Category Archives: Theatre/Concert Review

Theatre Review: Sweeney Todd, Barrow Street Theatre, NYC

On my second night in NYC, I decided to try out my TodayTix app on my phone and noticed they had a lottery to see Sweeney Todd. I’d read about this production. Originally staged in a pie shop in South … Continue reading

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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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Bernadette Peters in Concert, Sydney, Australia

Bernadette Peters is touring Australia and dropped by the Theatre Royal for three nights as part of her concert tour. We vascillated at first about going (revoke our show queen passports!) but grabbed seats for an additional show that was … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Falsettos, Darlinghurst Theatre

  A new production of the musical Falsettos is playing at the Eternity Playhouse by Darlinghurst Theatre for this year’s Mardi Gras season, and I hope they play to full houses. It’s an outstanding cast with amazing direction and staging, … 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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Shows I’ve Seen – 2012 and before

Mainly as a record for myself, I keep a list of shows I’ve seen – musical theatre, cabaret, dance and plays – big shows and little shows, but memorable for some reason or other. Here’s my archive from 2012 and … Continue reading

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Concerts I went to 2010–2012

At an Eros Ramazotti concert in Oct 08, I was musing at the amazing artists I’ve seen from around the world, and while around the world. I thought I’d indulge myself with a list of concerts of famous, obscure, alternative, … Continue reading

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What I learned in voice class

I just finished 8 weeks of ‘Contemporary Singer 2‘ class at the Sydney Conservatorium of music with Edoardo Santone as our teacher. Final concert was last week! Phew. It went well. What I learned My past singing didn’t given me … Continue reading

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Jane Birkin, Angel Place, Sydney 16 March 2012

Last night, I attended the strangest concert. Marvelous but unusual. Jane Birkin is a French icon, the English daughter of a spy and an actress, who came to represent the cool swinging sixties. She landed a lead role in a … Continue reading

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