Entries by Helen Hayes

Wicked sweeps into Sydney!

Review: Wicked the Musical sweeps back into Sydney What:  WICKED Where: The Sydney Lyric Theatre, Pirrama Road, Pyrmont, Sydney The story: WICKED soared onto Broadway 20 years ago, and knocked Sydney’s socks off on its first run here in 2008. The statistics are phenomenal; it has been seen by 65 million people in 16 countries […]

A Serengeti safari to soothe the soul

It is a long way from Brisbane to Arusha, Tanzania, but Donna Duggan, an inspirational Queenslander, is making a real difference to not only locals in need, but also in the way visitors see and explore the parks and reserves of this country. Donna Duggan sits outside the main tent at the Serengeti camp, a […]

Salzburg – the city, the sights and The Sound of Music

  Salzburg gave birth to two of history’s greatest musical phenomena – one from the world of classical music, the other from the much more modern world of film. They were, of course, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and The Sound of Music, which changed the face of film musicals and forever etched itself into the minds […]

Nashville – one of the great music cities of America

In Nashville, music is as much a part of life as breathing. Then there the many other experiences to be had. This is no one-trick city. The lights fade to black inside the small room with its piano keys waiting for hands that will never make sweet music again. The voice of Elvis begins singing […]