Posts from the ‘In the spotlight’ category

Glitz and Glamour at The King and I Opening

There’s nothing like the scent of incense in heavy velvet to put you in mind of faraway places. We can’t convey that in a blog post,…

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Getting to know the company of The King and I

For some of the smallest members of The King and I company, everything is new. From the giant rehearsal skirt Lisa McCune is wearing to the…

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John Bell takes on Puccini’s masterpiece: Tosca

What could inspire Australia’s best-known theatre director to take on the world of opera? John Bell is a stalwart of the Australian theatre scene: the founder…

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Diva, interrupted: Opera and motherhood

Opera Australia’s leading ladies Cheryl Barker and Emma Matthews explain how they find balance between their lives as in-demand divas and their most important roles: being…

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