Theatre & Performance

Hamilton

The wildly popular Hamilton musical is set finally open in Sydney next week. Last year when the pandemic hit our shores the cast and crew had real fears that the show may never make it to the stage, explained cast member Victory Ndukwe (who will be playing Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson). "We really […]

Trevor Ashley – Diva Degustation

It's going to be flamboyantly entertaining at the Ensemble Theatre as cabaret and drag artist Trevor Ashley returns to the stage making a meal with iconic stars Cher, Shirley Bassey, Liza Minelli, Judy Garland, Eartha Kitt, and Carol Channing. “For me, it’s being able to highlight some of the divas that I haven’t necessarily done […]

No: Intermission Festival

Artistic Director Carly Fisher says that No: Intermission, a one-act play festival, was designed with two goals: “to provide opportunities for Sydney’s emerging actors to work creatively and network with one another, and to bring debut productions to the Sydney stage.” The festival was launched in 2019, but had to “take intermission” in 2020, for […]

REVIEW: The Secret Of Chimneys

Yet another fabulous whodunnit presented by The Genesian Theatre Company, The Secret Of Chimneys, is a classy, well paced production which has the audience enthralled from beginning to end. A beautifully designed set, portrays an elegant sitting room looking out onto a garden path, which, provides the perfect backdrop for an assortment of characters to […]

Sydney Theatre Company Granted ‘100% Capacity’ Exemption

Sydney Theatre Company venues have been granted an exemption which allows them to return to 100% capacity by NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard. The news comes almost exactly one year after the industry was forced to shutter all performance spaces die to COVID-19. The exemption comes into effect just in time for the current season […]

Outdated

The Ensemble’s new play Outdated explores the shock of suddenly being single in middle age and having to expose oneself in the dating market. Writer Mark Kilmurry, Ensemble’s resident Artistic Director, writes: “After years of someone knowing your good and bad sides you are having to prove yourself with someone new.” The play explores how […]

REVIEW: Magic Mike Live

Imagine this, two best friends of 15 years, 200+ screaming toey women, and about 30 men in a crowd watching a sweaty, ab popping reincarnation of Magic Mike! As a dancer off 25 years I spectical on the quality of dancing! Let me tell you I was blown away! Choreographed by the gorgeous and talented […]

Young Frankenstein

The Hayes Theatre Co is beginning 2021 with a full throttle Yodel and some crazy making musical madness with a new take on Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein. The production is directed by Alex Berlarge (American Psycho The Musical) and stars Matthew Backer (Only Heaven Knows). The show was supposed to premier last year but was put […]

REVIEW: We Will Rock You

Packemin Productions and Riverside Theatres celebrate their 10th anniversary season this year and their 20th production is the phenomenally successful rock musical We Will Rock You. Prepare to be rocked!! This musical is set in the distant future and tells of the Bohemian's fight to restore individuality and live music in a world where the […]

Drummer Queens

Welcome to the world of Drummer Queens as eight talented young women take to the stage playing drums and percussion in this very unique and incredibly entertaining sound and light spectacular. The art of drumming is creatively presented and should send shock waves consuming audiences as the theatre shakes profusely from this ‘joyous noise’. The […]