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FAQ about Hamilton and the historical record

FAQ about Hamilton and the historical record

With the filmed version of the hit musical streaming, the critical questions about Alexander Hamilton and the show's depiction of him are back.

  • by Jennifer Schuessler

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Hamilton has arrived on Disney+, but should you watch it?
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Hamilton

Hamilton has arrived on Disney+, but should you watch it?

From the stage to the screen, the film version of the hit musical Hamilton gives as much as it loses in the transfer.

  • by Nathanael Cooper
Zooming in on musical war stories
Performing arts

Zooming in on musical war stories

In a world where news is fake and reality is TV, theatre has stepped into the breach.

  • by Harriet Cunningham
Musical theatre star Michael Falzon dies aged 48
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Musical theatre star Michael Falzon dies aged 48

The star of the original Australian production of We Will Rock You – who was hand-picked by Ben Elton and Queen for the role – was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of germ cell cancer last year.

  • by Mary Ward
Ambitious plan to stage full musical live online
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Performing arts

Ambitious plan to stage full musical live online

After cancelling their upcoming season of Who's Your Baghdaddy in Sydney, the producers decided to innovate and take the show online.

  • by Nathanael Cooper
Blockbuster shows won't go on without easing of social restrictions
Performing arts

Blockbuster shows won't go on without easing of social restrictions

Unless social distancing measures are relaxed further, some of the most anticipated shows in the country will struggle to raise their curtains.

  • by Nathanael Cooper and Louise Rugendyke
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Australian stars in major production staged during COVID-19
Coronavirus pandemic

Australian stars in major production staged during COVID-19

Claire Lyon says it is an incredible privilege to continue working in South Korea given the pandemic has decimated musicals worldwide.

  • by Broede Carmody
Best of the week: what to see, hear and do in Sydney, May 17 to 23
What's on

Best of the week: what to see, hear and do in Sydney, May 17 to 23

From an interactive public art project, to West End musicals at home and dance with Bangarra, we have your week covered,

  • by Nicole Elphick
Best of the week: what to see, hear and do in Sydney May 10-16
What's on

Best of the week: what to see, hear and do in Sydney May 10-16

From musical theatre stars singing from home, to vintage Opera Australia performnces and Zooming with Lionel Shriver, we have your week covered.

  • by Nicole Elphick