Category: culture

Magic Mike Live brings the heat to Sydney!

Magic Mike Live, playing at the Entertainment Quarter, brings all your favourite parts of the Magic Mike movie franchise to the stage: men, abs, dance, music and a tonne of sex appeal! Devised by Channing Tatum, star of the movies,…

A magical time at the Sydney Opera House

For centuries humans have been obsessed with magic. Whether it was hunting witches in Salem, being blown away by Houdini’s death-defying acts or even enjoying your favourite Disney film! Whether you believe in magic or not, James Galea’s Best Trick…

The Merry Widow welcomes you back to the Opera.

After an uncomfortably tranquil year for opera (if you don’t include the singing from balconies), Opera Australia has kindly eased us back into the Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House with their light-hearted production of Lehár’s The Merry Widow.  …

RENT: Theatre measured in love!

In the 25th year that RENT has graced the world stages, this redefined and reinvigorated RENT, produced by LPD Productions and Sugary Rum Productions and staged at the Sydney Opera House, is the breath of fresh air we need to…

Bananalab – The Experience Gift Box

To celebrate the first day of Summer, the Plus Ones were invited to an exclusive all-day event to showcase some of the best Bananalab gift experiences, available to be enjoyed in Sydney. Hosted by Bananalab and their partners, the day…

Pippin’s got magic to do, just for you!

Let me just start by saying how incredible it was to be back in the theatre after 8 months. I don’t have to convince anyone that the arts sector has been largely ignored during COVID. The ability of the industry…

Event: The Cape Mentelle x Aquabumps ‘Explore Your Horizon’ exhibition

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of pioneering Margaret River Winery Cape Mentelle. To celebrate this milestone, Cape Mentelle has collaborated with leading Australian lifestyle photographer Aquabumps to create the Cape Mentelle x Aquabumps ‘Explore Your Horizon’ collaborative exhibition and pop-up tasting.  …

Review of Attila

We’ve all heard of Attila the Hun, but few even amongst regular opera goers and classical music buffs know that there is an opera bearing his name. I for one am ready to admit that I hadn’t heard of Attila…

International Women’s Day at Cork & Canvas Sydney

Sip, sip, hooray! This year The Plus Ones spent International Women’s Day getting creative over paint and champagne. Cork & Canvas is Australia’s first dedicated ‘paint and sip’ studio: a refreshing concept that allows up to 30 guests to experience…

Bell Shakespeare Hamlet

To See or Not To See? Bell Shakespeare’s Refreshing Take on Hamlet

Opening 2020 in the same manner they did thirty years ago, Bell Shakespeare has revisited and reimagined the classic Hamlet. Under Peter Evans’ direction, the baton, or in this instance the skull, has been entrusted to Harriet Gordan-Anderson. Globally, Hamlet…