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View the latest BroadwayWorld reviews of live + streaming theatre in Australia - Sydney.


BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On NICE WORK IF YOU CAN Photo BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
by Jade Kops - November 25, 2022

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT is an energetic, quintessential Broadway theatre work. Mitchell has captured that traditional stage musical essence with aplomb and has injected a fresh, in the moment, vibrancy....
BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On ART + INFORMATION Photo BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On ART + INFORMATION
by Jade Kops - November 20, 2022

Art + Information merges to explore connectedness. This production brings the insights and discoveries of a TED talk along with the artistry of the theatrical stage....
REVIEW: COME FROM AWAY Opens At The Theatre Royal For An Encore Sydney Season Photo REVIEW: COME FROM AWAY Opens At The Theatre Royal For An Encore Sydney Season
by Jade Kops - November 10, 2022

Sydney is treated to an encore season of Irene Sankoff and David Hein’s (Book, Music and Lyrics) multi award winning musical COME FROM AWAY as the Australian production opens as the Theatre Royal. ...
REVIEW: The Classic Fairytale Is Given A Contemporary Twist In Rogers And Hammerstein Photo REVIEW: The Classic Fairytale Is Given A Contemporary Twist In Rogers And Hammerstein's CINDERELLA
by Jade Kops - November 09, 2022

Following on from its 2013 Broadway premiere, Douglas Carter Beane’s (Book) stage adaptation of Richard Rodgers (Music) and Oscar Hammerstein II’s (Lyrics and book) CINDERELLA waltzes onto the Lyric stage to captivate Sydney audiences of all ages....
REVIEW: Presenting An Insight Into The Late Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Of Photo REVIEW: Presenting An Insight Into The Late Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Of The United States, Heather Mitchell Shines In RBG: OF MANY, ONE
by Jade Kops - November 08, 2022

REVIEW: Presenting An Insight Into The Late Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Of The United States, Heather Mitchell Shines In RBG: OF MANY, ONE...
 BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On TIDELINE Photo BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On TIDELINE
by Jade Kops - October 25, 2022

Director Anna Jahjah brings the Australian premiere of TIDELINE to the Chippen Street Theatre stage....
 BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On BECKETT'S PRESENTS T Photo BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On BECKETT'S PRESENTS THEATRE VIGNETTE NO.4: “I'M WITH HER”
by Jade Kops - October 24, 2022

BECKETT’S PRESENTS THEATRE VIGNETTE NO.4:“I’M WITH HER”. Wendy Beckett, Jeff Schroeter and Julia Vargiu’s passion for culinary delights and the performing arts abound in their Clubhouse events. These restaurateurs desire to bring you an evening where you experience delicacies for the palette along ...
BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On THE MOUSETRAP Photo BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On THE MOUSETRAP
by Jade Kops - October 11, 2022

Producer John Frost has snared a superb cast to present this touring production of THE MOUSETRAP....
BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On PUPPETS Photo BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On PUPPETS
by Jade Kops - October 06, 2022

PUPPETS is the cabaret show devised and performed by Oliva Ruggerio about the perils of modern dating in the online domain....
Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING Photo Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING
by Jade Kops - October 02, 2022

The musical expertise of lyricist Alain Boublil and composer Claude-Michel Schonberg is gloriously presented in DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING. Global Musical theatre stars Michael Ball, John Owen-Jones, Rachel Tucker, Bobby Fox, David Harris, Sooha Kim, Suzie Mathers, and Marie Zamora perform some hi...
REVIEW: The Importance Of Accuracy In Addressing Real Events Is Examined In The Drama Photo REVIEW: The Importance Of Accuracy In Addressing Real Events Is Examined In The Dramatisation Of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by Jade Kops - September 25, 2022

John D’Agata and Jim Fingal’s book is given the live theatre treatment in Jeremy Kareken, David Murrell and Gordon Farrell’s interpretation of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT....
REVIEW: Kim Ho's THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN PLAY Doesn't Seek To Add To The List But Rather Photo REVIEW: Kim Ho's THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN PLAY Doesn't Seek To Add To The List But Rather Challenge Them
by Jade Kops - September 25, 2022

Challenging the question of what causes a piece of theatre to be afforded the reputation of THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN PLAY, this new work from Kim Ho is a reflection on his own work being elevated then swiftly challenged. ...
REVIEW: CHALKFACE Goes Behind The School Staffroom Door For An Honest And Humorous Lo Photo REVIEW: CHALKFACE Goes Behind The School Staffroom Door For An Honest And Humorous Look At The Realities Of The Public Education System
by Jade Kops - September 21, 2022

Angel Betzien’s CHALKFACE challenges the flaws with the public education system with hilarious black comedy. ...
REVIEW: TITANIC: THE MOVIE, THE PLAY Distills James Cameron's Cinematic Marathon Into Photo REVIEW: TITANIC: THE MOVIE, THE PLAY Distills James Cameron's Cinematic Marathon Into 60 Minutes Of Madcap Interactive Theatre
by Jade Kops - September 18, 2022

