Australian Shakespeare Company The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows

Playing for over 30 years, the Australian Shakespeare Company returns to the Royal Botanical Gardens with their superb family classic, The Wind in the Willows. Have seen this group over a few summers, January 2020 appear...
The Campaign

The Campaign

The Campaign, written by Campion Decent and directed by Peter Blackburn, is a wonderful work of theatre that exists in an engaging Venn Diagram space where the circles for creative non-fiction and verbatim theatre overla...
TW Poorly Drawn Shark

Poorly Drawn Shark

Poorly Drawn Shark is arguably one of the best shows you will see during Midsumma 2020. Part memory play, part power point presentation, part lecture on the intersection of colonialism and fetish, performers Ming Yang Li...
FW The Girly Game Donna Kebab - photo by Perth Drag Queens

The Girly Game

The Girly Game is one show that you MUST add to your Fringe World list. It is cheap and vulgar and nasty and caaaaaaamp!  This is what Fringe is (or should be) all about – some great local talent just having some d...
Rialto Distribution The Peanut Butter Falcon

The Peanut Butter Falcon

Somewhere along the North Carolinian coast, two young Southern vagabonds make a break for Florida; escaping lives bound by neglect, disenfranchisement and loss. Off the beaten track they follow, trekking lonely shoreline...
45DS Gertrude Opera AS ONE - photo by Sarah Clarke

AS ONE

As One stakes a claim as the first chamber opera to consider a “transgender experience”. Presented by Gertrude Opera at Midsumma 2020, this is the work’s Australian premiere season. The work shows us the progression of a...
OA Marcus Corowa as Willie and the ensemble in the Opera Conference production of Bran Nue Dae - photo by Prudence Upton

Bran Nue Dae

It is exciting to see such a range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander productions offered at this year’s Sydney Festival, including the first major revival of the 1990 award-winning musical Bran Nue Dae. As my son ...
TW Bub This Bitter Earth - photo by Matthew Predney

This Bitter Earth

A deeply rich and wickedly biting insight into queer stories and queer voices. Chris Edwards’ play is dripping with glittery venom – no one is safe as his characters slash and snap their way across the stage. This ...