Articles on ‘Sydney Opera House’
Opera Australia seems to have mixed luck when it comes to staging comic operas. Often they manage to produce work that has joy, fine comedic performances and speaks to our irreverent Australian sense of humour. But occasionally they fall short, especially in revivals where the original director hasn’t been around to drive the performances. This… Read more.
It’s a truly extraordinary thing to experience the concert of a star so beloved that she could conceivably have performed the scale and received a rapturous welcome from her audience. So it was at the Sydney Opera House on Monday night, where a love-in occurred between the sold-out house and Broadway diva Kristin Chenoweth. Famed… Read more.
Peace Train – The Cat Stevens Story is set to play an exclusive season at the Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House, in August this year. Spiritworks will present the show for one week only. Peace Train – The Cat Stevens Story is a stage show which has been written, designed, produced and directed to take… Read more.
Guest reviewer David Wicks shares his thoughts on The Ensemble Theatre’s Frankenstein. I’m probably the wrong person to review Sydney’s Ensemble Theatre’s new production – FRANKENSTEIN. After all, at the age of 11 (before I discovered girls were much more fun) I became obsessed with the old black and white Universal horror films from the… Read more.
Mark it in your diaries, theatre goers – the 2013 Helpmann Awards Date has been announced! It was confirmed today by Live Performance Australia (LPA) that the 2013 Helpmann Award Ceremony will take place on Monday 29 July at the Sydney Opera House – just 10 months after the 2012 Helpmann Award Ceremony took place…. Read more.
When watching Gale Edwards’ La Boheme, I can’t help feeling that Opera Australia is bound to drag out this production every few years for at least the next decade. It’s a stylish, beautiful and effortless production of one of the world’s most beloved operas that is bound to endure and sell tickets for years to… Read more.
Do you remember your first sexual experience? If you’ve done it, you probably remember it, and if you have shared your experience on www.MyFirstTime.com, it’s likely your story is now an international sensation. Opening tonight at the Sydney Opera House is a play based on the anonymous writings found on www.MyFirstTime.com, a website established in 1998 which now… Read more.
Feel like some adults only Christmas fun? We have a DOUBLE PASS to give away to Trevor Ashley's latest adults-only panto Little Orphan Trashley at the Sydney Opera House on December 11, 2012. Starring Trevor Ashley, Rhonda Burchmore, Gary Sweet and Rhys Bobridge, this is the story of little orphan Fannie, a ten-year-old with a terrible secret…… Read more.
NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Dame Joan Sutherland’s husband Richard Bonynge AC CBE, and members of the Bonynge and Sutherland families were in Sydney yesterday for the official renaming of Sydney Opera House’s Opera Theatre to the Joan Sutherland Theatre. Set beneath the smaller of Sydney Opera House’s two sails, the proscenium arch lyric theatre is… Read more.
The much anticipated 2012 Helpmann Award Ceremony is only 5 days away, and Live Performance Australia (LPA) have now confirmed the list of presenters to appear at this year’s gala at the Sydney Opera House. On Monday 24 September, members of the Australian arts industry will gather at the Opera Theatre, Sydney Opera House for… Read more.