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Treading the Boards: theatre round-up

Treading the Boards: theatre round-up

By GEORGIE PENGELLY

Sydney Dance Company. Photo: Alec Smart


Neighbourhood Media’s guide to live theatre & concerts in central Sydney for February 2022.


ARA Darling Quarter Theatre

3/1-25 Harbour St, Darling Harbour

https://darlingquarter.com/play/theatre/


Who: Melbourne International Comedy Presents: Class Clowns

When: March 10th, 2022

What: For over two decades, Class Clowns has helped hundreds of funny, young peeps hone their comedy potential. This one-of-a-kind secondary school comedy competition is coming to the Sydney CBD, with finalists headed to the state finals!

Price: $20 Tickets for the 7pm show

Weblink: https://www.monkeybaa.com.au/shows/class-cZálowns-sydney-2022/


Aware Super Theatre / Darling Harbour Theatre

ICC, 14 Darling Dr, Darling Harbour

https://www.awaresupertheatre.com.au/


Who: London Grammar

When: 26 Feb, 2022

What: With their highly anticipated third album ‘Californian Soil’ released on April 16, Secret Sounds are excited to announce the return of London Grammar in February 2022

Price: $89.90

Weblink: www.awaresupertheatre.com.au/Whats-On/Events/London-Grammar


Who: Fantabulosa - Headlined & curated by Boy George

When: 11-12 March, 2022

What: Israeli-born British chef, restaurateur and food writer to reveal his next-level approach to cooking and launch his new book Ottolenghi Flavour.

Price: $102.90 - $711

Weblink: https://www.iccsydney.com.au/whats-on/events/fantabulosa


Bell Shakespeare

33 Playfair St, The Rocks

https://www.bellshakespeare.com.au/

No current listings this month


Who: Hamlet

When: 4 March - 2 April, 2022 - Sydney Opera House

What: Peter Evans’ critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet returns in 2022. To be or not to be. That is the question.

Price: $38 - $98

Weblink: https://www.bellshakespeare.com.au/season


Belvoir Theatre

25 Belvoir St, Surry Hills

https://belvoir.com.au


Who: Opening Night

When: 26 Feb - 27 March, 2022

What: The cult classic 1977 film of what happens when a woman can’t play her role anymore, in a startling theatrical reimagining by Carissa Licciardello.

Price: $35 - $91

Weblink: https://belvoir.com.au/productions/opening-night/


Capitol Theatre

13 Campbell St, Haymarket

https://www.capitoltheatre.com.au


Who: Sondheim on Sondheim

When: 28 - 29 March

What: This timely and intimate portrait of the famed musical theatre genius Stephen Sondheim.

Price: From $60 -

Weblink: https://www.capitoltheatre.com.au/sondheim-on-sondheim/


City Recital Hall

2 Angel Pl, City

https://www.cityrecitalhall.com


Who: Brahms - Ein Deutsches Requiem

When: Feb 19, 2022

What: Experience Brahms' mighty romantic masterpiece as a powerful chamber work in this version for an ensemble of soloists and two pianos

Price: $55 - $120

Weblink: https://www.cityrecitalhall.com/whats-on/events/brahms-ein-deutsches-requiem/


Who: Switched On - Springtime

When: Feb 24, 2022

What: Springtime is a new-formed trio that exceeds the sum of its considerable parts; Gareth Liddiard (The Drones / Tropical F*ck Storm), Jim White (Dirty Three / Xylouris White), and Chris Abrahams (The Necks).

Price: $54 - $59

Weblink: https://www.cityrecitalhall.com/whats-on/events/switched-on-springtime/


Who: Ruby Fields

When: Feb 26, 2022

What: Ruby Fields is touring, like you have never seen her before. She's ditching the sticky floors of pubs and clubs to play stunning theatres, providing fans with a special, intimate, never-to-be-forgotten experience.

Price: $54 - $59

Weblink: https://www.cityrecitalhall.com/whats-on/events/ruby-fields/


Darlinghurst Theatre / Eternity Playhouse

39 Burton St, Darlinghurst

https://www.darlinghursttheatre.com


Who: Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner

When: Thur 13 Jan - Sun 20 Feb

What: Dive into a world of sweat, sacrifice and sensational choreography with Broadway’s iconic dance musical.

Price: $42

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


Who: Big Thick Energy

When: 3 - 6 March, 2022

What: A body positive festival celebrating all bodies

Price: $180 - $346

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


Ensemble Theatre

78 McDougall St, Kirribilli

https://www.ensemble.com.au


Who: Killing Katie, Confessions of a Book Club

When: Sun 9 Jan – Sat 26 Feb - POSTPONED

What: When former Queen Bee of the book club Robyn publishes her first novel, the truth about the death of her nemesis, Katie, begins to unravel

Price: $38 - $79

Weblink: https://www.ensemble.com.au/shows/killing-katie-confessions-of-a-book-club/


Genesian Theatre Company

420 Kent St, City

https://www.genesiantheatre.com.au/


Who: Murdered to Death

When: Sat 22 Jan – Sat 5 Mar

What: Bungling Inspector Pratt battles against the odds and his own incompetence to solve the murder of the house's owner.

