Sondheim, as always, has to make things difficult. If it’s not in his chords then it’s the subject matter of his musicals. However Assassins, one of the more rarely performed of the Sondheim repertoire, finds itself locked and loaded in good hands with Dean Bryant at this latest production at the Hayes.... Read More | Share it now!
When the Sydney Symphony Orchestra first planned a concert series based on the music of George Michael, it was envisioned as a celebration marking 30 years since the release of his first solo album, Faith. But in December last year, Michael’s name was added to the heartbreakingly long list of stellar artists that were lost in 2016. The SSO’s George Michael: Praying for Time was reworked as a memorial to the late star, and it is a moving and celebratory tribute.... Read More | Share it now!
The legend that is George Michael left us at the end of last year, and this week the Sydney Symphony Orchestra will be paying tribute with the Praying For Time concert at the Sydney Opera House. With guests that include Diesel, David Campbell, Sam Sparro, Brendan Maclean and Jade MacRae, performances run from today through to the 8th of July. Ahead of the first public performance, our own Nathan Atkins went along to capture the orchestra and their guests during rehearsals.... Read More | Share it now!
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!