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Driftwood – A story of the human spirit.

Driftwood the Musical, currently at the Eternity Playhouse, is a story of trials and survival that reminds us where we’ve come from and where we’ve got to go. When Australia thinks about war atrocities, we often pay tribute to those…

The Lucky Country – A New Musical for all Australians

Now playing at Hayes Theatre Company, The Lucky Country may be the most important Australian musical ever written. I know it’s a huge claim, but when you look at the types of theatre written in this country in the last…

Darkfield: A review of Flight and Séance.

Darkfield, created by UK-based creative directors and Darkfield founders Glen Neath and David Rosenberg is a collection of multi-sensory audio experiences in complete darkness. Yes, that’s right – you’re in a pitch-black shipping container facing your biggest fears. Darkfield’s Flight…

Belvoir breathes fresh air into the climate change conversation.

David Finnigan strikes again with his refreshing commentary on the climate change debate with Scenes from the Climate Era, currently playing at Belvoir St Theatre. As someone who has studied oceanography and ecology, I’m always a little concerned about creatives…

The Great GABSby

Ain’t no party like a SpecTAPular party. The Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular rolled into the World Heritage Listed Royal Exhibition Building with literal truckloads of beer. I joined what’s considered one of the best beer festivals in the world for…

Here We Go Again – MAMMA MIA! returns

MAMMA MIA! has once again got Sydney bopping along to ABBA’s greatest hits in its return to the Sydney Lyric Theatre. Australia’s musical theatre landscape has lately seen a steady season of repeats that possibly have something to do with…

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Suddenly Last Summer – a perfect Ensemble

From 15th May to 10th June, the Ensemble Theatre brings Tennessee Williams’ gothic melodrama Suddenly Last Summer to the stage. And boy, they do it well. The one-act play, written in New York in 1957, was said by Williams to…

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Small batch Barossa gems for under $30

We were lucky enough recently to get our hands on some of the lovely drops from The Estate collection of South Australia’s Millon Wines. Millon takes its name from the Spanish word millón (million), reflecting the traditional values of Old…

Rock out with TINA – The Tina Turner Musical

As the lights dimmed in the Theatre Royal Sydney, the familiar chords of ‘Proud Mary’ filled the air, a palpable anticipation grew over the theatre. TINA, the Tina Turner Musical, is a show that encapsulates the life and spirit of…

Clyde’s: a tasty theatre treat between two slices of sourdough

If there were a Zagat’s guide to the Sydney Arts Scene, Clyde’s at Ensemble Theatre would be at the top of the recommendations list. Ensemble Theatre, known for producing great plays, has outdone itself with its latest offering, Clyde’s. This…