Theatre

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...

Katie gives Opera a fresh twist

After the success of their debut production in 2015, independent opera company Operantics will return this January with an exciting double bill at 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...

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,...

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...

Penny cooks up a theatrical smash

Regardless of whether you recognise her name, if you’re a fan of Australian TV you will probably recognise her face. Penny Cook has appeared in...

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 –...

You’ll be spellbound by hit musical

Ever been to see a theatre production and thought, ‘I’d really love to be up there’? Well, now’s your chance. The Penrith Musical Comedy Company...

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...

Magical fun as classic story hits the stage

The wonderful world of Wonka will be brought to the stage this July when Ruby Productions presents their version of the Roald Dahl classic...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...