Theatre & Performance

Des Flanagan Say Moulin Rouge In Sydney Is “Overwhelming & Opulent”

By Jarrod Wolhuter Des Flanagan is living the dream. At 26 years old, he has been performing as Christian – the lead male role in the Moulin Rouge theatre production – for over 12 months, and he still cannot fathom the gravity of his situation. He promises Sydney will be stunned by the 75 song, […]

REVIEW: AFL LGBTQI Love Story ‘Become The One’

Reviewed by Shon Ho. While AFL and romance may be an unlikely combination, Become The One, directed by Lyall Brooks, brings the two together to highlight queer love on stage at Riverside. Tom (Chris Asimos) is a closeted AFL player and a favourite to win the Brownlow. He hides behind masculine bravado and the expectations […]

Jagged Little Pill returning to Sydney

Jagged Little Pill, the Grammy and Tony Award winning Broadway musical, inspired by Alanis Morissette’s ground-breaking album of the same name is set to return to the Theatre Royal Sydney on July 9. The production’s premiere season of only two and half weeks opened the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Sydney in December 2021 to sold […]

Athleticism & the disabled body – ‘Benched’ at Darlinghurst Theatre

A unique piece of intimate theatre is coming to Darlinghurst Theatre Company this May. Benched invites eight audience members to choose a ball, shoe or frisbee before joining award-winning playwright Jamila Main on the bench for an intimate moment of rumination on athleticism within a disabled body. When Jamila was first commissioned to create Benched they […]

Walsh Bay Arts Precinct Wins National Trust Heritage Award

By Amber Griffin One of Sydney’s most characterful and creative waterfronts has been acknowledged by the National Trust at its annual Heritage Awards, in time for the Australian Heritage Festival. Earlier this year, the Walsh Bay Arts Precinct was unveiled following a major redevelopment on Sydney’s historically remarkable Pier 2/3 and Wharf 4/5, designed by Tonkin […]

REVIEW: Indigenous theatre production ‘City Of Gold’ by Sydney Theatre Company

Presented by the Black Swan Theatre Company of Western Australia and Sydney Theatre Company as part of the 2022 Perth Festival, City Of Gold is written by Meyne Wyatt, a Wongutha-Yamatji man. It is an intensely told story of a young Indigenous man called Breythe Black, played by Meyne Wyatt, who is trying to navigate the […]

Tim McGarry in ‘Before The Meeting’ – Giving Addiction a Human Face

By Erin Modaro Actor and writer Tim McGarry is set to appear in the Australian premiere of Before The Meeting at the Seymour Centre in May, a raw and emotional play about the consequences of addiction on the human experience. The play follows the story of five characters before they attend an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting […]

Greek Comedy – Your Mother’s Quarantine

There’s great news for theatregoers who attended last year’s runaway comedy hit Your Mother’s Pension – the sequel, Your Mother’s Quarantine has arrived and is guaranteed to have audiences rolling down the aisles in tears of laughter! Written by Maria N Kitra and directed by Vagelis Houliaras the story follows the Skapoularas family who live […]

Dubbo Championship Wrestling Blends Musical Theatre With Wrestling

The adrenaline filled, rough & tumble world of professional wrestling wouldn't typically by the first thing to spring to to mind when you think musical theatre. However, according to the creators of Dubbo Championship Wrestling at the Hayes Theatre there are far more similarities than you may realise. Speaking to City Hub recently writer  Daniel […]

Marrickville’s Flight Path Theatre To Host New Arts Festival

Everything But The Kitchen Sink Fest is Sydney’s newest arts festival and the first and only dedicated theatre festival made for Sydney’s inner west. It is a five day extravaganza centred around four shows created by some of the most exciting new voices on the Sydney stage, all performed each night as a series of triple […]