This week we are shining the spotlight on theatre. We’re looking forward to being in the front row seats at these independent venues, checking out some of the coolest new theatre that is popping up in Sydney, particularly those shows staged by young and upcoming companies.
Brown Skin Girl
After a sold out season at Griffin Theatre Company’s BATCH festival in 2018, Brown Skin Girl is back with a strong hard-hitting production. Brown Skin Girl melds spoken word, music and movement, to draw audiences into the lives of three black and brown women as they navigate the complexities of life as twenty-somethings in Sydney.
January 29 to February 9
Redline Productions at the Old Fitz Theatre
129 Dowling St
The Other Side of 25 by Becca Hurd
Bontom Productions presents this one-woman show written by American actress and writer, Becca Hurd. Full of humour, music and a few tears, The Other Side of 25 explores a woman’s discovery of what you gain through what you lose.
February 5 to 9
Old 505 Theatre
5 Eliza Street
My Night With Reg by Kevin Elyot
This restaging of the 1994 play follows the story of six men over several years through a turmoil that is set off by the promiscuous and dangerously attractive Reg. This award-winning modern classic captures the fragility of happiness and of life itself. It compassionately and honestly portrays friendship, longing and.
February 5 to March 9
542 King Street,
A festival of new work created by four emerging arts collectives. This season will challenge form, undermine perceptions and incite conversation around topics social and political. This season includes; Ingle by Harry McGee, Spider In My Soup by Nicole Pingon, Shortcuts by Madeline Stedman and Return Of Kings by Socks in Jocks.
January 30 to February 3
Shopfront Arts Co-Op
88 Carlton Parade