Salome Opens Tomorrow Night!
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Salome Opens Tomorrow Night!

Enshrined in a healthy dose of scandal, Richard Strauss’ turn of the century opera Salome opens at the Sydney Opera House tomorrow. This Opera Australia production by Gale Edwards, revived by Andy Morton, features soprano Lise Lindstrom in the title role with a strong supporting cast headed by Jacqueline Dark in her defining role as…

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…