The Nutcracker | Queensland Ballet

Dashing and delightful is the experience at Queensland Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker. The sparkle and polish are enchanting for all ages and attention spans.

Othello | Bell Shakespeare

When being bad is just so good – to watch that is. Bell Shakespeare’s Othello is a sophisticated production that thrives on bad-boy energy.

This, This Is Mine | The Corinthian Food Store

Reality. We usually go to the theatre to escape it. But The Corinthian Food Store’s production of This, This Is Mine is about confronting life at a personal level and living in Australian society. Can individuality exist within a culture that isn’t even clearly defined?

Pigman's Lament | The Street

Reflective yet insular – the original play Pigman’s Lament indulges in intellectualism. Some of the audience will relate to the personal story and others might feel alienated by the esoteric references.

New Show | Aunty Donna

Triple the comedy in one whirlwind hour – time flies when Aussie comic team Aunty Donna blast about the stage. Laughs? Yes! Cringes? Yes! Energy? Yes!

The Glass Menagerie | Belvoir

Belvoir’s production of The Glass Menagerie is a zoo of humanity. How so? The entire experience captures the human desire to escape to the wild, and resist the taming by expectations.

Wuthering Heights | shake & stir theatre co

Kaboom! shake & stir theatre co bring the classic 19th century story of Wuthering Heights to a 21st century audience. Versatile acting is supported by cracking set design and direction – keeping engagement levels high.

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F*cking Men | New Theatre

Don’t be put off by the brashness of Joe Dipietro’s title. This is a beautifully written piece with some wonderful insights into not only gay life but the nature of relationships more generally.

Milky Way: Ballet at the Quarry | West Australian Ballet

Each summer, Western Australia’s finest dancers perform against a backdrop of stars and gum trees at Floreat’s magnificent quarry amphitheatre – a celebration of the raw beauty and energy of human movement.

The View Upstairs | Hayes Theatre Co

While equality may have been achieved according to law in many places, there are still individuals, twisted by hate, who take issue with the freedom to love whoever you choose.

An Act of God | Darlinghurst Theatre Company

Not for those seeking a comedic revelation on the road to their own theatrical Damascus, and certainly not for the self-seriously devout, this is a flamboyantly funny mainstream comedy.

Randy’s Anti-Crisis

As we entered the theatre the stage was set with a small alter and there were candles grouped on either side. A cowled figure knelt before the alter. Then the figure stood revealing himself to be the purple faced one.

Most read news

2017 Sydney Theatre Awards Winners Announced

 At a star-studded ceremony last night, the winners of the 2017 Sydney Theatre Awards were announced, with 37 Awards presented, shared between 18 productions which played in Sydney during the calendar year of 2017.

2017 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards

The winners of the prestigious 2017 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards were announced by Carrillo Gantner AO, Chair of the Sidney Myer Fund at the Brisbane Powerhouse as part of the Australian Performing Arts Market on Wednesday 21 February 2018.

The Production Company Launches 2018 Season

In the stunning surrounds of Raheen, her historic 19th-century home, a fortunate few eagerly awaited Jeanne Pratt AC stepping up to the podium to announce the shows that would form The Production Company’s 20-year anniversary season.

Four decades on – Circus Oz rocks into a milestone year

In 2018, Circus Oz, the iconic Melbourne-born arts company, will celebrate forty amazing years of ground breaking Australian contemporary circus.

New residency open for Australian musicians and composers

The Australia Council is calling for applications for an exciting residency offered for the first time as part of a partnership between the Australia Council and UKARIA Cultural Centre.

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