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BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On Hotel Bella Luna Photo BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On Hotel Bella Luna
by Jade Kops - October 25, 2020

Like to Leave the planet right now? Hotel Bella Luna is a fun escape just for you....
BWW REVIEW: AN ENCHANTED EVENING Helps Satisfy The Cultural Cravings Of Those Missing Photo BWW REVIEW: AN ENCHANTED EVENING Helps Satisfy The Cultural Cravings Of Those Missing Opera And Musical Theatre
by Jade Kops - October 17, 2020

Riverside Theatres Digital’s latest offering, AN ENCHANTED EVENING joins acclaimed conductor Guy Noble (Piano) with Opera stars Julie Lea Goodwin and Daniel Belle for a night of Opera and Musical Theatre standards. @RiversideParra...
BWW REVIEW: Emerging Director And Playwright Saro Lusty-Cavallari Delivers A Captivat Photo BWW REVIEW: Emerging Director And Playwright Saro Lusty-Cavallari Delivers A Captivating Adaptation Of George Orwell's ANIMAL FARM For New Theatre.
by Jade Kops - October 15, 2020

Drawing on the timelessness of George Orwell’s ANIMAL FARM, Saro Lusty-Cavallari’s (Director and Adaptor) adaptation of the seemingly sweet but ultimately dark fable serves as a reminder of the need to challenge the actions and messages delivered by our leaders....
BWW REVIEW: Challenging Ordinary Humans To Do Better, SUPERHEROES Explores The Univer Photo BWW REVIEW: Challenging Ordinary Humans To Do Better, SUPERHEROES Explores The Universal Need To Take Ownership And Responsibility Of Our Actions.
by Jade Kops - October 03, 2020

The need for a return to taking personal responsibility is reinforced in the world premiere of Mark Rogersa?? SUPERHEROES.  ...
BWW REVIEW: THE POND Is A Poignant Look At Life, Death, Grief And Disappointment Thro Photo BWW REVIEW: THE POND Is A Poignant Look At Life, Death, Grief And Disappointment Through The Unusual Genre Of Erotic Drama.
by Jade Kops - October 02, 2020

Con Natsa?? (Playwright) new work THE POND tells a tragic tale of broken dreams, broken bodies, broken relationships and a broken garden water feature as young lovers try to tick off the expected social milestones....
BWW REVIEW: Sydney Theatre Company Returns To The Live Performance Stage with Classic Photo BWW REVIEW: Sydney Theatre Company Returns To The Live Performance Stage with Classic Storytelling For The World Premiere of Angus Cerini's WONNANGATTA
by Jade Kops - September 26, 2020

The world premiere of Angus Cerinia??s WONNANGATTA kicks off Sydney Theatre Companya??s return to the stage post the pandemic lockdowns that crippled the arts industry....
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 - September 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. ...
BWW REVIEW: VAN GOGH ALIVE-THE EXPERIENCE Brings The Multi-Sensory Exhibition Experie Photo BWW REVIEW: VAN GOGH ALIVE-THE EXPERIENCE Brings The Multi-Sensory Exhibition Experience To Sydney
by Jade Kops - September 17, 2020

Following presentations around the world, the stunning VAN GOGH ALIVE-THE EXPERIENCE comes to Sydney with its largest incarnation to date in a a??Covid-awarea?? season at the historic Royal Hall Of Industries. ...
BWW REVIEW: OUR VISIONS BEGIN WITH OUR DESIRES- CHAPTER 2 Contemplates What The Real Photo BWW REVIEW: OUR VISIONS BEGIN WITH OUR DESIRES- CHAPTER 2 Contemplates What The Real Housewives Franchise Would Look Like If It Had A More Diverse Cast
by Jade Kops - September 17, 2020

Black Birds Creative Arts Co welcome the audience to be part of a a??studio audiencea?? for an in-person and live-streamed presentation of OUR VISIONS BEGIN WITH OUR DESIRES a?" CHAPTER 2 for Sydney Fringe Festival. ...
BWW REVIEW: NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH's Tale Of Connection And Community Is Even More Strik Photo BWW REVIEW: NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH's Tale Of Connection And Community Is Even More Striking In These Socially Distanced Times
by Jade Kops - September 13, 2020

Sydneya??s New Theatre becomes one of the first Australian theatres to reopen with social distancing precautions with their production of Lally Katza??s NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH....
BWW REVIEW: Global Fringe 2020 Opens With The Quirky Physical Comedy Thriller Of A MU Photo BWW REVIEW: Global Fringe 2020 Opens With The Quirky Physical Comedy Thriller Of A MURDER STORY, RETOLD.
by Jade Kops - September 04, 2020

Intriguing and inventive, Ninefold Ensemblea??s A MURDER STORY RETOLD is an amusing intricate assessment of human behavior presented for both an in-person and online audience.  Presented as part of Sydney Fringe Festivala??s GLOBAL FRINGE season, this work manages the challenges of venue occupancy r...
BWW REVIEW: Riverside Parramatta's Latest COVID Cabaret Sunday Session Is Genevieve L Photo BWW REVIEW: Riverside Parramatta's Latest COVID Cabaret Sunday Session Is Genevieve Lemon's Take On A Century Old Artform With WELCOME TO THE MASQUE.
by Jade Kops - August 24, 2020

