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Feb08

New Theatre charges into Mardi Gras with a play inspired by NYC bathhouses

POSTED ON // Monday, 08 February 2016 Written by // Garrett Bithell

New Theatre charges into Mardi Gras with a play inspired by NYC bathhouses

New Theatre’s Mardi Gras offering this year is Terrance McNally’s madcap farce, The Ritz, writes Garrett Bithell.

Feb07

Camp show loaded with 90s fashion and music set to open at the Old 505 theatre for Mardi Gras

POSTED ON // Sunday, 07 February 2016 Written by // Garrett Bithell

Camp show loaded with 90s fashion and music set to open at the Old 505 theatre for Mardi Gras

While loaded with the fashion and music of the 90s, underneath the camp frivolity of The Girlie Show is a story about coming out, rebelling and finding acceptance. Writer/director Wayne Tunks speaks to Garrett Bithell about his upcoming Mardi Gras show.

Feb06

Bizarre Gumtree ad inspires new one-man play, 'Perch'

POSTED ON // Saturday, 06 February 2016 Written by // Garrett Bithell

Bizarre Gumtree ad inspires new one-man play, 'Perch'

A bizarre ad on Gumtree inspired theatre-makers Brian Carbee and Sarah Carradine to create a surreal play about human frailty and redemption, writes Garrett Bithell.

Feb05

Sunday Fun at this weekend’s Melt Picnic in Brisbane

POSTED ON // Friday, 05 February 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Sunday Fun at this weekend’s Melt Picnic in Brisbane

The inaugural Melt Picnic is on this Sunday (Feb 7) at the Performance Lawn at the Brisbane Powerhouse.

Feb04

Talking Turkey: Queer Thinking shines a light on same-sex parenting

POSTED ON // Thursday, 04 February 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Talking Turkey: Queer Thinking shines a light on same-sex parenting

Sydney’s Inner City Legal Centre has joined forces with Mardi Gras to present a unique Queer Thinking event discussing the ins and outs of LGBTIQ parenting.

Feb04

Hats Off returns!

POSTED ON // Thursday, 04 February 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Hats Off returns!

Musical theatre and cabaret stars will once again join together this Mardi Gras season to raise funds for the fight against AIDS with the annual Hats Off! Charity performance

Feb04

'Orange is the New Black' star Yael Stone to take to the stage in 'The Blind Giant is Dancing' at Belvoir

POSTED ON // Thursday, 04 February 2016 Written by // Garrett Bithell

'Orange is the New Black' star Yael Stone to take to the stage in 'The Blind Giant is Dancing' at Belvoir

Acclaimed theatre actress and Orange is the New Black star Yael Stone will take to the stage in the highly anticipated new production of Stephen Sewell's The Blind Giant is Dancing at Belvoir.

Feb03

What’s this then slut? The ABC’s hit sketch comedy series ‘Black Comedy’ is back!

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 03 February 2016 Written by // SX Team

What’s this then slut? The ABC’s hit sketch comedy series ‘Black Comedy’ is back!

The wait is almost ove! ABC TV’s groundbreaking sketch comedy series Black Comedy is back with another six-part series, starting tonight at 9pm on ABC and ABC iview.

Feb02

Big hearted play ‘The Whale’ premieres at Old Fitz Theatre for Sydney Mardi Gras

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 02 February 2016 Written by // Garrett Bithell

Big hearted play ‘The Whale’ premieres at Old Fitz Theatre for Sydney Mardi Gras

After the success of Cock in 2015, the Old Fitz Theatre is returning to the Mardi Gras fold this year with The Whale, a devastating story of man’s last chance at redemption. Director Shane Anthony speaks to Garrett Bithell.

Feb02

Mardi Gras party auditions this weekend

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 02 February 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Mardi Gras party auditions this weekend

Have you ever wanted to dance on the big stage at the Royal Hall of Industries?  Well now is your chance... Mardi Gras is holding auditions for back up dancers for the 2016 party.