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BWW REVIEW: THE RISE AND FALL OF SAINT GEORGE Is A Musical Account Of Australia's Mod Photo BWW REVIEW: THE RISE AND FALL OF SAINT GEORGE Is A Musical Account Of Australia's Modern History Of The Road To Marriage Equality & The Resilience Of The Queer Community
by Jade Kops - Jan 16, 2021

Inspired by the ‚Äėlife‚Äô of the famous street artwork ‚ÄúSaint George‚ÄĚ, THE RISE AND FALL OF SAINT GEORGE captures the heart and soul of the Queer community as it grappled with the destructive forces that were magnified when the right for same sex marriage was put to the public vote in 2017.

Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2021 Announces First Six Shows Photo Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2021 Announces First Six Shows
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2020

The first tease of next year's Adelaide Cabaret Festival is being revealed today, with six shows announced including the world premiere of Alan Cumming's brand-new show, Alan Cumming Is Not Acting His Age.

BWW REVIEW: Sydney Fringe Festival Presents QUEERS ON THE FRINGE As A Cathartic Colle Photo BWW REVIEW: Sydney Fringe Festival Presents QUEERS ON THE FRINGE As A Cathartic Collection Of Cabaret To Counter The Covid19 Induced Live Theatre Hiatus.
by Jade Kops - Sep 24, 2020

Acclaimed creator of cabaret and the Queerstories series, Maeve Marsden hosts an entertaining evening of comedy, music, storytelling and drag with QUEERS ON THE FRINGE. 

Arts Centre Melbourne Presents THE RISE AND FALL OF SAINT GEORGE Photo Arts Centre Melbourne Presents THE RISE AND FALL OF SAINT GEORGE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2020

Australian music legend Paul Mac has teamed up with playwright Lachlan Philpott and director Kate Champion to deliver an inspiring tale of strength and community in The Rise and Fall of Saint George at Arts Centre Melbourne's Hamer Hall for Midsumma Festival this 23 a?" 24 January.

Queer Musical Tribute HOMAGE Will Rock Out The Factory Theatre Photo Queer Musical Tribute HOMAGE Will Rock Out The Factory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

On Today 24th October, an incredible line-up of local LGBTQI+ musicians will play tribute to their favourite queer artists in Homage at The Factory Theatre in Marrickville.

Queer Musical Tribute HOMAGE Will Rock Out The Factory Theatre Photo Queer Musical Tribute HOMAGE Will Rock Out The Factory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

On Wednesday 24th October, an incredible line-up of local LGBTQI+ musicians will play tribute to their favourite queer artists in Homage at The Factory Theatre in Marrickville.

Sydney Symphony Orchestra will Perform George Michael Tribute Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO) will perform a George Michael tribute concert to celebrate and honour one of the greatest pop icons of a generation at Sydney Opera House on 6 and 7 July.

BWW Interview: Lance Horne On His Current Residency at Joe's Pub, His Iconic Collaborators and Trying to Recruit Neve Campbell
by Troy Frisby - Apr 5, 2017

Lance Horne is developing new music based on acclaimed author Neil Gaiman's love poems to his wife, Amanda Palmer, is working on a top-secret project with Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears and continues to work with his 'musical husband,' Alan Cumming. And, if all of that weren't enough, the Emmy-winning composer (ONE LIFE TO LIVE), lyricist and performer has also returned to Joe's Pub for the 2016-2017 season. Having performed at the venue since it first opened its doors in 1998, Horne is currently undertaking a four-part residency of new material---aptly titled NEW WORK, NEW WORK---for which he's been joined by many of his famous friends. Ahead of the residency's penultimate installment, NEW WORK NEW WORK 3, on April 12 at 7pm, we spoke with Horne by phone about his innumerable collaborators, his history with Joe's and the stars he's still working on teaming up with.

Sydney Symphony Orchestra will Perform George Michael Tribute Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO) will perform a George Michael tribute concert to celebrate and honour one of the greatest pop icons of a generation at Sydney Opera House on 6 and 7 July.

