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A RAVE REVIEW FOR ‘REEFER MADNESS’ @ THE FACTORY THEATRE Marrickville

This was an astonishing juggernaut of great musical entertainment. It was full of catchy tunes with a young cast of pretty girls and handsome boys, always expounding the addictive dangers of the banned narcotic drug, known as the evil weed called Marijuana.

This was a delightful musical parody of the 1936 cult fake-news movie documentary. Concerned parents are lectured on the dangers of the new evil drug, Marijuana, that will turn all their virtuous teenagers into drug-addicted, sex-crazed, jazz music lovers, suffering from the munchies. Today on the cusp of global marijuana legalization and medical marijuana breakthroughs, and with the benefit of hindsight, this satirical musical provides hilarious hazy insights into our current political climate of ┬áconservatism combined with bigotry. Continue reading A RAVE REVIEW FOR ‘REEFER MADNESS’ @ THE FACTORY THEATRE Marrickville

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR @ Anita’s Theatre THIRROUL

Jesus Christ Superstar.ANITAS

A short one hour journey by train/road from Sydney to experience in a huge 850 seat venue, a magnificent “hipster version” of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR with an impressive cast of leads and an effective well-choreographed large ensemble cast of young, passionate performers.

This sung-through musical is a 1970 rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. Originally a rock opera concept album, before its first staging on Broadway in 1971. ┬áThis musical is a vivid depiction of the political events in the life of Jesus Christ, whilst passionately telling the story of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, in under 120 minutes with one interval. Continue reading JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR @ Anita’s Theatre THIRROUL