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BWW REVIEW: Questions Abound As To The Validity Of Australia's HELPMANN AWARDS As the Nominations for 2017 Are Announced BWW REVIEW: Questions Abound As To The Validity Of Australia's HELPMANN AWARDS As the Nominations for 2017 Are Announced
by Jade Kops - June 20, 2017

The nominations for Australia's Live Performance industry awards, the HELPMANN AWARDS were announced last night at simultaneous events across the country (2017 Nominations List). Named in honour of Sir Robert Helpmann's long and diverse career, the awards principle objective, according to Live Perfo... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Supporting The Creation And Development Of Australian Plays The 2017 Annual GRIFFIN AWARD Was Awarded To David Finnigan for KILL CLIMATE DENIERS. BWW REVIEW: Supporting The Creation And Development Of Australian Plays The 2017 Annual GRIFFIN AWARD Was Awarded To David Finnigan for KILL CLIMATE DENIERS.
by Jade Kops - June 05, 2017

In it's 20th year, the GRIFFIN AWARD continues Griffin Theatre Company's commitment to producing Australian plays and supporting the creation of new Australian work as it seeks to recognise "an outstanding play or performance text that displays an authentic, inventive and contemporary Australian voi... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Appealing to Whitney Houston Fans, THE BODYGUARD THE MUSICAL Brings Another Movie To Stage BWW REVIEW: Appealing to Whitney Houston Fans, THE BODYGUARD THE MUSICAL Brings Another Movie To Stage
by Jade Kops - April 29, 2017

.@TheBodyguardAU is the latest movie to stage adaptation to reach Australian shores, showcasing Australia's Paulini Curuenavuli in the role made famous by Whitney Houston.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: KINKY BOOTS Struts Into Sydney Bringing Heels, Heart And An Inspiring Story Of Acceptance BWW REVIEW: KINKY BOOTS Struts Into Sydney Bringing Heels, Heart And An Inspiring Story Of Acceptance
by Jade Kops - April 20, 2017

Harvey Fierstein and Cindi Lauper's multi award winning, feel good hit KINKY BOOTS delighted Sydney's opening night audience with its heart-warming story of courage, acceptance and fabulous footwear.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Fabulously Funny, Particularly for Anyone Who Has Been Involved In Amateur Theatre, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Is So Right For Family Fun BWW REVIEW: Fabulously Funny, Particularly for Anyone Who Has Been Involved In Amateur Theatre, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Is So Right For Family Fun
by Jade Kops - April 08, 2017

The acclaimed play within a play THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is perfection in its precision to create the hilarious image of much less than perfect.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW:  Bloody And Brilliant, Shake & Stir Theatre Co Deliver A Thrillingly Dark And Mysterious DRACULA BWW REVIEW: Bloody And Brilliant, Shake & Stir Theatre Co Deliver A Thrillingly Dark And Mysterious DRACULA
by Jade Kops - April 02, 2017

Bram Stoker's Late Victorian Gothic Horror novel comes to life in Shake and Stir's terrifyingly wonderful adaptation of DRACULA.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Opera Australia's Revival Of Handa On Sydney Harbour's CARMEN Is Entertaining But Not True To The Creators Vision BWW REVIEW: Opera Australia's Revival Of Handa On Sydney Harbour's CARMEN Is Entertaining But Not True To The Creators Vision
by Jade Kops - March 26, 2017

Bizet's CARMEN's big dramatic imagery, colourful crowd scenes and bold iconic music lends itself to a major spectacle like HANDA ON SYDNEY HARBOUR (HOSH), the jewel in Opera Australia's annual programme so it is understandable that they have opted to 'revive' the 2013 production.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: David Walliams' Endearing Tale Of Inclusion, Acceptance and And An Aromatic Vagrant Comes To Life In MR STINK BWW REVIEW: David Walliams' Endearing Tale Of Inclusion, Acceptance and And An Aromatic Vagrant Comes To Life In MR STINK
by Jade Kops - February 27, 2017

