BWW Review: BENNELONG at Perth Festival BWW Review: BENNELONG at Perth Festival
by Cicely Binford - Feb 10, 2020

Bangarra Dance Theatre is like no other performing arts company on this tiny blue pebble in the sky. It is beyond compare, not only because of who and what it represents, the First Nations people of Australia and their incredible stories, but also because of its unsurpassed quality of production. Bennelong is, of course, no exception to this ethos and Perth is incredibly lucky to have had this devastatingly beautiful work presented at Perth Festival 2020. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK And MURIEL'S WEDDING Among 2019 Sydney Theatre Awards Nominations SCHOOL OF ROCK And MURIEL'S WEDDING Among 2019 Sydney Theatre Awards Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

Nominations were announced today for the Sydney Theatre Awards for 2019, which will be presented at a gala ceremony on Monday 20 January 2020 at 7pm at the York Theatre, Seymour Centre. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Hilarious And Harrowing, THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE Takes A Look Into The Lives Of The Forgotten BWW REVIEW: Hilarious And Harrowing, THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE Takes A Look Into The Lives Of The Forgotten
by Jade Kops - Nov 28, 2019

THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE presents a gripping insight into Irish life with Martin McDonagh's trademark dark humour.  (more...)

BWW REVIEW: PACKER & SONS Delves Into The Generations Of Power And Toxicity Within One of Australia's Richest Families BWW REVIEW: PACKER & SONS Delves Into The Generations Of Power And Toxicity Within One of Australia's Richest Families
by Jade Kops - Nov 23, 2019

Tommy Murphy's new biographical play, PACKER & SONS, directed by Eamon Flack, dissects three generations and approximately half a century of the Packer Family men. (more...)

Bangarra Announces National Tour Program for 2020
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2019

In 2020, Australia's leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing arts company, Bangarra Dance Theatre, will enter its fourth decade with a powerful new contemporary program, SandSong: Stories from the Great Sandy Desert. (more...)

Griffin Theatre Company Will Present FAMILY VALUES By David Williamson Griffin Theatre Company Will Present FAMILY VALUES By David Williamson
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019

David Williamson at his angry best in a new play set to open Griffin's 2020 Season. In 2020, Griffin Theatre Company will open the year with a new play from David Williamson, Family Values, a blackly comic drama examining Australia's inept response to the refugee crisis, directed by Lee Lewis and starring Andrew McFarlane. (more...)

Bangarra's Bennelong Comes to Sydney Coliseum Theatre, West HQ Bangarra's Bennelong Comes to Sydney Coliseum Theatre, West HQ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2019

Australia's leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing arts company, Bangarra Dance Theatre, will present its multi award-winning production of Bennelong at Sydney's newest venue Sydney Coliseum Theatre, West HQ on 13 - 14 March, 2020. (more...)

DanceHouse Launches 2019/20 Season With Canadian Premiere  DanceHouse Launches 2019/20 Season With Canadian Premiere 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

DanceHouse, in partnership with Dancers of Damelahamid, launches its exhilarating 2019/20 season with Australia's acclaimed Bangarra Dance Theatre in the Canadian Premiere of Spirit, October 25 & 26, 2019 at 8pm at the Vancouver Playhouse. Choreographed by Bangarra's Artistic Director Stephen Page and former Assistant Artistic Director Bernadette Walong-Sene, the retrospective piece is a visionary fusion of nine of the company's celebrated Indigenous and contemporary works that boldly bridge past and present. Bangarra Dance Theatre has an authentic style of totemic storytelling reflecting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities a?" tracing the unbroken connection between people, the land, and creation itself. Established in 1989, the cutting-edge company has played a critical role in the resurgence of traditional dance expressions. (more...)

The National Theatre Announces 15 Productions Of New Plays And Fresh Adaptations By Leading Writers The National Theatre Announces 15 Productions Of New Plays And Fresh Adaptations By Leading Writers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

The National Theatre has announced 15 productions of new plays and fresh adaptations by leading writers. (more...)

National Theatre Announces Listings For May - October 2019 National Theatre Announces Listings For May - October 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

National Theatre has announced its listings for May - October 2019. Check out the full lineup below! (more...)

BWW REVIEW: EVERY BRILLIANT THING Is A Engaging And Moving Theatre Experience That Encourages Conversation Around Mental Illness and Suicide. BWW REVIEW: EVERY BRILLIANT THING Is A Engaging And Moving Theatre Experience That Encourages Conversation Around Mental Illness and Suicide.
by Jade Kops - Mar 17, 2019

The weighty subject of suicide is considered with compassion and comedy in Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe's one performer play EVERY BRILLIANT THING.  Performer Kate Mulvany, under direction by Kate Champion and Steve Rodgers, brings a beautiful warmth and sensitivity to a story that reminds the audience of the need to talk about mental illness not relegate it to taboo or gossip. (more...)

