Category: culture

‘The Merry Widow’ with Opera Australia

The Sydney Opera House’s Joan Sutherland Theatre has finally reopened, after undergoing the most significant renovations since the Opera House opened in 1973. After nine months of homelessness, Opera Australia has opened the year in their shiny new home with…

‘The Wizard of Oz’ – a most wonderful musical in Sydney

If ever, oh ever, a show there was, The Wizard of Oz is one because, because, because, because, because, because… Because it’s the world’s favourite musical. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of The Wizard of Oz has finally arrived in…

Circus Oz

Circus Oz presents: Model Citizens

Circus Oz doesn’t mess around. As soon as the performers stepped out, they launched into an introductory sequence combining tumbling, acrobatics, and an impressive range of characters and facial expressions. The music was tense, contrasting with the slapstick movements and…

The Unbelievables at the Sydney Opera House

As the lights dimmed and the music began to play in the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday night, audience members knew they were there to see a show called The Unbelievables, but I can bet they…

Where to Eat, Drink and Play in the Month of December

Christmas is fast approaching, but before it’s here in full swing there’s a whole month of fun and games awaiting you in Sydney. Check out our top ten picks for the month of December below! Muriel’s Wedding the Musical |…

‘A View from the Bridge’ at the Old Fitz

Redline Productions presents the play A View from the Bridge at the charming Old Fitz Theatre. The play is set in the 1950s and follows the story of the main character, Eddie Carbone. Upon entering the theater, it was noticeable…

Sydney Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras launches their 40th anniversary celebration

It’s official: the 40th anniversary of Sydney’s Mardi Gras is going to be the biggest and best yet. To launch the bonanza coming our way in March 2018, Mardi Gras organisers hosted an evening of spectacular entertainment at the Sydney…

The Merchant of Venice Review

The Merchant of Venice is perhaps the most infamously difficult of Shakespeare’s plays to stage for a modern audience. There is the jarring competition of various plot strands with massively shifting moods, from comedy, to romance to tense drama. There…

Farewelling Madama Butterfly

The most popular opera of all time, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, has hit the Capitol Theatre for its  final season. Madama Butterfly is an exquisitely beautiful tragedy set in the early 1900s. The story follows Pinkerton, an American naval captain who…