Price: $30 - $35

Weblink: https://genesian.sales.ticketsearch.com/sales/salesevent/18152


Hayes Theatre Company

19 Greenknowe Ave, Potts Point

https://hayestheatre.com.au/


Who: Dale Burridge - At The Crossroads

When: 7 - 9 April, 2022

What: After an absence of more than twenty years, Dale Burridge returns to the stage with a funny, moving, heart felt exploration of the highs and lows of a life spent on, and off, the boards.

Price: $49 - $55

Weblink: https://hayestheatre.com.au/event/at-the-crossroads/


New Theatre

542 King St, Newtown

https://newtheatre.org.au/


Who: Breaking the Code

When: 10 Feb - 5 March

What: During the Second World War, tucked away in the country at Bletchley Park, the most brilliant mathematical minds in Britain were working to crack the complex German military code known as Enigma.

Price: $22 - $35

Weblink: https://newtheatre.org.au/breaking-the-code/


Who: The Spook

When: 15 March - 9 April

What:“Of course you don’t want to be a communist. No-one in their right mind wants to be a communist.”

A whimsical study of small-town Australia, Cold War fear-mongering, friendship and betrayal, inspired by a true story.

Price: $20 - $35

Weblink: https://newtheatre.org.au/the-spook/


SBW Stables Theatre

10 Nimrod St, Darlinghurst

https://griffintheatre.com.au/


Who: Orange Thrower

Where: Australian Design Centre, 113 William St, Darlinghurst

When: 18 Feb - 19 March

What: Orange Thrower is the award-winning debut play from Kirsty Marillier. A fresh twist on the Australian coming-of-age story, this play is a joyful comedy, a curious mystery, and a poignant love letter to South African women.

Price: $20 - $62

Weblink: https://griffintheatre.com.au/whats-on/orange-thrower-2/


State Theatre

49 Market St, City

https://www.statetheatre.com.au/


Who: Seven Wonders - Fleetwood Mac Orchestrated

When: Feb 18, 2022

What: Fleetwood Mac’s Greatest Hits – Dreams, The Chain, Everywhere, Tusk, Rhiannon, Landslide, Go Your Own Way, Little Lies, Big Love, Seven Wonders, Don’t Stop, Sara, Gypsy, Never Going Back Again & More

Price: $30 - $150

Weblink: https://www.statetheatre.com.au/show-calendar/seven-wonders-fleetwood-mac/


Sydney Lyric Theatre

5 Edward St, Pyrmont

https://www.sydneylyric.com.au/


Who: North by Northwest

When: March 9 - 16, 2022

What: The sensational David Campbell stars as the suave advertising executive Roger O. Thornhill in director Simon Phillips’ action-packed thriller of mistaken identity, kidnapping and espionage. Boldly-inventive, it is the theatrical event of 2022.

Price: $86 - $132

Weblink: https://www.sydneylyric.com.au/north-by-northwest/


Sydney Opera House

Bennelong Point, Opera Quays

https://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/


Who: Great Opera Hits

When: Sat 1 Jan – Sun 30 Oct

What: Listen to famous arias from Bizet, Puccini, Rossini, Verdi and more performed by some of Opera Australia’s finest opera singers, accompanied by piano.

Price: $77.50 – $98.50

Weblink: https://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/events/whats-on/opera-australia/2022/great-opera-hits.html


Who: Six the Musical

When: Sun 19 Dec 2021 – Sat 2 Apr 2022

What: Re-introducing the six wives of Henry VIII - six rebellious heroines take to the mic to remix over 500 years of history and heartbreak in a celebration of girl power.

Price: $57.50 - $153.50

Weblink: https://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/events/whats-on/musical-theatre/2021/six-the-musical.html


Theatre Royal

108 King St, City

https://www.theatreroyalsydney.com/


Who: Girl from the North Country

When: Wed 5 Jan – Sun 27 Feb

What: An uplifting and joyful story of American life in 1934 Minnesota, this critically acclaimed production features the reimagined songs of Bob Dylan.

Price: $88 - $193

Weblink: https://www.theatreroyalsydney.com/events/season-2022/girl-from-the-north-country/


Sydney Theatre Company

15 Hickson Rd, Dawes Point

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


Who: Triple X

Where: Wharf 1 Theatre

When: Sat 8 Jan – Sat 26 Feb

What: A hysterically funny, wildly provocative and tender love story about a successful Wall Street banker who’s having an affair with a trans drag performer.

Price: $44 - $74

Weblink: https://www.sydneytheatre.com.au/whats-on/productions/2022/triple-x


Who: Grand Horizons

Where: Roslyn Packer Theatre

When: Fri 18 Feb – Sat 5 Mar

What: A laugh-out-loud celebration of family and taking a chance on life that has stolen the hearts of audiences and has critics clamouring.

Price: $54 - $104

Weblink: https://www.sydneytheatre.com.au/whats-on/productions/2022/grand-horizons



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