Tag: theatre

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…

rolling stone

Rolling Stone At Seymour Centre – The Plus Ones Sydney

The stage is starkly empty. Sam (Damon Manns) and Dembe (Elijah Williams) sit opposite each other. Even in the silence, it’s clearly a date. Sam asks Dembe if he feels like they’re being watched, and a titter runs through the…

Immersive theatre with Deadhouse – Tales of Sydney Morgue

‘Deadhouse – Tales of Sydney Morgue’ tells some of Sydney’s darkest and most notorious stories, brought to life by immersive theatre. The first show of season, ‘The Leonard Lawson Case – Portrait of an Artist as a Criminal’, tells the twisted,…

Deadhouse: Tales from Sydney Morgue – A Poison Crown

The ghosts of Sydney murders past are haunting The Rocks Discovery Museum for Deadhouse: Tales from Sydney Morgue. Beckoned inside the museum and gathered around the shrouded figure on the table (don’t worry, we’re assured in a whisper, it’s not…

Strangers in Between Seymour Centre

‘Strangers in Between’ at Seymour Centre

To launch their 2018 season and Mardi Gras at Seymour, Seymour Centre kicks off with Strangers in Between, from the playwright of the award-winning Holding the Man. I was extremely thrilled to see Tommy Murphy’s latest play and to step into…

The Unbelievables at the Sydney Opera House

As the lights dimmed and the music began to play in the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday night, audience members knew they were there to see a show called The Unbelievables, but I can bet they…