There are those life changing moments, those “where were you when…” events where the world stops spinning and all the little grievances, concerns, and quibbles of daily life fade into insignificance. 

Unfortunately due to the number of short plays, (12 in all) it is impossible to critique in detail each of the works.

Based on an original story by J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, and written by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child represents the eighth instalment in the Harry Potter legend. 

The Australian Chamber Orchestra is such a class act.

When these six dead queens turn into loud and sassy pop princesses they are truly six of the best.

Short+Sweet Perth is an open access competitive festival of 10 minute plays. It brings together a broad range of artists – professional performing artists working alongside talented enthusiasts, as well as artists with experience and expertise in other art forms trying their hand at theatre.

Jeff Green, dapper in black, opened the show in his usual chatty, rapid style, launching into hilarious anecdotes about COVID lockdown.

Driftwood the Musical is a moving, enthralling story of a family surviving the ravages of war. It so timely, that it’s both poetical and painful.

Most read reviews

Driftwood The Musical | Umbrella Productions

Driftwood the Musical is a moving, enthralling story of a family surviving the ravages of war. It so timely, that it’s both poetical and painful.

The Girl from the North Country

Set in Duluth Minnesota in 1934, The Girl from the North Country is a snapshot of troubled people enduring troubled times, gripped as they are by the Great Depression.

Cathedral | State Theatre Company of SA

It's a brave actor that takes on a single hander. The challenge of remembering lines, and holding audience's attention alone on stage for an hour and a half is a gargantuan one. But the actor is not alone.

Pieces of Shit | Bronte Charlotte and Leigh Scully

Charlotte and Scully delivered a thoughtful, funny, and moving new play that balanced toilet humour with hard-hitting, timely content.

Buried TeaBowl - Okuni | Yumi Umiumare

Movement artist Yumi Umiumare is out of the box and not easy to classify with a particular style. 

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& Juliet, to premiere at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre in 2023

The greatest remixed love story ever told and West End award-winning anthemic pop musical, & JULIET, will make its Australian premiere at the Regent Theatre from February 2023 in a new production exclusive to Melbourne.

Entries for $10,000 Playwright’s Award Close Soon

In November 2021, Newcastle’s premier theatre production house, The Very Popular Theatre Company, launch its inaugural $10,000 playwright’s award, which is open to applicants across Australia.