The Misanthrope – Fun, Laughter and Fabulous Queerism

Griffin Theatre Company and Bell Shakespeare’s latest co-production, The Misanthrope, transposes Molière’s satire of ill-manners, hypocrisy, and prudishness, into contemporary Australian queer culture. It is a fun, funny frolick, in the vain of a mardigras float, and almost as shallow….

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Time Out Food Awards 2018: all the winners

There’s no better party than a Time Out party. The team manages to pull out all the stops each year at their annual Time Out Food Awards and Time Out Bar Awards — and The Plus Ones is always on…

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The Plus Ones’ Guide: Sydney Bar Week 2018

Sydney Bar Week is nearly upon us and we here at The Plus Ones are just as excited as you probably are! From 15th til the 19th September Sydneysiders will be graced with classy events to showcase our wonderful bar…

The Turk in Italy – Modern Aussie Opera

The Turk in Italy is not one of Rossini’s best known or best received operas, but this risqué OA production is sure to entertain most. (Just don’t take your kids or your prudish mother-in-law.) Director Simon Philips premiered this playful…

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Celebrate World Tequila Day with Bar Patrón

World Tequila Day is 24 July, and where better to celebrate than the inimitable Bar Patrón? The Circular Quay restaurant — part of the famed Rockpool Dining Group — is serving up a menu to celebrate. Splash out and enjoy…

Aida – More is More as Opera Australia Enters the Digital Age

Opera Australia’s artistic director Lyndon Terracini debuted the company’s first digital work on Wednesday night, 18 July. A grand scale is expected in Verdi’s Egyptian epic, Aida, and hence it is the perfect vehicle for showcasing the immeasurable possibilities of…

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Rolling Stone At Seymour Centre – The Plus Ones Sydney

The stage is starkly empty. Sam (Damon Manns) and Dembe (Elijah Williams) sit opposite each other. Even in the silence, it’s clearly a date. Sam asks Dembe if he feels like they’re being watched, and a titter runs through the…

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Indies craft beer awards: all of the 2018 winners

We’re huge fans of craft beer at The Plus Ones — so covering one of the premier beer awards in the country was too good to pass up. The Indies Independent Beer Awards celebrates the people that make up the Australian…

Verdi’s Rigoletto – Gripping Theatre, Unforgettable Tunes

Opera Australia is currently staging Verdi’s tragic masterpiece Rigoletto at Sydney Opera House. This is a night at the opera not to be missed. If ever there was an opera I would wish to watch over and over again as my Groundhog…