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Review: Reluctant Confidence Man

Fresh on the heels of placing as a finalist in the 2014 national Raw Comedy competition and featuring in the ABC’s Fresh Blood initiative, Cyrus Bezyan has been a busy man. He brings his unique brand of imaginative and observational comedy to an endearing show for the 2015 Sydney Comedy Festival. Reluctant Confidence Man is a […]

Review: Seeing Unseen

In any good piece of theatre, the venue its self evolves into a poignant part of the experience. This is true of small theatre as it is with big theatre. Skirting around an out-of-service elevator shaft, and up a five storey high network of brilliantly graffiti-coated stairwells turned out to be an eerily perfect prelude […]

Time Warp Again: the Rocky Horror Show

Award winning performer Nick Christo joins a corset-clad cast, as madness takes its toll for the 40th anniversary of Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show. Time is fleeting in the week ahead of the maiden performance, as he caught up for a chat with us about how a boy from Western Australia came to join […]

GAME ON – Tommy Dean and Our Picks of the Sydney Comedy Festival 2015.

The curtain has been lifted on the Sydney Comedy Festival once again, and for 2015 the program is bursting with the most spectacular and diverse live comedic offerings yet. The talent ranges from the old faithful stars of stand-up, to promising newcomers just cutting their teeth on the comedy circuit. If you can’t find something to […]

Seeing Unseen: raw devised theatre at its best

A trio of perfectly ordinary misfits go about their days as they are safe in knowledge. All their questions are answered and they want for nothing. The Old 505 Theatre Company's production of Seeing Unseen is set in the future and tells a story about the now, that started as a reflection of an obscure […]

The Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe

From highly personal stories of great hardship, the Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe brings you a surprisingly uplifting performance with this unlikely mix of violence, struggle and comedy. Fresh from an acclaimed run in London’s Southbank Centre for the Women of the World Festival where diverse audiences applauded it, this Australian production is coming to […]

All That Jazz: Jam Nights at the World Bar

The World Bar has a strongly grounded reputation as one of Kings Cross’ most popular weekend venues for drinking and dancing. However, there is more to this unique venue than dance music and teapot cocktails. Ankle down on a Monday evening and you’ll discover one of the Sydney jazz and Latin music communities best kept […]

And Now To Bed

And Now To Bed is the third instalment in the Table Talk Trilogy, which approaches topics considered taboo or ‘inappropriate’ for dinner table discussion. While previous instalments have tackled politics and religion, And Now To Bed tells tales about sex in in a sweet and seductive manner. Producer Daniela Giorgi has spared no efforts in […]

MudFest Short Film Festival 2015

Australia’s most unique short film festival is back for it’s eleventh successive year running. Like all great short film festivals the Bunnamagoo MudFest International Short Film Festival started inside a packed café. This year it will be bigger than ever. Offering more than your average film festival, you can enjoy gorgeous local Mudgee food and […]

Virtuous Decadence

A striking and eerily glamorous photographic exhibition has overtaken the Gaffa Gallery. Virtuous Decadence draws inspiration from mythologies throughout history. It takes a fresh perspective to the concept of The Seven Deadly Sins and plays upon conventional models of femininity and beauty. The scrupulous work of photographer and creative director, Nancy Trieu (NAT Photography), unveils […]