GASP!

Damon Lockwood, Greg McNeill, Steven Rooke. Gasp. Image by Gary Marsh Photography

Every once in a while a show comes along that will stay with you for a long time. Ben Elton’s satirical work Gasp! is one such show. It’s little wonder that this show has stood the test of time and still holds as much relevance as it did when it…

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A Quick Chat With Helen Dallimore

Helen Dallimore.

Helen Dallimore is one of our brightest stars. From Wicked (even on the West End) to Legally Blonde to the wickedly clever Tartuffe, and a bunch of other glittering credits, she will next appear in Darlinghurst Theatre’s Daylight Saving at the Eternity Playhouse. We caught up with Helen and asked our 20 of our fun…

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Emerald City – Griffin Theatre Co

Butel and Winspear in Emerald City. Image by Brett Boardman.

Lee Lewis has captured on her stage the spirit of Sydney: the splashy, bright Ken Done portrait that dominates the set, doubling as a harbour view;  the standing at the fringes of the cocktail event; the tenuous, potentially regrettable connections you make, and that moment when ambivalence turns to conviction,…

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Wuthering Heights Stage Adaptation Premieres at QPAC

Julian Curtis, Nelle Lee, Melanie Zanetti, and Anthony Standish in Wuthering Heights - shake & stir. Photo by Dylan Evans.

Love is a dirty word. Shake & stir theatre is undoubtedly Brisbane’s (nay Australia’s) best literary stage adaptors, and they continue to carry the mantle in their new adaptation of Emily Brontë’s gothic masterpiece, Wuthering Heights. Adapted and directed boldy by co-artistic director Nick Skubij, the tragic tale focuses on an…

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Win a Double Pass to Daylight Savings at Darlinghurst Theatre

Daylight Savings

AussieTheatre have two DOUBLE PASSES to give away to see Rachel Gordon, Christopher Stollery, Ian Stenlake and Helen Dallimore in Nick Enright’s Daylight Savings at the Eternity Playhouse in Sydney this week! This fast-paced comedy about love, loneliness, food and friendships is the final play in Darlinghurst Theatre Company’s their inaugural season…

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Review: Glory Days – Exclaim Theatre Co

The cast of Glory Days. Image by Francis Fotography.

Glory Days closed after its opening night on Broadway. But it’s not all bad. A coming of age musical that can trace its lineage to every other almost-not-a-teen angst show before it, there is something about it that gives it promise, a certain hint of burgeoning talent, or potential, that makes…

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The Wharf Revue – Open for Business

The Wharf Revue is open for business.

An institution in Sydney theatre by now, The Wharf Revue, in its 15th year, opened this week at its home at the wharf theatres. This year, titled Open for Business, the troupe (consisting of Jonathan Biggins, Amanda Bishop, Phillip Scott, and Douglas Hansell, a newcomer this year – Drew Forsythe appears…

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Song Circle

Blue Roo Song Cycle - Judith Wright Centre

This has been a monumental year of growth for The Blue Roo Theatre Company from the highs of Opera Queensland’s Open Stage program to the tragedy of losing a founding member and friend Jamie Carrigan. Song Circle (Judith Wright Centre October 9-11) is the result of that growth; a suite…

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Angel Gear – La Boite Indie

Angel Gear - La Boite Indie. Photo by Bec Taylor.

Like the bastard child of Kath & Kim meets Wolf Creek, the exceptional Angel Gear by Sven Swenson (co-directed by Brian Lucas & Sven Swenson) is a production about unlikeable people and their horrible existence. On paper it’s not ordinarily the kind of play that I would be attracted to,…

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