Tag: Sydney events

Limbo: The Return – Where Theatrics and Thrills Collide

Walking into The Grand Electric for Strut and Fret’s Limbo – The Return feels like being dropped into a psychedelic dreamscape where circus meets cabaret in a riot of colour and sound. This isn’t just a show; it’s an immersive…

Things aren’t as they seem in the Mansion

Mansion and its prelude, Witch, have opened at the Sydney Spiegeltent just in time for the spooky season. These shows offer an immersive and unique experience but stumble over an overcomplicated storyline, often distracting from the performers’ real talents. Mansion…

Zahra Newman Shines in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill

In the dimly lit ambience of the Belvoir St. Theatre, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill unfolds, offering audiences a mesmerising journey into the tumultuous life of jazz legend Billie Holiday. Set in a small Philadelphia nightclub in 1959,…

A Heavenly Romp: GODZ by Head First Acrobats

The Vault, Spiegeltent Festival Garden has once again transformed into a realm of wonder and awe, with the mesmerising production of GODZ by the Head First Acrobats. As the lights dimmed and the anticipation grew, the audience was transported into…

Benefactors: A fresh exploration of a time gone by

Benefactors currently gracing the Ensemble Theatre stage offers an intellectually stimulating and emotionally charged experience. With its masterful storytelling and nuanced characters, this production skilfully delves into the intricacies of human relationships, ambition, and unintended consequences. Set in 1960s London,…

Slide Night – Sydney Opera House

Rove McManus is back and heā€™s inviting us all around for an old-fashioned Slide Night, currently playing at the Playhouse, Sydney Opera House. Before social media and the internet, the only way to share your holiday happy snaps was to…

Driftwood ā€“ 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 ā€“ 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…

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…