Tag "Phoenix Theatre"

‘The Kraken’ and ‘The Darkness’ reviewed by Gordon the Optom

A double bill of well-written and finely presented stories. A good night’s entertainment.

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‘Recess! The Musical’ reviewed by Gordon the Optom

Thoroughly enjoyable, a great family show for ages 5 – 95

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‘Avenue Q’ reviewed by Gordon the Optom

Slick, professional and great fun. Highly recommended, the type of show you could see again.

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‘Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens’ reviewed by Gordon the Optom

The orchestration, mellifluous singing and energetic choreography make for a fast-paced, energy packed show – something well above average

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‘Zombie Prom’ reviewed by Gordon the Optom

A bright and colourful musical for all ages.

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‘Bugsy Malone’ reviewed by Gordon the Optom

‘Bugsy Malone’ the book was written by Alan Parker, and adapted as a stage musical by musician and lyricist Paul Williams. Parker retained his fame for decades as a film director with such diverse productions as ‘Midnight Express’ and ‘Evita’.

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‘Cosi’ reviewed by Gordon the Optom

‘Cosi’ is a dark, dramatic comedy that was written by Australian playwright Louis Nowra at the age of 40. It won the NSW Premier’s Literary Prize in 1992, and then in 1996 the film won an AFI award for best-adapted

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