Theatre & Performance

A Bumper Final Week At Global Fringe

The word on the street is that Sydney’s leading proponents of culturally, financially and physically accessible theatre – Black Birds – are the word on the street. They’re midway through a mini season of live, in-person and COVID-safe performances at the Old 505 Theatre in Newtown. Rounding out this year’s inaugural Global Fringe live shows […]

Actors Centre Australia Opens Applications For 2021 Enrolments

Actors Centre Australia (ACA) have opened applications for their flagship Bachelor of Performing Arts (Stage and Screen) 2021 intake. Applicants have until Friday, Oct 30 to submit for the prestigious three-year Degree Program, accredited by Torrens University Australia and delivered in partnership with ACA. Students of ACA’s Degree Program will follow in the footsteps of […]

Neighbourhood Watch

After the forced closure owing to COVID-19 restrictions, The New Theatre reopens with Neighbourhood Watch, a tremendously funny and enjoyable play. The story centers on the friendship between two neighbours, Ana an elderly Hungarian born woman, and Catherine, a twenty-something aspiring young actress. Colleen Cook who plays the role of Ana explained that this play […]

Global Fringe – Week 1

Global Fringe by Sydney Fringe is well underway with Ninefold’s A Murder Story, Retold opening to a sold out, COVIDSafe, live audience this week. The show continues nightly until Saturday, Sep 5 at Old 505 Theatre in Newtown.  Next week, Global Fringe continues to offer Sydneysiders an opportunity to stay local and watch global with […]

The Country Witches Association

The Country Witches Association (CWA) consists of comedian, Mandy Nolan and singer/songwriter, Áine Tyrell. As regulations in NSW ease, they are planning to embark on their first socially distanced road tour shows in Sydney and Katoomba. Despite putting on online shows during the more restrictive times, the two are eager to begin performing live once […]

REVIEW: Welcome To The Masque

Welcome To The Masque, a performance starring award-winning actress Genevieve Lemon and legendary composer and musical director Max Lambert streamed live from Riverside Theatres this past Sunday. In compliance with government imposed COVID-19 restrictions, the show streamed live on YouTube from the theatre. Genevieve performed a number of songs by the likes of Joni Mitchell […]

Merchant of Venice

After their successful live-streamed takes on The Tempest and Titus Andronicus Streamed Shakespeare have now set their sights on The Merchant Of Venice. However, for this performance they want to go even further with the online performances by putting on a show which goes beyond a dramatic reading of the script by instead delivering a […]

Pippin Returning To Sydney Stages

In very exciting news for Sydney theatre lovers this week we have learned that the Tony Award winning musical Pippin will reopen the Lyric Theatre this November. Filled with extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked, Pippin is Broadway’s high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical. The unforgettable production is winner of […]

Opera Australia Won’t Be Back In 2020

Opera Australia today announced that it will postpone the long-awaited premier of the world’s first fully digital Ring Cycle to 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. Previously schedule to show in November this year, new dates are being finalised at Queensland Performing Arts Centre in 2021 for both the Ring Cycle and another performance, […]

REVIEW: The Credeaux Canvas

Keith Bunin’s play invites its audience into a small, paint-splattered New York apartment, home to Jamie, a disinherited son of a prominent art dealer and Winston, a master’s art student. Left penniless by his unloving father, Jamie connives a plan: convincing the wealthy art connoisseur Tess, a former client of his art dealer dad, into […]