Opera Review: Werther/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: Werther/ Opera Australia

Werther. Opera Australia Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House 22 February 2019 The winter snows melt and the chilly scene is transformed into one that is resplendent with the abundance of summer – fruit, flowers, wheat, grapes and the promise of re-birth as the children of the village rehearse a Christmas carol. In stark contrast…

Concert Review: The Overcoat, A Musical
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Concert Review: The Overcoat, A Musical

The Overcoat Michael, Rosemarie and Constantine Costi, Belvoir Theatre Downstairs, 16 November 2018 Witten by Paul Bennett Re-imaging a classic from a Russian master such as Gogol can be a challenging and risky process especially when you add a change in format to the mix, but Constantine, Michael and Rosemarie Costi have delivered a fresh…

Costi Siblings Debut Gogol’s ‘The Overcoat: A Musical’
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Costi Siblings Debut Gogol’s ‘The Overcoat: A Musical’

The Overcoat: A Musical is based on the 1842 short story by Russian absurdist, novelist and playwright, Nikolai Gogol. Created by Michael, Rosemarie and Constantine Costi, The Overcoat is a dark, new musical comedy about an office worker’s ill-fated attempt to find a sense of belonging in a lonely city. The Overcoat is set in the frantic city streets of St…