Community Theatre

The Arcadians build the barricade again with a new production of Les Mis

Theatre-goers in the Illawarra will hear the people sing once more, with the Arcadians Theatre Group staging the much-loved musical Les Misérables this November.  The Group, who are based in Corrimal, will be presenting the mammoth production in their own Miner’s Lamp Theatre – a feat only possible after extensive stage renovations conducted by the …

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Review: Merry Wives of Windsor – New Theatre, Newtown (NSW)

One of William Shakespeare’s lesser-known plays, The Merry Wives of Windsor, is imaginatively adapted at the New Theatre with an Australian 80’s twist. Shakespeare’s setting of Windsor, England becomes the New South Wales suburban town of Windsor, Australia. Renaissance doublets have been replaced with extravagant perms and neon active wear; flagons of ale are instead VB tinnies. It makes for an entirely new reading of Shakespeare’s intricate tale of love, jealousy, and revenge. Read the full review now!