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Comedy Kiki 2020

Last year's inaugural Comedy Kiki festival was so successful that Darlinghurst Theatre Company has decided to bring back its festival of funnies for 2020. A festival of comedic shows will see a lineup of the most hilarious Australian queer comedians including; Zoe Coombs Marr, Geraldine Hickey and Nath Valvo. Each artist will be performing on different nights […]

Hans – Like A German

Berlin boy-wonder Hans is many things. He’s an accordionist, a dancer, a comedian and an international sex-symbol. After making it all the way to the finals of America’s Got Talent, Hans’ cabaret career soared. His show is packed with glitter and dance and will no doubt feature Hans in a tight sparkly costume playing his […]

Festival Fatale 2018

Following its hugely successful debut in 2016, Festival Fatale will return to the gorgeous Eternity Playhouse. This biennial event is projected to be filled to the rafters with some of the most innovative, relevant, and spirited theatre in Sydney. The productions are created by women, for everyone. Festival Fatale is just one part of a […]

The Sound Of Waiting

Mary Anne Butler's play, The Sound Of Waiting, will be showing at the Darlinghurst Theatre Company’s Eternity Playhouse to explore the struggles of asylum seekers and their journey. Director, Suzanne Pereira said, “The Sound Of Waiting is a play written by Mary Anne Butler who is a writer from the Northern Territory and the play […]

REVIEW: Hysteria

It’s 1938 in Hamstead, London, war time and Sigmund Freud (Jo Turner) has fled Nazi occupied Austria, he’s 82 years old, tired and suffering from cancer of the jaw. It’s the year before his death. Hysteria imagines what his final days may have been like. A young woman, Jessica, (Miranda Daughtry) comes knocking on his […]

Remembering Pirates

If you haven't yet been to a play at Eternity Playhouse, now is a great time. Firstly because the restored heritage building is one of the most magnificent small theatres in Sydney, and secondly because Christopher Harley's new production Remembering Pirates is now showing. Played out on a minimalistic stage, the Darlinghurst Theatre Company revisits the classic […]

My Name Is Asher Lev

“What do you do as a parent when a child has got an amazing gift in a particular area and you’re insecure about their future?” That is actor John O’Hare’s summation of the major theme in My Name Is Asher Lev, the critically acclaimed off-Broadway play adapted for stage by Aaron Posner from the revered […]

Constellations

Nick Payne's Constellations will light up Sydney theatregoers this August, with an avant-garde production performed at the Eternity Playhouse. Portrayed by Sam O’Sullivan and Emma Palmer, this distinct love story will be a special piece of imagination to share with audiences using the ever-interesting multiverse theory as inspiration. “A couple fall in love; in some […]

Review – The Young Tycoons

If Nine Network’s Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch War didn’t satiate your desire to see the country’s media moguls stripped, tarred and feathered, then Young Tycoons is for you. Darlinghurst Theatre’s current production marks the second revival of CJ Johnson’s unapologetic and funny satire on corruption, excess and the petty family feuds which play out in […]

FALSETTOS

A husband leaves his wife and son for another man.  The logline for Falsettos, playing at Darlinghurst Theatre this Mardis Gras season may sound like other dramas, but this piece of musical theatre is certainly no conventional affair. “I’m not sure if you already know,” lead actor Tamlyn Henderson says, “but everything’s performed in song.” […]