Tag: theatre

Fangirls hysteria hits the Sydney Opera House

Boy band hysteria reaches new heights in Yve Blake’s Fangirls currently playing in the Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House. We’re familiar with Beatlemania, the Boy Band craze of the 90’s and even more recently Directioners and Beliebers, but sometimes obsessed…

Stay Woke: Are you woke or not woke enough?

Fractured sibling relationships are nothing new to the theatre (hums Go Go Go Joseph). Still, the sibling rivalry explored in Stay Woke, playing at the Darlinghurst Theatre Company until 17 April,  takes these broken familial bonds to a whole new…

North by Northwest – Hitchcock comes to Sydney

Australians, we are a bloody talented bunch and North by Northwest currently playing at the Sydney Lyric Theatre is a prime example of that talent. If you have been following my reviews, you know that I’m quite outspoken about the…

What a way to make a living – 9 to 5 the Musical

You may love your job, but there’s no more fun you can have than working the 9 to 5 with Dolly Parton and her musical, currently playing at the Capitol Theatre. I could spend the following 500 words writing about…

A Chorus Line – Sydney’s Own Thrilling Combination

I’m always worried when companies announce reimagined new choreography of iconic musicals, but after the first eight counts, I was hooked on Darlinghurst Theatre Company’s new production of A Chorus Line. Like many shows of late, A Chorus Line fell…

Where art forms collide – The Museum of Modern Love

At the murky intersection of theatre and performance art, the Museum of Modern Love, a new theatrical work at the Seymour Centre, leaves the viewer with lots of questions and not as many answers. I always really enjoy going to…

Girl From The North Country – Theatre Royal Sydney

Happy 2022 or 2020 too, which I’ve seen it referred to (doesn’t inspire much confidence, does it). While many of the world stages are still dark and the future of shows unclear, Australian producers continue to bring tasty Broadway morsels…

Grand Horizons: laugh so hard it hurts!

Infidelity and divorce usually aren’t great ingredients for a comedy, but Sydney Theatre Company’s production of Grand Horizons will have your sides hurting from laughter. Right from the curtain rise, the audience was snickering, which very quickly grew into all-out…

‘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…