Top Ten Most Wanted Musicals

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Top Ten Coronation-themed Musicals

With the coronation of King Charles III, we’ve compiled our list of the Top 10 Coronation-themed musicals.

Latest Reviews

The Fire Raisers

The Fire Raisers

  The Fire Raisers is a play by Swiss novelist playright Max Frisch. Written in German in 1953, Herr Biedermann und die Brandstifte was initially a radio play before being adapted for television and the stage in 1958 as a play with six scenes. Two years later an...

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MICF – The Most Upsetting Guessing Game in the World Live

MICF – The Most Upsetting Guessing Game in the World Live

By Jessica Taurins Presented by Grouse House and Aunty Donna, 'The Most Upsetting Guessing Game in the World Live' is, somehow, simultaneously incredibly amusing and incredibly unsettling at the same time. It's great! For those who haven't seen the show, it's fully...

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MICF – Nina Conti Your Face or Mine?

MICF – Nina Conti Your Face or Mine?

By Jessica Taurins Nina Conti is a ventriloquist, stage performer, comedian, and more recently, actor / director in her upcoming film 'Sunlight', where she is also a monkey. She can, most impressively, do it all, and pulls a lot of it off under not-so-easy conditions...

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MICF – Nick Robertson Leave To Enter

MICF – Nick Robertson Leave To Enter

By Carissa Shale Have you ever felt the dread and panic set in as you’re travelling internationally, venturing through airport security, customs and passport control? I know I don’t have anything nefarious in my bag… but what if by some series of unfortunate events… I...

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MICF – Josh Earl Four Burners

MICF – Josh Earl Four Burners

By Nick Pilgrim Each year prior to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Theatre Matters asks their team of writers to nominate which acts they would like to review. With over 500 choices on offer spanning across three hectic weeks, making the right move is no...

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MICF – Mike McLeish Adult Beginner

MICF – Mike McLeish Adult Beginner

By Nick Pilgrim Familiar to audiences on both the stage and screen, Mike McLeish is a man of many talents. His diverse list of performing credits includes: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Bed of Roses, David Bowie’s Lazarus, Georgy Girl: The Seekers Musical,...

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MICF – Viggo Venn British Comedian

MICF – Viggo Venn British Comedian

By Carissa Shale The first time I saw Viggo Venn was back in 2016 when he was performing in the Prague International Fringe Festival. A lot has changed for him since then. Having won Britain’s Got Talent, he’s certainly much more visible! However, what hasn’t changed...

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MICF – Jacqueline Mifsud The Full Mifsud

MICF – Jacqueline Mifsud The Full Mifsud

By George Dixon The Melbourne 2024 Comedy Festival is in full swing, and I had the wonderful pleasure and privilege to attend one of this year's little gems. Australian-born Jacqueline Mifsud is anything but a regular stand-up presenter. Her latest production “The...

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MICF – Sh!t-faced Shakespeare Macbeth

MICF – Sh!t-faced Shakespeare Macbeth

By Natalie Ristovski “Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot…” Macbeth, William Shakespeare To hear modern historians tell it, Shakespeare was a man for the...

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Features

Elijah Williams Makes A case for the Existence of God

Elijah Williams Makes A case for the Existence of God

Acclaimed Seymour Centre favourites, Outhouse Theatre Co (Consent, Ulster American) returns with an Australian premiere from one of America’s most celebrated contemporary playwrights. A case for the Existence of God is Samuel Hunter's heart-wrenching, compassionate,...

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Gregory J Wilken talks Toy Symphony at Qtopia, Sydney

Gregory J Wilken talks Toy Symphony at Qtopia, Sydney

By Sarah Skubala Qtopia, Sydney’s inaugural performance season kicks off next month with Michael Gow’s Toy Symphony, presented by Ad Astra Theatre Company, the crown jewel of Brisbane’s professional indie theatre scene. Producer and actor Gregory J Wilken will be...

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Sydney Comedy Festival – Ting Lim

Sydney Comedy Festival – Ting Lim

Ting Lim – Enmore Theatre Thursday 16 May – Sunday 19 May https://www.sydneycomedyfest.com.au/event/ting-lim-well-this-is-awkward/ How would you describe the show to someone who knows very little about it? I find it very hard to say no. I’m a yes person. It’s about...

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Rebecca Massey Talks Holding the Man

Rebecca Massey Talks Holding the Man

Holding the Man is a play that has been described as the love story which defined a generation. Based on Timothy Conigrave's autobiographical book, Holding the Man traces the devastating results of HIV though the lens of Tim and John and their enduring and tragic...

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Sydney Comedy Festival – Ryan Sim

Sydney Comedy Festival – Ryan Sim

How would you describe the show to someone who knows very little about it? I’m trying to bring the energy of punk rock into this show. It’s high energy, fun, and a little bit dark at times. It’s what happens when the spirit of DIY falls into the hands of a “Silly...

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Patty Jamieson and Johnna Wright Turn up the heat in Gaslight

Patty Jamieson and Johnna Wright Turn up the heat in Gaslight

Set to be one of the most talked about performances of 2024, Gaslight, a modern adaptation of the 1930’s suspenseful thriller by Patrick Hamilton and starring Geraldine Hakewill, Toby Schmitz and Kate Fitzpatrick has opened in Melbourne as part of a national tour...

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News

Sarah Snook and Marg Howell win Olivier Awards

Sarah Snook and Marg Howell win Olivier Awards

  SARAH SNOOK NAMED BEST ACTRESS MARG HORWELL WINS BEST COSTUME DESIGN AT  2024 OLIVIER AWARDS   Snook plays 26 characters in dazzling adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s renowned novel Adapted and directed by Sydney Theatre Company’s Artistic Director Kip Williams...

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Casey Donovan to star in Sister Act

Casey Donovan to star in Sister Act

  HALLELUJAH! CASEY DONOVAN CONFIRMED TO STAR AS DELORIS VAN CARTIER IN SISTER ACT   ★★★★★ ‘The most feel-good show of the year’ - The Sun, UK   Praise be! In the biggest role of her career to date, Casey Donovan has been confirmed to lead the cast of...

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Competitions

Win a double pass to Ghosts.

Win a double pass to Ghosts.

Win one of 2 double passes to Ghosts. The passes are for the 7:30pm show on Thursday the 30th of May. It’s playing at Theatre Works on Acland Street. To be in the running, please email your response and name to the below question to: ...

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Win a double pass to Billy Elliot

Win a double pass to Billy Elliot

  Win a double pass to Billy Elliot the Musical by CLOC 8pm Thursday 16th May at the National Theatre, St Kilda   To enter, simply email allison.hilbig@theatrematters.com.au with:  - Your name - Confirmation you can attend on Thursday 16th May - Why you...

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