Theatre Review: Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical (Playing at Sydney Lyric until 27th November)

Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical is the perfect show for a casino – packed to the brim with classic cabaret and jazz tunes, a live big band and dazzling set and costumes. Add to the mix an engaging story and a first-rate star and you’re guaranteed to have a mainstream hit on your hands. Which appears to be the case with John Frost’s latest production, making its world premiere on the Sydney Star stage.... Read More | Share it now!

Laura Johnston unpacks Hitchcock’s leading ladies for the Sydney Fringe

Alfred Hitchcock’s films are renowned for their female protagonists, put in peril by a master of the suspense genre. But what did the actresses who played these women really think about the man behind the lens? Laura Johnston wants audiences to find out, as she takes them on a one-woman-led journey into the minds of such legends as Doris Day, Grace Kelly and Tippi Hedren. I asked Johnston about the creative process behind Hitchcock’s Birds…... Read More | Share it now!

Caroline O’Connor on Playing Dual Roles in Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical

This September, Caroline O’Connor will take to the stage in the world premiere of Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical, playing the dual roles of Polly (Bobby Darin’s mother) and Mary (Sandra Dee’s mother). I asked this Australian musical theatre icon what drew her to the project and about the challenges of playing two roles in one show…... Read More | Share it now!