Theatre

Free play pays tribute to ANZAC spirit

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli a free theatre production titled ‘Gallipoli –A Manual of Trench Warfare’ will be on...

Frightfully good play

Looking for something to do this Halloween weekend? Then why not head down to the Police Citizens Boys Club to check out The Acting...

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,...

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...

Best of the best on stage in Penrith

Curating a year’s worth of theatre and music performances is no mean feat. There’s many factors to be considered when deciding on a program that...

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...

Theatre project invites you to reflect on best and worst days

A contemporary theatre production that blossomed in regional NSW is set to return home to western Sydney with renewed spark and depth. ‘Days Like These’...

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...

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...

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...

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’...

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...

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...

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...

Classic novel comes to life on stage

Local theatre group Ruby Productions will be bringing Charlotte Bronte’s classic novel ‘Jane Eyre’ to the stage this May. ‘Jane Eyre’ follows the trials of...

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...

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...

Big year of musicals in Penrith

The Penrith Musical Comedy Company has been bringing quality musical theatre to Penrith for decades now, and 2015 is set to be another great...

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...