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The Deep Blue Sea

Sydney Theatre Company presents a play adapted from Terence Rattigan’s classic, The Deep Blue Sea. The play centers on the realities confronting Hester Collyer, a socially repressed woman who had left her privileged life, married to a judge to pursue a love affair with a young former RAF pilot. Directed by Paige Rattray this show see […]

REVIEW: The Harp In The South

The stage of Roslyn Packer Theatre is transformed into the working-class world of Ruth Park’s iconic The Harp In The South trilogy. Adapted by Kate Mulvany as a two-part play and directed by Kip Williams, the world premiere of The Harp In The South is truly an epic for all involved with a run time of over six hours […]

Review: The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong does precisely what it says on the label. This surprise West End hit from Mischief Theatre has crash-tackled its way onto the Sydney stage on a warmly received Australian tour. A death trap of a set that’s falling to pieces, an incompetent cast who can barely hold character let alone […]

Walsh Bay Kitchen

I’m surprised to find Braised Mushrooms Bibimbap ($24) on the menu at Walsh Bay Kitchen. With charred vegetables, pine nuts, brown rice and abundant slippery oyster mushrooms, it’s a bibimbap that warrants being eaten piecemeal, rather than mixed.

Review: Kitty Flanagan – Seriously?

Kitty Flanagan's zealous performance is engaging from the get go. With genuine, booming laughs cascading down the packed theatre –– produced by a relaxed, confident Kitty simply sharing her hilarious experiences, and taking us along for the ride. Letting the eager audience into her life with stories and interpretations from a middle-aged, single woman's point of view. […]