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Gurrumul Makes History With First Ever Number One Aria Album in an Australian Indigenous language Gurrumul Makes History With First Ever Number One Aria Album in an Australian Indigenous language
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

History has been made with first ever ARIA number one album in an Australian Indigenous language. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Sydney Symphony Orchestra's Presentation of HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN IN CONCERT Allows Audiences To Marvel At The Music Behind The Magic BWW REVIEW: Sydney Symphony Orchestra's Presentation of HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN IN CONCERT Allows Audiences To Marvel At The Music Behind The Magic
by Jade Kops on April 20, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Nicholas Buc (Conductor) leads the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO) and Sydney Philharmonia Choirs for a live performance of John Williams' score whilst HARRY POTTER AND THE RPISONER OF AZKABAN plays out on screen for a breathtaking experience. (more...)
ChorusOz Registration for 2018 is Now Open! ChorusOz Registration for 2018 is Now Open!
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Register now for a once in a lifetime opportunity to sing one of the great masterpieces of 18th Century music, Handel's Saul, on the world-famous Sydney Opera House Concert Hall stage, June 9 -10, 2018. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/20 - BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/20 - BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More!
by BWW Special on April 20, 2018 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 BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! (more...)
Riverside Theatres Presents QUIET FAITH Riverside Theatres Presents QUIET FAITH
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Award-winning documentary theatre maker, David Williams, will present his critically-acclaimed production, Quiet Faith, at Riverside Theatres from 26th to 28th April. (more...)
Hilarious, Award-Winning Sketch Trio The Travelling Sisters Make Their Sydney Debut Hilarious, Award-Winning Sketch Trio The Travelling Sisters Make Their Sydney Debut
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

The multi - award winning The Travelling Sisters have taken festivals by storm across Australia and the world, but this Sydney Comedy Festival features the long, long awaited Sydney debut for this deliciously absurd trio. Match - fit from seasons at the 2018 Adelaide Fringe, Brisbane Comedy Festival, New Zealand Fringe and Melbourne International Comedy Festival, The Travelling Sisters - Gaulier - trained Brisbane performers Lucy Fox, Laura Trenerry and Ell Sachs - hit Sydney with a busting new hour of offbeat sketch comedy. (more...)
Paige Rattray Appointed As STC Associate Director Paige Rattray Appointed As STC Associate Director
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Sydney Theatre Company announced today that it has appointed its former Richard Wherrett Fellow Paige Rattray in the new role of Associate Director. Paige, who is currently Associate Artistic Director for Queensland Theatre, will commence her new position at STC on May 30 this year. (more...)
Australian Premiere Of CRY-BABY Announced For The Hayes Australian Premiere Of CRY-BABY Announced For The Hayes
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Producer LPD in association with Hayes Theatre Co is thrilled to announce the Australian Premiere of the rockabilly musical, Cry-Baby. Playing at Hayes Theatre Co from 20 July, Cry-Baby is based on the 1990 cult-classic John Waters film of the same name, which starred Johnny Depp. Tickets will be on sale from tomorrow, 19 April, from www.hayestheatre.com.au. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: THE SOUND OF WAITING Challenges Audiences To Consider The Humanity And Heartache Of The Immigration Story BWW REVIEW: THE SOUND OF WAITING Challenges Audiences To Consider The Humanity And Heartache Of The Immigration Story
by Jade Kops on April 18, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Mary Anne Butler's THE SOUND OF WAITING contrasts the humanity of a multitude of migrant stories with the inhumanity of systems and structures set to stop their progress. (more...)
STUFF YOU SHOULD KNOW Live On Stage Launches National Tour STUFF YOU SHOULD KNOW Live On Stage Launches National Tour
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

