ON NOW // ON NEXT: July giveaway edition

We know, it’s cold out.

So July is a perfect time to rug up and get into a cosy performance venue. There’s heaps on you’re going to want to check out, including treats at Belvoir, Sydney Theatre Company, PACT, installations, big queer parties, performance festivals and much more.

We’ve also got giveaways from our friends at Griffin and Bondi Feast – see below for how to enter and WIN!


Marrugeku | Gudirr Gudirr
If you haven’t seen Dalisa Pigrum’s extraordinary solo Gudirr Gudirr, there is a special limited season this week at the Sydney Opera House. The personal and political merge in this stunning and engrossing performance. Check it out Wednesday 27 to Sat 30 June. More info

Daniel Schlusser Ensemble | They Divided The Sky
Set against the backdrop of a divided Germany and a world in Cold War turmoil, this new adaptation of Christa Wolf’s novel looks at the strive for love and utopia amidst the rubble.
Finishes Sat 30 June. More info

Sydney Theatre Company | Blackie Blackie Brown
If you haven’t seen Nakkiah Lui’s splendidly controversial Blackie Blackie Brown: the Traditional Owner of Death you have until this Sat 30 June before it heads to Malthouse.
More info

National Theatre of Parramatta & Apocalypse Theatre Company | The Girl/The Woman
Written by emerging talent Aanisa Vylet, The Girl / The Woman looks at the twin and potentially competing pressures of sexuality and identity in the modern world. Catch the premiere at Riverside Theatres from Thurs 28 June until Sat 7 July. More info

Aanisa Vylet in The Girl / The Woman


Bondi Feast | Opening Gala
There are a packed couple of weeks of theatre, comedy, cabaret and more at Bondi when the annual Bondi Feast program returns this July. To celebrate, you can get your mits on a double pass to the Opening Gala!

To enter, email with the subject “Bondi Gala” by COB Fri 29 June.
More info


Griffin Theatre Company | The Almighty Sometimes
The choices of a parent and child collide in The Almighty Sometimes—Kendall Feaver’s extraordinary new play about mental health, the medication of children and the unique relationship between mothers and their daughters. Directed by Lee Lewis, it runs Fri 27 July to Sat 8 Sept.

You can win a double pass! To win a double-pass to the Tuesday 31 July, email with the subject line ‘PLINES.’.
More info

Hannie Rayson’s Hello, Beautiful! presented by Griffin & Performing Lines

Performing Lines & Griffin Theatre Company | Hannie Rayson’s Hello, Beautiful!
We are packing up the writing desk and bringing Hannie Rayson’s utterly charming autobiographical solo Hello, Beautiful! for a special event season at Griffin from Mon 9 to Sat 14 July.
More info

Ryoji Ikeda | micro | macro
Famed Japanese new media artist Ryoji Ikeda returns to Carriageworks with a new large-scale installation developed at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland. Runs 4 – 29 July. More info

Loose Ends | Mid Winter Sweat
A big sweaty queer party taking over the Oxford Art Factory, this edition features new performances from Betty Grumble and Pony Express’ Ian Sinclair. One night only – Sat 14 July. More info

Michelle Aitken | Future’s Eve
Fembots, sex slaves, AI and the future of gendered tech. It’s all rich fodder for this new dance theatre work making it’s east coast debut after an acclaimed season in Perth. Catch it Tues 17 to Sat 21 July at Bondi Feast. More info

Renegade Productions | Unveiling: Gay Sex for Endtimes
Continuing the West Coast rep at Bondi Feast, Renegade Productions bring their provocative hit Unveiling: Gay Sex for End Times to the fest for a week from Tues 17 to Sat 21 July. More info

Ten Tonne Sparrow | Love Song Dedications (without Richard Mercer)
Come on a rose-tinted stroll down lover’s lane with Tom Hogan and Bonnie Leigh-Dodds in a performative quest to find the ultimate love song. Wed 18 July 18 til Sun 29 July at PACT. More info

Michelle Aitken’s Future’s Eve

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