LIVE REVIEW: JACK & THE BEANSTALK

  Bonnie Lythgoe’s mid-year pantos are becoming something of a school holiday tradition. For six years, the former dancer-turned-director and producer has brought joyous, family-friendly fun to Australian theatres. This year’s instalment, Jack & the Beanstalk, once again delivered a high quality show that was fun and broad in its appeal. Pantomimes are a great…

THEATRE REVIEW: MARGARET FULTON QUEEN OF THE DESSERT @ BONDI PAVILION

  For some people food is fuel, and then there’s Margaret Fulton. This food icon has been teaching Australians how to cook for seven decades. She’s also the subject of the rollicking musical, Margaret Fulton: Queen of the Desserts. The show had its Sydney premiere this weekend and is every bit as tasty and kitsch as Fulton and her…

THEATRE REVIEW: THE WHARF REVUE @ RIVERSIDE THEATRE

  The Wharf Revue have been proudly entertaining audiences by skewering politicians since 2000. This year’s instalment was the troupe’s first without co-founder and musical director, Phil Scott, but the show remained strong and funny. The opening night at Parramatta’s Riverside Theatre was a rollicking one with a vaudeville feel that hit some really high notes….