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What’s on in Marrickville

Want to let your hair down and take your dancing shoes for a spin? Check out our Marrickville What's On Guide!


We've put together a round up of the best Food, Theatre and Dance Events coming up in and around Marrickville! So clear your schedule, gather the grew together and get ready to have some fun.


Theatre


Cock | May 8th - 18th Flight Path Theatre, Addison Rd Community Centre 142 Addison Rd, Marrickville


When John takes a break from his boyfriend he accidentally meets the girl of his dreams. Filled with guilt and indecision he decides there is only one way to straighten this out…. Mike Bartlett’s metrosexual play about love and longing provides us a blueprint of who we are and who we want to be. John’s refusal to fix his identity disturbs and disrupts the lives of those around him in this contemporary tale of sex without nudity and struggle without violence.


The Front Page | April 23rd - May 18th New Theatre, 542 King St, Newtown

by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthurAdapted by Nicholas Papademetriou


“A journalist is a cross between a bootlegger and a whore.”

 

Late at night, in the crowded press room at Chicago’s Criminal Courts, a group of reporters is waiting to cover a controversial execution the next morning. Then an unexpected event breaks through the banter and bravura, the cynicism and ennui, and suddenly a scoop is on the cards.


This landmark comedy from 1928 introduced the now-familiar trope of the hard-living, hard-drinking reporter determined to get to the truth at any cost. Though computers have replaced typewriters, and the internet has changed the way news is reported, this satire on systemic corruption, manipulation and scandal in politics, journalism and justice still hits a nerve. The plot twists and turns as much as its the ethically elastic characters, and the laugh-a-minute, rapid-paced script will get the adrenaline rushing.

 

“One of the funniest and most exciting of American plays” New York Times



Marrickville Pause Festival

Dance


Marrickville Pause Festival | May 5

Gerald Street, Marrickville

 

Head down to the Marrickville Pause festival to experience a street full of music and art! The festival will be taking over Gerald Street in Marrickville and featuring a lineup of local bands on an outdoor stage (full lineup TBA soon). Explore a pop-up gallery to discover upcoming artists, get hands-on and print your own tote bag with Carizza Designs, which you can take home! Save the date and get involved in your local arts and music community, and stay tuned on the instagram page for announcements closer to the date. Marrickville Pause is a free, inclusive and all-ages event.


Please email marrickvillepause@gmail.com if you want to get in touch.


Momenta | 28 May - 8 June Sydney Dance Company Roslyn Packer Theatre


momenta is Rafael Bonachela’s first full-length work in more than three years, which he created with composer Nick Wales, lighting designer Damien Cooper and set designer Elizabeth Gadsby. The work is “a journey into the poetry and physics of human connection, and explores themes of the universe, physics, space and time, which is applied an emotional landscape,” he describes. “Elizabeth Gadsby’s set design for momenta will be huge in scale, reflecting the universal themes of the work. It will be an immersive and moving experience for audiences.”


Eat


Mother’s Day Tea Party with Dessert Queen Anna Polyviou 12th May, 2024

 

Hold onto your sweet tooth because Sydney’s $15 million superyacht, The Jackson, is setting sail for a Mother’s Day Tea Party with none other than Australia’s pastry-queen, Anna Polyviou.


Dessert Master extraordinaire takes over The Jackson on Sunday, 12 May for a 3-hour High Tea Cruise, treating guests to a sweet symphony of flavours and a DJ set from Anna herself! The bespoke menu showcases sweet treats from Berries Hearts, with layers of Coconut Dacquoise, Almond Crunch, Raspberry Compote, and Vanilla Bavarois, her irresistible Chocolate Fudge Brownie and her delightful Vanilla Buttermilk Scones served with Berried Jam and Whipped Crème, to the savoury goodness of her mouth-watering, pastry-laden Beef Pie and Smoked Salmon with Cucumber Dill and Crème Fraîche. This once in a lifetime event is an absolute steal with tickets available for only $175


Mother’s Day Tea Party with Australia’s pastry-queen, Anna Polyviou

 

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