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Jagged Little Pill returning to Sydney

Jagged Little Pill, the Grammy and Tony Award winning Broadway musical, inspired by Alanis Morissette’s ground-breaking album of the same name is set to return to the Theatre Royal Sydney on July 9. The production’s premiere season of only two and half weeks opened the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Sydney in December 2021 to sold […]

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 […]

REVIEW: Indigenous theatre production ‘City Of Gold’ by Sydney Theatre Company

Presented by the Black Swan Theatre Company of Western Australia and Sydney Theatre Company as part of the 2022 Perth Festival, City Of Gold is written by Meyne Wyatt, a Wongutha-Yamatji man. It is an intensely told story of a young Indigenous man called Breythe Black, played by Meyne Wyatt, who is trying to navigate the […]

Tim McGarry in ‘Before The Meeting’ – Giving Addiction a Human Face

By Erin Modaro Actor and writer Tim McGarry is set to appear in the Australian premiere of Before The Meeting at the Seymour Centre in May, a raw and emotional play about the consequences of addiction on the human experience. The play follows the story of five characters before they attend an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting […]

Greek Comedy – Your Mother’s Quarantine

There’s great news for theatregoers who attended last year’s runaway comedy hit Your Mother’s Pension – the sequel, Your Mother’s Quarantine has arrived and is guaranteed to have audiences rolling down the aisles in tears of laughter! Written by Maria N Kitra and directed by Vagelis Houliaras the story follows the Skapoularas family who live […]

REVIEW: ‘The Merry Wives Of Windsor’ at New Theatre

At first thought, placing Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives Of Windsor in 1980s suburban Australia seems unlikely to succeed. However, Victor Kalka’s tight direction, Cheryl Ward’s hilarious Sir John Falstaff, and a talented cast, pull it off – with great flair.   A simple backyard set (designed by Victor Kalka) complete with a Hills Hoist firmly […]

An American In Paris at Theatre Royal

Enthusiasts of movies from the golden years of Hollywood should be delighted that An American In Paris is coming to the Theatre Royal in Sydney. The four-time Tony Award winning Broadway Musical version of the 1951 film is set to captivate Sydney audiences throughout April, May and June. Inspired by the 1928 orchestral composition by George […]

Circa’s Peepshow – Blending Cabaret & Burlesque With Circus

Circa's Peepshow transforms the traditional family-friendly circus into a more titillating & visually stunning experience. Blending elements of musical theatre, burlesque, cabaret & acrobatics Circa's Peepshow is a truly unique experience. Sweeping into the Theatre Royal Sydney from April 20-23 this strictly limited season will see the hallowed Theatre Royal Sydney transformed. Peepshow will take […]

SCHOOL HOLIDAY ENTERTAINMENT: Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus

With school holidays upon us Wolfgang's Magical Musical Circus is the perfect show to entertain the kids & get everyone out of the house for a few hours.  Designed to amaze people from the age of three and upwards, Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus reinvents classical composer Mozart’s magical music in a skilful and illuminating show featuring […]

REVIEW: Short+Sweet Sydney Final Gala

BY MARCUS HAAR After having to reprogram on five separate occasions due to COVID-19, the Final Gala performances for the ongoing 20-year long, little theatre festival, Short+Sweet Sydney played last Sunday. Over 30 plays were submitted into the semi-finals which, just like a knife to a whetstone, were sharpened down to a final 10 by […]