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Swan Lake On Ice

The award-winning extravaganza, Swan Lake On Ice will astound audiences with its much-anticipated return to Australia, with updated chorography and a cast of skaters who together hold 250 competition medals.   Swan Lake is widely known through dance and ballet, having been brought to the stage long ago through depictions of the more popular Petipa […]

The Tragedy of Hamlet: Prince of Skidmark

One of Shakespeare’s classics is returning to the stage, but in a way that has never been seen before. Did someone say zombies, ninjas and dinosaurs…?  The Tragedy of Hamlet: Prince of Skidmark, which was written and performed by kid’s comedy duo, The Listies, is a performance which aims to have fun, breaking away from […]

Open Frame

The festival which has been running for over 12 years now across the world is returning to Australia with a new exciting line-up of influential electronic artists.  Every year, Open Frame has a different theme based on the geography and work which the artists are showcasing and this year, the focus is on the intensity […]

Man In The Attic

The production which has won awards and played sold-out seasons in France is coming to Australia to share the incredible true story of a Jewish experience during the second World War.  It follows the 'Jew' who is found in the forest by a German couple who agree to hide him in their attic from the […]

REVIEW: Assassins

Assassins is astounding audiences with its return to the stage, sharing a visually spectacular, fun and absolutely hilarious story that you won’t want to miss! Set in a foggy, abandoned shooting gallery full of giant carnival letters, carousel horses and dodgem cars, a group of time travelling rebels who are obsessed with guns and power […]

Ocean’s 8

Audiences will unearth a new gem at the cinema this season with the newest addition to the Ocean’s franchise. Presenting a sparkling all-female cast, Ocean’s 8 is sure to do well as it is fun, glamorous and comical. Starring A-listers Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchette, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Rhianna and Mindy Kaling, the cast […]

Estelle Astaire’s Woes And Wares

The one-woman show, Estelle Astaire’s Woes And Wares will be showing at the Blood Moon Theatre this Winter.  Written, directed, produced and performed by Bianca Seminara, the dark comedy will reveal the consequences of a co-dependent and emotionally challenging mother-daughter relationship under the appearance of a fun, old-fashioned Tupperware party.  Creator, Bianca Seminara said, “Estelle […]

Saint Joan

Witness the heroic story of Saint Joan at the Roselyn Packer Theatre this winter as the reworked script sheds light on the rebellion and protest which occurred as Joan fought for freedom from a constitutionalised society. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s script, this adaptation will allow audiences to observe a modern, stripped back version where […]

Gypsy

One of the greatest musicals in history, Gypsy, is coming down under to premier at Hayes Theatre Co.  The musical follows an ambitious mother, Rose, who is the ultimate stage mother and does everything she can to turn her daughters into stars but instead, she ends up driving them away. Director, Richard Carroll said,  “Gypsy […]

Roselle resumption derailed

BY LANIE TINDALE Two local companies who have had their land acquired by the State government are seeking legal advice following the recent historic Supreme Court victory by a Lilyfield based business. ASX-listed Property developer Desane’s recent win against the State in WestConnex acquisition case has raised questions about the rights of surrounding properties, owned […]