State Opera’s Cunning Little Vixen is a picturesque production which showcases a delightful score and SA talent while also giving audiences food for thought.
Even if you’ve seen the Disney animated feature Aladdin and love Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken’s marvellous music, you won’t be prepared for the magnificent spectacle that is Aladdin the Musical, writes Greg Elliott.
Pitched as a slice-of-life dark comedy, Undertow takes place in the living room of a couple whose marriage of 20 or so years is placed under tremendous strain. ★★★
Iranian theatre work Manus shows the desperate circumstances that have led people to make the dangerous decision to flee their country of birth, and the degradation they have experienced in detention on Manus Island.
King of Thieves is based on a real bank robbery in London, but it is not so much a movie about a daring heist as a study of a group of ageing rogues dealing with the fact they are no longer proficient in their field.
Incorporating traditional African songs, opera, modern folk-rock, dance and theatre, A Man of Good Hope shows both the best and worst of human behaviour, but also has its audience whooping and cheering with delight.