The bard is back: Shakespeare by the Bay is on again in Sydney

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Back by popular demand, Shakespeare By The Bay by Bard On The Beach, Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel and the Woollahra Council, brings world-renowned Shakespearean performances to life. Get your ‘tithers’, ‘whithers’, thines and mines and all your oxymorons ready as the magic of the words of William grace the beach to the stunning backdrop of Sydney Harbour. It’s kind of like the Handa Opera […]

Who’s who? The cast of West Side Story on Sydney Harbour has been announced

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They’re doing something different this year. Every year, Opera Australia puts on a grand outdoor performance of their headline act for the autumn-winter season, but this year, they’re trying something new. The Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour (HOSH) isn’t doing an opera this year, rather a modern production of West Side Story and the cast […]

Saturday Night Fever is coming to Sydney with sparkling new cast

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The lol-times movie from the 70s that glued John Travolta in our minds with those killer dance moves is making it stage debut in Sydney this year with a brand new line-up. Australian theatre producer John Frost recently announced the leading performers and the rest of the cast of the iconic hit musicalSaturday Night Fever, […]

Gay and Loathing in Bris Vegas: Coming to screens in 2019

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There’s a 14-part web series coming to the internet in 2019 that everyone – especially the gays – needs to watch. It’s about Australia’s most fervently boringly brilliant city: Brisbane. But more notably, what exactly the marginal percentage of people who identify themselves as part of the city’s LGBTIQ community do to fill the time, and […]

Nominees for the 2018 Sydney Theatre Awards are…

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The Seymour Centre is about to play host to Sydney’s Theatre Awards for 2018 after the nominees were announced. It’s time to get excited. Nominations in the 33 categories were spread across 49 productions which played on Sydney stages during 2018. Sydney Theatre Company has a clean sweep in the Best Mainstage Production category with Blackie Blackie […]

Underground Cinema: HOTEL

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The Secret Squirrel crew go above and beyond in setting the scene for Underground Cinema’s nights out at the movies. Previous highlights include recreating Casablanca’s Rick’s Café América in in a hangar (complete with World War II-era plane) and The Life of Brian’s Roman-occupied Judea in the sandy grounds of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, featuring […]

Shaun Parker & Company present the world premiere of KING

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Shaun Parker and Company are producing KING in a ploy to challenge what we consider ‘masculine’. Part of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras program for 2019.

When does Book Of Mormon Sydney close? Sooner than you think

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The Book Of Mormon has had a good run in Sydney and around Australia, but for those who’re planning on seeing it before it goes for good, you’d better act quickly!  Following a record-breaking season, The Book of Mormon will hold its final performance at the Sydney Lyric Theatre on Friday 8 February 2019. Sad times. The show will then […]

Evita the Musical in Melbourne: A review


If you had asked me – before the announcement of this production – which Australian performer would be best suited to play the role of Eva Peron in Evita, I doubt I would’ve been able to think of any. Yet, as soon as the casting was announced I was simultaneously surprised, excited, and relieved that […]

Why ‘A Midnight Visit’ is the creepy wonderland you can’t miss

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Why you can’t miss this choose-your-own-adventure-style funhouse of your dreams.

STOMP is back at the Capitol Theatre Sydney for one week

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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 […]

You need to see MAMMA MIA! The Musical in Melbourne

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This July until October, the acclaimed Mamma Mia! The Musical is doing its rounds in Melbourne, setting budding singers, dancers and all-round ABBA-lovers’ alike into a frenzy. Showcasing the ultimate line-up of all the best ABBA songs, the musical – a stage version stake of the movie starring Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin […]