Simon Burke

Pippin

Theatre Review: Pippin is the weird and wonderful musical for our times at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre

December 8, 2020

Pippin is the first major musical to return to Sydney theatres, with distancing restrictions easing just before the show‚Äôs opening. The show‚Äôs offering of colour and magic are perfect medicine for our current climate. But, on another hand, its somewhat confusing premise and over-reliance on smoke and mirrors are yet another symptom of them. This […]

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Strangers in Between is yet another triumph for Tommy Murphy (Performances until February 11)

February 8, 2018

In what is another standout dramatic piece of writing from playwright Tommy Murphy,¬†Strangers in Between¬†is a heartwarming tale of friendship and self-discovery. As part of this year’s Midsumma Festival theatregoers¬†were treated to an extraordinary piece of work led by three of Australia’s greatest male actors; Simon Burke,¬†Guy Simon and Wil King. Directed by¬†Daniel Lammin, is […]

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The 2018 Brunswick Music Festival celebrates 30 years and the history of 3056 in March

February 7, 2018

The¬†Brunswick Music Festival today unveiled a massive program of live music and artistic collaborations as they celebrate 30 years this March 4th – 18th. Some highlights of the program this year include a special retrospective in¬†Songs of 3056, a celebration of the sounds of the suburb on March 16th. Helmed by¬†Xani Kolac of¬†The Twoks, Brunswick […]

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