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MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival

Glen Street Theatre presents The 18th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival in Sydney. Every year the festival unites over 100,000 people in more than 300 cities, gathering in their respective cinemas to celebrate ten of the greatest short films of the year from all around the world. Not only do the attendees get to view […]

The Eggscellent Adventures of Stripey the Emu Chick

The Eggscellent Adventures of Stripey the Emu Chick is on this week at Glen Street Theatre. This children’s theatre production is based on the books written and illustrated by Wendy Binks. This show tells the story of Crikey, the father of thirty emu chicks who must go on a journey to find his missing son, Stripey. […]

Pete the Sheep

Monkey Baa Theatre presents a witty, musical, adaptation of the much-loved children’s book, Pete the Sheep by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley. Actor Nat Job, who plays the eponymous Pete, says the production is not just for kids but is perfect for adults too. “Everyone will get a kick out of it, it’s very tongue […]

Jazz in the Glen 2014

Known for his gravelly voice, his spontaneous scat, and his trumpet virtuosity, Louis Armstrong was a jazz giant. ARIA award-nominee Geoff Power and his band, as well as local musicians, will celebrate the melodies and memory of the legendary great Satchmo at the annual Jazz in the Glen. The festival is famous for its food, […]

Review – Food

From playwright Steve Rodgers comes Food, a deliciously provocative, irresistibly funny and romantic play which will have audiences laughing out loud. The story surrounds two quarreling sisters, Nancy (Emma Jackson) and Elma (Mel King) who run a takeaway shop and are fighting demons from their past. They desperately dream of securing their future by transforming […]

Go Your Own Way

What would inspire a musician to leave one of the most iconic and successful rock bands of all time? That’s the question that inspired cabaret performer Catherine Alcorn to pursue the story of enigmatic and fiercely private Fleetwood Mac singer/songwriter, Christine McVie, in her stage show, Go Your Own Way. “It really interested me as […]

Admission: One Shilling

In collaboration with star of stage and screen Patricia Routledge and internationally renowned pianist Piers Lane, Nigel Hess brings to life the world of his great-aunt, famed wartime performer Dame Myra Hess. A story of female heroism through art, the production uses press and radio interviews as a springboard for evoking this rich and charming […]

THE DIVINE MISS BETTE

Sydney cabaret sensation Catherine Alcorn has been enchanting audiences for two years with her tribute to the “People’s Diva” in The Divine Miss Bette and is thrilled to be bringing the show to the area she grew up in. Alcorn was trained by Steve Ostrow, the man who discovered Bette Midler. “I didn’t realize at […]

JACK CHARLES V THE CROWN

Uncle Jack is quite a character and an Australian legend to boot. The veteran actor, Koori elder and musician was, until recently, also a heroin addict and cat burglar. Jack Charles v The Crown is his story, told by Charles and it runs the gamut from the Stolen Generation to film sets and Her Majesty’s […]