Tag: Sydney

Jagged Little Pill – Side effects may vary

It’s a good sign when, on opening night, a show announces its return season, and Jagged Little Pill at the Theatre Royal Sydney did just that. This jukebox musical uses the discography of Alanis Morissette to tell the story of…

Jam Shed Mulled Wine: Your Perfect Winter Experience

We don’t know about you, Sydneysiders, but we’re all about ‘enforced hygge‘ this winter. With Lockdown 2.0 seeing us spending more time than anticipated inside, we’re starting to try to make the weekends extra special. And what better wintertime activity…

‘Come From Away’, The Must-See Musical of the Season

What happens when disaster affects an entire community? That’s the premise of Come From Away, the award-winning musical focusing on a small town in Newfoundland, Canada, whose residents unexpectedly have to take care of 6,500 visitors from around the world. …

ONCE in a lifetime, a show like this comes along!

Good shows are easy to review. Great performances are a little more complicated, but the phenomenal production of ONCE by the Darlinghurst Theatre Company has left me utterly speechless. Usually, in a review, I would put the call to action…

‘Fun home’ gives a warm hug to your heart!

Sydney Theatre Company’s production of Fun Home has done it again, with another brilliant musical staged at the Roslyn Packer Theatre. While there are other Tony award-winning musicals playing across Sydney, Fun Home is an incredible snapshot of an unassuming…

Brodi Snook Handful

Sydney Comedy Festival: Brodi Snook’s ‘Handful’

In a tiny hall wedged in the Factory Theatre, Brodi Snook walks confidently into the spotlight of the stage. Snook’s special is wittily named ‘Handful’ after an experience where she was named a ‘handful’ by a man on a first…

Yellow Face: A Theatrical Triumph

Hidden away in a tiny theatre inside the Kings Cross Hotel, an extremely talented cast is staging one of the best plays I have seen this side of the Pacific. Yellow Face written by David Henry Hwang and produced by Dinosaurus…