THEATRE & PERFORMANCE

PERFORMANCE: DAVE GRANEY’S POINT BLANK

BY ANDREW SMALL Singer-songwriter Dave Graney has been many things throughout his career: sartorial trailblazer, ARIA Award-winner, onetime ‘King of Pop’. And in Point Blank… Read more

MUSICAL: LITTLE WOMEN

BY STEPHANIE-KATE BRATTON The Australian premiere of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel Little Women is coming to the Seymour Centre this November. The musical adaption … Read more

OPERA: BILLY BUDD

BY TRISCHELLE ROBERTS Neil Armfield’s highly acclaimed production sheds new light on the story of Billy Budd, based on Herman Melville’s novella. Foretopman Billy is … Read more

PERFORMANCE: VAMP

REVIEW BY SUNDAY FRANCIS-REISS   Vamp is Meow Meow’s homage to the femmes fatales, women both empowered and dis-empowered by their sexuality. A strong concept with … Read more

DANCE: UNDERGROUND

BY STEPHANIE-KATE BRATTON An energetic new dance theatre piece created by Gavin Webber, in collaboration with Townsville-based company DanceNorth, Underground opens this month at Performance … Read more

DANCE: ASZURE BARTON

BY AMELIA GROOM One and half weeks away from the opening of her new commission for Sydney Dance Company, I caught up with Canadian-born New … Read more

THEATRE: WAITING FOR GOTTERSON + NOTHING LIKE OLD TIMES

PREVIEW BY EVIN DONOHOE From September 16 the Newtown Theatre shoots you in the face with a double-barrelled shotgun blast of delicious delicious comedy, putting … Read more

OPERA: THE PEARLFISHERS

REVIEW BY IRINA DUNN Bizet was only 24 when his fanciful work premiered in Paris in 1863, riding on the fashionable tide of European fascination … Read more

THEATRE: THE NARCISSIST

REVIEW BY MICHAEL FARRELL After two sellout seasons in Brisbane, The Narcissist comes to Sydney this month as part of the Sydney Theatre Company’s mainstage … Read more

THEATRE: POOL (NO WATER)

REVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM The artist’s ego is a fragile one and to ascend above one’s artistic peers can trigger vicious jealousy and contempt. That … Read more