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BWW REVIEW: Kings Cross' Immersive History Experience HIDDEN SYDNEY - THE GLITTERING MILE Returns for VIVID KX BWW REVIEW: Kings Cross' Immersive History Experience HIDDEN SYDNEY - THE GLITTERING MILE Returns for VIVID KX
by Jade Kops on May 28, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Following a successful Premiere season in September 2016, HIDDEN SYDNEY - THE GLITTERING MILE returns as part of VIVID KX, giving those that missed out on the earlier seasons, the chance to experience this glimpse into Kings Cross' colourful history. (more...)
Omega Ensemble to Present THE TROUT and OCTET IN F MAJOR at City Recital Hall Omega Ensemble to Present THE TROUT and OCTET IN F MAJOR at City Recital Hall
by BWW News Desk on May 28, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

The Trout Quintet is said to evoke the splash of darting fish in the Austrian alpine stream, where Schubert was inspired to compose in the summer of 1819, drawing from his earlier adaptation of a poem. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: DOUBT: A PARABLE Is Powerful And Pointed Exploration Of Truth And Lies And The Lengths People Will Go To Support What They Believe To Be Real. BWW REVIEW: DOUBT: A PARABLE Is Powerful And Pointed Exploration Of Truth And Lies And The Lengths People Will Go To Support What They Believe To Be Real.
by Jade Kops on May 28, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

John Patrick Stanley's DOUBT: A PARABLE is a confronting and compelling work that asks the audience to challenge what they believe to be true and leaves them with questions rather than conclusions. (more...)
Andrew Bovell is the New STC Patrick White Playwrights' Fellow Andrew Bovell is the New STC Patrick White Playwrights' Fellow
by BWW News Desk on May 26, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Andrew Bovell, one of Australia's foremost playwrights, is the new STC Patrick White Playwrights' Fellow, it was announced tonight, 26 May 2017, at a special event at Sydney Theatre Company (STC) as part of the Sydney Writers Festival. (more...)
Flinders Quartet to Make North Sydney Debut Next Month Flinders Quartet to Make North Sydney Debut Next Month
by BWW News Desk on May 26, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Flinders Quartet, Melbourne's premier string quartet, makes its debut appearance at North Sydney's spectacular Independent Theatre this June 18 - with special guest cellist, Timo-Veikko Valve - in a mouth-watering program of chamber pieces for strings by Schubert, Boccherini and Sculthorpe. (more...)
Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed This Week - Vote in the BWW Awards! Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed This Week - Vote in the BWW Awards!
by BWW News Desk on May 26, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Check out the top stories from Australia you might have missed this week and more! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/26 - DIRTY DANCING, LES MIS, WICKED, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/26 - DIRTY DANCING, LES MIS, WICKED, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 26, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature DIRTY DANCING, LES MISERABLES, WICKED and More! (more...)
Bloody, Brilliant Classic Returns to QPAC Bloody, Brilliant Classic Returns to QPAC
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Following a wildly successful world premiere run two years ago, shake & stir theatre co is haunting the Cremorne Theatre at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) again with an encore season of Bram Stoker's gothic masterpiece Dracula from 15 August to 2 September 2017. (more...)
Sport For Jove Announces the Return of CYRANO DE BERGERAC Sport For Jove Announces the Return of CYRANO DE BERGERAC
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Sport For Jove Theatre Company is pleased to announce that its next production is an exciting return season for the many thousands who have heard or read about but haven't yet seen their acclaimed production of Cyrano de Bergerac; winner of the 2013 Sydney Theatre Award for the Best Independent Production, Director and Actor. (more...)
Belvoir Warms Up Winter With A Fiery Comedy THE ROVER Belvoir Warms Up Winter With A Fiery Comedy THE ROVER
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Lost in a maze of masquerade and revelry, a ratbaggy gang of exiled cavaliers plunge into the steamy depths of Spanish occupied Naples at carnival-time. They fall into the usual traps of thwarted love and mistaken identity while causing merry havoc across the town. (more...)
Sydney Theatre Company presents CLOUD NINE Sydney Theatre Company presents CLOUD NINE
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Rehearsals commence today for Cloud Nine, Caryl Churchill's witty exploration of the complex politics of human relationships, directed by Sydney Theatre Company's (STC's) Artistic Director Kip Williams following the success of his production of another of the playwright's beguiling works, Love and Information in 2015. Set and costumes are by STC's Resident Designer Elizabeth Gadsby, with lighting by Alexander Berlage, composition by Chris Williams and sound design by Nate Edmondson. (more...)
The Australian Haydn Ensemble to Bring Classical Paris to Sydney The Australian Haydn Ensemble to Bring Classical Paris to Sydney
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

