When I picked up the “other” Bronte’s novel, I did so with resignation and spiritual smugness. This will be hard, I thought, but it will be good for me.
- by Diana Reid
Vyom Sharma, a GP and part-time magician, says creating a magic act showed him how to help patients trust him.
- by Stephen A Russell
Emme Hoy’s ambitious adaption of Anne Bronte’s gothic tale, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, outshines Jessica Arthur’s production.
- by John Shand
The versatile cast handles both comedy and pathos, but they deserve to be showcased by more vocally challenging songs.
- by Peter Hodgson, Kate Herbert and Tony Way
Passing Strange may be the first Australian show to offer a BLACK OUT night – a performance for audiences identifying as people of colour.
- by John Bailey
Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro rescued a dream for the team that brought us Ladies in Black.
- by Michael Dwyer
Are we ready for Peter Yeldham’s play that the censors stopped from appearing on our screens in 1962?
- by Steve Meacham
The Listies top the list with their rambunctious and ridiculous comedy, but parents will need to get in quick for the best holiday shows around Melbourne.
- by Kate Herbert
Joanna Murray-Smith has done a shrewd job of updating Ibsen’s play, without bruising its essence.
- by John Shand
There’s no one better to take us behind the curtain of Australia’s musical theatre world than Christie Whelan Browne.
- by Cameron Woodhead
Melbourne Arts Centre changed its ticketing policy after fielding criticism for what some said was discrimination against single theatregoers.
- by Nick Miller