Stage favorite Genevieve Lemon delivers a socially distanced afternoon of song and story with her contribution to Riverside Theatres Digital lineup with WELCOME TO THE MASQUE....
BWW REVIEW: Will Eno's THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING) Is Presented For A Socially Dista Photo BWW REVIEW: Will Eno's THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING) Is Presented For A Socially Distanced Audience In A Live Performance Streamed Online.
by Jade Kops - June 30, 2020

Red Line Productions latest theatre in isolation sees the multi award-winning Toby Schmitz return to the Old Fitz Theatre stage in Will Eno's THOM PAIN ( BASED ON NOTHING). ...
BWW REVIEW: AT LAST-ELENOA ROKOBARO LIVE IN CONCERT Brings A Cabaret Love Letter To L Photo BWW REVIEW: AT LAST-ELENOA ROKOBARO LIVE IN CONCERT Brings A Cabaret Love Letter To Loungerooms For Audiences Craving Live Performance While Theatres Remain Closed.
by Jade Kops - June 26, 2020

Red Line Productions and screen content creators Tribal Apes have joined to bring Elenoa Rokabaro's cabaret concert AT LAST to audiences around the world in two exclusive globally streamed Live concerts....
BWW REVIEW: Drawing On The Surge Of Zoom Online Meetings, WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? (OR H Photo BWW REVIEW: Drawing On The Surge Of Zoom Online Meetings, WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? (OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR) Is Adapted For The COVID-19 Digital Age For Home Viewing.
by Jade Kops - June 26, 2020

Neil Gooding's (Director) reimagining of Marshall Pailet (music and book) and A.D. Penedo's (lyrics and book) WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY (OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR) draws on the technology that has kept the world connected to bring a different style of live theatre to audiences that are not allowed in...
BWW Review: WATSON: THE FINAL PROBLEM at Online Photo BWW Review: WATSON: THE FINAL PROBLEM at Online
by Barry Lenny - May 27, 2020

No fan of Holmes and Watson should miss this excellent production....
BWW Review: BABY ZOOMERS at Online Photo BWW Review: BABY ZOOMERS at Online
by Barry Lenny - May 19, 2020

Give very generously to this wonderful cause....
BWW Review: WAITING FOR HAMLET at Online Photo BWW Review: WAITING FOR HAMLET at Online
by Barry Lenny - May 03, 2020

We are given two absolutely superb performances by Nicholas Collett and Tim Marriott....
BWW Update: Australian Artists Entertain During Forced Shutdown - List of People And Photo BWW Update: Australian Artists Entertain During Forced Shutdown - List of People And Companies To Follow For Your Theatre World Fix.
by Jade Kops - March 26, 2020

BWW Update: Australian Artists Entertain During Forced Shutown - List of People And Companies To Follow For Your Theatre World Fix....
BWW Update: Australian Artists Join Together To Keep Creating During The COVID-19 Wit Photo BWW Update: Australian Artists Join Together To Keep Creating During The COVID-19 With HOPE. A NEW WORKS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE
by Jade Kops - March 18, 2020

With the Australian government restricting gatherings of more than 100 people Australian writer/composer/actor James Millar came up with the idea of HOPE. A NEW WORKS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE to keep artists 'exercising' their creativity while the world and particularly the Arts industry recovers from...
BWW Review: The Musical Adaptation of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Makes Its Austral Photo BWW Review: The Musical Adaptation of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Makes Its Australian Debut In Sydney
by Jade Kops - March 13, 2020

Jason Robert Brown (Music and lyrics) and Marsha Norman's (Book) Musical adaptation of Robert James Walller's American 1992 Best Selling romance novella THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY is bought to the Sydney stage by director Neil Gooding...
BWW REVIEW: Revenge, Deception, And Self-Centered Ambitions Circle In The Snow Of De Photo BWW REVIEW: Revenge, Deception, And Self-Centered Ambitions Circle In The Snow Of Denmark In Bell Shakespeare's HAMLET
by Jade Kops - March 07, 2020

Director Peter Evans seeks to create an interpretation of William Shakespeare's HAMLET for a modern world to start Bell Shakespeare's 2020 season....
BWW REVIEW: Science, Sport And Seeking More To Life Come Together In AUSTRALIAN OPEN Photo BWW REVIEW: Science, Sport And Seeking More To Life Come Together In AUSTRALIAN OPEN
by Jade Kops - March 01, 2020

Riley Spadaro brings the world premiere of Angus Cameron's AUSTRALIAN OPEN to the Sydney stage as part of KXTeethCutting 's 2020 season....
BWW REVIEW: A New Generation Finding Solace From The Perceived Pressures Of Life Is P Photo BWW REVIEW: A New Generation Finding Solace From The Perceived Pressures Of Life Is Presented in SHEPHERD
by Jade Kops - February 29, 2020

Liam Maguire's SHEPHERD shares a modern age method of coping with the stress of the connected community....
BWW REVIEW: OUR BLOOD RUNS IN THE STREET Is A Powerful And Confronting Piece Of Theat Photo BWW REVIEW: OUR BLOOD RUNS IN THE STREET Is A Powerful And Confronting Piece Of Theatre About NSW's Recent History of Violence Towards The LGBTIQ Community.
by Jade Kops - February 23, 2020

The shocking and horrific details of the violence towards the NSW LGBTIQ community are presented in OUR BLOOD RUNS IN THE STREET, a new piece of powerful verbatim theatre....