Maryam Master's adaptation of David Walliams' popular children's book MR STINK returns to the Sydney stage under Jonathan Biggins' direction.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Award Winning Australian Musical LADIES IN BLACK Puts 1950's Women and Australian Culture In the Spotlight With Class, Comedy and Captivating Music BWW REVIEW: Award Winning Australian Musical LADIES IN BLACK Puts 1950's Women and Australian Culture In the Spotlight With Class, Comedy and Captivating Music
by Jade Kops - January 08, 2017

Capturing the not too distant past of 1950's Sydney, the heart-warming coming of age story of a young, intelligent woman comes to life with fabulous songs and fantastic fashion in LADIES IN BLACK.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Opera Australia And John Frost's Latest Musical Partnership Celebrates The 60th Anniversary Of MY FAIR LADY BWW REVIEW: Opera Australia And John Frost's Latest Musical Partnership Celebrates The 60th Anniversary Of MY FAIR LADY
by Jade Kops - September 07, 2016

Under the iconic sails of the Sydney Opera House, MY FAIR LADY pairs recreations of the original vision with Direction from the original Eliza Doolittle, Dame Julie Andrews, the remaining living link to Moss Hart's (1956 Director) original production.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Innovative Dance Troupe Pilobolus Returns To Australia With SHADOWLAND, A Mesmerizingly Whimsical Exploration Of Growing Up BWW REVIEW: Innovative Dance Troupe Pilobolus Returns To Australia With SHADOWLAND, A Mesmerizingly Whimsical Exploration Of Growing Up
by Jade Kops - September 03, 2016

An intriguing and inventive amalgamation of dance, acrobatics and shadow acting, dance troupe Pilobolus returns to Sydney with a full length story SHADOWLAND.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Cirque Du Soleil Brings Childhood Whimsy And Imagination Back To Sydney With KOOZÅ. BWW REVIEW: Cirque Du Soleil Brings Childhood Whimsy And Imagination Back To Sydney With KOOZÅ.
by Jade Kops - August 27, 2016

Cirque Du Soleil draws on their traditional origins to pair breathtaking acrobatics and hilarious clowning to reinvigorate a sense of wonder as the KOOZÅ box is opened.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: The Madcap Comedy Of Britain's Favourite Worst Hotel Comes To Life In The World Premiere Of FAWLTY TOWERS LIVE. BWW REVIEW: The Madcap Comedy Of Britain's Favourite Worst Hotel Comes To Life In The World Premiere Of FAWLTY TOWERS LIVE.
by Jade Kops - August 21, 2016

The much loved British Television Series is given a new life in John Cleese's stage adaptation of FAWLTY TOWERS LIVE... (more...)
BWW NEWS:  2016 HELPMANN AWARDS BWW NEWS: 2016 HELPMANN AWARDS
by Jade Kops - July 24, 2016

*Please Refresh Browser To Stay Updated* BWW Sydney will be attending the 16th Annual HELPMAN AWARDS being presented by Live Performance Australia (LPA) at Sydney Lyric Theatre on Monday 25th July. *Please Refresh Browser To Stay Updated*... (more...)
BWW Review: VIVIAN SESSOMS Swings Out In Adelaide BWW Review: VIVIAN SESSOMS Swings Out In Adelaide
by Barry Lenny - June 29, 2016

Vivian Sessoms has an amazing voice, with a wide range and remarkable control.... (more...)
BWW Review:  BAD JEWS Is A High Energy Comedy Of What Happens When Family Are Forced Together BWW Review: BAD JEWS Is A High Energy Comedy Of What Happens When Family Are Forced Together
by Jade Kops - May 21, 2016

BAD JEWS is the hilarious, fiery reunion of three cousins as they come together to mourn the passing of their grandfather.... (more...)
BWW Review:  WE WILL ROCK YOU: Part Rock Concert, Part Homage to Queen, Part Warning Of The Dependence On Technology And Part Rediscovery Of Free Expression BWW Review: WE WILL ROCK YOU: Part Rock Concert, Part Homage to Queen, Part Warning Of The Dependence On Technology And Part Rediscovery Of Free Expression
by Jade Kops - May 08, 2016

