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Once The Musical at Darlinghurst Theatre Company Extended

Once The Musical at Darlinghurst Theatre Company has had to endure some very unexpected hurdles on its way to 100 shows. Despite these challenges the show has proven how special it is to audiences by managing to continue drawing in audiences after three seperate seasons at the Eternity Playhouse Theatre. In fact Once The Musical […]

REVIEW: Once The Musical

The Irish romantic movie Once (2007) spawned an award-winning theatrical musical with productions continually being staged in many countries including America and the UK. Amongst its accolades the musical scored eight Tony Awards and an Academy and Grammy Award. The Darlinghurst Theatre Company production in Sydney was a critical and box office success when it played at […]

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 […]

Sydney LGBTIQA+ museum one step closer after $300k council grant

By MARCUS HAAR Plans for an LGBTIQA+ museum at the site of the former Darlinghurst Police Station have been put in motion after City of Sydney councillors voted in favour of a grant worth nearly $300,000 for the project. This follows a proposal put forward in April by Qtopia, an organisation devoted to creating a […]

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 […]

17-year-old singer songwriter Aodhan set to perform at Oxford Art Factory

By Erin Modaro 17-year-old Dharawal singer-songwriter Aiden Whitehall, releasing his indie acoustic music as Aodhan, is currently touring his debut EP Flies In My Room. Young, and emerging into the Australian music scene with quiet gusto, Aidan has been steadily finding his voice, and is now touring his EP which was released in July of […]

Clover Moore targets Sunday cycling takeovers, free public transport following summer street success

By SHARLOTTE THOU A Sunday cycling takeover involving free public transport into the city, pausing the light rail and closing side streets is being targeted by Sydney lord mayor Clover Moore following the success of the City of Sydney's summer streets festival. Cr Moore has asked the state government to support closures in the heart […]

Film Club, the last bastion of the video store era, rolls credits in Sydney

By SEJA AL ZAIDI Darlinghurst is officially bidding adieu to Film Club, the iconic DVD store that achieved cult status in the inner-city community. Film Club was one of the final few DVD stores in the country, and the last of its kind in Sydney. Film Club will close its doors on March 12, leaving […]

Stay Woke

Everyone has been to a social dinner party or family holiday when suddenly the conversation turns political. The Darlinghurst Theatre's newest show, Stay Woke, explores this very experience and the influence "woke culture" has had on society. Written by Aran Thangaratnam & Directed by Bridget Balodis Stay Woke sees two brothers, Niv and Sai, attempting […]

Beks’ Queer Pop Icons & Inspirations

Rising Brisbane based queer pop-star Beks has returned with a new ethereal pop single entitled, Make Believe, which captures a raw emotional vulnerability in Beks’ artistry. Penned in her bedroom alongside collaborator Lucy Neville this single the duo will officially launch the song this Thursday, March 10 at Ginger's Lounge in Darlinghurst. Ahead of the launch […]