It has absolutely made a splash in Melbourne, and now we know Sydney will play host to the strutting extravaganza that is Kinky Boots the musical. You’ll be able to catch it at the Capitol Theatre from April 2017. Based on the charming British film, featuring a book by Harvey Fierstein and music by the… Read more.
The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade is a mouthful of a play title and the onstage experience is similarly overwhelming. New Theatre’s production of what they – and we – will call Marat/ Sade is an explosive, political work about class… Read more.
Nick Enright and Terence Clarke wrote Summer Rain, a charming and quintessentially Australian musical, in the 1980s. It’s wistful, light, and lively, and features Enright’s trademark of deceptively simple lyrics that can conjure up whole worlds. lf you’re in Sydney, and you’ve never seen Summer Rain, or you saw it a while ago and you’d love to see… Read more.
If you want to laugh your way into a downward existential spiral about the way humanity has screwed the world, then Griffin Theatre’s The Turquoise Elephant is the play for you. Climate change seemed to be on everyone’s minds in the lead up to the Paris Conference in 2015, when Stephen Carleton first started work… Read more.