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Toilet humour with class

In a proud first for Australian theatre, an all-trans and gender-diverse troupe has been assembled to play in Overflow, a new play by Travis Alabanza, one of the UK’s most prominent trans writers. Predicted to be a “future classic” by one critic,  the play has been described as “an hilarious tour of women’s bathrooms [toilets?]  Who […]

It’s Iconic and it’s Yummy!

Arriving in Sydney in August from a wildly successful West End season is the production ICONIC, from Australia’s own cabaret group Yummy. The Eternity Playhouse (aka the Darlinghurst Theatre) will host ICONIC, which is described as a “queer-pop-cabaret” spectacular in which you can expect to see drag, dance, circus and burlesque. The show could well […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hans – Like A German

Berlin boy-wonder Hans is many things. He’s an accordionist, a dancer, a comedian and an international sex-symbol. After making it all the way to the finals of America’s Got Talent, Hans’ cabaret career soared. His show is packed with glitter and dance and will no doubt feature Hans in a tight sparkly costume playing his […]

Festival Fatale 2018

Following its hugely successful debut in 2016, Festival Fatale will return to the gorgeous Eternity Playhouse. This biennial event is projected to be filled to the rafters with some of the most innovative, relevant, and spirited theatre in Sydney. The productions are created by women, for everyone. Festival Fatale is just one part of a […]

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 […]