Update (Friday 7 June): This competition is now closed. Broadsheet would like to thank all who entered, and congratulate our lucky winner Sally T.
The Australian Ballet’s new production of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is a vivid, sensory marvel. So it makes sense to pair it with a decadent weekend. We can help.
In partnership with The Australian Ballet, Broadsheet is offering one winner and a friend a a luxury weekend for two in town. On Friday night you’ll stay at The Langham, Melbourne, overlooking the Yarra to the city’s northern lights beyond. That evening you'll enjoy a meal for two at Matilda, a bold, contemporary diner dedicated to cooking with fire and smoke, from the owner-chef of Estelle and Saint Crispin, in South Yarra. The south-side star of Scott Pickett’s burgeoning empire, Matilda hinges on contemporary Australian cooking with fire and smoke – and a little bit of fantasy.
After high tea for two on Saturday morning, you and a friend will enjoy make-up and/or hair for two in your hotel room, care of hair, make-up and styling experts LUXit. Once pampered and polished, from there it’s a short stroll to Arts Centre Melbourne and a matinee performance of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by The Australian Ballet.
A co-production between The Australian Ballet and the National Ballet of Japan, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland combines costumes, puppetry, projections and illusions to bring to life the White Rabbit, Mad Hatter, Cheshire Cat, Caterpillar and the Queen of Hearts, in breathtaking detail. Featuring contemporary choreography from lauded English choreographer Christopher Wheeldon and stunning sets and costumes from Tony Award-winning designer Bob Crowley, the reimagining of Lewis Carroll’s classic absurdist narrative is both a technical and emotional marvel.
Enter below by, in 25 words or less, telling us who you would bring to enjoy this decadent weekend with you, and why.