About Tara Sidebottom

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Living life under a rock; exploring the worlds of fiction on page, screen and stage. Unintentional foodie and Instagram addict @tara_michelleanne

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The Sound of Music is Coming to Perth!

One of the greatest musicals of all time The Sound of Music is finally gracing our shores and performing at Perth’s Crown Theatre in September! Made famous by Julie Andrew’s movie adaptation of the show, The Sound of Music follows Maria’s new role as governess bringing joy through...

West Australian Opera: The Riders

Last night I went to His Majesty’s Theatre to see The West Australian Opera’s rendition of The Riders. Opera is something I have always felt  I would easily connect with but it wasn’t until last year that I saw my first live performance. No matter the language or...

Perth Comedy Festival Returns!

  Perth’s own comedy festival is returning in April for a month long extravaganza of the country’s best comedic acts, with special guests from around the world. As someone who doesn’t really enjoy comedy, I’m surprised at how excited I am for this year’s festival. The first...

Top 5 Female Theatre Songs

In honour of International Women’s day, I’ve sifted through my records and found my favourite female theatre songs. From motivational tracks to sad tales, this list reflects every kind of woman.    Green Finch and Linnet Bird — Sweeney Todd Sometimes you’re stuck in a place you’d...

WASO is Heading to Mandurah

The Western Australian Symphony Orchestra will be gracing WA’s south with a spellbinding performance in Mandurah on Saturday night, following their recent appearance in Bunbury. Conductor Christopher Dragon will be guiding the Orchestra through a thrilling repertoire featuring pieces from Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto and Brahm’s Symphony No....

A Night at the Opera: Faust

Tonight is the opening night of Faust, a French opera performed by the West Australian Opera. Now, I’m a huge fan of musicals and theatre alike but not once have I experience live opera. I love the sense of power and transparency of voice, and how a simple...