Forest
by Josh Stent - May 31, 2024

Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience is an enchanting and magical nighttime winter event for the entire family. Well worth an evening drive to the Briars Community Forest on the Mornington Peninsula, this immersive theatrical walking experience will captivate budding witches and wizards of al...

Review: THE ODD COUPLE at The Comedy Theatre Photo Review: THE ODD COUPLE at The Comedy Theatre
by Josh Stent - May 28, 2024

The Odd Couple is playing at The Comedy Theatre for a strictly limited season, through to June 23rd....

Review: GASLIGHT at Comedy Theatre Photo Review: GASLIGHT at Comedy Theatre
by Josh Stent - March 11, 2024

The psychological drama Gaslight, thrills Melbourne audiences at the Comedy Theatre. This must-see theatrical experience is only in Melbourne for three weeks, so make sure to get your tickets quick!...

Review: WICKED at Regent Theatre Photo Review: WICKED at Regent Theatre
by Josh Stent - March 10, 2024

What did our critic think of WICKED at Regent Theatre?...

Review: YENTL at Malthouse Theatre Photo Review: YENTL at Malthouse Theatre
by Josh Stent - March 06, 2024

Kadimah Yiddish Theatre’s remarkable adaptation of Yentl has returned to Malthouse. Winner of four Green Room Awards after a stellar 2022 debut season, this production is a must see for those wanting a thought-provoking, and at times confronting exploration of how gender, sexuality, culture, and rel...

Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Shakespeare Under The Stars Photo Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Shakespeare Under The Stars
by Josh Stent - March 04, 2024

Australian Shakespeare Company’s 90’s pop rock inspired adaption of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing is back as part of this summer’s Shakespeare Under the Stars Season in Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens....

Review: CANDIDE at Palais Theatre Photo Review: CANDIDE at Palais Theatre
by Josh Stent - February 11, 2024

What did our critic think of CANDIDE at Palais Theatre?...

Review: GROUNDHOG DAY THE MUSICAL at Princess Theatre Photo Review: GROUNDHOG DAY THE MUSICAL at Princess Theatre
by Josh Stent - February 04, 2024

Fun and witty, with elements of dark humour, yet also philosophically heart-warming. This musical provides an excellent psychological examination of the human condition and not only honours, but excellently extends upon, the classic Columbia Pictures 1993 film of the same name....

Review: GREASE THE MUSICAL at Her Majesty's Theatre Photo Review: GREASE THE MUSICAL at Her Majesty's Theatre
by Josh Stent - January 12, 2024

This revival of Grease is close to perfection… and dare I say it, I think I prefer it to the film! Not only do we get to follow Sandy and Danny in Grease The Musical, we also become more acquainted with all the Pink Ladies and T-Birds, which results in Grease The Musical feeling much more of a Rydel...

Review: GALILEO at Palais Theatre Photo Review: GALILEO at Palais Theatre
by Josh Stent - December 26, 2023

Discover the review and performance highlights of the world premiere of GALILEO, an opera conducted by Richard Mills at the Palais Theatre. ...

Review: KINKY BOOTS at Chapel Off Chapel Photo Review: KINKY BOOTS at Chapel Off Chapel
by Josh Stent - December 04, 2023

Kinky Boots has returned to Melbourne in a blissfully boutique production, produced by James Terry Collective. With a story that centres around the importance of accepting others for who they truly are, Kinky Boots seems relevant now more than ever before....

Review: MAMMA MIA! THE MUSICAL at The Princess Theatre Photo Review: MAMMA MIA! THE MUSICAL at The Princess Theatre
by Josh Stent - October 10, 2023

Mamma Mia! The Musical returns to Melbourne, which marks the final stop of the show’s 2023 Australian tour. ...

Review: WALANBAA YULU-GI: BURN THE FLOOR at The Palms At Crown Photo Review: WALANBAA YULU-GI: BURN THE FLOOR at The Palms At Crown
by Josh Stent - July 25, 2023

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Review: IDOMENEO At Palais Theatre Photo Review: IDOMENEO At Palais Theatre
by Josh Stent - July 06, 2023

Victorian Opera and Opera Australia’s co-production of Idomeneo showcases stunning singing, majestic music from Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, and theatrical design excellence - achieved through set design being successfully blended with vivid video design and captivating cinematography. Rarely perfor...

Review: MIDNIGHT – THE CINDERELLA MUSICAL At The Comedy Theatre Photo Review: MIDNIGHT – THE CINDERELLA MUSICAL At The Comedy Theatre
by Josh Stent - June 27, 2023

Just in time for the school holidays, Midnight – The Cinderella Musical has arrived at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre and is sure to enchant and delight the whole family...

INTERVIEW: Guest Writer Hums Engineer Interviews Tyran Parke, Artistic Director of th Photo INTERVIEW: Guest Writer Hums Engineer Interviews Tyran Parke, Artistic Director of the Australian Musical Theatre Festival
by Jade Kops - April 24, 2023

BWWAustralia's Guest Writer Hums Engineer chats with Tyran Parke, Artistic Director of the Australian Musical Theatre Festival being held in Launceston, Tasmania from 17 - 21 May 2023...

Review: & JULIET at The Regent Theatre Photo Review: & JULIET at The Regent Theatre
by Josh Stent - March 11, 2023

What did our critic think of & JULIET at The Regent Theatre?...

Review: ROMEO & JULIET at The Australian Shakespeare Company Photo Review: ROMEO & JULIET at The Australian Shakespeare Company
by Josh Stent - February 23, 2023

The Australian Shakespeare Company has done it again, with another fantastic outdoor evening of Shakespeare Under the Stars at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria. The production this time is the iconic romantic tragedy of Romeo & Juliet, and you will not be disappointed! Romeo & Juliet really is one of ...

Review: TICK, TICK…BOOM! at Comedy Theatre Photo Review: TICK, TICK…BOOM! at Comedy Theatre
by Josh Stent - February 10, 2023

What did BroadwayWorld's critic think of TICK, TICK…BOOM! at Comedy Theatre?...

Review: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at Regent Theatre Photo Review: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at Regent Theatre
by Josh Stent - November 18, 2022

What did our critic think of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at Regent Theatre?...

Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is Magical and Majestic in Melbourne Photo Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is Magical and Majestic in Melbourne
by Victoria Beal - November 07, 2022

What did our critic think of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at State Theatre?...

Review: THE UNITED UKRAINIAN BALLET - SWAN LAKE Photo Review: THE UNITED UKRAINIAN BALLET - SWAN LAKE
by Josh Stent - October 23, 2022

What an absolute honour it was to watch The United Ukrainian Ballet’s production of Swan Lake. The experience truly felt like a moment in history. This production of Swan Lake not only allows audiences to reconnect with a beloved ballet favourite, but to also see the story’s themes through the lens ...

Review: YOU'RE A CATCH! WHY ARE YOU SINGLE? at Theatre Works Photo Review: YOU'RE A CATCH! WHY ARE YOU SINGLE? at Theatre Works
by Josh Stent - October 16, 2022

You're A Catch! Why Are You Single? Like me, you may have been asking yourself this question for quite some time. However, in this instance, I am not referring to my own disastrous love life, or even perhaps potential narcissistic personality traits. What I am referring to is a new 60-minute, one-ac...



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