Category Archives: Theatre/Show

2016 in lists (art, books, entertainment, shows)

Concerts & Shows Defying Gravity, Theatre Royal: A collage of Stephen Schwartz with the composer on stage at the end of the show himself, it was really amazing to see top Broadway performers letting loose with these songs: Sutton Foster … Continue reading

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2015 in lists (art, books, entertainment, shows)

Concerts & Shows West Side Story, live symphony playing to the movie, at the Grand Rex, Paris. Pretty fun. Blood Brothers, Hayes Theatre, Sydney: A great cast, acting and singing for their lives, but gosh, I didn’t love this show, … Continue reading

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Food Diary: Slide, Darlinghurst

This isn’t a typical restaurant review, because this wasn’t a typical evening! As part of an office Christmas party, we enjoyed the show El Circo at the same time as a multi-course meal. Other venues might let the standard of … Continue reading

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Review: Fran├žois Chaignaud’s Dumy Moyi

Lucky to catch this deliciously crazy performance at Carriageworks by Fran├žois Chaignaud. Not knowing quite what to expect was excellent. A small group of people lead into an intimate space to sit on clear blow up cushions or cubes. The … Continue reading

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Concert review: Sufjan Stevens, Sydney Opera House

Photo by Jules Minnis via http://public-domain.pictures/ (He was looking older and sadder than this…) Monday night, 25 May 2015, we caught one of Sufjan’s shows at the Sydney Opera House as part of the Vivid Festival. Pretty amazing, he did … Continue reading

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2014 in lists (art, books, entertainment, shows)

Aha. New organisational system for 2014… Rather than continue to add to the same big posts of shows and concerts I’ve EVER seen, I’ve organised the old lists into separate archival posts either by the year, or before that… And … Continue reading

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2013 in lists (art, books, entertainment, shows)

The year in concerts, shows (musicals/theatre/dance) and books! CONCERTS Sing the Truth, State Theatre (January) – Welcome 2013. Angelique Kidjo, Dianne Reeves and Lizz Wright. Quite a triple-bill, but the surprise for me was Lizz Wright. I don’t think I’ve … Continue reading

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Archives: Shows I’ve Seen, pre-1999

I keep a record (too many records) of shows and books and other stuff. Mostly for myself, but I don’t mind having it in a public space. My list of show’s I’ve seen is so long as to be unwieldy … Continue reading

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