Bell Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra — Review

Bell Shakespeare opens the 2018 season with the love story of the world’s first celebrity couple. Before Kim and Kanye, there was Antony and Cleopatra. Theirs was a love for the ages. Antony and Cleopatra’s affair certainly did not ‘wear…

Bedlam Cabaret

Bedlam Cabaret: Mardi Gras Edition

The Red Rattler Theatre, since its establishment in 2009, has been a ‘playground’ for all types of performers. Playground is indeed an adept adjective in the case of the Bedlam Cabaret: Mardi Gras Edition, as the variety show turned concepts…

La Traviata – An Opera Australia Triumph

The opening night standing ovation says it all. Opera Australia’s musically and dramatically emotive production of La Traviata is a triumph. The quintessential Italian opera composer Giuseppe Verdi wrote La Traviata (‘The Fallen Woman’) together with librettist Francesco Piave in 1853….

Womadelaide

WOMADelaide 2018 – The Plus Ones’ Definitive Guide

Gypsy punks, Brazillian brass, rainbow plastic pneumatic sculpture you can walk inside – WOMADelaide 2018 is set to wow us once again. This fantastic four-day festival (March 9-12) of Music, Arts and Dance serenades approximately 20,000 people per day and we…

sing-a-long Sound of Music

Sing-a-long Sound of Music: The most fun you can have with Nuns.

The hills, or rather the State Theatre is alive with The Sound of Music, with songs they have sung for fifty-three years. Yep. Everyone’s favourite movie musical (the numbers don’t lie) is 53 and the sing-a-long extravaganza is back in…

TimeOut Sydney

TimeOut Sydney Bar Awards 2018

We were invited to attend the annual Timeout Bar Awards held at Marquee in Sydney’s Star Casino. The awards are now in their tenth year, so it was definitely time to celebrate such an event. With Triple j’s Matt Okine…

Star Wars - A New Hope in Concert

Star Wars: A New Hope in concert with Sydney Symphony Orchestra

The Death Star has landed at Sydney’s International Convention Centre for a special event with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. *cue Star Wars theme* Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert. The first of Sydney Symphony’s Star Wars film concert series….