Theatre Review: The Book of Mormon will make you laugh til it hurts even if you feel you shouldn’t (Sydney Lyric Theatre)

What do you get when you combine a much-maligned American religion, Disney-movie songs and the writers of a politically incorrect adult cartoon? A ridiculously so-wrong-it’s-right musical called The Book of Mormon. As close to Broadway as you’re likely to see on the Australian stage, this show is an all-singing, all-dancing, joke-filled tribute to American musical theatre. The Book of Mormon may not change your life but it will certainly make you forget your own troubles for the evening and leave your cheeks aching with laughter.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Hand To God is the most hilarious show you’ll see this year (Performances until March 18th)

Hand To God has become one of Broadway’s classic comedies with two Tony Awards under its belt. Now Australian audiences have the opportunity to broaden their theatrical minds with a play that has no boundaries. I don’t think you’ll fully understand what the show is about until you immerse yourself into the crass and messed up lives of these six characters, and by six I mean one is in fact a puppet. This is not an easy show to perform but with a stellar cast including Alison Whyte, Gyton Grantley, Grant Piro, Jake Speer and Morgana O’Reilly, the quick wit and utter devotion to the chaos is what will win you over.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: The Book of Mormon is worthy of all the hype (Now playing at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne)

The Book of Mormon has been one of the most talked about musicals to ever make its way down under, and this weekend the Australian premiere was held in Melbourne to officially commence its long awaited run on our shores – some six years after it made box office history in New York City. The comedic musical comes to us from the the creators of South Park and Avenue Q, and it’s a show that is so wrong, yet so right… wrong in all the best ways – the ones that will have you in stitches from start to end. Believe the hype. This show is not to be missed. Continue reading →

Seven reasons you have to see The Book of Mormon in Melbourne

Now playing at The Princess in Melbourne is The Book of Mormon – the mammoth Broadway hit we’ve been looking forward to arriving in Australia for some six years. There are endless reasons to see the show, and if you’re a fan of South Park or Avenue Q – the creators of which are behind this production – you probably already know that you’re going to see it. But their involvement is just the tip of the iceberg. Here are seven reasons everyone needs to see this show: Continue reading →