Tag: theatre

‘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…

‘The Little Prince’ at The Sydney Opera House

If a funny little man in the desert, demanding drawings of sheep and talking of roses means something to you, then I’m sure you will already have your tickets to the stage performance of The Little Prince at The Opera…

Belvoir’s ‘A Room of One’s Own’

When I saw that a theatrical rendition of Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own was coming to the Belvoir St Theatre (6 – 23 May), I was intent on going on for two reasons. Firstly, Belvoir never seem to…

RENT: Theatre measured in love!

In the 25th year that RENT has graced the world stages, this redefined and reinvigorated RENT, produced by LPD Productions and Sugary Rum Productions and staged at the Sydney Opera House, is the breath of fresh air we need to…

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…

War Horse returns to Sydney as a celebrated theatre hero.

The last time I remember crying over a puppet was probably in 1990 when my mother made me turn off Sesame Street. Now 30 years on, I once again had tears streaming down my cheeks during the Lunchbox Theatrical Productions’…