Category: culture

Joan Seymour Centre

‘Joan’ at Seymour Centre

Unexpected, moved and touched… you’ll be left shaken for Joan. Entering the sound lounge at Seymour Centre, Milk Presents in association with Derby Theatre brings this refreshing retelling of Joan of Arc. The intimate setup was giving me a ‘Bible…

Valley - Form Dance Projects

“Wildebeest and Valley:” Human interaction through dance

Riverside Theatres have launched their 2018 Dance Bites season with an outstanding contemporary double-bill, Wildebeest and Valley by Israeli-born choreographer Omer Backley-Astrachan with FORM Dance Projects. In a world premiere, Wildebeest, the shorter of the two pieces, examines the artifice of…

Review of Carmen – A John Bell / Opera Australia Collaboration

Opera Australia’s sophisticated and yet accessible production of Carmen has something for everyone. Opera aficionados who feel they have seen it all will enjoy and appreciate the insightful and adroit directorship of theatre legend John Bell. Opera novices will be…

Bellbird Dining + Bar: Fine dining from garden to plate

Nestled along the banks of the Georges River, the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre (CPAC) is a beautifully repurposed power station housing six galleries, a 321 seat multi-purpose theatre, artist workshops and residency spaces. It is also home to Bellbird Dining…

Burlesko Bizarro

‘Burlesko Bizarro’ at Casula Powerhouse

To launch their 2018 season, Burlesko Bizarro at the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre offered a night of debauchery and seduction. Gird your loins, eyes, ears and voice boxes because you’ll need a chair for this one… Going to my very…

‘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…