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Keeping The Lights On, Barely

BY ANNIE LEWIS The devastating impacts of the coronavirus pandemic have been far-reaching, and the arts sector has ground to a halt in many ways as a result. From the Opera House and Capitol Theatre right through to the Belvoir and Giant Dwarf theatres there have even a plethora of cancelled shows as a cloud […]

Giant Dwarf To Reopen

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. All shows are hoping to run within three months of their previously scheduled date. However, if not possible tickets will be refunded. Any tickets already sold for affected events will be valid for the rescheduled shows. With full refunds also available on request to anyone who bought a ticket before Mar […]

Johnny Cobra’s Jurassic Arc

Sydney-based comedy troupe Johnny Cobra are back this November with an all-new sketch comedy show – Jurassic Arc. Taking over Giant Dwarf theatre for three nights this month, the group will take audiences on the sketch journey of a lifetime. The setting for their newest show is deep in the jungles of ‘sketch island’, where […]

Hudson & Halls Live!

Peter Hudson and David Halls. It’s the mid-80s in New Zealand and the two flamboyant television chefs are cooking up a Christmas storm in front of a live audience. Hudson and Halls are New Zealand’s original great gay love story, a real-life couple that got drunk and rowdy on live TV while cooking – and […]

Sketch The Rhyme

On weekend nights out you can find superb rappers doing their thing at any given number of inner city venues, but have you ever experienced a hip-hop game show at a comedy room? This is the case with the highly entertaining Sketch The Rhyme enactment at the Giant Dwarf in Surry Hills; it combines freestyle […]

PENNY ARCADE: LONGING LASTS LONGER

Notorious for the sheer intensity of humour, notoriety, and energy in her shows, New York-based performance artist Penny Arcade (aka Susana Ventura) is in Australia. Her first show in over 20 years, the Sydney run of Longing Lasts Longer promises to be sizzling, saucy, funny, and set to match its successful runs in Melbourne, Adelaide and […]

SCREAMERS!

If you’re heading down to Sydney Fringe, don’t forget to check out Screamers! This comic cabaret takes aim at the current state of Australian politics. Described as Mad Max meets Wizard of Oz meets Question Time–the show features many camp cabaret moments mixed in amongst sharp and saucy satire as the cast moves along the […]