Theatre & Performance

Once: The Musical

The 2019 theatrical production of Once broke all box office records when it played in Sydney and now returns to mesmerise audiences all over again. Actor Jay Lag’aia who plays the father of a struggling musician in Dublin explained that it’s a story of hope. “This busker called Guy is also a hoover repair man […]

Lunch With Bernays

Samira Spring is the exciting, young Director behind the fascinating expressionistic account of controversial figure, Edward Bernays, the Grandfather of propaganda, and how his work has paved the way for data mining and other nefarious contemporary themes. Edward Bernays is the nephew of Sigmund Freud; he championed ‘alternative facts’ and pioneered the use of propaganda […]

REVIEW: American Psycho

American Psycho, just starting its popular second Sydney season, is already enjoying whispers about strong ticket sales for its return, this time at the Sydney Opera House. American Psycho seems a bit of a contradiction with its timely and reoccurring message about excess and toxic masculinity but its lack of any great songs (besides a […]

SandSong: Stories From The Great Sandy Desert

Lillian Banks never thought about dance as a career until her teacher from St Mary’s College encouraged her to apply for NAISDA, which accepted her as a student.  After NAISDA, she auditioned for Bangarra and was enrolled as a Russell Page Graduate Recipient for 2018.  She’s a Yawuru woman, a Kimberley girl, Yawuru being part […]

Follow Me Home

Often theatrical performances are viewed as simple entertainment but in actuality they can be a poignant and eye opening form of education and awareness. The new production fo Follow Me Home, which is set to take to the stage of the Griffin Theatre in June, is the latter. Throughout a performance of Follow Me Home audiences […]

American Psycho Makes Triumphant Return To Sydney Opera House

American Psycho is making a triumphant return to Sydney in June after a fully sold out season at The Hayes back in May 2019. This time around though the show will be playing at the Sydney Opera House! Most of the cast are returning, including Ben Gerrard, a queer actor who played the role to […]

Come From Away

The highly anticipated musical Come From Away has been described as a masterpiece and finally arrives in Sydney after a successful season in Brisbane. 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 […]

REVIEW: Jawbone

In his one man show, Alex Lykos returns to what is a common theme, in both his plays and his films, male mental health slowly coming askew when confronted with the everyday complexities of other people’s expectations. Beginning with a road rage incident in which he gets into a verbal fight with another driver, moving […]

REVIEW: The Little Prince

Following sell-out seasons at the Folies Bergère in Paris in 2019 and the Dubai Opera in 2020, the Little Prince now comes to the Joan Sutherland Theatre at the Sydney Opera House, in an Australian exclusive premiere season. Based on the popular novella by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, this stage adaptation remains true to the original […]

Alex Lykos – Jawbone

Of Greek origins, Alex Lykos writes and performs in Jawbone at the Factory Theatre, the 12th stage production he has been involved in as an writer/actor/director. He was creator of the trilogy Alex & Eve, Alex & Eve: The Wedding and Alex & Eve: The Baby, and adapted Alex & Eve for the big screen, which premiered across […]