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(Extra) Ordinary (Un) Usual III – The Monologue Project @ The New Theatre

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The third installment in this series debuted on Wednesday night at the New Theatre, with a host of new skits.

Created and produced by Pete Malicki, who finds his material in the everyday and the not so everyday, and weaves these elements of life into absurd, hilarious snapshots. Stories range from a demented office worker’s daily grind, to the sexually confused victim of a scam, these innocuous scenarios provide hugely funny results when given the Malicki treatment.

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The School For Scandal @ The New

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Production photos by Matthias Engesser

Theatregoers venturing across to Newtown’s New Theatre are in for a treat with David Burrowes’ very hip, fast paced and entertaining revival  of Irish playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s classic eighteenth century comedy, THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL.

Sheridan’s world perhaps can best be described as a school of excess where most of its characters are living hedonistic lives and forever scheming to get their every whim and need met and people are simply objects that have to be moved out of the way. Continue reading The School For Scandal @ The New

2014 Sydney Arts Guide Stage & Screen Awards

Bell Shakespeare's WINTERS TALE  2014 winner - Best stage production
Bell Shakespeare’s WINTERS TALE  2014 winner – Best stage production

 

Sydney Arts Guide is a key part of stage and film culture, and exists to celebrate the art of performance, in theatres and cinemas.

2014 was a year of amazing diversity, and our twenty accredited specialist reviewers, were all spoiled for choice in the quality of the live theatre performances to be experienced in the City of Sydney, and the suburbs of Sydney.

As the old adage goes, “live theatre is not dead theatre, as there is a different performance to be experienced every night”. Our team of professional reviewers, have each nominated their personal preferences for both theatre and cinema. A small number of movies were nominated out of the hundreds of cinema films that were seen during the last twelve months.

At the end of another outstanding year for the arts in Sydney, on Wednesday 31st December 2014, Sydney Arts Guide announced its 2014 awards in these Stage and Screen categories:-

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