Category: comedy

Sydney Comedy Festival 2019 – Top Picks

2019 rolled in with resolutions of hard work and achievement and, needless to say, we’re already slightly behind schedule. Overhearing a colleague look at the calendar and say that hated phrase ‘April already! Where has the time gone?!’ was a…

The Miser – John Bell Back On Stage

If you thought Bell Shakespeare Company only did Shakespeare, you’ve clearly missed what I consider to be the best theatre trend to hit Sydney in the last few years: Molière. Bell also does plays by Moilère now. Ok, so Molière…

In the Heights – Sydney’s Hottest Musical

In the Heights is the hottest show to hit Sydney Opera House in as long as I can remember. It is so refreshing, even exhilarating, to see what a modern musical can be, indeed, should be. So you’ve heard of…

The Misanthrope – Fun, Laughter and Fabulous Queerism

Griffin Theatre Company and Bell Shakespeare’s latest co-production, The Misanthrope, transposes Molière’s satire of ill-manners, hypocrisy, and prudishness, into contemporary Australian queer culture. It is a fun, funny frolick, in the vain of a mardigras float, and almost as shallow….

The Turk in Italy – Modern Aussie Opera

The Turk in Italy is not one of Rossini’s best known or best received operas, but this risqué OA production is sure to entertain most. (Just don’t take your kids or your prudish mother-in-law.) Director Simon Philips premiered this playful…

Sydney Comedy Festival: Rhys Nicholson – Seminal

If you like your comedy quick, sharp and sassy then you would be hard pressed to find anything better than Rhys Nicholson’s new show Seminal. Rhys has been gaining popularity on the circuit for a few years now. He stands…

Sydney Comedy Festival: Tessa Waters – Volcano

A brand new talented comedian to add to the Sydney Comedy Festival mix? Stop it! Tessa Waters – Volcano is a high energy, feel good comedy show that you really need to see. Oozing in charm and confidence, Tessa takes…

Gillian English

Sydney Comedy Festival: Gillian English – She Wolf

It’s a question we’ve all had to ponder at some stage. Once you’ve spent $50,000 on a master’s degree studying Shakespeare, how do you put that knowledge to good use? For Gillian English, the answer is She Wolf.   The…

Matt Okine

2018 Sydney Comedy Festival : Matt Okine – The Hat Game

Matt Okine – The Hat Game at 2018 Sydney Comedy Festival has been hugely anticipated. And how could it not be? The former Triple J presenter’s name is synonymous with entertainment and a great sense of humour. Anything he puts…