ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

THEATRE: ANATOMY TITUS FALL OF ROME

It is surprising and perhaps disappointing how relevant Bell Shakespeare’s production of Anatomy Titus Fall of Rome is today. German author Heiner Muller’s adaptation of … Read more

THEATRE: TIMON’S DAUGHTER

“Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity,” said Albert Camus. A short play about to open at the Old Fitz Theatre, … Read more

THEATRE: EAST

Steven Berkoff’s East transports the audience to 1960 in London’s East End district. Constructed from a collage of stories and monologues, it masterfully delivers a … Read more

MUSIC: XENAKIS & REICH BY SYNERGY PERCUSSION

With bongos, congos, bass drums, timpani and marimbas, this weekend Synergy Percussion will be sharing the energy, power and rhythmic dexterity of selected rare 20th … Read more

MUSIC: KRISTIN BERARDI BAND

Songstress Kristin Berardi has assembled some of the finest players in Sydney to record her band’s debut album, which will be unveiled this weekend. Berardi’s … Read more

MUSIC: BEAU MONDE

“No way! It’s not a pornstar name!” snaps Nancy Vice, mock-horrified at the suggestion. “It’s just a silly stage name. Nancy’s my grandma’s name, and … Read more

THEATRE: THE WAR OF THE ROSES

In Benedict Andrews’ ambitious rendering of eight of Shakespeare’s interrelated history plays we are left with a plethora of bleakly apocalyptic images that haunt us … Read more

THE SYDNEY CHINA FILM FESTIVAL

BY ANGELA BENNETTS Bursting onto big screens from January 30 is the inaugural Sydney China Film Festival. Packed with more delights than a yum cha … Read more

DANCE: MORPHOSES

BY AMELIA GROOM An exemplary figure of how ballet is keeping up with the times, Christopher Wheeldon is in town for his company Morphoses’ premiere … Read more

THEATRE: THE YALTA GAME

BY AMELIA GROOM One of the three Brian Friel works in the Sydney Festival that have been produced by Dublin’s Gate Theatre in celebration of … Read more