Tag: theatre

Sydney Festival 2017: hit new musical ‘Ladies in Black’

Sitting in the audience at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre watching the new musical production Ladies in Black, I am struck with an unusual sense of belonging and familiarity, of ease, and pride. The plot is set in a 1950s Sydney department store. A…

A night at Club Swizzle a.k.a. the coolest club in town

Complete with bartending acrobats, a roller skating ukulele player, and a woman with pelvic floor muscles so powerful she can play a kazoo with her vagina, Club Swizzle is everything you never knew you wanted to see. If this is…

iTedE -David Strassman

Walking in the doors (albeit a little late) David Strassman’s character Chuck Wood didn’t let myself and the other patrons off the hook. He quickly quipped sarcastically “about F*!$#ing time! Don’t you have a watch?” The entire theme of Strassman’s…

CPAC Presents: The Outsiders

Youth Theatre at Its Best.   Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre Youth present The Outsiders, based on the play adapted by Christopher Sergel from the novel of the same name by S.E. Hinton, it enjoyed a run of six shows across…

Feast Your Eyes (and Ears) On This…

“A gorgeous feast of sound and movement” – that is how Australia’s own nightingale, Katie Noonan, describes Triptych, the Sydney Dance Company’s latest program, which she is currently performing in and which premiered in Sydney on Tuesday September 25. “Triptych…

Underground Cinema’s ‘PATRIOT’ experience

Everything about Underground Cinema is a surprise. The film is secret. The location is secret. All you know is you’re going to watch a movie, interact with actors, and that you should dress a certain way. The UGC team are masters at…

French Theatre Company’s ‘Is Three Really a Crowd?’

‘Is Three Really a Crowd’ is the 87th production for the MFT in a history that goes back 38 years. Founded in 1977 by Michael Bula and A. David Gorrie. MFT’s latest offering was performed last week in the Open Theatre, the very…

Review of ‘Working: The Musical’

I’m a sucker for musicals, beautifully blended voices and a good story or three. All of this means I’m slightly in love with “Working: The Musical” presented by the Queensland Conservatorium’s final year students, bringing their show all the way from…