Tag: theatre

Miss Saigon’s brilliance shines on Sydney

Opera Australia’s production of Miss Saigon, currently gracing the Joan Sutherland Theatre at the Sydney Opera House, is an awe-inspiring spectacle that masterfully weaves a gripping plot with exceptional direction, a lavish set, and standout performances. This musical journey is…

Miss Peony shines a light on the Chinese Australian experience

Currently playing at Belvoir St Theatre, Miss Peony is a light-hearted and joyful comedy that explores themes of cultural identity, intergenerational relationships, and the pursuit of connection. Set in the world of beauty pageants, the play tells the story of…

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 is out of this world!

Step into the world of 19th-century Russia with Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 now playing at the Eternity Playhouse. This remarkable musical, inspired by a section of Tolstoy’s War and Peace, combines history, romance, and a captivating…

Things I Know to Be True: Elanora Players take on life

Elanora Players’ Things I Know to Be True opens Friday, 7 July and promises to make Sydney reflect on life and the challenges we all face to make it through. I love community theatre. Growing up, my mum used to…

Benefactors: A fresh exploration of a time gone by

Benefactors currently gracing the Ensemble Theatre stage offers an intellectually stimulating and emotionally charged experience. With its masterful storytelling and nuanced characters, this production skilfully delves into the intricacies of human relationships, ambition, and unintended consequences. Set in 1960s London,…

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Opera Australia’s Aida: Powerful voices make for a dazzling reprisal

The iconic Joan Sutherland Theatre stage at the Sydney Opera House stepped back in time to ancient Egypt with the reprisal of Verdi’s operatic masterpiece Aida. Opera Australia has reimagined one of its treasured gems and history’s most-loved and oft-performed…

Belvoir breathes fresh air into the climate change conversation.

David Finnigan strikes again with his refreshing commentary on the climate change debate with Scenes from the Climate Era, currently playing at Belvoir St Theatre. As someone who has studied oceanography and ecology, I’m always a little concerned about creatives…

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Suddenly Last Summer – a perfect Ensemble

From 15th May to 10th June, the Ensemble Theatre brings Tennessee Williams’ gothic melodrama Suddenly Last Summer to the stage. And boy, they do it well. The one-act play, written in New York in 1957, was said by Williams to…