One of the Worlds most experienced interpreters of Mozart on the Fortepiano, Melvyn Tan, will join the Australian Haydn Ensemble to dazzle audiences this June/July for a program inspired by the beauty and romance of Classical Paris. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Anthony Warlow, Jemma Rix, and Lucy Durack Together in OZ Photo Flash: First Look at Anthony Warlow, Jemma Rix, and Lucy Durack Together in OZ
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Lucy Durack and Jemma Rix are joining the cast of the world's favourite musical, The Wizard of Oz, to play Glinda the Good Witch and The Wicked Witch of the West respectively, alongside Anthony Warlow who will be playing The Wizard and Professor Marvel. (more...)
Sydney Opera House Names Kate Dundas Executive Director of Performing Arts Sydney Opera House Names Kate Dundas Executive Director of Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk on May 21, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

A former Director of ABC Radio and Deputy Secretary NSW Government Arts & Culture, Kate has a remarkable track record of harnessing talent and leading creative teams to achieve outstanding results. (more...)
Lucy Durack and Jemma Rix Join Anthony Warlow in a Trip Down the Yellow Brick Road in THE WIZARD OF OZ Lucy Durack and Jemma Rix Join Anthony Warlow in a Trip Down the Yellow Brick Road in THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk on May 21, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones are delighted to announce that Lucy Durack and Jemma Rix are joining the cast of the world's favourite musical, The Wizard of Oz, to play Glinda the Good Witch and The Wicked Witch of the West respectively, alongside Anthony Warlow who will be playing The Wizard and Professor Marvel. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: MR BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY Is An Intriguing Investigation Of How Culture Evolves BWW REVIEW: MR BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY Is An Intriguing Investigation Of How Culture Evolves
by Jade Kops on May 21, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Anne Washburn's three act play, MR BURNS, A POST ELECTRIC PLAY is an interesting exploration of how stories evolve and culture is created when the world we know has irrevocably changed and stories can no longer be accessed in their original format. (more...)
SLUT-shaming explored at Old Fitz Theatre this June SLUT-shaming explored at Old Fitz Theatre this June
by BWW News Desk on May 19, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Edgeware Forum and Rue De La Rocket in association with Red Line Productions present SLUT by Patricia Cornelius at The Old Fitz Theatre from 13-24 June. (more...)
I LOVE YOU NOW at Darlinghurst Theatre Company I LOVE YOU NOW at Darlinghurst Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk on May 19, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Darlinghurst Theatre Company produces the premiere of a new Australian play by Jeanette Cronin directed by Kim Hardwick, with music composed and played live by Max Lambert and Roger Lock. (more...)
Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed 05/19 - MY FAIR LADY and More! Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed 05/19 - MY FAIR LADY and More!
by BWW News Desk on May 19, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed 05/19 - MY FAIR LADY and More! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 19, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEXT TO NORMAL, HEDWIG, OKLAHOMA, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)
Carriageworks and Sydney Chamber Opera present THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA Carriageworks and Sydney Chamber Opera present THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA
by BWW News Desk on May 17, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

This August, Carriageworks presents Sydney Chamber Opera's (SCO) new co-production with Victorian Opera, Benjamin Britten's opera in two acts, The Rape of Lucretia. Directed by Helpmann Award Winner, Kip Williams, the production stars Mezzo Soprano Anna Dowsley (Le Nozze di Figaro for Opera Australia; SCO's Ich habe genug) in a career-defining title role. Conducted by SCO's Artistic Director, Jack Symonds, Costume Design and Associate Direction is by Elizabeth Gadsby; Set Design is by David Fleischer; and Lighting Design is by Damien Cooper. Six performances of this world premiere season will be presented at Carriageworks from 19 - 26 August 2017. (more...)
Khaled Khalafalla Brings His New Show LOOSE to Sydney for One Night Only Khaled Khalafalla Brings His New Show LOOSE to Sydney for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk on May 17, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Khaled Khalafalla (Upper Middle Bogan, Ali's Wedding) is Loose, cheeky and one of Australia's fastest rising stars. After a sell-out season at this year's Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Khaled is bringing his hit new stand-up show to Sydney's Comedy Store for one night only on Friday 14 July. (more...)
LOOKING AT ME THROUGH YOU Opens Next Week LOOKING AT ME THROUGH YOU Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk on May 17, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Reflecting on the diverse demographic of the local area, Campbelltown Arts Centre presents looking at me through you. A series of newly commissioned and socially driven artworks by twelve Australian artists who have engaged with the real issues of today directly with the community of Campbelltown and Western Sydney through their perspective. (more...)
Sydney Premiere of THE VILLAGE BIKE Comes to Old Fitz Theatre Sydney Premiere of THE VILLAGE BIKE Comes to Old Fitz Theatre
by BWW News Desk on May 17, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Cross Pollinate Productions in association with Red Line Productions is thrilled to present the Sydney premiere of Penelope Skinner's The Village Bike for a limited season at the Old Fitz Theatre from June 7. (more...)
Matthew Mitcham Goes UNDER THE COVERS at Hayes Theatre Co Matthew Mitcham Goes UNDER THE COVERS at Hayes Theatre Co
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Matthew Mitcham burst onto the cabaret scene in 2014 with the refreshingly real, multi-award-winning musical comedy, Twists and Turns and in 2017 he returns with a brand-new show, UNDER THE COVERS, 19th to 23rd July at Sydney's Hayes Theatre Co. (more...)