Category: festivals

KING @ The Seymour Centre

KING, a collaboration between director/choreographer Shaun Parker and Bulgarian songwriter/vocalist Ivo Dimchev, is a tender, visceral experience exploring ideas of masculinity in a way that’s equally entertaining and confronting. The heart of the piece is the interplay between the magnetic…

A Tassie cellar door is popping up in a laneway!

For one day only, Three Bottle Man, in partnership with some of Tassie’s best producers, will transform part of Bulletin Place laneway. Expect multiple stalls of Tasmania’s best wine and spirits, interspersed with live oyster shucking, cheese stations, food stalls,…

Australia Day at Electric Gardens Festival

While there’s a ton of great things about Summer in Sydney – there’s one especially fabulous one: Electric Gardens Festival. This Australia Day, the music festival returned to Sydney’s Centennial Parklands for a massive day of drinks, dancing, and pyrotechnics…

Rolling Loud Festival – The Plus Ones Sydney

Rolling Loud sold out in 38 minutes. Rolling Loud is widely touted as the world’s largest Hip Hop Festival. While it started in the States back in 2015, this year was the first time creators Matt Zingler and Tariz Cherif…

Shanghai Mimi: Paris of the East at the Sydney Festival

Directed by acclaimed performer Moira Ficune, Shanghai Mimi transforms the Riverside Theatre in Parramatta into a Shanghai cabaret club in the 1930s. Ficune brings a seductive performance of glitter and gold, with a generous dash of sparkling sequins for the…

Pigalle Sydney Festival

Sydney Festival’s ‘Pigalle’ – a burlesque/cabaret tour-de-force

Every now and then, a show comes along that blows all your preconceptions out of the water. ‘Pigalle’ is one of those shows. A cabaret-circus-music-burlesque extravaganza, it’s the centrepiece of Sydney Festival‘s Festival Gardens programming in Hyde Park. We’re huge fans…

HOME Sydney Festival

‘HOME’ – a kinetic display of absurdism at Sydney Festival

Geoff Sobelle — a theatrical artist, creator and illusionist behind Sydney Festival’s HOME – knows what your ultimate dream is. But don’t you worry, he won’t confront you about it. Instead, he might make you revisit an almost forgotten one. HOME…

Blanc De Blanc Encore At Sydney Opera House – The Plus Ones Sydney

The first thing I saw was her leotard. An architectural marvel of multidimensional frills, I watched it sway to the opening strains of Rhapsody in Blue. Staccato-quick lighting changes introduced us to the performers, perched in various places around, amongst,…

Sydney Festival 2019: The Plus Ones’ Guide

The Sydney Festival (9 – 27 Jan 2018) is back again this summer, and we all know what this means. This is the time of year that the city comes alive with art and performance, where public spaces are transformed…

‘Return to Rio’ Festival – Music, Magic and Mayhem

Daringly dubbed the “Ultimate Weekend Away”, Return to Rio had set our festival expectations very, very high. In the months leading up to the main event, we’d heard rumours of the countless other-worldly wonders we’d experience at this 3-day musical utopia,…