Sydney Symphony Orchestra Will Perform George Michael Tribute Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO) will perform a George Michael tribute concert to celebrate and honour one of the greatest pop icons of a generation at Sydney Opera House on 6 and 7 July.

Sydney Festival to Expand Free Offerings in New Spaces & Places
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

Sydney Festival prides itself on the accessibility of its events. Inclusive programming, affordable ticketing options and a broad range of free events have ensured that Sydney Festival is open to all. For over forty years, Sydney Festival's audacious programming has appealed to both new and loyal attendees and provided audiences with the opportunity to see the very best local and international performing arts.

Sydney Festival to Expand Free Offerings in New Spaces & Places
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Sydney Festival prides itself on the accessibility of its events. Inclusive programming, affordable ticketing options and a broad range of free events have ensured that Sydney Festival is open to all. For over forty years, Sydney Festival's audacious programming has appealed to both new and loyal attendees and provided audiences with the opportunity to see the very best local and international performing arts.

VELVET Opens at QPAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

?The Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC's) season of VELVET opened with a bang on Thurs 21 April, in the Centre's Cremorne Theatre.

Award Winning VELVET Returns to Brisbane This April
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Hot on the heels of a sold-out season in Adelaide, a second week of VELVET shows in Brisbane are on sale now.

Award Winning VELVET Returns to Brisbane This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2016

Hot on the heels of a sold-out season in Adelaide, a second week of VELVET shows in Brisbane are on sale now.

VELVET Comes to Aurora Spiegeltent: Garden Of Unearthly Delights, 12 Feb-13 March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

The award winning hit show from the 2015 Adelaide Fringe Festival returns in the Spiegeltent: Garden Of Unearthly Delights, from 12 February 2016 for a strictly limited season. After winning the BankSA Pick Of The Fringe and The Advertiser Best Of The Fringe Awards in 2015, VELVET played sell-out seasons at the Edinburgh Fringe, Brisbane Festival and at the Sydney Opera House.

Melbourne Premiere of VELVET Set for The Coopers Malthouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

The award-winning hit show VELVET will have its Melbourne premiere at The Coopers Malthouse from 23rd March 2016, for a strictly limited season. After winning the bankSA Pick Of The Fringe and The Advertiser Best Of The Fringe Awards in Adelaide in 2015, VELVET then played sell-out seasons at the Edinburgh Fringe, Brisbane Festival and at the Sydney Opera House.

Photo Flash: Jacob Langfelder Rings in 2016 with Tori Scott, Broadway Stars and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Producer Jacob Langfelder along with Diego Kolankowsky (Spring Awakening), AltaNeve wines and Marie Assante hosted a New Year's to remember at a luxe, two-story loft overlooking the Central Park fireworks. Guests were entertained to the early morning by performances from Tori Scott (Time Out Top 10 Cabaret Performers), Varsity Interpretive Dance Squad and Australian recording artist Brendan Maclean (Universal Music Group, Baz Luhrman's GREAT GATSBY, and VELVET). Scroll down for photos!

VELVET Comes to Aurora Spiegeltent: Garden Of Unearthly Delights, 12 Feb-13 March
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

The award winning hit show from the 2015 Adelaide Fringe Festival returns in the Spiegeltent: Garden Of Unearthly Delights, from 12 February 2016 for a strictly limited season. After winning the BankSA Pick Of The Fringe and The Advertiser Best Of The Fringe Awards in 2015, VELVET played sell-out seasons at the Edinburgh Fringe, Brisbane Festival and at the Sydney Opera House.

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast to Feature Brendan Maclean
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE - the official monthly podcast of the International Order of Sodomites - has posted its eleventh episode, which features an interview with Brendan Maclean, the acclaimed Australian singer and songwriter. Maclean - hailed as "infectious and hypnotic" by BuzzFeed - discusses his new EP Thought I'd Cry For You Forever, his role in Baz Luhrmann's film The Great Gatsby, his upcoming album with RuPaul's producer Lucian Piane and collaborating with Neil Gaiman on a new song. Also, Justin gives the back story behind his debut novel Husky, released this month from Penguin Books. The show is available on iTunes here.  

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