While Sydney is buzzing thanks to the beautiful lights of Vivid, let’s delve into some of the darker parts of Sydney with this week’s culture guide.
Set in a post-apocalyptic version of London's East End where gang violence and drugs terrorise the community, a gang of youths survive by holding parties for wealthy clients where their wildest, amoral fantasies are brought to life. This is a dark play that ultimately questions how far you would go for love.
Until June 8
244-248 William Street
Traumas of the past collide with a terrifying future in David Ireland's brilliant new play Cyprus Avenue. This play takes a unique look at the inner turmoil of those who have felt that their country and their identity are under siege, and how they must face up to the truths they hold dear.
Redline Productions at the Old Fitz Theatre
129 Dowling Street,
Suburban Wildlife at Sydney Film Festival
As the reality of post-university life sets in, the once tight-knit group fractures. This highly anticipated debut film explores the real issues that young people are constantly grabbling with and gives an authentic perspective on their lives.
June 8 and 13
Sydney Film Festival