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Fringe comedy at The Factory

You may want to cringe or you may want to unhinge your jaw so you can guffaw! Sydney Fringe Comedy 2022 is back and ready to take you on a riotous roller-coaster of laughs and grimaces. Over 125 acts from around the country will play at The Factory in Marrickville during a month long schedule […]

Much Ado – REVIEW

By Lucinda Garbutt-Young For Shakespeare lovers and newcomers alike, Much Ado at Marrickville’s Flight Path Theatre is set to make you content with laughter. The show, which has been adapted by lead actor and executive producer, Hal Jones from Shakespeare’s script, features the quick wit of the original in a contemporary setting. Walking into the […]

Sydney Fringe Festival returns with a bang!

By TILEAH DOBSON The Sydney Fringe Festival is back and set to dazzle Sydneysiders and visitors with a massive program of alternative visual and performing arts. This year’s festival is the longest running ever with a packed schedule from 16th August to 30th September. It is also the largest Fringe ever: an astounding 500+ events across 50 […]

Competitive comedy for a cause

The noble, often dangerous tournament of comic improvisation known as Theatre Sports, first came to popularity in the 1980s. It has since had many iterations on stage and television since then, but none is ever as big or disturbing a spectacle as the annual Celebrity TheatreSports event.  The cringe-worthy attempts at humour, the awkward stumbles, […]

Funny and queer – Creasey to host new show

Comedian, Joel Creasey will be setting up camp - Camp Comedy, that is, at The Star in Sydney and the Gold Coast next year. He’ll be hosting a kind of talent quest for budding LGBTQI+ comedians to test their material in front of a live audience and, more importantly, a professional, seasoned and rather judgy […]

Flight Path Theatre’s Much Ado brings Shakespeare to the masses

By Lucinda Garbutt-Young If you’ve always thought you should like Shakespearian work but can’t quite get your head around it, Flight Path Theatre’s Much Ado is the play for you. This modern adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing, running July 29-August 13, strips one of Shakespeare’s most popular scripts down to the bones. Fringe, one-scene […]

The Carpenters from Kempsey – REVIEW

Darren and Sharon Carpenter made the long trek from country Kempsey to Paddington for a one night stand at Paddo RSL last Friday night and what a bonza show it was.  Daz and Shaz are the alter-egos of Darren Mapes and Debora Krizak and the doppelgangers of famous pop siblings of the 1960s and ’70s, […]

Crazy funny Asian coming to Australia

If you’ve seen Crazy Rich Asians you will probably remember Jimmy O. Yang as Bernard Tai. And if you liked him as Bernard Tai, you will be pleased he will be touring Australia and bringing his show “Just for Laughs” to Sydney’s Opera House for just one night as part of the Sydney Comedy Festival. As […]


The 13th Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) returns to Sydney this year, with a program of 13 of the finest films from small arthouse films to action packed thrillers. Korean movies rarely have cinema releases in Australia and attending this film festival may be the only chance moviegoers have of watching Korean films on the big […]

Music and magic in the Runaway Gardens

The Runaway Gardens is running back to The Rocks, and will be at First Fleet Park from 16 August to 25 September bringing a host of entertainment for those who are sick of shivering under blankets and want to get out and do something exciting. Many programs of this year’s Fringe Festival will take place […]