Category: culture

La Cage Aux Folles – The Concourse

The lashes are curled, and the boys are tucked in this spunky new production of La Cage Aux Folles currently playing at The Concourse, Chatswood. La Cage, written by Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman, won six Tony awards when it…

Bat Out of Hell: The Musical

Classic rock music never ages, which is undoubtedly true with the latest jukebox musical to reach Australian shores, Bat Out of Hell: The Musical. While it meets all the requirements of a musical, Bat Out of Hell is more of a tribute to…

Roman Delo and Ryan Panizza in Sydney Theatre Company’s Hubris & Humiliation, 2023. Photo: Prudence Upton ©

Homos, Hubris and Humiliation… Oh My!!

With World Pride fast approaching, what better way to kick off gay Christmas than an outing to Sydney Theatre Company’s Hubris and Humiliation, currently playing at STC Wharf Theatre.  There is a lot of queer theatre out there, not to say…

Don Giovanni - The Sydney Opera House

Don Giovanni: The Satisfying Demise of a Womanising Megalomaniac

David McVicar’s third revival of his highly celebrated 2014 Don Giovanni has hit the stage at Sydney Opera House with a dramatically dark and rampantly carnal production. Mozart’s Don Giovanni is an infamous tale of a pleasure-seeker’s demise and is…

Disco descends on Sydney – Velvet Rewired

Boogie fever has claimed the Sydney Opera House as its latest host, with Velvet Rewired playing in the Studio. With its inception in 2015, the original Velvet sold out around the world and ignited the disco scene. Velvet Rewired reminds…

A Christmas Carol – Ensemble Theatre

Is it a musical? Is it a pantomime? Is it a radio play? No! It’s the zaniest adaptation of A Christmas Carol I have ever seen, now playing at Ensemble Theatre. Several things scream Christmas is almost here; tinsel, fat…

Impossibly Magical: Cinderella the Musical

The golden age of musicals has made a triumphant return to Sydney, with Cinderella currently playing at the Lyric Theatre. Opera Australia and John Frost for Crossroads Live, two stalwarts of Australian performing arts, have come together to stage this…

Ensemble Theatre take on a Pinter Classic – The Caretaker

Don’t wait for the weather to break… get yourself along to The Caretaker, currently playing at Ensemble Theatre. Harold Pinter’s three-act comedy set in the 1950s, The Caretaker, follows the story of two brothers who allow a homeless man to stay in…