THEATRE & PERFORMANCE

THEATRE: A CLOCKWORK ORANGE

REVIEW BY LUCY SHELLY The New Theatre in Newtown always promises challenging and confronting theatre, so Anthony Burgess’s dark dystopian coming-of-age story A Clockwork Orange… Read more

MUSICAL: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH

Hedwig and her angry inch are back for three shows only at the Metro Theatre this month. The playful and subversive off-Broadway production, with music … Read more

THEATRE: LANDS END

REVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM People turn into other people, vanish into the solid floor, appear out of a suitcase, float in billowing bubbles, dance with … Read more

DANCE: CINDERELLA ON ICE

REVIEW BY SUNDAY FRANCIS-REISS   Although the classic tale gets modernised and is performed by a troupe of former athletes, not a drop of Cinderella’s magic … Read more

OPERA: ORLANDO

REVIEW BY IRINA DUNN What a stunning new production of Handel’s Orlando this is, with an extraordinary set, wonderful lighting, beautiful costumes and best of … Read more

PERFORMANCE ART FESTIVAL: LIVEWORKS

BY AMELIA GROOM Comprising 24 events and 120 local and international artists, Performance Space is presenting LiveWorks, a 10-day program of intimate performance events. … Read more

DANCE: SARA BARAS

PREVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM Sara Baras is not only almost undisputedly hailed as Spain’s queen of flamenco, as head of her company she also directs … Read more

DANCE: PRESS BY PIERRE RIGAL

PREVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM A man in a white walled cube is accompanied by a robotic arm and a plastic chair. The surveillance camera on … Read more

THEATRE: BUMMING WITH JANE

PREVIEW BY LACHLAN JOBBINS Although it takes its title from one of his poems, playwright Tahli Corin is careful to emphasize that Bumming with Jane… Read more

THEATRE: SATURN’S RETURN

PREVIEW BY EVIN DONOHOE The third production of Sydney Theatre Company’s 2008 Wharf 2LOUD program, is the world premiere of Saturn’s Return from writer Tommy … Read more