Theatre

Political satire at its best

Politics can often be more drama filled than a soap opera, which makes it the ultimate comedy fodder. Masters of theatrical satire ‘The Wharf Revue’...

The letters we wrote to Lindy

It’s the story that captivated a nation. A mother accused of murdering her child, her claim – that the baby was taken by a...

The Wharf Revue returns to The Joan

If the past few weeks has taught us anything about politics, it’s that we need a good sense of humour if we are going...

Murder mystery comes to Penrith

Put yourself in the centre of an Agatha Christie murder mystery at the John Lees Centre next month. Audiences are in for a thrilling evening...

Shakespeare at its edgy best

Experience Shakespeare in the open air just like the Bard intended as the Leura Shakespeare Festival returns for 2018. Held at the sublime Everglades Gardens...

Classic tale’s scary twist

The walking dead are taking over local theatre company Ruby Productions’ new show ‘Alice in Zombieland’. Audiences will get to experience the classic Lewis Carroll...

Theatre legend returns to the stage

With a career that spans more than four decades, Geraldine Turner has earned a place in Australian theatre as one of this country’s most...

Marina set to shine in Penrith

Marina Prior is one of Australia’s most beloved performers. From opera to plays and musical theatre there’s not many areas of the entertainment industry that...

Double feature at the Q Theatre

The Q Theatre is back with a bang in 2018, starting off with a double bill of fresh new work straight out of the...

Magical start to 2017

The girl with the golden hair, and a taste for porridge, is coming to the Emu Sports Club stage when Ruby Productions presents ‘Goldilocks’. The...

Williamson explores ‘Happiness’

It’s a question that all of us have thought about at least once in our lives. What is the secret to being happy? Bringing his...

Penrith Musical Comedy Company confirms 2017 season, including Chicago revival

2017 will see Penrith Musical Comedy Company (PMCC) embracing something old and something new. The upcoming season will feature the return of the hit musical...

Back by the river

Year after year The Acting Factory has produced quality productions of Shakespeare plays next to the Nepean River in Regatta Park. And this year will...

Powerful theatre in Penrith

You probably recognise Deborah Mailman from her performances in ‘Rabbit Proof Fence’, ‘The Sapphires’ and ‘The Secret Life of Us’. But before she became the...

From the classroom to the stage

A group of Penrith teachers will be taking to the stage in April, performing in the Penrith Musical Comedy Company production of ‘Seussical The...

Contemporary take on a classic

Introduce the kids to CoisCéim Dance Theatre’s ‘The Wolf and Peter’ at The Joan this school holidays. After a sell-out tour of Ireland, the award-winning...

Exposing their huge talent

Warning: This article may contain traces of nuts… When it comes to Australia, we’ve had some pretty good things originate from our shores. From Vegemite, Kath...

Grug comes to life on stage

As several generations of kids know it’s hard not to fall in love with the cute little Aussie hero Grug. These school holidays local audiences...

Laughing about ‘the change’

Menopause. Women dread it. Men fear it. From the hot flushes, mood swings, to memory loss and sleepless nights, those going through ‘the change’ can...

Paying tribute to a legend

Janis Joplin is one of the rock world’s most iconic women and her musical legacy still lives on today through productions like ‘Pearl –...