Review Scene: Pop-Up Globe Gala Opening – Thursday 21st September 2017, Shakespeare Gardens, Melbourne

September 26, 2017 Maria Papadontas

Pop-up Globe comes to life after six astonishing weeks of construction. It will be a spectacle the likes of which Melbourne has not seen before.

Pop-up Globe, the world’s first full-scale temporary working replica of one of the greatest theatres in history, Shakespeare’s theatre, the second Globe, is ready for action … are you?

Among other things, we saw sword-wielding knights in full armour battle it out; fair maidens in beautiful gowns dancing a merry gig and even French counts in their Jacobean finery like its 1614.
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Review Scene: Tina Arena, The Plenary, 15th September 2017

September 18, 2017 Maria Papadontas

Tina steps on to the stage in a ray of light wearing all white, a creation by Sonia Cappellazzo Couture, a modern day Diva, and the Innocent to Understanding Tour 2017 commences with a trip down memory lane, a medley of Tina’s younger years. Celebrating a career spanning 40 years, it’s a celebration of old and new. […]