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Encounter Sydney outside the Sydney Opera House

By Swagatalakshmi Roychowdury Encounter is back, this time to Sydney, with an extraordinary dance performance that would transform the Sydney Opera House’s monumental steps, into an open-air stage.  Award-winning Australian dance artist and choreographer Emma Saunders spoke to City Hub about the upcoming dance performance, her encounter with kangaroos in the previous Encounter, and how this show […]

Drag Queen Comedian Bianca Del Rio Retuning To Sydney

Get your vaccinations and prepare the cocktails because everyone's favourite “clown in a gown”, Bianca Del Rio, is returning to Sydney with her new comedy tour Unsanitized! Bianca Del Rio, otherwise known as Roy Haylock, is a dimple-cheeked, larger-than-life drag queen and outrageous comic who isn’t afraid to shock and offend. When it comes to insult […]

REVIEW: ‘The Merry Wives Of Windsor’ at New Theatre

At first thought, placing Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives Of Windsor in 1980s suburban Australia seems unlikely to succeed. However, Victor Kalka’s tight direction, Cheryl Ward’s hilarious Sir John Falstaff, and a talented cast, pull it off – with great flair.   A simple backyard set (designed by Victor Kalka) complete with a Hills Hoist firmly […]

Spin: Election 2022 at Enmore Theatre

Charles Firth is one of three political wits behind Spin: Election 2022, in which The Chaser Digital and The Shovel present “a comedic masterclass on the upcoming election.” The other two wits are James Schloeffel, from the The Shovel, and the entertaining Mark Humphries (from the ABC’s 7:30). Schloeffel’s witty satirical journal, The Shovel, was born […]

REVIEW: Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus – Madness, Mayhem And Mozart at Theatre Royal

BY RENEE LOU DALLOW The Theatre Royal is a cultural icon and is now the venue for another cultural icon, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.  Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus is culture for kids as well as being energetic, fun and remarkably easy on the eye. They say music soothes the savage beast and so it is with […]

REVIEW: Little Triangle’s ‘Isn’t It Queer?’ at PACT Theatre

Well, Sydney, here is a real treat for you! The Little Triangle is back – not with a tinkle but with a blingle. Little Triangle was formed in 2017 when Rose McClelland and Alexander Andrews got together to “present boutique productions that platform emerging and established musical theatre performers.” Their latest show, entitled Isn’t It […]

REVIEW: Circa’s Peepshow

Readers can be forgiven for initially thinking that a show which is called Circa’s Peepshow may be provocative and even voyeuristic, but it’s much more than this. Eight incredibly talented and semi-clad acrobatic performers take audiences on a playful, mesmerising, and bizarre journey in a show that incorporates elements of burlesque, cabaret and musical theatre. […]

An American In Paris at Theatre Royal

Enthusiasts of movies from the golden years of Hollywood should be delighted that An American In Paris is coming to the Theatre Royal in Sydney. The four-time Tony Award winning Broadway Musical version of the 1951 film is set to captivate Sydney audiences throughout April, May and June. Inspired by the 1928 orchestral composition by George […]

Circa’s Peepshow – Blending Cabaret & Burlesque With Circus

Circa's Peepshow transforms the traditional family-friendly circus into a more titillating & visually stunning experience. Blending elements of musical theatre, burlesque, cabaret & acrobatics Circa's Peepshow is a truly unique experience. Sweeping into the Theatre Royal Sydney from April 20-23 this strictly limited season will see the hallowed Theatre Royal Sydney transformed. Peepshow will take […]

SCHOOL HOLIDAY ENTERTAINMENT: Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus

With school holidays upon us Wolfgang's Magical Musical Circus is the perfect show to entertain the kids & get everyone out of the house for a few hours.  Designed to amaze people from the age of three and upwards, Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus reinvents classical composer Mozart’s magical music in a skilful and illuminating show featuring […]