Category Archives: Theatre/Concert Review

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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Film Review: We need to talk about Kevin

The film, ‘We need to talk about Kevin’, has gotten some great reviews – I’d heard the buzz, so when my buddy John told me about free tickets to a preview here in Sydney, I readily agreed. Tilda Swinton is … Continue reading

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Review: The Last Five Years, a musical at the Seymour Centre, Sydney

If you’re a musical theatre queen (hands up!) living in Sydney, why not drop by the Seymour Centre’s downstairs theatre, the newly named Reginald Theatre to catch a really good work put on by a new production company called Stories … Continue reading

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Adelaide Feast Festival 2010

I was honoured to be invited to the Adelaide Feast Festival as one of the only out of state authors. I flew in for the weekend of 27-28 November to take part in their WordFeast Day as a panel of … Continue reading

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Throwing out tape cassettes

I go back and forth: should I just throw away things that I don’t need… and the past is past. Do I hang on to them even when I don’t need them (hopefully not, surely not)? My early writing history … Continue reading

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