25 years after James Cameron reawakened interest in the famous/infamous unsinkable ship, TITANIC: THE MOVIE, THE PLAY revisits the ill-fated love story with amusing economy. ...
REVIEW: Putting the Trans Female Experience On Stage, OVERFLOW Is An Enlightening and Photo REVIEW: Putting the Trans Female Experience On Stage, OVERFLOW Is An Enlightening and Entertaining Experience
by Jade Kops - September 15, 2022

Travis Alabanza’s (playwright) OVERFLOW is a brilliantly funny and powerfully informing new theatre work that puts the Trans experience in the spotlight. ...
REVIEW: Packemin Productions' KINKY BOOTS Delights And Enlightens at Riverside Theatr Photo REVIEW: Packemin Productions' KINKY BOOTS Delights And Enlightens at Riverside Theatre.
by Jade Kops - September 12, 2022

Cindy Lauper (music and lyrics) and Harvey Fierstein’s (book) multi award winning KINKY BOOTS is given the Packemin Productions treatment in a high energy production. ...
BWW REVIEW: PHOTOGRAPH 51 Shares Rosalind Franklin's Underappreciated Role In The Und Photo BWW REVIEW: PHOTOGRAPH 51 Shares Rosalind Franklin's Underappreciated Role In The Understanding Of DNA
by Jade Kops - September 09, 2022

Rosalind Franklin’s largely unrecognized contribution to the understanding of DNA and the men that hindered and betrayed her is explored in Anna Ziegler’s PHOTOGRAPH 51....
Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On ROUGH TRADE Photo Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On ROUGH TRADE
by Jade Kops - September 06, 2022

ROUGH TRADE, dancing dildoes, online shenanigans, the evils of capitalism, and swapping sex toys. Trade your expectations for an insightful, humorous, touching and engaging one woman show about human relationships in a world of online communities....
REVIEW: Smash Hit SIX Takes To the Theatre Royal Stage On Its Third Sydney Season Photo REVIEW: Smash Hit SIX Takes To the Theatre Royal Stage On Its Third Sydney Season
by Jade Kops - September 02, 2022

Lucy Moss and Toby Marlow’s (both Book, Music, Lyrics) smash hit musical SIX returns to Sydney to hold court at the Theatre Royal.  ...
Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On TOM AT THE FARM Photo Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On TOM AT THE FARM
by Jade Kops - August 30, 2022

KXT's Australian premiere production of Michael Marc Bouchard’s TOM AT THE FARM is the directorial debut for Danny Ball. Ball has assembled a fine cast to present this layered and complex piece that touches on the journeys of those that use avoidance, fear, violence and hidden truths to survive the...
Review: The Touring Production Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Boasts All The Magic And M Photo Review: The Touring Production Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Boasts All The Magic And Mystery Of A Permanent Production As It Opens At Sydney Opera House.
by Jade Kops - August 29, 2022

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA remains as captivating 35 years after it first premiered. Laurence Connor’s (Director) “New” touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber (Music and book), Charles Hart (Lyrics) and Richard Stilgoe’s (additional Lyrics and book) famous musical adaptation of Gaston Leroux’s LE F...
Review: Putting Anne Deveson's Story On Stage, TELL ME I'M HERE Helps Raise The Under Photo Review: Putting Anne Deveson's Story On Stage, TELL ME I'M HERE Helps Raise The Understanding Of Schizophrenia And The Support Required For Sufferers And Their Loved Ones
by Jade Kops - August 29, 2022

Anne Deveson’s memoir about life with a child suffering with Schizophrenia, TELL ME I’M HERE, is given the stage treatment in Veronica Nadine Gleeson’s adaptation....
REVIEW: Bell Shakespeare Reimagines THE COMEDY OF ERRORS To Represent Modern Relation Photo REVIEW: Bell Shakespeare Reimagines THE COMEDY OF ERRORS To Represent Modern Relationships
by Jade Kops - August 22, 2022

William Shakespeare’s THE COMEDY OF ERRORS is given a new spin with Janine Watson’s (Director) 70’s Disco inspired interpretation of the farcical comedy....
Review: HOW TO DEFEND YOURSELF Opens Up The Discussion On Consent, Body Autonomy, and Photo Review: HOW TO DEFEND YOURSELF Opens Up The Discussion On Consent, Body Autonomy, and Social Conditioning In A World Where Women Still Fear For Their Physical Safety
by Jade Kops - August 21, 2022

Liliana Padilla's HOW TO DEFEND YOURSELF uses the American college experience to explore the universal realities of the ever-present vulnerability and fear of assault that women experience on a daily basis. ...
REVIEW: Kip Williams Adapts and Directs Robert Louis Stevenson's Gothic Thriller STRA Photo REVIEW: Kip Williams Adapts and Directs Robert Louis Stevenson's Gothic Thriller STRANGE CASE OF DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE With Mixed Results
by Jade Kops - August 13, 2022

Following on from the success of merging live performance and live video capture, Kip Williams has given STRANGE CASE OF DR JEKYLL AND MR Hyde the same treatment with the addition of a second performer.  Gathering the same creative team that delivered the award-winning PICTURE OF DORIAN GREY, Willia...