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Once is not enough!

After two incredibly successful seasons, Darlinghurst Theatre Company’s Once returns to the Eternity Playhouse this June for a third encore. Audiences have fallen in love with the characters, the songs and the good feels and just can’t get enough of this unique, charming musical. “I think this show surprises people,” says Stefanie Caccamo, trying to […]

REVIEW: Stay Woke by Aran Thangaratnam at Darlinghurst Theatre

In Stay Woke, older brother Niv (Dushan Philips) invites his younger brother Sai (Kaivu Suvarna) to a chalet in the mountains for a skiing weekend in an attempt to heal past tensions between the Sri Lankan siblings. Niv’s non-binary partner Mae (Brooke Lee) is there with Niv, and Sai is bringing his new girlfriend Kate […]

Viv Rosman joins Darlinghurst Theatre Company As Executive Director

Darlinghurst Theatre Company has announce that Viv Rosman has been appointed as its new Executive Director. Viv is a highly-regarded arts executive with over 20 years’ experience in the cultural sector, including leadership roles in production companies, festivals and local government. Her appointment follows the recent announcement by the company’s founder Glenn Terry that he plans to leave the […]

Bloom Festival

Darlinghurst Theatre Company (DTC) has commenced its month-long Bloom Festival, combining culture, entertainment, and dining to create a truly immersive experience. The company’s CEO and Co-Artistic Director Glenn Terry, and Co-Artistic Director Amylia Harris have revitalised the theatre space and discovered new ways of captivating audiences as government restrictions on public gatherings ease. Speaking about […]

Delightful Darlinghurst

By Rida Babar In light of the COVID-19 restrictions, entertainment venues in Darlinghurst have been forced to shift their business models and operations. Here’s how. Darlinghurst Theatre Company (DTC) has implemented a series of Red Carpet Cabaret shows that have been a major success. Amylia Harris, the co-artistic director at the DTC provided insight into how the […]

Red Carpet Cabaret

The Darlinghurst Theatre Company is re-opening its doors to present the Red Carpet Cabaret season. This is billed as “soulful winter evenings filled with food, story and song” and has attracted some of Australia’s best cabaret artists. Co-Artistic Director Amylia Harris says, “The reactivation of our foyer and restaurant space is a major step in […]

A Chorus Line

A Chorus Line, was a smash hit when it debuted in 1975. The behind the scenes “putting-on-a-show” type storyline harkens back to classic musicals of the 30s and 40s. But though it depicts the trials and drama of backstage, A Chorus Line also examines human stories of unique individuals, and the social politics of the […]

Comedy Kiki 2020

Last year's inaugural Comedy Kiki festival was so successful that Darlinghurst Theatre Company has decided to bring back its festival of funnies for 2020. A festival of comedic shows will see a lineup of the most hilarious Australian queer comedians including; Zoe Coombs Marr, Geraldine Hickey and Nath Valvo. Each artist will be performing on different nights […]

REVIEW: Torch Song Trilogy

Harvey Feirstein’s semi-autobiographical play garnered him a bagful of awards and became a seminal work in the gay genre. It’s set in New York in the 1970s, but take away all the temporal cues and it still feels contemporary and relevant. This production by Darlinghurst Theatre Company is a reprisal of director Stephen Colyer’s much […]

The Sound Of Waiting

Mary Anne Butler's play, The Sound Of Waiting, will be showing at the Darlinghurst Theatre Company’s Eternity Playhouse to explore the struggles of asylum seekers and their journey. Director, Suzanne Pereira said, “The Sound Of Waiting is a play written by Mary Anne Butler who is a writer from the Northern Territory and the play […]