Tag Archives

Walsh Bay Arts Precinct Wins National Trust Heritage Award

By Amber Griffin One of Sydney’s most characterful and creative waterfronts has been acknowledged by the National Trust at its annual Heritage Awards, in time for the Australian Heritage Festival. Earlier this year, the Walsh Bay Arts Precinct was unveiled following a major redevelopment on Sydney’s historically remarkable Pier 2/3 and Wharf 4/5, designed by Tonkin […]

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 […]

Dubbo Championship Wrestling Blends Musical Theatre With Wrestling

The adrenaline filled, rough & tumble world of professional wrestling wouldn't typically by the first thing to spring to to mind when you think musical theatre. However, according to the creators of Dubbo Championship Wrestling at the Hayes Theatre there are far more similarities than you may realise. Speaking to City Hub recently writer  Daniel […]

Marrickville’s Flight Path Theatre To Host New Arts Festival

Everything But The Kitchen Sink Fest is Sydney’s newest arts festival and the first and only dedicated theatre festival made for Sydney’s inner west. It is a five day extravaganza centred around four shows created by some of the most exciting new voices on the Sydney stage, all performed each night as a series of triple […]

AFL meets queer romance in ‘Becoming The One’

By Shon Ho. AFL meets queer romance in Lab Kelpie’s production of Become The One at Riverside Theatres. Written by Adam Fawcett and directed by Lyall Brooks, the play examines toxic masculinity and identity against the backdrop of footy. Noah and Tom are opposites. Blokey Tom, a high profile closeted AFL player, nearing the end […]

REVIEW: An American In Paris

Sydney, get ready to be entranced by An American In Paris, which was inspired by the 1951 motion picture starring legendary Gene Kelly. The full scale Broadway musical is now playing at the Theatre Royal The classic story is set during the liberation of Paris from the Nazis at the end of WWII and delves […]

Drag Queen Comedian Bianca Del Rio Retuning To Sydney

Get your vaccinations and prepare the cocktails because everyone's favourite “clown in a gown”, Bianca Del Rio, is returning to Sydney with her new comedy tour Unsanitized! Bianca Del Rio, otherwise known as Roy Haylock, is a dimple-cheeked, larger-than-life drag queen and outrageous comic who isn’t afraid to shock and offend. When it comes to insult […]

REVIEW: Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus – Madness, Mayhem And Mozart at Theatre Royal

BY RENEE LOU DALLOW The Theatre Royal is a cultural icon and is now the venue for another cultural icon, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.  Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus is culture for kids as well as being energetic, fun and remarkably easy on the eye. They say music soothes the savage beast and so it is with […]