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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 - May 21, 2017

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...)
BWW REVIEW: Graeme Murphy's NUTCRACKER – THE STORY OF CLARA Is Poignant And Beautiful Contemporary Tale For All Ages BWW REVIEW: Graeme Murphy's NUTCRACKER – THE STORY OF CLARA Is Poignant And Beautiful Contemporary Tale For All Ages
by Jade Kops - May 03, 2017

Graeme Murphy's NUTCRACKER - THE STORY OF CLARA is a beautiful expression of love, growth, and friendship.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Both Inspiring And Enlightening, THE CHAPEL PERILOUS Is A Wonderful Expression of An Australian Woman's Journey Of Self Discovery BWW REVIEW: Both Inspiring And Enlightening, THE CHAPEL PERILOUS Is A Wonderful Expression of An Australian Woman's Journey Of Self Discovery
by Jade Kops - April 30, 2017

Dorothy Hewett's partly biographical story of a young woman's quest to find herself is presented with raw heart and honesty in Carissa Licciardello's production of THE CHAPEL PERILOUS.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Sydney Symphony Orchestra Brings The Magical Score of HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE To Life For The HARRY POTTER FILM CONCERT SERIES BWW REVIEW: Sydney Symphony Orchestra Brings The Magical Score of HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE To Life For The HARRY POTTER FILM CONCERT SERIES
by Jade Kops - April 30, 2017

Sydney Symphony Orchestra brings John Williams' incredible score of HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE to life in the latest collaboration with CineConcerts.... (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: The Intriguing Intimate Thriller, DOWN AN ALLEY FILLED WITH CATS Returns To The Sydney Stage BWW REVIEW: The Intriguing Intimate Thriller, DOWN AN ALLEY FILLED WITH CATS Returns To The Sydney Stage
by Jade Kops - April 29, 2017

Warwick Moss' award winning two hander mystery thriller DOWN AN ALLEY FILLED WITH CATS is an interesting exploration of greed, guile and gullibility as it weaves between comedy and suspense.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW:  The Wonderfully Whimsical And Entirely Engaging BIG FISH Is Captivating Hearts At Hayes Theatre ***UPDATED - Phillip Lowe Returns To Full Voice*** BWW REVIEW: The Wonderfully Whimsical And Entirely Engaging BIG FISH Is Captivating Hearts At Hayes Theatre ***UPDATED - Phillip Lowe Returns To Full Voice***
by Jade Kops - April 26, 2017

The heart wrenchingly beautiful story of a father trying to connect to his son through stories comes to life with simplicity and sensitivity in a sublime production of BIG FISH.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: New Work, SMURF IN WANDERLAND Shines A Spotlight On Sydney, Its People, Passion And Perseverance As A Community United By Sport. BWW REVIEW: New Work, SMURF IN WANDERLAND Shines A Spotlight On Sydney, Its People, Passion And Perseverance As A Community United By Sport.
by Jade Kops - April 23, 2017

David William's new one man show, SMURF IN WANDERLAND, shares a personal story of discovery as he undertakes his own social experiment to challenge the notion that Sydney is dangerously divided by its' sporting loyalties.... (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: Bizarre And Bold, BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGDAD ZOO Contemplates The Meaning Of Life In A Society Riddled With Conflict And Contradictions. BWW REVIEW: Bizarre And Bold, BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGDAD ZOO Contemplates The Meaning Of Life In A Society Riddled With Conflict And Contradictions.
by Jade Kops - April 16, 2017

Rajiv Joseph's acclaimed play BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGDAD ZOO is presented by Mad March Hare Theatre with compact creativity at the Old Fitz Theatre as part of Red Line Theatre's season of Unspoken stories.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Sydney Philharmonia Choirs Provides A Beautiful Pause To Reconnect With The Meaning Of Easter With Bach's Reflective ST MATTHEW PASSION BWW REVIEW: Sydney Philharmonia Choirs Provides A Beautiful Pause To Reconnect With The Meaning Of Easter With Bach's Reflective ST MATTHEW PASSION
by Jade Kops - April 16, 2017

Presented by Sydney Philharmona Choirs, Johann Sebastian Bach's ST MATTHEW PASSION is a perfect escape from the chaos of commercialism to reconnect with the real reason for the Easter holiday.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: A Midsummer Night's Dream's Minor Characters Get Their Moment In The Spotlight In The Wonderfully Hilarious THE POPULAR MECHANICALS BWW REVIEW: A Midsummer Night's Dream's Minor Characters Get Their Moment In The Spotlight In The Wonderfully Hilarious THE POPULAR MECHANICALS
by Jade Kops - April 14, 2017

