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REVIEW: Come From Away

With so many wonderful theatrical productions gracing our stages, there’s a standout that's not only phenomenally successful but receives rave reviews and is adored by audiences worldwide. Come From Away is a startling achievement with unfathomable heart and soul. A high energy musical with occasional heightened emotional intensity that should, surprisingly, have audiences laughing joyfully […]

The Return Of Theatre Royal

BY RENEE DALLOW There is nothing quite like live theatre and what better time to revive the theatre scene than right now? Sydney’s Theatre Royal is still in the process of being carefully and tastefully restored and refurbished with the original detail and design still present. “The Theatre Royal is really suited for many different […]

REVIEW: Merrily We Roll Along

Who would have thought that a musical surrounding the inseparable friendship between three young people working in the world of showbiz could be the best night out in theatre, therapeutic even after three gruelling months at home in lockdown? Mary, Charley and Frank meet and quickly become friends. A wannabe novelist, lyricist and composer respectively, […]

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 […]

Sydney’s Theatre Royal Reopening In December

BY ASTON BROWN Sydney’s iconic Theatre Royal grand re-opening is only weeks away as it confirms its opening season with two critically acclaimed Broadway musicals - Jagged Little Pill and Girl From The North Country. Operators of the theatre, Trafalgar Entertainment group, are excited to be welcoming back ticket holders on December 2. “We are […]

Wherever She Wanders back on stage

By Tessa Pelle Griffin Theatre Company will return to the stage with Wherever She Wanders from Nov 5 until Dec 11. Written by award-winning playwright Kendall Feaver the play follows an aspiring student journalist, Nikki, who is on a collision course with Jo Mulligan, the first female Master of one of the country’s oldest residential colleges. When a serious allegation […]

‘Come From Away’ Re-Opening

The show that has been enchanting audiences finally reopens in Sydney now that the COVID-19 lockdown has been lifted. This musical is based around the events which followed 9/11 when 38 passenger jets on their way across the Atlantic on September 11 were diverted, to a small Canadian town on the Island of Newfoundland called […]

Opera Australia Announces Outdoor Opera Series

BY JARROD WOLFHUNTER Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom Of The Opera will be gracing the shores of Sydney Harbour in 2022! Opera Australia will continue its successful partnership with the NSW Government through Destination NSW, announcing today that next year’s Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour will present one of the most successful musical of all […]

Darlinghurst Theatre unveils new Artistic Director as 30th anniversary approaches

BY TESSA PELLE Darlinghurst Theatre has promoted former Co-Artistic Director Amylia Harris to sole Artistic Director as the company restructures ahead of its 30th anniversary. Previous Co-Artistic Director and founding CEO Glen Terry will be taking on the newly created role of Executive Director as he announces plans for early retirement, labelling Harris as his […]

Hamilton set to reopen at the Lyric Theatre next month

Lin-Manuel Miranda's smash hit Broadway musical, Hamilton, is set to reopen at the Lyric Theatre on October 19. After opening in March the show proved to be incredibly popular, which led to an extension of the season. However, with the introduction of stay-at-home orders in June all scheduled performances between June 25 and October 17 […]