Theatre

Play brings family focus to The Joan

A brand new comedy-drama looking at a gloriously dysfunctional family is coming to Penrith.

Powerful piece of theatre comes to The Joan

Based on the book by Jackie French, ‘Hitler’s Daughter’ is a multi-award winning, 60-minute theatre work.

Carmen gets special treatment in Penrith

The Penrith Symphony Orchestra is presenting Bizet’s opera ‘Carmen’. Be swept away by a tale of fate, lust, murder and jealousy in a full concert...

Local actor leads the way in West Side Story

It’s hailed as one of the greatest Broadway musicals of all time, and now ‘West Side Story’ is back in Sydney. After touring Europe, the...

Classic play not to be missed

In the heat of the shortest night of the year plunge into a world between sleeping and waking. Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is perhaps...

Penrith’s hottest ticket

Experience music, movement, fire and spectacle in a brand new show exploring dynamic new directions in a classical concert presentation. ‘Concertos on Fire’ is a...

The Joan promises a huge 2019

In 2019 The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre is presenting a plethora of works across the spectrum of performance, whisking audiences away on a...

Penrith’s history inspires new play

Prepare yourself for a night of art, intrigue and eye-catching canapes when ‘Yellow Yellow Sometimes Blue’ rolls into town. Inspired by the history of Penrith...

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’...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...