Live Australian Cast Recording Of EVIE MAY To Be Released On iTunes Live Australian Cast Recording Of EVIE MAY To Be Released On iTunes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Writer and Composer, Hugo Chiarella and Naomi Livingston have confirmed that they will be releasing a live recording of their musical Evie May on iTunes on the 2nd of April, 2019. (more...)

Sydney Theatre Company Presents HOW TO RULE THE WORLD By Nakkiah Lui Sydney Theatre Company Presents HOW TO RULE THE WORLD By Nakkiah Lui
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019

Award winning playwright Nakkiah Lui returns to STC with How to Rule the World - a brand new political satire, opening at the Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House in February. Following the smash hit success of Lui's Black is the New White and Blackie Blackie Brown, How to Rule the World is a fast-paced comedy that tackles the Australian myths of multiculturalism and a 'fair go'. STC Associate Director Paige Rattray has assembled a stellar cast which includes Nakkiah Lui, Michelle Lim Davidson, Anthony Taufa, Rhys Muldoon, Vanessa Downing, Gareth Davies and Hamish Michael for this hilarious tale of sex, lies and the balance of power. (more...)

NEARER THE GODS: A Voyage Into Newton's Mind NEARER THE GODS: A Voyage Into Newton's Mind
by Virag Dombay - Oct 14, 2018

Written by David Williamson, Nearer the Gods not merely about the greatest leap forward in human knowledge; Newton's discovery of the laws that govern the motion of the universe, and how Edmund Halley, an enthusiastic young astronomer, wrangled his discovery out of him, but about human behaviour and the politics of our mind. It is a story that explores the themes of rivalry, rationality, decency, love, kindness and most importantly the politics surrounding the power of knowledge, all in just two hours and ten minutes. (more...)

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by Jade Kops - Jul 15, 2018

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THE LONG FORGOTTEN DREAM Makes Its World Premiere at Sydney Opera House THE LONG FORGOTTEN DREAM Makes Its World Premiere at Sydney Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

The Long Forgotten Dream, by Ngarrindjeri writer H Lawrence Sumner, makes its world premiere at the Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House, this July. Lauded film and theatre director Neil Armfield (Holding the Man, STC's The Secret River) leads a star-studded cast and creative team to bring to life this beautiful piece of writing by one of the most exciting new Australian voices to come along in years. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The History, Hope And Human Relationships Of Sydney's Forgotten Battlers Plays Out In THE SUGAR HOUSE BWW REVIEW: The History, Hope And Human Relationships Of Sydney's Forgotten Battlers Plays Out In THE SUGAR HOUSE
by Jade Kops - May 17, 2018

Alana Valentine's new play THE SUGAR HOUSE delves into Sydney's forgotten past with a powerful story of the pain and perseverance of three generations whose history is grounded in Pyrmont's history. (more...)

ANZAC Stories Come To Life In A TOWN NAMED WARBOY At Riverside Theatres ANZAC Stories Come To Life In A TOWN NAMED WARBOY At Riverside Theatres
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Following an incredible sold-out season at the State Library of NSW in 2015, Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) will present A Town Named Warboy by award-winning playwright Ross Mueller at Riverside Theatres from 12th to 13th June. (more...)

Sydney Theatre Company Presents STILL POINT TURNING: The Catherine McGregor Story Sydney Theatre Company Presents STILL POINT TURNING: The Catherine McGregor Story
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Still Point Turning: The Catherine McGregor Story opens at Wharf 1 Theatre this April. Directed by Priscilla Jackman in her Sydney Theatre Company debut, Heather Mitchell will play Catherine in this vivid theatrical portrayal of one of Australia's most intriguing public figures, with a cast which also includes Nicholas Brown as Rahul Dravid, Andrew Guy as Young Malcolm, Chantelle Jamieson as Dr Amar, Ashley Lyons as Malcolm and Georgina Symes as Ayla Holdom.   (more...)

Sydney Theatre Company Announces THE CHILDREN Sydney Theatre Company Announces THE CHILDREN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Following a successful run in Melbourne, Lucy Kirkwood's The Children will arrive in Sydney next month. The superb cast of three of Australia's finest actors -Pamela Rabe (Wentworth), Sarah Peirse (Switzerland) and William Zappa (Rock 'n' Roll) shine in Sydney Theatre Company and Melbourne Theatre Company's co-production, which will open at the Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House on April 3. (more...)

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