The Gigli Concert

This production of The Gigli Concert provided an opportunity to not only experience my first Tom Murphy play, but also to make my first visit to one of Sydney’s newest and cosiest theatres, the Eternity Playhouse in Burt...

Manon – The Australian Ballet

Kenneth McMillan’s dramatic full-length ballet, charting the rise and downfall of a beautiful courtesan, was originally choreographed for the Royal Ballet in 1974. The Royal Ballet brought it to Australia in 1988 as part...

Strictly Ballroom the Musical

Following an unprecedented publicity blitz, the first night audience was expecting Strictly Ballroom to be spectacular. They were not disappointed. From the moment you entered the theatre you knew you were in for a memor...

Interplay – Sydney Dance Company

To celebrate their 45th Anniversary the Sydney Dance Company, under the artistic direction of Rafael Bonachela, has created Interplay – a program of three works by three different choreographers. The result is a st...

Warts & All

Bruce Hoogendoorn is probably Canberra’s most prolific playwright, having written and produced six of his own plays in as many years. His latest play, Warts & All, which Hoogendoorn directs himself, is his most accom...

EMPIRE

Circus as a form of entertainment goes back millennia, at least. It probably originated in Greece, and relied on horses and chariots to fire the crowd. But the concept of the Big Top started in America and was revolution...

Johnny Castellano is Mine

This is the third play by Emma Gibson  presented at The Street Theatre following  Love Cupboard (2010) and Widowbird (2012), and a potent demonstration of her growing confidence and ability to present complex themes in a...