Category: culture

Chicago razzles and dazzles Sydney

Chicago, currently playing at the Capitol Theatre Sydney, takes you headfirst into the sultry, scandalous world of 1920s Chicago—a world where jazz is king and every headline screams sensationalism. With its razor-sharp wit and undeniable allure, this revival centres on…

Bernie Dieter’s Club Kabarett: not-to-be-missed cabaret!

In the heart of Sydney, the Spiegeltent has transformed into a stage for a theatrical experience that is truly one-of-a-kind—Bernie Dieter’s Club Kabarett. This captivating show is a heady blend of decadence, daring, and pure joy, fusing the timeless allure…

Alison Whyte shines in Sydney’s Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman, currently playing at the Theatre Royal Sydney, showcases the enduring power of Arthur Miller’s classic script through a mix of dynamic performances and thoughtful direction. Directed by Neil Armfield, the production captures the essence of the…

Switzerland: The Author strikes again

Joanna Murray-Smith’s Switzerland, now playing at the Ensemble Theatre, is a masterclass in suspense and psychological drama, expertly directed by Shaun Rennie. The play transports its audience directly into the intimate setting of a lounge room where the stakes are…

Triumph Over Tragedy: Mandela Mathia’s ‘Lose to Win’

Lose to Win, now playing at Belvoir St Theatre, is a poignant and powerful one-man show that captures the essence of Mandela Mathia’s extraordinary journey from the hardships of South Sudan to the stages of Sydney, Australia. This production, directed…

Home, I’m Darling: Wyong Drama Group

Home, I’m Darling by Wyong Drama Group, currently staged at the Red Tree Theatre, offers a nostalgic yet scrutinising lens on the idealised domestic life of the 1950s through the experiences of Judy and her husband, Johnny. The play, written…

Greased Lightning Strikes at the Capitol Theatre Sydney

Grease the Musical, now open at the Capitol Theatre Sydney, brings back the quintessential high school romance with a vibrancy that almost leaps off the stage. Set in the 1950s, Grease centres on the unexpected reunion of summer lovers Danny Zuko…

West Side Story on Sydney Harbour

West Side Story Delivers Exhilarating Feast on Sydney Harbour

It could not have been a more perfect night to premier Opera Australia’s much anticipated Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour. It was a divinely picturesque setting. A theatrical hub emerged on the steps of Mrs Macquries Chair complete with a…

Love Endures: Holding the Man at Belvoir St Theatre

Holding the Man, currently captivating audiences at Belvoir St Theatre presents a deeply moving exploration of love, loss, and resilience. Based on Timothy Conigrave’s heart-wrenching memoir, this adaptation transcends the personal narrative to touch on universal themes of love, identity,…

Shakespeare Reborn: The Innovative Spirit of &Juliet

& Juliet, at Sydney Lyric Theatre, is a theatrical masterpiece, breathing new life into the iconic Shakespearean tale with a twist that captivates and delights. This show doesn’t just retell a familiar story; it daringly reinvents it, offering audiences a narrative…