THEATRE & PERFORMANCE

OPERA: LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR

REVIEW BY IRINA DUNN In Lucia di Lammermoor, Donizetti (1797-1848) took inspiration from Walter Scott’s The Bride of Lammermoor, no doubt aware of … Read more

OPERA: OTELLO

REVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM This 2003 Harry Kupfer production of Verdi’s Otello (revived by Cathy Dadd) is delivered with unflinching energy and force. The Opera … Read more

DANCE: 360°

REVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM Sydney Dance Company is presenting the very sleek and glamorous 360°, a new work by the Barcelona-born, London-based choreographer, Rafael … Read more

DANCE: THE EXQUISITE HOUR

PREVIEW BY SUNDAY FRANCIS-REISS   ‘Gielgud in Beckett by Bejart,’ is how The Equisite Hour is being billed, and even if you are only aware of … Read more

THEATRE: WAITING FOR GARNAUT

BY AMELIA GROOM Drew Forsythe, Jonathan Biggins, Amanda Bishop and Phillip Scott are The Wharf Revue ‘ a quartet who’ve been delivering annual doses of … Read more

THEATRE: THE VALLEY SONG

  PREVIEW BY MICHAEL FARRELL   The Seymour Centre presents Merrigong Theatre Company’s production of The Valley Song, by famed South African playwright Athol Fugard. From … Read more

THEATRE: OUR COUNTRY’S GOOD

PREVIEW BY MICHAEL FARRELL   Darlinghurst Theatre Company and The Group Theatre present the award winning play Our Country’s Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker, based on award … Read more

THEATRE: WOLF LULLABY

PREVIEW BY MICHAEL FARRELL Wolf Lullaby, an Australian play first staged in 1996 at the Griffin Theatre, will be presented by the newly formed … Read more

OPERA: DON GIOVANNI

REVIEW BY IRINA DUNN  ‘The ultimate love rat bites the dust’ Director Elke Neidhardt’s take on Mozart’s Don Giovanni may not please the traditionalists but … Read more

THEATRE: GALLIPOLI

PREVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM Director Nigel Jamieson brings a cast of almost 40 performers to the stage of Sydney Theatre for Gallipoli, one of … Read more