Ben Elton (Writer and Director) has delivered a new incarnation of WE WILL ROCK YOU for Australian audiences to multiple standing ovations.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE PEASANT PRINCE Brings The Story Of Mao's Last Dancer To Life For The Young And Young At Heart In A Beautiful, Moving Expression BWW Review: THE PEASANT PRINCE Brings The Story Of Mao's Last Dancer To Life For The Young And Young At Heart In A Beautiful, Moving Expression
by Jade Kops - April 11, 2016

Monkey Baa Theatre Company has created another wonderful work for children with their interpretation of Li Cunxin's children's book THE PEASANT PRINCE.... (more...)
BWW Review: Classic WUTHERING HEIGHTS Is given New Life With A Contemporary Adaptation BWW Review: Classic WUTHERING HEIGHTS Is given New Life With A Contemporary Adaptation
by Jade Kops - March 25, 2016

Shake & Stir Theatre Company has bought Emily Bronte's dark and twisted story of love and revenge into the 21st Century with its interpretation of WUTHERING HEIGHTS.... (more...)
BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Is A Fabulously Fun Feast For The Senses BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Is A Fabulously Fun Feast For The Senses
by Jade Kops - February 24, 2016

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, the dark and twisted rock musical about love, desire and a mysterious pot plant thrilled the opening night audience at Hayes Theatre.... (more...)
BWW Review: The Sydney Symphony Orchestra Joins With Diana Krall For The Sydney Leg Of Her WALLFLOWER WORLD TOUR BWW Review: The Sydney Symphony Orchestra Joins With Diana Krall For The Sydney Leg Of Her WALLFLOWER WORLD TOUR
by Jade Kops - January 28, 2016

Diana Krall's deep smoky jazz fills Sydney Opera House's Concert Hall as she teams up with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra on the first Australian stop of her WALLFLOWER WORLD TOUR.... (more...)
BWW Review: The Heartwarming, Moving, And Fabulously Fun, THE SOUND OF MUSIC Opens To Standing Ovation In Sydney BWW Review: The Heartwarming, Moving, And Fabulously Fun, THE SOUND OF MUSIC Opens To Standing Ovation In Sydney
by Jade Kops - December 18, 2015

The London Palladium production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber, John Frost, David Ian and The Really Useful Group, has come to delight Australia, starting in Sydney.... (more...)
BWW Review:  Daniel Assetta Awarded 2015 ROB GUEST ENDOWMENT AWARD at GRAND FINAL CONCERT in Sydney BWW Review: Daniel Assetta Awarded 2015 ROB GUEST ENDOWMENT AWARD at GRAND FINAL CONCERT in Sydney
by Jade Kops - November 10, 2015

The ROB GUEST ENDOWMENT AWARD GRAND FINAL CONCERT saw six finalists compete for the coveted award that honours Rob Guest - OBE, one of Australia's finest musical theatre performers.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: **To Be Updated LIVE** HELPMANN AWARDS 2015 Announced At Sydney's Capitol Theatre **To Be Updated LIVE** BWW Reviews: **To Be Updated LIVE** HELPMANN AWARDS 2015 Announced At Sydney's Capitol Theatre **To Be Updated LIVE**
by Jade Kops - July 26, 2015

2015 HELPMANN AWARDS ***THIS ARTICLE WILL BE UPDATED LIVE ON MONDAY 27TH JULY 2015***... (more...)
BWW Reviews:  Rob Mills' First Foray Into Cabaret, ROB MILLS IS 'SURPRISINGLY GOOD' Is That And So Much More. BWW Reviews: Rob Mills' First Foray Into Cabaret, ROB MILLS IS 'SURPRISINGLY GOOD' Is That And So Much More.
by Jade Kops - June 26, 2015

Newcomer to the Cabaret stage, Rob Mills proves that he is just as suited to the intimate genre as the big musical stages and television with his cabaret ROB MILLS IS 'SURPRISINGLY GOOD'.... (more...)