Episodes

April 05, 2021

Black Santa - Melbourne Comedy Festival

Theatre First Episode 278 Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Black Santa – Melbourne Comedy Festival Christmas was late this year. Forgive Santa, he was running on black time. After winning the state finals of...

April 03, 2021

Handa Opera's La Traviata on Sydney Harbour (Australia)

Theatre First Episode 277 Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Handa Opera – La Traviata on Sydney Harbour (Australia)) Raise your glass, flutter those lashes. He’s staring at you, he’s singing for you… Are you...

April 03, 2021

Frozen The Musical (Capitol Theatre, Sydney Australia)

Theatre First Episode 276 Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Frozen The Musical (Capitol Theatre, Sydney Australia)) You’ve never seen Frozen like this before. For more information visit:...

April 03, 2021

Hamilton - The Musical (Lyric, Sydney)

Theatre First Episode 275 Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Hamilton (Lyric Theatre, Sydney Australia)) HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now. A record-breaking masterpiece that has...

April 02, 2021

Pants On Fire (Melbourne International Comedy Festival)

Theatre First Episode 274 Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Pants On Fire (Melbourne International Comedy Festival) PANTS ON FIRE live onstage at Andrew Kay’s brand new venue Brunswick Ballroom.   Two teams of...

March 23, 2021

Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody (Theatre Works Melbourne, Australia)

Theatre First Episode 273 Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Voldemort and Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody (Theatre Works, Melbourne Australia) Tickets to Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody are...

February 28, 2021

RUNT (fortyfive downstairs) (Melbourne, Australia)(review)

Theatre First Episode 272 Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). RUNT (fortyfive downstairs, Melbourne Australia) One small woman takes on the world.   Following their incredibly successful and multi award-winning...

January 29, 2021

Come From Away (Comedy Theatre, Melbourne Australia) (Review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Theatre First Episode 271 Come From Away (The Comedy Theatre, Melbourne Australia)   The Tony® and Olivier Award-winning musical Come From Away tells the remarkable true story...

January 21, 2021

Very Nice Pot Plants To Purify The Air and Enrich Your Life (Theatre Works, Melbourne Australia)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Theatre First Episode 270 Very Nice Pot Plants To Purify The Air and Enrich Your Life (Theatre Works, Melbourne Australia) A fern breaks an aloe vera’s heart. A monstera gets...

March 13, 2020

269: Emerald City (MTC, Melbourne Australia) (review)

Theatre First Episode 269 Emerald City (MTC, Melbourne Australia)  Welcome to the glittering jewel in Australia’s cultural crown – that sinkhole of ambition and superficiality we call Sydney. Colin is Australia’s most successful screenwriter, but...

March 13, 2020

268: Slut (The Burrow, Melbourne Australia) (review)

Theatre First Episode 266 Slut (The Burrow, Melbourne Australia) Slut is a powerful indictment of misogyny from one of Australia’s most celebrated playwrights. It follows the rise and fall of Melbourne schoolgirl Lolita, chronicling her fraught...

February 29, 2020

266: Shrek The Musical (Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne Australia) (review)

Shrek The Musical (Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne Australia) The Broadway smash hit SHREK THE MUSICAL is now playing in Melbourne. This lavish multi-million dollar musical, starring Ben Mingay as Shrek, Lucy Durack as Princess Fiona, Todd...

February 28, 2020

265: Billy Elliot The Musical (Regent Theatre, Melbourne, Australia) (review)

Billy Elliot The Musical (Regent Theatre, Melbourne Australia) Featuring music by the legendary Elton John, Billy Elliot the Musical is an extraordinary theatrical experience that has captivated audiences around the world. Seen by over 12 million...

February 16, 2020

264: Torch The Place (MTC, Melbourne Australia) (review)

Torch The Place (MTC, Melbourne Australia)  Teresa’s mum finds it impossible to let anything go – from grudges to household objects. She thinks of her home as a museum full of irreplaceable treasures. But she’s not really a curator – she’s a hoarder –...

January 24, 2020

263: CATS (Young Australian Broadway Chorus, Melbourne Australia) (review)

Cats (Young Australian Broadway Chorus, Melbourne Australia)  Based on TS Elliot’s collection of poems ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’, and featuring an eclectic score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, CATS has enjoyed record-breaking runs in the West...

January 17, 2020

262: Legends In Concert (The Palms at Crown, Melbourne Australia) (review)

Legends In Concert is one of the longest-running and most popular shows in Las Vegas and Melbourne audiences are showing they love this show every bit as much as the Vegas fans. Returning by popular demand for a fourth season will be Elvis Presley...

January 16, 2020

261: War Horse (Regent Theatre, Melbourne Australia) (review)

War Horse (Regent Theatre, Melbourne Australia)  Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, the National Theatre of Great Britain’s Multi Tony Award Winning Broadway Hit production of War Horse is now playing in Melbourne until 8 February and...

January 14, 2020

260: Mullygrubs (Melbourne Fringe, Melbourne Australia) (review)

Mullygrubs (Melbourne Fringe, Melbourne Australia) Mullygrub: noun /archaic 1. A period of time when one is feeling down and out. /colloquial 2. That f****d up kids show from the 90s that had no place being as creepy and well-adored as it was....

January 05, 2020

259: Cirque Stratosphere (Arts Centre, Melbourne Australia) (review)

Cirque Stratosphere features gravity-defying, head-spinning stunts that will elevate, thrill and bewilder. More than an entertainment experience, this is a journey out into the stratosphere that will leave audiences stunned and amazed by seemingly...

January 01, 2020

258: The Choir of Man (Arts Centre, Melbourne Australia) (review)

The Choir of Man&nbsp Combining live music, high energy dance and a few surprises, with everything from piña coladas to live pint percussion, The Choir of Man is a rollicking good time; jam-packed with all your favourite pub classics, rock ballads...

December 27, 2019

257: Songs for Nobodies (Arts Centre, Melbourne Australia)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Theatre First Episode 257 Songs for Nobodies  (Arts Centre, Melbourne Australia)  First performed 10 years ago, Songs For Nobodies is a spellbinding one woman play, a tour de...

December 20, 2019

256: Chicago (Arts Centre, Melbourne, Australia) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Theatre First Episode 256 Chicago  (Arts Centre, Melbourne Australia)  Winner Of 6 Tony Awards®, 2 Olivier Awards, A Grammy® Award and Thousands Of Standing Ovations. For more...

December 14, 2019

255: Human Nature: Christmas at The Palms (The Palms at Crown, Melbourne Australia) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 255Human Nature: Christmas at The Palms (The Palms at Crown, Melbourne Australia) It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as Australia’s superstar vocal...

November 28, 2019

254: People Suck (Theatre Works, Melbourne Australia) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 254People Suck (Theatre Works, Melbourne Australia) Jerks, morons, flakes – let’s face it: PEOPLE SUCK. Winner of Best of Toronto Fringe and Patron’s Pick,...