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Royalty returns to Sydney: SIX the Musical

Tudor royalty has landed back in Sydney with the return season of SIX the Musical to the Theatre Royal Sydney. While we remember them as ‘divorced, beheaded, died; divorced, beheaded, survived’, the SIX wives of Henry VIII take to the…

Not Can-Can, but you Must-Must see Moulin Rouge the Musical!

Ever since my year ten girlfriend and I learnt “Come What May”, I knew this show was destined for the stage. Moulin Rouge! The Musical, currently playing at Capitol Theatre Sydney, was so much more than my little adolescent mind…

Circa’s Peepshow: Welcome to the Unnatural!

Prepare to be taken into the darkest corners of your mind on an almost hallucinogenic trip through Circa’s Peepshow, now playing at the Theatre Royal, Sydney. Circus and burlesque have come a long way since the Big Top experience, and…

Isn’t it Queer: Sondheim goes LGBTQIA+

Queer used to be a dirty word, but it’s now on the lips of the Sydney Theatre World as they rush to buy tickets to Little Triangle’s production of Isn’t It Queer at PACT, Erskineville. This brilliant little concept by…

Spectacular and Divine: Phantom is finally here!

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour present The Phantom of the Opera Now, that was just what the doctor ordered! After repeated bouts of illness, extended isolation, resultant depression, and financial stress, what many of us have needed for quite some…

Sydney Mardi Gras: What we’re Drinking

It’s the final week of the fabulous and iconic Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras! Despite all the odds because of ~you know what~ the LGBTQI+ community and our allies have come together to celebrate and reflect on the challenges…

What a way to make a living – 9 to 5 the Musical

You may love your job, but there’s no more fun you can have than working the 9 to 5 with Dolly Parton and her musical, currently playing at the Capitol Theatre. I could spend the following 500 words writing about…

Otello Review

A young woman lies dead at the hands of her new husband in a shocking murder-suicide. Jealousy and domestic violence were issues in Shakespeare’s day, 400 years ago, still present in Verdi’s day, 150 years ago, and are sadly as…

The Marriage of Figaro

My plus one at the opening night of Opera Australia’s current production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro was my husband. He had been wanting to see this particular opera for years. His favourite movie of all time, The Shawshank…