Keith Robinson and Tony Taylor's fabulous imagining of the bigger story behind William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream's misfit band of 'Rude Mechanicals' comes to life in THE POPULAR MECHANICALS.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: TITANIC THE EXHIBITION Is A Captivating Collection Of Information and Artefacts From The Ill Fated Ship, Its Sister Ships And The Subsequent Movies About The BWW REVIEW: TITANIC THE EXHIBITION Is A Captivating Collection Of Information and Artefacts From The Ill Fated Ship, Its Sister Ships And The Subsequent Movies About The
by Jade Kops - April 09, 2017

Almost 105 years to the day that the famous unsinkable ship departed on her maiden voyage on the 10th of April 1912, BWW-Sydney had the opportunity to visit TITANIC THE EXHIBITION.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW:  Modern Media Is Put Under The Spotlight In TALK BWW REVIEW: Modern Media Is Put Under The Spotlight In TALK
by Jade Kops - April 09, 2017

Jonathan Biggins (writer and director) looks at the apparent state of Australian media and news reporting in his new play TALK.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Exploring A Lesser Known Part Of History, FALLEN Goes Inside A 19th Century Reform Home. BWW REVIEW: Exploring A Lesser Known Part Of History, FALLEN Goes Inside A 19th Century Reform Home.
by Jade Kops - April 09, 2017

Sport for Jove Theatre Company has teamed up with She Said Theatre and the Seymour Centre to present Seanna van Helten's new play FALLEN which aims to expose a lesser known part of 19th Century British and Australian history.... (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: HYSTERIA Combines History, Imagination, Freud And Dali For A Farcical Fantasy With Weighty Undertones BWW REVIEW: HYSTERIA Combines History, Imagination, Freud And Dali For A Farcical Fantasy With Weighty Undertones
by Jade Kops - April 08, 2017

Terry Johnson (playwright) brings Sigmund Freud (Jo Turner) and Salvador Dali(Michael McStay) together in HYSTERIA for a bizarre and baffling evening of comedy, confusion and conscience.... (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: Family And Tradition Are Challenged In The Modern Day Farce IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU BWW REVIEW: Family And Tradition Are Challenged In The Modern Day Farce IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU
by Jade Kops - April 01, 2017

Chatswood Musical Society brings Brian Hargrove and Barbara Anselmi's Broadway hit IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU to Independent Theatre for its Australian Premiere. A fun filled farcical musical first produced in in New Jersey in 2011 with a subsequent Broadway run in 2015 is distinctly "New York" in its char... (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: A Farce For A New Age, THE HOMOSEXUALS OR 'FAGGOTS' Is Both Hilarious And Enlightening BWW REVIEW: A Farce For A New Age, THE HOMOSEXUALS OR 'FAGGOTS' Is Both Hilarious And Enlightening
by Jade Kops - March 25, 2017

Reviving a genre for a new era, Declan Greene's THE HOMOSEXUALS OR 'FAGGOTS' presents a farce where the taboo is less being caught in a compromising position but rather being caught with a compromising opinions.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: CRIMES OF THE HEART Uncovers The Magrath Sisters' Unspoken Secrets With Heart And Humour BWW REVIEW: CRIMES OF THE HEART Uncovers The Magrath Sisters' Unspoken Secrets With Heart And Humour
by Jade Kops - March 25, 2017

Beth Henley's 1981 Pulitzer Prize winning CRIMES OF THE HEART delves into the tragedy riddled lives of three sisters, highlighting the importance of remembering that people have their own secret stories and not everything is as they first appear.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Endearing and Entirely Captivating, Beloved Children's Book DIARY OF A WOMAT Comes To Life On Stage BWW REVIEW: Endearing and Entirely Captivating, Beloved Children's Book DIARY OF A WOMAT Comes To Life On Stage
by Jade Kops - March 19, 2017

Jackie French and Bruce Whatley's international best selling children's book DIARY OF A WOMBAT makes its way to Australian stages in a wonderful new production from Monkey Baa Theatre Company.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Dylan Thomas' Intriguing Fictional Town Of Llareggub Comes To Life With Genesian Theatre Company's UNDER MILK WOOD BWW REVIEW: Dylan Thomas' Intriguing Fictional Town Of Llareggub Comes To Life With Genesian Theatre Company's UNDER MILK WOOD
by Jade Kops - March 19, 2017

Dylan Thomas' beautifully poetic and imaginative radio play come stage production UNDER MILK WOOD delights as an escape from the weight of the outside world.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW:  CONSENSUAL Is A Confronting Look At Sex And Youth As It Questions When A Person Is Responsible Enough To Decide What They Do With Their Bodies BWW REVIEW: CONSENSUAL Is A Confronting Look At Sex And Youth As It Questions When A Person Is Responsible Enough To Decide What They Do With Their Bodies
by Jade Kops - March 19, 2017

Evan Placey's CONSENSUAL asks the audience to ponder questions plaguing students and educators around the world in a world where teachers are forced to distance themselves from their students for fear of being misconstrued.... (more...)