Vietnam’s answer to Cirque de Soleil, Pho makes for a tasty dish

June 17th, 2019

A O Lang Pho is billed as a circus. More specifically it is a mix of acrobatics, physical theatre, song, dance, drama – and Vietnam.

Travesties: Surrealist theatre, musical hijinks and radical politics

June 17th, 2019

fortyfivedownstairs hosts a season of Tom Stoppard’s Travesties, itself a masterpiece which focuses Joyce’s writing of Ulysses in Zurich during World War I.

Nostalgic romp recalls radio’s golden age

June 17th, 2019

Murder on the Wireless pays tribute to radio’s golden days and especially to its sound effects artists.

Trapped in the dinner party from hell

June 17th, 2019

This would be the dinner party from hell. Nothing to eat or drink, not even plates or glasses set on the table.

Fiction reviews: Real Differences and three other titles

June 17th, 2019

In her impressive first novel, S.L. Lim explores what it means to want an ethical framework to your life.

Something from Paul strikes a chord with adoring crowd

June 17th, 2019

With just an acoustic guitar for protection, frontman and songwriter for Something for Kate Paul Dempsey is road-testing new songs for the alternative rock act’s yet-to-be-recorded new album.

‘A bare-footed gem of delight’

June 17th, 2019

Monteverdi’s late opera, The Return of Ulysses is a superbly vintaged example of the distinctive musical language he developed to represent dramatic emotion.

Teen drama Euphoria courts controversy with explicit sex and nudity

June 17th, 2019

The HBO series, starring Disney star Zendaya, comes with a graphic warning ahead of its debut on Foxtel on Monday night.

The Whitlams review: God drinks at the Metro

June 17th, 2019

This band defines Sydney in the 1990s and for tonight at least, frontman Tim Freedman was happy to quench a near-capacity crowd’s thirst for nostalgia.

The Whitlams review: God drinks at the Metro

June 17th, 2019

This band defines Sydney in the 1990s and for tonight at least, frontman Tim Freedman was happy to quench a near-capacity crowd’s thirst for nostalgia.