Last year the icon Stephen Sondheim passed away and the loss was particularly felt amongst the queer theatre kids (and adults) who grew into themselves through the soundtrack of Sondheim’s love stories. In this celebration of the man’s legacy, Little Triangle present an honorary cabaret with a twist: sweeping, scalding, passionate love but no straights, only queer!Continue reading →
Tag / PACT Centre for Emerging Artists
Tiny Universe | Milk Crate Theatre & Shopfront Arts Co-Op
What do you think about when you’re alone? Is it the same thing other people think about? Tiny Universe opens up small, private moments to explore the wonderful internal worlds of eight characters and to reflect on the similar and different ways we navigate the outer world.Continue reading →
3x3x2 Festival of New Works | PACT Centre for Emerging Artists
After two years as artists in residence at PACT, three emerging theatre-makers are sharing their work at the 3x3x2 Festival for New Works. From climate change to mortality, love to fear, and hope to faith, these productions explore the intricacies of modern living with a vigorous spirit for experimentation.
I Hope it’s Not Raining in London | Bearfoot Theatre
Two beings find themselves together in a Wonderland-esque world with some memories of a life before but no clear idea of how they got to be here. Over the course of an hour, or perhaps years in this timeless place, they build their pasts and develop a symbiotic relationship through which they can explore philosophy, self, and trauma.
Wyrd: the Season of the Witch | Ninefold
Remounted after a run at PACT in June of this year, Ninefold brings its reimagination of Macbeth back to the stage with a stronger design, clearer motivations, but the same spooky atmosphere.
Embers | Black Match Productions
Black Match Productions, a brand new independent dance company born from connections built in the Sydney University Movement and Dance Society (MADSOC), debuted its first piece Embers. Looking to explore the human need for connection through physical representations of relationships and isolations, this piece stands as a solid entrance into the independent scene.
Carousel | Sydney University Musical Theatre Ensemble (MUSE)
Carousel sells itself as a misunderstood love story: Julie, a respectable yet unusual girl, falls in love with the rough-around-the-edges Billy, a carousel barker with a seedy background. Things are difficult from the beginning as Billy takes out his anger and paranoia around marriage on Julie, until he eventually hits her. In a money-making scheme gone wrong, Billy unexpectedly dies and is given the chance for a redemption arc that requires a supernatural element.