Review: Ru Paul’s Drag Race – Battle of the Seasons Live – Luna Park Big Top, Sydney (02.07.16)

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!

Vivid by Numbers: Vivid Sydney smashes records, picks up Guinness World Record

Last month saw Vivid Sydney come and go for another year of spectacular lights, music, and ideas, bringing in eyes from around the world as the Harbour city turned into a palate for more than 150 artists from 23 different countries, 658 speakers, and an impressive lineup of live music acts. Of course, attendance seems to be no problem for the major event, now one of the most celebrated cultural happenings on the city’s calendar, which has once again broken records and attracted 2.31 million visitors from across Australia and around the globe.... Read More | Share it now!

Theatre Review: Cinderella – The Pantomime – State Theatre, Sydney (performances until 17 July 2016)

Watching Cinderella – The Pantomime was like stepping into a wonderful world of magic where your inner child could run free. This panto is the third one to be brought to Australia by Bonnie Lythgoe Productions and it looks poised to follow in the success of Snow White and Aladdin. Cinderella was ultimately a light and fun show full of colour and splendour and was an adaptation of the classic fairy tale and rags-to-riches story.... Read More | Share it now!

Opera Review: The Love For Three Oranges – Opera Australia, Sydney Opera House

A king desperate to find a way to make his melancholic hypochondriac of a son, the crown prince, laugh; a clown who employs the help of tumblers and strange colourful creatures to put on a performance to get that laugh; a wizard, a sorcerer, a quest; princesses who come out of oranges and a cross-dressing chef with a overly-large bosom determined to cook everyone in a stew. No, this isn’t a pantomime for school holidays, this is the latest production of Opera Australia’s The Love For Three Oranges, composed by Prokofiev and translated by playwright Tom Stoppard (Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead).... Read More | Share it now!