Tag: Sydney Opera House

Bell Shakespeare Hamlet

To See or Not To See? Bell Shakespeare’s Refreshing Take on Hamlet

Opening 2020 in the same manner they did thirty years ago, Bell Shakespeare has revisited and reimagined the classic Hamlet. Under Peter Evans’ direction, the baton, or in this instance the skull, has been entrusted to Harriet Gordan-Anderson. Globally, Hamlet…

The Glenturret Burns Night Supper Sydney Opera House

The Glenturret Burns Night Supper at the Sydney Opera House

If you’re Scottish or know anyone Scottish, you’re probably familiar with Burns Night. If not: it’s held annually on January 25th, where, for the past 150+ years, people gather to celebrate Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns. It’s a traditional night…

Six – historical pop musical at the Sydney Opera House

Divorced, beheaded, died; divorced, beheaded, survived. This is how we remember the fate that befell Henry the 8th’s six wives, but how much do we really know about the women behind the rhyme? Here to give them the limelight they…

À Ố Làng Phố

À Ố Làng Phố Vietnamese Circus at Sydney Opera House

À Ố Làng Phố, a new show by the Vietnamese circus company Nouveau Cirque du Vietnam is on at the Sydney Opera House from 12 – 15 June 2019. Directed by the company’s co-founder, former Cirque du Soleil performer and choreographer…

Breakfast at Tiffany's

Breakfast at Tiffany’s in Concert

Sitting in the iconic Sydney Opera House watching Breakfast at Tiffany’s with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra accompanying was always going to be an event to remember. For a moment as I close my eyes it’s as if I am Holly…

Hozier Makes Sydney Opera House Debut

Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Hozier took Sydney to church with his particular brand of soaring soul and blues in his Opera House debut. His hybrid style found its home in the towering ceilings of the Sydney Opera House’s epic concert hall. Creating an almost…

The Heavens Open on West Side Story Opening

They say rain on opening night of an outdoor show is a good omen. Well, Handa Opera’s West Side Story on Sydney Harbour must be in for one hell of a run after the deluge that set in for a…

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…

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…