This wrap of shows around Melbourne includes Chunky Move’s 4/4, Miss Peony at Arts Centre Melbourne, Alistair Baldwin’s Telethon Kid, and Musicians of the Gewandhaus Orchestra.
- by Sonia Nair, Tony Way and Andrew Fuhrmann
Reviews of all the best shows in Sydney this week, including The Weekend at Belvoir, and Opera Australia’s La Gioconda in Concert.
- by Joyce Morgan and Peter McCallum
For its 12th year, Bleach has designed a festival for locals, which includes them in the process of making art.
- by Hannah Story
A wrap of the week’s live reviews, including Mr Bailey’s Minder, Constellations, Mad Scenes with Jessica Pratt, ACO’s Dvorak’s Serenade and Thandi Phoenix.
- by John Shand, Peter McCallum and James Jennings
This wrap of shows around Melbourne includes Caroline Lee in offbeat monodrama June, 2:22 A Ghost Story at Her Majesty’s Theatre, jazz group Trichotomy, Paco Pena’s Flamenco in Concert, and Werribee Park Mansion’s long-running production of What Was That?
- by Cameron Woodhead, Sonia Nair and Jessica Nicholas
A wrap of the best live shows in Sydney, from theatre shows The Turn of the Screw, Fade, Tim and Sweeney Todd to Eagles of Death Metal and Jeonghwan Kim.
- by John Shand, James Jennings, Harriet Cunningham, Cassie Tongue and Peter McCallum
This wrap of shows around Melbourne includes the award-winning pianist Jeonghwan Kim, the Prince of Reggaeton, J Balvin, a bright new musical by Tom Gleisner, a long-awaited opera, gigs by 070 Shake, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Noah Cyrus and Tove Lo, plus a play about Australia’s first all-woman motor garage.
- by Liam Pieper, Vyshnavee Wijekumar, Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen, Cameron Woodhead and Will Cox
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs deliver a deliriously overstuffed set of crowd-pleasers, led by powerhouse frontwoman Karen O, at their Sydney Splendour sideshow.
- by Kate Hennessy
This year’s Splendour was a redemption story, the rebirth and reset of a vital piece of Australia’s live music scene.
- by Mick Radojkovic
Lizzo’s Sydney Splendour sideshow was for the fans – featuring Sasha Flute, her tiny bag, a shoey, and lots and lots of sequins.
- by Em Meller
A wrap of the weekend’s live reviews, including Sydney Theatre Company’s On the Beach and Slowdive at Enmore Theatre.
- by Em Meller, John Shand and Harriet Cunningham