REVIEW: The Wedding Singer is an entertaining trip down memory lane

Reviewed by Jarrod Wolfhunter The Wedding Singer Musical brought the house down at Sydney’s magnificent State Theatre on Wednesday night! Billed as ‘Sydney’s Summer Musical’, The Wedding Singer showered audiences with fun and accurate character depictions from the 1998 film; with palpable cast connections that could rival the original and celebrated performances of Adam Sandler […]

Sydney Fringe Comes To The Rocks

Over the course of 10 nights Sydney Fringe Festival will bring a special run of over 100 shows to The Rocks under the Sydney Fringe Sideshow banner at the end of February & into early March. A new event, produced by Sydney Fringe, in collaboration with Placemaking NSW and the New South Wales Government CBD […]

Three World Class Singers To Make Australian Debut In ‘The Marriage Of Figaro’

Opera Australia has secured three of the world’s finest singers to make their Australian debuts in Sir David McVicar’s celebrated production of Mozart’s The Marriage Of Figaro at the Sydney Opera House this summer. A regular on the stage of Milan’s Teatro alla Scala and opera houses around Europe, impressive Italian baritone Mario Cassi will […]

The Wind In The Willows Reopens Today

Australia’s best-loved family entertainment The Wind In The Willows will re-open in Sydney’s Royal Botanic Garden this morning. The show was recently put on hold after many of the cast contracted COVID and were required to isolate. Now that everybody has recovered Mr Toad and his pals, Head Chief Rabbit, Ratty, Mole, Badger, Otter and Portly […]

The Museum Of Modern Love

Sophie Gregg read the Stella Prize-winning novel by Heather Rose, The Museum Of Modern Love, before she auditioned for the play, which was adapted for the stage by Tom Holloway. She says, “set in and around the [Serbian conceptual and performance artist] Marina Abramović’s season at MOMA, the book really lends itself to theatre adaptation, and […]

REVIEW: La Bohème by Puccini

If you have never seen Gale Edwards’ popular production of La Bohème, this is your last chance. For over a decade Edward’s interpretation of Puccini’s much-loved classic has been a quintessential part of summer in Sydney. Nestled between fireworks on the harbour and the Sydney Festival’s artistic smorgasbord, the show has been thrilling audiences since 2011. This season will […]

REVIEW: Turandot

REVIEWED BY JARROD WOLHUTER The magic at the Joan Sutherland Theatre was alive and in abundance at the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday night as masked crowds swelled in anticipation for the opening of Puccini’s unfinished masterpiece, Turandot. This three act, three-hour epic, set in  11th century Jin dynasty China. tells the story of a […]

Omicron Postponements & Cancellations Hit The Arts

Following the inclusion of positive Rapid Antigen Test results in the official COVID-19 numbers NSW reported 92,246 new cases. With Omicron now sweeping the State the Sydney arts community is reeling as postponements and cancellations become more and more commonplace. Although there have been no super-spreader events linked to live theatre shows the spread of Omicron […]

The Great Gatsby Cast Announced

The talented performers who will inhabit the famous roles from the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald in Sydney’s newest immersive theatre experience were announced this week. The Great Gatsby, an original, immersive production Inspired by the novel and supported by The Arts RISE Grants, will open in February in a specially designed, stylish labyrinth at […]

REVIEW: Girl From The North Country

Theatregoers who are interested in American history should not miss this critically acclaimed production as they will be transported to a bygone era, offering an insight into the hardships people endured in the early 1930s during one of the country’s darkest chapters, the decade long Economic Depression. Girl From The North Country is a musical […]