Arts & Entertainment

Inner West Theatres Reopening Round-Up

New Theatre: The Lovely Bones

Newtown’s New Theatre will return to the stage on November 23 with the Australian premiere of a stage adaptation of Bryony Lavery’s book The Lovely Bones.

Award-winning British playwright Bryony Lavery has taken Sebold’s beautiful novel and created a visceral performance text, both sparse and dense, that also surprises with its humour and verve.

New Theatre will be operating at 75% capacity with mandatory mask wearing, QR code check-in & vaccination checks.

Factory Theatre: Sydney Comedy Festival – Sam Wade’s Mind Cave

After moths locked away at home we could all se a good laugh. Luckily the timing of theatres reopening just so happens to coincide with the annual Sydney Comedy Festival.

Marrickville’s Factory Theatre will play host to range of fantastic evening of comedy. We here at the Inner West Independent have one show in particular that we highly recommend though, Sam Wade’s Mind Cave on Nov 4 & 6.

After a sold-out Sydney Comedy Festival debut last year, Sam now invites you to join him on journey as he attempts to survive a covid haircut and become a self-actualised aquatic messiah.

Flight Path Theatre: My Naughty Dad

Returning to the stage on Nov 12-13, Lily Starr’s brand new show My Naughty Dad is an enlightening and heartwarming show highlights the importance family and friends when life throws unexpected adversity at you.

The Red Rattler: Gemini Rising – Halloween Demons

Celebrating Halloween on Nov 5 when The Red Rattler plays host to Halloween Demons,  a cabaret showcase of queer talent of the macabre nature.

Enmore Theatre: James Reyne – Boys Light Up 40

On Nov 27 head on down to the Enmore Theatre to commemorate one of Australian Crawl’s most loved songs when The Boys Light Up turns 41. To celebrate the occasion James Reyne will take to the stage to pay homage to this enduring tune.

Old 505 Theatre: Greg Coffin Trio

Perhaps you’d like to mark the return to stages with something a little more classy and classical. If so then the Old 505 Theatre has just the show for you on Nov 6.

Exquisite contemporary Jazz pianist Greg Coffin and his trio have made a name for themselves creating sublime original music for the last decade.