Theatre

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...

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...

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...

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...

Powerful story on stage

It’s one of history’s most iconic diaries and now Anne Frank’s experiences during World War II are set to come to life on the...

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...

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’...

New play is a must see

Prepare for a ‘Puberty Blues’ style tale with a Lady Gaga twist when ‘Daisy Moon Was Born This Way’ comes to The Joan. This brand...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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’...

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...