Sydney Dance Company Lux Tenebris photo by Peter Greig

CounterMove

The Sydney Dance Company can always be relied on to come up with something extraordinary. CounterMove consisting of two separate dance works, Cacti and Lux Tenebris – each entirely different in mood and intent, but...
Heathers the Musical Lauren McKenna photo by Kurt Sneddon

Heathers the Musical

“Dear Diary: My teen angst bullshit now has a body count.” Back in 1998, teenage angst and social circle cliques found a murderous bedfellow with the movie Heathers. Veronica Sawyer (played in the film by Winona Ryder) w...
Amelia Ryan A Storm in a D Cup

Amelia Ryan is A Storm in a D Cup

Basing a show around your own life story is a well-worn ploy for stand-up comedians. It’s a somewhat more risky path for a cabaret artist however. Some are able to source songs which express their feelings and approximat...
La Mama Tales of a City by the Sea Osamah Sami Helena Sawires

Tales of a City by the Sea

What do we know of The Gaza Strip? It’s a ribbon of land on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea. It’s a self-governing Palestinian territory that shares a border with Egypt, and a much more restrictive one with Is...
WWRY Casey Donovan as Killer Queen photo by Jeff Busby

We Will Rock You

Imagine if you will, planet earth in 2306, now taken over by the corporation GlobalSoft and ruled by Killer Queen (Casey Donovan) and her henchman, Khashoggie (Simon Russell). Everyone wears the same fashions, watches th...
Michael Cormick Love Songs

Michael Cormick: Love Songs

Mindful that one of his performances at Teatro Vivaldi’s would be on Mother’s Day, Michael Cormick took advantage of the intimate ambiance of Vivaldi’s to prepare a program of love songs more in keeping with the occasion...
Theatre Works Daniel Tobias The Orchid and the Crow

The Orchid and the Crow

Cabaret gives performers license to tell personal stories. This is certainly the case for Daniel Tobias in his much-toured solo show The Orchid and the Crow. This 2015 Green Room Award winner for Cabaret (Writing) tells ...