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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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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Fine Arts, Best Comedy and Artisan ARIA Award nominees announced!

October 3, 2016

We’re entering ARIA Award territory for another year, with the first round of nominees (Fine Arts, Artisan and Best Comedy) being announced, the winners to be announced at the official ARIA Nominations Event in Sydney this Wednesday. Already, Flume and The Avalanches have had their latest records recognised across all three artisan categories, an impressive indicator of […]

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Theatre Review: VELVET, Cremorne Theatre, QPAC (performances to 15th May)

May 3, 2016

After a successful run at the Brisbane Powerhouse during last year’s Brisbane Festival, raucous disco cabaret VELVET made a triumphant return to the River City, taking over the Cremorne Theatre at QPAC. Once a huge fan of the standard cabaret fare, the borderline offensive humour and the sexy-but-kinda-weird acts offered by shows like Club Swizzle, Absinthe, and La […]

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