Sydney Festival Review: Birdman Screening with Live Score from Antonio Sanchez – State Theatre (16.01.16)

One of the most anticipated events of this year’s Sydney Festival was the special screening of the film Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), with a live, mostly improvised score from Mexico’s Antonio Sanchez – the acclaimed jazz drummer who delivered us the original and unique soundtrack from the Oscar winning movie. So what…

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Sydney Festival Review: Meow Meow’s The Little Mermaid – Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent, Hyde Park

Positioned as one of the must-see shows of the 2016 program, Sydney Festival mainstay Meow Meow‘s The Little Mermaid is entertaining audiences nightly in the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent at Hyde Park in a World Premiere production. The show is part two of Meow Meow’s “Little” trilogy – the first part of which, Little Match Girl, was seen at…

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Sydney Festival Review: The Weather Station – The Famous Spiegeltent, Hyde Park (06.01.16)

Dubbed “the next great Canadian singer-songwriter”, The Weather Station is the project of Toronto’s Tamara Lindema, whose delicate and beautiful yet precise and complex music has been acclaimed all over the world. And last night she had the pleasure of showcasing it in the first Sydney Festival performance for 2016; opening The Famous Spiegeltent in the festival’s…

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