Category: culture

The Plus Ones’ Guide to Sydney Biennale

See the best of contemporary art at the Biennale of Sydney with our Plus Ones’ Guide. There are 70 artists from 35 countries, exhibited across 7 venues. All artworks, except for two, are free to see. In lieu of a print catalog, the Biennale is providing…

Lá Bohème on Sydney Harbour Review

Opera Australia’s Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour brings us another sensational spectacle this year with La Bohème. For anyone who has not yet been acquainted with the wonderful world of opera, this production of Puccini’s La Bohème would serve as the perfect introduction. There is…

Don Quichotte Opera Australia Review

Massenet’s Don Quichotte premiered in Sydney last Friday, March 16. It had neither been performed by Opera Australia since the company was founded in 1956, nor performed in Sydney Opera House since the venue opened in 1973. This was for Australian…

Miss Behave Game Show at Sydney Opera House

Front centre stage, at the Sydney Opera House, is the Miss Behave Game Show. This might be the most fun and entertaining show you’ll see this year. It is unmissable — and quite frankly you’d be doing yourself an injustice…

Bell Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra — Review

Bell Shakespeare opens the 2018 season with the love story of the world’s first celebrity couple. Before Kim and Kanye, there was Antony and Cleopatra. Theirs was a love for the ages. Antony and Cleopatra’s affair certainly did not ‘wear…

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Bedlam Cabaret: Mardi Gras Edition

The Red Rattler Theatre, since its establishment in 2009, has been a ‘playground’ for all types of performers. Playground is indeed an adept adjective in the case of the Bedlam Cabaret: Mardi Gras Edition, as the variety show turned concepts…

La Traviata – An Opera Australia Triumph

The opening night standing ovation says it all. Opera Australia’s musically and dramatically emotive production of La Traviata is a triumph. The quintessential Italian opera composer Giuseppe Verdi wrote La Traviata (‘The Fallen Woman’) together with librettist Francesco Piave in 1853….

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Sing-a-long Sound of Music: The most fun you can have with Nuns.

The hills, or rather the State Theatre is alive with The Sound of Music, with songs they have sung for fifty-three years. Yep. Everyone’s favourite movie musical (the numbers don’t lie) is 53 and the sing-a-long extravaganza is back in…