It goes without saying that Benedict Andrews’ Marriage of Figaro is not one for the Mozart purists. But I’ll say it once more as a warning – this is not for the purists. Sung in English and set in a present day gated community where the Count feels like a secret mafia boss and Susanna… Read more.
Midsummer (a play with songs) is exactly what contemporary theatre needs: a funny, fresh and gently joyous romantic play (with songs) that isn’t afraid to be either irreverent or poignant. The hit of 2009’s Edinburgh fringe, Australia is downright lucky to experience this production. The tale of an epic lost weekend in Edinburgh, Midsummer introduces… Read more.
Midsummer (a play with songs) is the international highlight of Sydney Theatre Company’s 2012 Main Stage season, direct from Edinburgh’s renowned Traverse Theatre. AussieTheatre are thrilled to announce that we are giving away 10 Double Passes to see this wonderful production at the Sydney Opera House Drama Theatre on WEDNESDAY February 8. Enter competition below… Read more.
Will we be seeing some new creative endeavours atop our most famous landmark – the Sydney Harbour Bridge? It’s a spectacular vista – 134 meters above Sydney Harbour – and after several weekends of maintenance, Sydney’s premier tourist attraction has announced another facelift: a new Managing Director, direct from his artistic endeavours across the quay. Current… Read more.
Songs For Nobodies, Bernadette Robinson’s one woman show, made waves across the country since its sold out 7 week premiere in Melbourne, 2010. Having garnered critical success and public adoration in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane Songs For Nobodies is returning for a limited time in 2012. The show is currently playing an extended Encore Season in Melbourne after a… Read more.
The new year is beginning with a flourish for Opera Australia as the 2012 ‘Summer of Mozart’ kicks off this evening at the Opera Theatre, Sydney Opera House. Mozart’s classic opera The Magic Flute has been transformed for the 21st century by acclaimed director Julie Taymor with giant puppets, dancing animals and the next generation… Read more.
Set in 44 BC and written in 1599 AD by William Shakespeare it is funny to think how almost four hundred years later this stage play could almost be describing Australia’s current political atmosphere. It is quite sad how politician’s behaviour has not changed or evolved in all this time.
AussieTheatre.com are thrilled to announce that we are giving away five double passes to see the first performance of Julius Caesar, presented by Bell Shakespeare at the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday October 25. Bell Shakespeare are a very proud nationally touring performing arts company, and their production of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar will be… Read more.
Troy Dodds’ live coverage of the 2011 Helpmann Award Ceremony
Premier Kristina Keneally has unveiled a $152 million upgrade of the Sydney Opera House – the biggest building works on the site since its October 1973 opening. “Our Sydney Opera House is one of the most recognised buildings in the world and the upgrade is about securing its long-term future,” Premier Kristina Keneally said. “The… Read more.