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A new production of ‘Cats’ will be set in the NYC queer ballroom scene

A new production of ‘Cats’ will be set in the NYC queer ballroom scene

A new production of the musical Cats slated to open in New York will reimagine the popular musical in a new setting, the queer ballroom scene. The film version of Cats was a bit of a flop, but the stage musical remains one of the most success Broadway productions of all time. The original Broadway production ran from 1982 […]

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Musical extravaganza ‘Rolling Thunder Vietnam’ to return in 2023

Musical extravaganza ‘Rolling Thunder Vietnam’ to return in 2023

Acclaimed by critics and audiences, the rock drama Rolling Thunder Vietnam makes its eagerly-awaited return to the stage in 2023 for its most extensive national tour to date. The show took Australia by storm when it last toured in 2016 and hopes to do the same when it returns for limited performances in April, May […]

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Author Robert Dessaix among Australia Council award recipients

Author Robert Dessaix among Australia Council award recipients

Robert Dessaix, Dr Judy Bailey and Judith Pungkarta Inkamala are among the eight artists to be honoured at the 2022 Australia Council Awards. The awards recognise the contribution of outstanding artists to their artforms and to the cultural life of the nation. Eminent author Robert Dessaix receives the Lifetime Achievement Award for Literature, recognising his unique […]

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Review | ‘The Glass Menagerie’ is a must-see for theatre lovers

Review | ‘The Glass Menagerie’ is a must-see for theatre lovers

The Glass Menagerie | His Majesty’s Theatre | til 21 Aug | ★ ★ ★ ★  The Glass Menagerie is a semi-autobiographical work by playwright and poet Tennessee Williams set in late 1930s America. Memory play is a term coined by Williams to describe the style of this work as the story is narrated by one of […]

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‘You Know We Belong Together’ set to shine at home and away

‘You Know We Belong Together’ set to shine at home and away

Black Swan’s fabulous tribute to passion, belonging and Home and Away – You Know We Belong Together – embarks on a UK premiere tour to London’s Southbank and Edinburgh International Festival plus home to Sydney Opera House. Black Swan have revealed that You Know We Belong Together will be touring to London’s Southbank Centre (18-20 August) followed by […]

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Review | Generational ripples rise like waves in ‘rebirth’

Review | Generational ripples rise like waves in ‘rebirth’

rebirth | Blue Room Theatre | ★ ★ ★  Presented by APK Productions and Drug Aware (Healthway), rebirth is a fresh spin on telling difficult historical moments from debut playwright, Tinashe Jakwa. The production held pockets of brevity with situational humour, carried by the cast during evocative and empowered performances. Their authentic energies shining through […]

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Sandi Toksvig can’t wait to get to Western Australia

Sandi Toksvig can’t wait to get to Western Australia

Sandi Toksvig is hard to categorise. For Australian audiences she’s best known as the host of fact finding comedy show Q.I. and also for a stint hosting The Great British Bake-Off. She’s also a successful author with over 20 books to her name, a popular radio broadcaster, and has even co-founded a political party. Born in Denmark, […]

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‘Still Here’: Judith Lucy & Denise Scott are taking over Perth Concert Hall

‘Still Here’: Judith Lucy & Denise Scott are taking over Perth Concert Hall

After kicking off a national tour of their new show Still Here in February to packed houses and rave reviews, Australia’s comedy icons Judith Lucy and Denise Scott are heading to Perth Concert Hall next month. Join Jude and Scotty for what could loosely be called a play – think Waiting for Godot meets Flying […]

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Youth Ballet WA dance to ignite and inspire in ‘Integrate’

Youth Ballet WA dance to ignite and inspire in ‘Integrate’

Young WA performing artists ignite, unite and inspire at Crown Theatre Perth for one night only in Integrate. Dancers from Youth Ballet WA (YBWA) will be joined by international artists, the WA Youth Jazz Orchestra and students from two Perth schools for Integrate – a fundraising gala to ignite imagination, unite ideas and inspire creativity […]

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Nurse Blake has announced an Australian tour this December

Nurse Blake has announced an Australian tour this December

Comedian and online sensation Nurse Blake will come to Australia for the first time bringing with him, his latest show performing in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane in December this year. His Sydney show will be part of the Just For Laughs Sydney Comedy Festival. Nurse Blake is a one of a kind entertainer who uses […]

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