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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…

2021 Sydney Mulled Wine Guide

As the numbers on the thermostat take a nosedive and the layers of outerwear multiply, our favorite chilled concoctions make room on many a menu for their warmer counterparts – the most classic of them all, of course, being mulled…

‘Come From Away’, The Must-See Musical of the Season

What happens when disaster affects an entire community? That’s the premise of Come From Away, the award-winning musical focusing on a small town in Newfoundland, Canada, whose residents unexpectedly have to take care of 6,500 visitors from around the world. …

American Psycho The Musical

The words “American Psycho” and “the musical” don’t sound like they belong together in a sentence, let alone in a title. And yet, as with many things these days, it’s so wrong it’s right. The macabre and the fabulous. It’s…

‘The Little Prince’ at The Sydney Opera House

If a funny little man in the desert, demanding drawings of sheep and talking of roses means something to you, then I’m sure you will already have your tickets to the stage performance of The Little Prince at The Opera…