???????TEG DAINTY & Nice Events are excited to announce that Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant will bring their informative and humourous Stuff You Should Know: LIVE show to Australia and New Zealand for the first time this September. (more...)
Barangaroo Launches 'Creative Planet' Today Barangaroo Launches 'Creative Planet' Today
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Creative Planet - a rare and exciting opportunity for children to creatively explore the fundamentals of parkour, gymnastics and acrobatics - will be launched today by the Barangaroo Delivery Authority. (more...)
Marian Street Theatre for Young People Presents PEARLIE IN THE PARK Marian Street Theatre for Young People Presents PEARLIE IN THE PARK
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Pearlie is the best park fairy in the city! She keeps everyone happy in Jubilee Park - Mrs Duck and her ducklings, Brush and Sugar Possum, the singing Frogs and Sulky and Silky the spiders. But one day she wakes up to find everything topsy-turvy. Hurly-burly Pearlie! What can have gone wrong! Could those naughty rats Scrag and Mr Flea have something to do with it? It's up to Pearlie to find out and put everything right for her favourite animals, who are all very upset! Just when she's got all that sorted, she hears a cry," Mama! Mama!" What now? See what ensues as Pearlie and the park gang entertain a very special guest. (more...)
Striking And Political Baroque Opera To Be Performed In Australia For The First Time Striking And Political Baroque Opera To Be Performed In Australia For The First Time
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Australia's only Baroque opera company, the acclaimed Pinchgut Opera, will present a striking new production of Handel's Athalia at City Recital Hall Sydney, with four performances from 21 until 26 June 2018. (more...)
Exhibition LUDLITES LOVE SPACE: THE WORLD THROUGH A PLASTIC LENS V.15 Showcases Lo-Fi Film Photography Inspired by 'Space' Exhibition LUDLITES LOVE SPACE: THE WORLD THROUGH A PLASTIC LENS V.15 Showcases Lo-Fi Film Photography Inspired by 'Space'
by BWW News Desk on April 16, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Using photographic film and plastic lens such as the Holga and Diana, and sometimes pinhole cameras, 13 members of the Ludlite photographic collective, all leading photographic artists (12 Australians and 1 Canadian) have explored and interpreted the SPACE theme in a range of creative and unusual ways, with inspirations ranging from outer space to personal space. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: H.G. Wells' Original Time Travel Story Is Retold In A One Man Show Of THE TIME MACHINE. BWW REVIEW: H.G. Wells' Original Time Travel Story Is Retold In A One Man Show Of THE TIME MACHINE.
by Jade Kops on April 16, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Directed by Gareth Boylan, the audience is transported back to the Victorian age of explorer clubs and scientific lectures in Frank Gauntlett's adaptation of H.G. Wells' THE TIME MACHINE.  (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Wonderfully Whimsical And Utterly Inspiring, JOSEPHINE WANTS TO DANCE Proves Anything Is Possible If You Really Want It BWW REVIEW: Wonderfully Whimsical And Utterly Inspiring, JOSEPHINE WANTS TO DANCE Proves Anything Is Possible If You Really Want It
by Jade Kops on April 16, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Monkey Baa Theatre Company's latest adaptation of Jackie French's (writer) and Bruce Whatley (illustrations) fabulous native animal stories JOSEPHINE WANTS TO DANCE is heart-warming and hilarious as it teaches young audiences to never give up on their hopes and dreams. (more...)
Joseph Tawadros Announces Concerts in Six Australian States and New Album Out in May Joseph Tawadros Announces Concerts in Six Australian States and New Album Out in May
by BWW News Desk on April 15, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Joseph Tawadros AM, the Cairo born, Sydney raised award winning master of the Oud, a Middle Eastern lute. Joseph's original music has earned 12 ARIA nominations and 4 ARIA Awards. Currently UK based, he's on tour in Australia to promote the new album before returning to London to perform at the BBC Proms (more...)
Final Cast Members Announced For Sydney Opera House's Season Of ASSASSINS Final Cast Members Announced For Sydney Opera House's Season Of ASSASSINS
by BWW News Desk on April 14, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

The Sydney Opera House today announced the final cast members for its upcoming production of the critically-acclaimed musical Assassins. After a sold-out season at the Hayes Theatre Co, which received widespread critical praise and multiple nominations in last year's Sydney Theatre Awards, this darkly entertaining, revue-style musical arrives at the Sydney Opera House's Playhouse in June. (more...)
Bringing The Glamour Of Paris To Sydney's State Theatre - CABARET DE PARIS Bringing The Glamour Of Paris To Sydney's State Theatre - CABARET DE PARIS
by BWW News Desk on April 13, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

???????Sydney's magnificent State Theatre will be transported by the atmosphere and excitement of Parisian-themed revue Cabaret De Paris when a parade of exquisitely bejewelled international entertainers reveal all (nearly all) with 2 shows only on SATURDAY 30 JUNE. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: THE CHILDREN Is A Captivating Contemplation Of Intergenerational Responsibility In The Face Of Catastrophic Events BWW REVIEW: THE CHILDREN Is A Captivating Contemplation Of Intergenerational Responsibility In The Face Of Catastrophic Events
by Jade Kops on April 13, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Accountability and responsibility for past actions plays out in a rollercoaster of emotions and complex conundrums in Lucy Kirkwood's THE CHILDREN. (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 on April 12, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

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...)
BWW REVIEW: Fabulously Funny Story Of Finding And Accepting Oneself Plays Out In Michele Lee's Somewhat Autobiographical GOING DOWN. BWW REVIEW: Fabulously Funny Story Of Finding And Accepting Oneself Plays Out In Michele Lee's Somewhat Autobiographical GOING DOWN.
by Jade Kops on April 12, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Identity and society's expectation of what we should be sharing is explored in Michele Lee's new semi-autobiographical play GOING DOWN. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: SILENT DISCO Captures The Challenges Of Adolescence In A Society On The Periphery Where Education And Aspiration Often Falls Through The Cracks BWW REVIEW: SILENT DISCO Captures The Challenges Of Adolescence In A Society On The Periphery Where Education And Aspiration Often Falls Through The Cracks
by Jade Kops on April 12, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Dreams and destinies derail in Lachlan Philpott's SILENT DISCO as growing up in a society of broken marriages, drugs and delinquency play out. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/12 - LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/12 - LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More!
by BWW Special on April 13, 2018 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 LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More! (more...)
Shopfront Presents New Work By Future Arts Leaders Shopfront Presents New Work By Future Arts Leaders
by BWW News Desk on April 12, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Shopfront Arts Co-op champions the voices of young artists and is proud to present Organs! a new movement-based theatre work written and directed by Shopfront Member, Nicole Pingon (18). (more...)