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Brett Considine

Brett Considine Les Miserables was the first stage show I saw and since then I have enjoyed the wonder of the performing arts. While I work in a very different field, I still manage to enjoy the stage offerings both in Australia and abroad.



September 8, 2014

Applespiel is a most incisive look at the recording industry and the light of the rock band. Slick writing and superbly imagined delivery make this show an intriguing story.

BWW Exclusive: YOU'VE GOT THAT THING Celebrates the Life of Cole Porter
September 8, 2014

Cole Porter's life was an agonizing mix of tragedy and triumph. Immensely talented, his musical creations have stood the test of time. 'You've Got That Thing' explores Porter's personality, appeal, and complexity through a unique musical tribute.

BWW Exclusive: A NEW BRAIN in Melbourne
August 31, 2014

A New Brain is one of William Finn's his many exquisite musical theatre works. Producer Phill Scanlon let BWW view one of the final rehearsals before A NEW BRAIN opens at the Doncaster Playhouse from September 12. Based on what we saw, this show promises heart and music.

August 25, 2014

Drew Collet shatters every used car salesman stereotype and in the process delivers an often hilarious insight into life in the car yard. His show is a mix of anecdote and musical comedy that almost has the feel of a luxury vehicle.

BWW Reviews: SHOWBOAT - It keeps rollin' along
August 20, 2014

Showboat, Kern and Hammerstein's 1932 classic, provides an enjoyable musical experience. Containing several well known numbers, it affords numerous moments for indulgent musical theatre nostalgia.

BWW Reviews: ORPHANS - An ethical journey of worth
August 14, 2014

Orphans is a chilling ethical journey of three family members who ultimately find that they are alone and faced with an unenviable path to repentance.

BWW Reviews: A SCORE TO SETTLE with Rita Costanzi
August 11, 2014

The harp is a unique musical instrument that can elicit so many emotions. Rita Costanzi's journey as a harpist reflects this array of emotions and shows how she has managed a career that has produced many A Score to Settle.

BWW Reviews: PURGATORIO - A Story of Feeling and Reflection
July 25, 2014

Purgatorio is a dark story depicting some of the contradictions of love. Presented by 5Pound theatre and Attic Erratic, this show will shock and confront and in the process deliver an emotional theatre experience like few others.

BWW Reviews: STATUS - Real Stories Provoking Real Reflection
July 23, 2014

Status addresses the wider impact of HIV and the stigma that it creates. This presentation compels a telling mix of self reflection, compassion and engagement like few others. For this reason alone it should be seen.

July 21, 2014

Luke Hocking took some time out to speak to Brett Considine about his magic career to date and his current one-man show, the aptly titled Impossible Occurrences.

BWW Reviews: GUYS AND DOLLS Opens to Much Applause in Melbourne
July 21, 2014

The Production Company aims to showcase great shows performed by exceptional Australian talent. Their current offering of Guys and Dolls - the musical fable of Broadway - fulfils this aim.

July 21, 2014

Imagine a magic show where there are no magic wands. No top hats. No smoke and mirrors. No rabbits in hats. This is a seemingly Impossible Occurrence for any magic act that your mind may have conjured up. However, as you will discover when you go and see Impossible Occurrences, Luke Hocking is no stereotypical magician.

BWW Exclusive: STATUS in Melbourne
July 10, 2014

Status - The Play is about to commence a short run at the Fairfax Studio in Melbourne. It promises a confronting and challenging experience for all who attend, with its ultimate aim to enrich community awareness of HIV/AIDS and raise the status of those who it impacts.

BWW Exclusive: THE KING AND I in Melbourne
May 30, 2014

The King and I, Rodgers and Hammerstein's timeless musical, is coming to Melbourne in June. Broadway World had the opportunity to see the recently cast children in action as they set about learning their roles for the imminent Melbourne opening.

BWW Reviews: SEUSSICAL - Dr Seuss Prescribes the Perfect School Holiday Medicine
April 10, 2014

Timing is everything in theatre and the Old Carey Performing Arts Club seems to have got it right yet again. With school holidays having arrived Seussical could not have come at a better time, providing a wonderfully entertaining experience for kids and those who are kids at heart.

April 6, 2014

Homos in Kimonos offers an alternative night of entertainment. It is highlighted by two promising young performers who boast an impressive vocal presence that is seemingly magnified by the unique and appealing venue.

BWW Reviews: ROCK GOD Worthy of Solid Praise
April 3, 2014

Joel Creasey's polished performance belies his young age. Rock God is proof that Joel Creasey is a comedian who has taken off and is heading for a high cruising altitude.

BWW Reviews: Blood Brothers
April 2, 2014

Ensure that you book as soon as possible to see Manilla Street Productions offering of Blood Brothers at the Chapel Off Chapel. Produced by Karen Jemison and directed by Chris Parker, this portrayal of the tragic story of the Johnstone twins leaves you in little doubt that the price you had to pay to see the show was well and truly warranted. You do not want to be left lamenting, crying out 'tell me it's not so' as the sold out sign is posted and you have not got your ticket.