The ever-fabulous mezzo gives us a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at Black Rider for Victorian Opera and Malthouse. “Come on in … take off your skin, and dance around in your bones.” An utterly appropriate line from a show in which skin-shedding, shape-shifting and bone-rattling choreography reign supreme. This rehearsal period for Malthouse Theatre and Victorian […]

5 Stars says Brian Godfrey of Glam Adelaide. “There is never a question about the vocal skills of these two fine performers.  Each genre is sung with gusto and wholly appropriate timbre…  few opera singers can achieve this.  But hang on… they can act as well!  Their work is wry, vicious, visceral and provocative, with […]

I just had to ask Jacqui Dark and Kanen Breen what we could expect from them in their Adelaide Cabaret Festival performance, Strange Bedfellows – Bedlam. This is their second time at the Festival, and their previous effort earned a Green Room nomination at the 2015 Melbourne Cabaret Festival.

★★★★☆ Thrilling choral theatrics abound when the church goes to the opera. Clever idea for a programme this: an evening of musical prayers juxtaposing a sacred masterwork by a great Italian opera composer with a series of operatic supplications to divine beings by his contemporaries.