MARCIA HINES

Nine shows not to miss at the Sydney Festival in 2019

October 29, 2018

Every January, Sydney Festival helps kick off the new year with a massive cultural celebration, and 2019 is looking to be no different. The 2019 instalment of the festival includes eighteen world premieres, five Australian premieres, and eight Australian exclusives, and features a programme which runs the gamut of cutting edge contemporary theatre, visual arts and […]

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What I learned attending my first ever Helpmann Awards

August 2, 2017

The 2017 17th annual Helpmann Awards were held last Monday at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney. Lachlan attended the ceremony and reflects on the experience – his first time at the iconic celebration of stage performances in Australia. They’re long… and for good reason Clocking in at 3 hours with no commercial breaks, the ceremony […]

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Performances from Book of Mormon, Kinky Boots, American Idiot and many more to showcase at 17th Annual Helpmann Awards

July 3, 2017

Staged on the set of Kinky Boots at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney, the 17th Annual Helpmann Awards Ceremony will feature a vast array of high-profile hosts, talent and performances when it airs live this July. This years premier celebration of Australia’s live performance industry will showcase performances from the musical My Fair Lady with […]

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Fringe World Review: Velvet is a gloriously kitsch and utterly entertaining celebration of disco (Performances until 19th February)

February 1, 2017

Disco. That most oft maligned of genres is given the celebration it rightly deserves thanks to the gloriously kitsch and utterly entertaining Velvet, which is a part of this year’s Fringe World in Perth.

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Merrigong Theatre Company announces 2017 season

November 17, 2016

At a special event at Illawarra Performing Arts Centre, Merrigong Theatre Company revealed their 2017 lineup, which includes smash hit cabaret VELVET. Merrigong Artistic Director, Simon Hinton said “Season 2017 is a celebration of characters. From some of the great theatrical classics, like Cyrano de Bergerac, to characters that give us a window into the […]

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Premieres, Returns & Crowd Favourites: 10 must see shows of the 2016 Adelaide Fringe Festival!

February 8, 2016

Even though Adelaide’s reputation as The Festival State may have taken a hit in recent years with the loss of two major touring festivals, the city still remains a hub of activity through February and March when the Adelaide Fringe Festival takes over seemingly every nook and cranny of the CBD. Second only to Edinburgh in […]

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Festival Review: West Coast Blues and Roots 2011 – Fremantle Park (17.04.2011)

April 18, 2011

I believe it was Bob Marley who said “one good thing about music, when it hits, you feel no pain”. Well, the punters at this year’s Blues and Roots were in for a pain free day, with the music on offer being of the highest quality from artists of the highest calibre. Organisers have been […]

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