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Golden Age

03 Mar - 22 Mar, 2015

From Andrew Frost… One might reasonably ask what Rodney Pople‘s game is. According to the press release for his latest show “Pople’s role as an artist […] is to draw attention to the hypocrisy that imbues our leading institutions and to reveal the cracks in the halls of power.” In past exhibitions, Popel’s work has […]

Art & Design

Some Rocky Socket

04 Mar - 19 Apr, 2015

From Andrew Frost… They the sea is in the blood. Artist Deb Mansfield worked as a sailor between 1996 and 1999, a tradition that she carried on from her grandfather, who served a captain in the British navy in command of a mine sweeper and then, post war, as the designer of experimental sea craft. […]

Art & Design

In the Heart of the Mountain

02 Mar - 08 Mar, 2015

From Sharne Wolff… Google Sophie Cape and it’s almost impossible to find an article that doesn’t mention her past vocations as professional downhill skier and pre-Olympic cyclist. Forced retirement from both sports due to catastrophic injuries resulted in Cape attending art school. Her artistic career is now at take-off point. While it’s arguable that Cape’s […]

Art & Design

Just Painting

02 Mar - 21 Mar, 2015

From Sharne Wolff… Energetically ranging across a broad spectrum of ideas, Gareth Sansom‘s latest exhibition shows that even after five decades of practice, his is a mind that’s never at rest. Having embraced collage, mixed media and printmaking in the past, the title Just Painting suggests a return to the essentials. For this display Sansom […]

Art & Design

The Wharf Revue 2015

20 Oct - 19 Dec, 2015

Posted by Sas Lyon “The Revue is an equal opportunity satire – no political party is left unstoned, nor cultural shibboleth unmauled.” Stagenoise Sydney Theatre Company presents THE WHARF REVUE 2015 written and created by Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott. There ain’t no party like a Wharf Revue party. In 2015, The Wharf […]

Entertainment, What's on

Arms and the Man at Sydney Theatre Company

14 Sep - 31 Oct, 2015

Posted by Sas Lyon “You are a romantic idiot.” Raina Sydney Theatre Company presents ARMS AND THE MAN by George Bernard Shaw. Love is a battlefield. Stuck in a Bulgarian backwater, Raina Petkoff has been reading too many romance novels. She wants adventure, she wants love, she wants to get the hell out of town. […]

Entertainment, What's on

Love and Information at Sydney Theatre Company

09 Jul - 15 Aug, 2015

Posted by Sas Lyon “Thought-churning, deeply poignant new play.” New York Times Sydney Theatre Company presents a Sydney Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre production LOVE AND INFORMATION by Caryl Churchill. Do we know too much? Caryl Churchill is arguably the world’s foremost living playwright. Since the 1950s, she has maintained an inventiveness and a currency […]

Entertainment, What's on

Storm Boy at Sydney Theatre Company

24 Apr - 17 May, 2015

Posted by Sas Lyon “I thought it was extremely good! I think the puppets are brilliant. The pelicans are very funny. The pelicans’ departure was the most emotional part for me… I didn’t cry though. Just to be clear on that.” 8-year-old critic Bill Blake for Time Out Sydney Sydney Theatre Company presents A Sydney […]

Entertainment, What's on

Endgame at Sydney Theatre Company

31 Mar - 09 May, 2015

Posted by Sas Lyon “Nothing is funnier than unhappiness.” Nell Sydney Theatre Company presents ENDGAME by Samuel Beckett. Hugo Weaving returns to Sydney Theatre Company in Samuel Beckett’s modern masterpiece, which takes the end of the world so seriously it makes us laugh. Hamm is a blind tyrant, unable to stand. Clov is his son, […]

Entertainment, What's on

Jumpy at Sydney Theatre Company

28 Mar - 18 May, 2015

Posted by Sas Lyon ‘Jane Turner’s comic genius is given full scope.’ The Age Sydney Theatre Company and Adshel present A Melbourne Theatre Company production of JUMPY by April De Angelis. The mother of all midlife crises. Comedy icon Jane Turner (Kath & Kim) makes her STC debut alongside musical theatre favourite Marina Prior and […]

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