Adelaide Festival Opens With Australian Premiere Of Armfield’s ‘Dream’
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Adelaide Festival Opens With Australian Premiere Of Armfield’s ‘Dream’

Adelaide Festival’s blockbuster opera centrepiece for 2021 is Benjamin Britten’s fantasy opera A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This highly anticipated production will be directed by Neil Armfield and make its Australian debut with an exclusive season at the Adelaide Festival. Leading an outstanding cast of international and Australian singers is award-winning American countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen singing…

Cabaret Review: Prancer & Vixen/ The Strange Bedfellows
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Cabaret Review: Prancer & Vixen/ The Strange Bedfellows

Prancer & Vixen: The Strange Bedfellows Leadbelly, Newtown 23 December, 2018 Written by Deen Hamaker This was not a standard Christmas show! With sarcastic tongues firmly stuck in cheeks, Jacqueline Dark as Vixen and Kanen Breen as Prancer, with their elf, Musical Director Daryl Wallis, providing excellent support, took us on a dark, sardonic journey,…

Opera Review: The Nose/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: The Nose/ Opera Australia

The Nose Opera Australia Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, February 22, 2018 Written by Deen Hamaker Even by the standards of contemporary 21st century opera, Dmitri Shostakovich’s Hoc, here performed in English translation as The Nose, is out there. Way way out there. Musically the piece is a heady mix of jarring styles from…