Theatre

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...

Nobody is safe from The Wharf Revue team

There are certain productions that are so popular they pop up on The Joan calendar every single year. ‘The Wharf Revue’ is one of...

Get ready to be amazed

Take a dive into the world of kung fu, Chinese culture and spirituality when the Shaolin Warriors come to the Evan Theatre stage this...

TV favourites like you’ve never seen them before

There’s not many female ensembles that have captured TV viewers’ hearts more than ‘The Golden Girls’. This October the mature Miami foursome – Sophia, Blanche,...

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...

Noni takes us on an emotional journey in new play ‘Mother’

One of the great things about storytelling is that it allows us to form emotional connections with characters that we may never have had...

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...

A voice you’ll fall in love with

Soprano Mirusia has performed with Andre Rieu and now she’s coming to Penrith to give audiences a taste of the voice that has won...

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...

Play that’ll make you think

Daniel Tobias grew up in a Jewish-atheist household. In 2004, aged 29, Daniel found out he had stage-four testicular cancer and went searching for God....

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 –...

Emu Heights Theatre Company to close – for now

When the Emu Heights Theatre Company opened in 2010 its first show was a production of ‘The Shoe-Horn Sonata’ by John Misto. Returning to...

Play will have audiences laughing out loud

Audiences will be in stitches with Henry Lawson Theatre's current production 'Happy Families'. The comedy by Simon Hopkinson and Helen O'Connor is based in country...

Festive fun for the family

With Christmas quickly approaching it’s time to start getting the festivities underway. What better way to celebrate the silly season than with a night of...

New play reveals extraordinary love affair

Love and literature come together in the world premiere of the theatre production ‘All My Love’ at The Joan this July. ‘All My Love’ is...

Jye brings new show to the stage

After the success of his original musical, ‘The Things I Could Never Tell Steven’, which premiered in Newtown in December, local composer Jye Bryant...

New opera company set to hit a high note

Get a taste for the future of opera in western Sydney, as the newly formed Western Sydney Opera company treats Penrith to their first...

Serial funsters back at The Joan

It’s that time of year again folks. The hilarious satirical minds of Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott – aka The Wharf Revue...

Get In The Mood for some Broadway fun

Tickets to ‘In The Mood’ have been in such high demand with Penrith audiences that a third matinee performance has been announced. The hit show...

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...