2015 Hayes Theatre Co cabaret season announced

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Cabaret season is just around the corner and in Sydney that means the Hayes. Now in its second year, the Hayes Theatre Co Cabaret season will bring cabaret acts, masterclasses, talks and more to the beloved Potts Point space. “Hayes Theatre Co is bringing a Cabaret Season that is bigger…

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South Australia’s 2015 Come Out Children’s Festival

Douglas Gautier, CEO Adelaide Festival Centre

The ‘Come Out’ Children’s Festival opens today with 1600 school children performing as the ‘Mighty Choir of Small Voices’ on the Adelaide Oval footbridge. The children will sing Daddy Cool’s classic Australian rock song Eagle Rock. Following the performance the kids will march across the bridge led by ‘Cirkidz’ and…

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Win a double pass to Darlinghurst Theatre Company’s Venus in Fur at the Eternity Playhouse

Gareth Reeves, Anna Houston. Photo by Helen White

AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to Venus in Fur at the Eternity Playhouse on Friday 29 May, 8pm. Having seduced audiences on Broadway, David Ives’ hilarious, sexy and provocative smash hit Venus in Fur makes its Sydney debut. Darlinghurst Theatre Company presents the highly anticipated Sydney premiere on 2 June at the Eternity Playhouse.…

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Les Misérables is heading to Brisbane!

Les Miserables Australia. Image by Matt Murphy.

Do you hear the people (of Queensland) sing? Queensland Premier and Arts Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk announced today that Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Les Misérables will open at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre in November, with tickets going on sale this Thursday 21st May.  “I welcome Les Misérables  to Queensland and am certain that…

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Hayes Theatre Co expands and conquers

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Hayes Theatre Co has only been operating for 18 months. Since their first production – the runaway smash hit re-imagining of Sweet Charity, directed by Dean Bryant and starring Verity Hunt-Ballard, who won a Helpmann Award for it, the company has leapt from strength to strength. When the doors re-opened at…

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Review: Cowboy Mouth

Cowboy Mouth at Hibernian House.

Cowboy Mouth, in a meagre 45 minutes, attempts to deal with hefty concepts innate to the human experience. Focused on the co-dependent relationship between Slim and Cavale, the play explores issues of love, mental illness, rock and roll, hope, and the distinction between the abstract and reality. Its intense take…

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The School for Scandal, New Theatre

The School for Scandal.

In the preface to my copy, it says The School for Scandal is “often considered the apex of English comedy”. A bit of an overstatement no doubt, yet New Theatre rises to the task with an energetic appropriation that is both funny and well put together. Writer R.B. Sheridan was…

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