The definition of what a fringe festival can be blurred in this day and age – you sometimes get ‘big names’ on lineups, and the biggest arts festival in the world is a fringe festival for goodness sake. In any case, it’s a huge bunch of talent full of great shows and performances that are undeniably unique.... Read More | Share it now!
The stars of cult TV series Ru Paul’s Drag Race got ready to lip-sync for their lives at Sydney’s Luna Park Big Top this past weekend, arriving in a flurry of sequins, glitter, fake lashes and vertigo-inducing high heels. Fans delighted in performances from some of their favourite artists of the last seven seasons, but those less familiar with the all-stars may have been left a little dragged down by the end of the show.... Read More | Share it now!
Mary Shelley’s Gothic masterpiece, Frankenstein, forms an unlikely subject for London’s Royal Ballet. Choreographed by Artist-In-Residence Liam Scarlett, the Covent Garden based company’s performance will receive its Australian première, in an exclusive screening event in Sydney later this month.... Read More | Share it now!
Inspired by events in and around Kings Cross at the end of the Second World War, Mayhem Kings Cross 1945 at the opulent Elizabeth Bay House was a celebration of the end of the war and a way to bid farewell to American GI’s returning home. A coloration between Sydney Living Museums and The Festivalists, guests were encourage to attend decked out in their best 1940s garb or service uniform and explore the stunning rooms of Elizabeth Bay House. There was a secret cellar, admittance only permitted after using the secret code word, where you could view illicit “pornographic” photographs and purchase goods on the black market. In particular, the room set up with a television and headsets where you could view short news reels from the war, was especially interesting.... Read More | Share it now!
While big-end productions like Cats rely on star power (even though the whole play is quite a boring production in itself), there are amazing little events who also conjure up those upcoming stars. But what is you had absolutely no idea on who was playing what was going to happen and only a smidgen of the theme that the ‘performance’ will entail?... Read More | Share it now!