STOMP is back at the Capitol Theatre Sydney for one week

Stomp trollies

Percussion is alive and well! In fact, STOMP – the internationally acclaimed on-stage homage to it – is back in Sydney for a week-long production of an on-stage celebration of all things noise. Following sell-out world tours, STOMP is serving-up unstoppable energy and pure stage magic, according to some, in an array of music that comes from the most […]

Something a little different: Opera Australia will perform Westside Story on Sydney Harbour in 2019

Opera Westside Story

For years, Opera Australia has stunned the local and international opera and creative-loving audiences with what they can do atop a pontoon in the middle of Sydney Harbour for the annual Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour. But in 2019, there is something a little different in-store… In 2019, Opera Australia will perform Westside Story on […]

What Maggie Beer, Dame Nellie Melba and soprano Jessica Pratt all have in common

Maggie Beer Jessica Pratt Opera

It was the iconic Dame Nellie Melba who started the trend at the height of her career and has since left the trend unmatched. Until now. Australia’s favourite kitchen legend, Maggie Beer has joined forces with the Sydney Opera House to craft a dessert – much like in the way of the famed ‘peach Melba’ […]

What to know about Lucia Di Lamermoor this season by Opera Australia

Lucia Di Lamermoor Opera

Opera Australia’s Sydney winter season has kicked-off and first cab off the rank is the renowned Lucia Di Lamermoor by Donizetti back in the 19th Century. Here’s what to know about this season’s production by Opera Australia and director, John Doyle. What is the story about? A tale of love, not well-received, resulting in the gradual […]

Victorian Opera is producing the epic production, William Tell this July

In what is proving to be the largest production undertaken by the Victorian Opera to date, the Melbourne-based company will be producing the Rossini epic William Tell this July. On from 14 July at the Palais Theatre, St Kilda, the production will make history, marking the first time in over a century that the epic opera, with […]

Archibald artist Katherin Longhurst has a new exhibition with a sense of humour

Katherin Longhurst art

Her work is on display in this year’s Archibald at the Art Gallery of NSW, but artist Katherin Longhurst is busy working away at something else; her latest exhibition, Protagonist, on show at Nanda Hobbs gallery in Surry Hills. Kathrin Longhurst is a child of the Cold War. She grew up on the grey side of […]

Opera Australia puts on spectacular new production of Aida as its winter season highlight

Opera Australia Aida

Opera Australia is putting on Aida this year as their headliner for the 2018 winter season.