OCD Love & Love Chapter 2 @ the Sydney Opera House

In OCD Love, the first of two dances by L-E-V, we open on a single dancer in grey. She begins to writhe, somehow alienly fluid and mechanical at the same time, only intermittently breaking from a distinctly inhuman mode. She’s…

Australia Day at Electric Gardens Festival

While there’s a ton of great things about Summer in Sydney – there’s one especially fabulous one: Electric Gardens Festival. This Australia Day, the music festival returned to Sydney’s Centennial Parklands for a massive day of drinks, dancing, and pyrotechnics…

Rolling Loud Festival – The Plus Ones Sydney

Rolling Loud sold out in 38 minutes. Rolling Loud is widely touted as the world’s largest Hip Hop Festival. While it started in the States back in 2015, this year was the first time creators Matt Zingler and Tariz Cherif…

Shanghai Mimi: Paris of the East at the Sydney Festival

Directed by acclaimed performer Moira Ficune, Shanghai Mimi transforms the Riverside Theatre in Parramatta into a Shanghai cabaret club in the 1930s. Ficune brings a seductive performance of glitter and gold, with a generous dash of sparkling sequins for the…

In the Heights – Sydney’s Hottest Musical

In the Heights is the hottest show to hit Sydney Opera House in as long as I can remember. It is so refreshing, even exhilarating, to see what a modern musical can be, indeed, should be. So you’ve heard of…

Turandot – The Opera Of All Operas

If you live in Sydney, home of the world’s most famous opera house, and have never been to the opera, now is the time to book and go. Showing at Sydney Opera House this summer is the perfect production to…

American Express OpenAir Cinema Comes To Inner West

After a successful run at a new location in Pyrmont, AmEx Openair Cinemas have launched in the Inner West in an ideal central location: Cadigal Green at the University of Sydney. Unlike the launch in Pyrmont, we didn’t experience a…

Pigalle Sydney Festival

Sydney Festival’s ‘Pigalle’ – a burlesque/cabaret tour-de-force

Every now and then, a show comes along that blows all your preconceptions out of the water. ‘Pigalle’ is one of those shows. A cabaret-circus-music-burlesque extravaganza, it’s the centrepiece of Sydney Festival‘s Festival Gardens programming in Hyde Park. We’re huge fans…

HOME Sydney Festival

‘HOME’ – a kinetic display of absurdism at Sydney Festival

Geoff Sobelle — a theatrical artist, creator and illusionist behind Sydney Festival’s HOME – knows what your ultimate dream is. But don’t you worry, he won’t confront you about it. Instead, he might make you revisit an almost forgotten one. HOME…

Blanc De Blanc Encore At Sydney Opera House – The Plus Ones Sydney

The first thing I saw was her leotard. An architectural marvel of multidimensional frills, I watched it sway to the opening strains of Rhapsody in Blue. Staccato-quick lighting changes introduced us to the performers, perched in various places around, amongst,…