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Stage Lighting 101: What Can be controlled – Basic!

Stage lighting has many components, with Four major properties that can be manipulated to produce the desired effects and atmosphere. These are:

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This Bitter Earth: Stripping down the hopes and dreams of every relationship we have ever had

Run Time: 72 minutes (Opening Night)
On assignment for Sydney Scoop / Editor: Rebecca Varidel
Production Images: Bob Seary

It’s the latest experimental live show in New Theatre Newtown’s 2019 program.  The 17 day short run production shines a spotlight on an an area of relationships clouded by languid debates of equality and homophobia in recent decades.

This Bitter Earth is my way of parsing this current cultural moment we’re living through.” says playwright, Chris Edwards,  “We see a generation of people struggling to connect with each other as there’s this looming, ever-present sense of twenty-first century despair hovering over our heads at all times.”

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The Real Housewives of Perth

WHETHER they’re cute, catty and comical or beautiful, bitchy and backstabbing, The Real Housewives of Perth are coming to Limelight Theatre.  Written by Molly Bell and directed by Helen Smolders, the musical is based on the television franchise and localised for a WA audience, looking at how the women interact with each other and their partners.

Wives Joanne, Babette, Beezus, Lulu and Penny each have their moment in the sun to showcase their life.  But they all have secrets, revealed during the course of the show – and the musical explores how they deal with these revelations.

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A WICKED winter at HOTA, Surfers Paradise

Renowned Australian production company, Matt Ward Entertainment, has announced today it will stage the worldwide musical phenomenon, WICKED, hot on the heels of casting the stellar lead cast.  Co-presented by HOTA, Home of the Arts this exciting rendition of WICKED will showcase a talented line up this June, telling the beloved tale of the extraordinary adventures in Oz and a profound friendship between Glinda The Good Witch and Elphaba, The Wicked Witch of the West.

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Saturday Night Fever: Opening at Lyric Theatre

Tickets for the iconic hit musical Saturday Night Fever, which will premiere in Sydney at the Sydney Lyric Theatre from 29 March 2019, are now on sale.  Leading Australian theatre producer John Frost today announced three of the cast members of the new version of this classic hit show. Paulini, Natalie Conway and Nana Matapule will be three of the ensemble of singers who will give voice to the much-loved disco soundtrack, alongside a cast of incredible dancers.

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Improv Theatre Sydney: 4th Birthday Festival

You could say that ITS – Improv Theatre Sydney is like the couture of Performing Arts…  Every performance is unplanned and never the same, an original piece just for you as you sit in the audience and shape the narrative… Continue reading Improv Theatre Sydney: 4th Birthday Festival

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory: The Musical, Capitol Theatre

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has enjoyed successful runs, being a hit with audiences despite experiencing the same harshness from critics and love from the people in the same way hit musical Wicked did.   So it’s no surprise that it’s one of the most anticipated openings in the Sydney theatre season in 2019 as it promises to take generations young and old through a fantasy wonderland of nostalgia and discovery. Continue reading Charlie & The Chocolate Factory: The Musical, Capitol Theatre