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Let's get the show on the road: theatre round-up

All the best upcoming showstoppers that are a must see this theatre season


By Ashie Luke

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Bell Shakespeare

1/13A Hickson Rd, Dawes Point

https://www.bellshakespeare.com.au


The Comedy of Errors

When: 17 August – 17 September 2022

What: Shipwrecked and separated 33 years earlier, two sets of long-lost twins miraculously find themselves in the same city on the same day. What could possibly go wrong?

Price: From $45* -

Weblink: https://www.bellshakespeare.com.au/the-comedy-of-errors



Belvoir Theatre

25 Belvoir St, Surry Hills

https://belvoir.com.au/


Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes

When: 2 June – 10 July 2022

What: A contemporary drama of truth and deceit, in an acclaimed production by Hannah Moscovitch.

Price: From $50* -

Weblink: https://belvoir.com.au/productions/sexual-misconduct-of-the-middle-classes/



Capitol Theatre

13 Campbell St, Haymarket

https://www.capitoltheatre.com.au


Moulin Rouge! The Musical

When: May 28 – September 25 2022

What: Enter a world of splendour and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur and glory! A world where Bohemians and aristocrats rub elbows and revel in electrifying enchantment. Pop the champagne and prepare for the spectacular spectacular.

Price: From $139 -

Weblink: https://www.capitoltheatre.com.au/moulin-rouge-the-musical/



City Recital Hall

2 Angel Pl, City

https://www.cityrecitalhall.com


Singular Voices: Midori Takada and Ana Roxanne

When: 11 June 2022

What: Treat your senses to a night of spiritual enrichment with the transcendent sounds of two masters of meditative music, Midori Takada (Tokyo) and Ana Roxanne (New York). Price: $49 - $59 Weblink: https://www.cityrecitalhall.com/whats-on/events/singular-voices-midori-takada-and-ana-roxanne/

Switched On: Luluc and Grace Cummings

When: 29 July 2022

What: Melbourne dream-folk duo Luluc bring their pristine harmonies and sublime poetics to Switched On with support from Grace Cummings.

Price: $39 - $49 Weblink: https://www.cityrecitalhall.com/whats-on/events/switched-on-luluc-and-grace-cummings/


A Winter’s Journey

When: 23 & 25 July 2022

What: A Winter’s Journey is a new staging by Musica Viva Australia of Schubert’s iconic songs, bringing a very different winter into focus, set against a backdrop of Australian painter Fred Willliams’ vivid landscapes.

Price: $64 – $122

Weblink: https://www.cityrecitalhall.com/whats-on/events/a-winters-journey/


Singular Voices: Paul Kelly and Paul Grabowsky

When: 5 August 2022

What: Sharing the stage for Singular Voices, the two Pauls are even more than the sum of their astronomical parts. Grabowsky and Kelly bring their ARIA-winning album Please Leave Your Light On to the City Recital Hall stage.

Price: $69 – $89

Weblink: https://www.cityrecitalhall.com/whats-on/events/singular-voices-paul-kelly-and-paul-grabowsky/

Agnes Obel

When: 14 October 2022

What: Berlin-based, Danish contemporary composer, singer-songwriter, pianist and producer AGNES OBEL brings her captivating live show to Australia. Price: $72.45 - $92.45 Weblink: https://www.cityrecitalhall.com/whats-on/events/agnes-obel/

Singular Voices: Aldous Harding

When: 22 October 2022

What: Heralded as one of Aotearoa’s greatest musical exports, acclaimed singer and songwriter Aldous Harding returns to Australia to perform in the intimate sonic grandeur of City Recital Hall. Price: $49 - $59 Weblink: https://www.cityrecitalhall.com/whats-on/events/singular-voices-aldous-harding/



Darlinghurst Theatre / Eternity Playhouse

39 Burton St, Darlinghurst

https://www.darlinghursttheatre.com


Once

When: 24 June – 31 July, 2022

What: Our breathtaking production of Once returns to make you fall in love all over again! Based on the movie of the same name by John Carney, Once features a book by Enda Walsh and music & lyrics by Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová. It's the only Broadway show with music to win an Academy Award, Grammy Award, Olivier Award and Tony Award (including Best Musical).

Price: From $67* -

Weblink: https://www.darlinghursttheatre.com/once



Griffin Theatre Company

10 Nimrod St, Darlinghurst

https://griffintheatre.com.au/


Golden Blood

When: 24 June – 30 July, 2022

What: Golden Blood feels like a big-screen thriller, even though it’s got a cast of two. Playing out on the neon streets of Singapore, it desperately claws back the extreme wealth it once knew, holding a rusty machete between its teeth. By Merlynn Tong.

Price: From $38* -

Weblink: https://griffintheatre.com.au/whats-on/golden-blood-2/


Whitefella Yella Tree

When: 12 August – 10 September 2022

What: Once in a blue moon, in the middle of nowhere, two teenage boys meet under a lemon tree. After a rough start, a fragile friendship fruits into a heady romance. Ty and Neddy fall madly in love, as teenagers are wont to do. By Dylan Van Den Berg.

Price: From $38* - Weblink: https://griffintheatre.com.au/whats-on/whitefella-yella-tree/



Sydney Theatre Company

15 Hickson Rd, Dawes Point

https://www.sydneytheatre.com.au/


The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

When: 21 June – 16 July 2022

What: When Anne Brontë’s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall was published in 1848, it became an instant sensation. The witty, stirring, and groundbreaking story of Helen Graham and her mysterious arrival in the town of Lindenhope so shocked and galvanised English society that Brontë’s equally famous sister sought to prevent its republication.

Price: From $51* -

Weblink: https://www.sydneytheatre.com.au/whats-on/productions/2022/the-tenant-of-wildfell-hall


Top Coat

When: 25 June – 6 August 2022

What: What happens when a Chinese-Australian manicurist switches bodies with a white, latte sipping, TV executive? A chaotic and outrageous comedy awaits!

Price: From $46* -

Weblink: https://www.sydneytheatre.com.au/whats-on/productions/2022/top-coat



Sydney Opera House

Bennelong Point, Opera Quays

https://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/


Madama Butterfly

When: 29 June – 30 July, 2022

What: Graeme Murphy’s arresting production of Madama Butterfly takes a contemporary look at Puccini’s alluring heroine using a towering digital set.

Price: From $48* -

Weblink: https://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/events/whats-on/opera-australia/2022/madama-butterfly.hml


FANGIRLS The Musical

When: 28 July – 4 September, 2022

What: Edna is fourteen and is head over heels in love with Harry — he’s beautiful, talented, but there’s just one problem: he’s the star of the world’s biggest boyband. Getting Harry’s attention might seem impossible, but there’s nothing that Edna won’t do to prove to Harry that she’s the one.

Price: From $59* -

Weblink: https://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/events/whats-on/musical-theatre/2022/fangirls-the-musical.html



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