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The weirdest and wildest shows to see at Sydney Fringe Festival

The weirdest and wildest shows to see at Sydney Fringe Festival

Here's our arts & culture editor's picks of the weird, the wonderful and the "fringe-iest" stuff to check out.

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What's on now in Sydney

Blanc de Blanc Encore
4 out of 5 stars

Pop the cork! This bubbly, party-starting alt-cabaret is back and better than ever

Redfern
Miss Saigon review

Miss Saigon review

3 out of 5 stars

This blockbuster musical revival masks its issues with grandeur, hoping the spectacle distracts from its flaws – and for many audiences, it succeeds

Sydney
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

5 out of 5 stars

The Australian debut of Disney’s Broadway hit is a breathtaking spectacle that will leave you charmed and bedazzled

Haymarket
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Eat and drink like royalty in NSW

Eat and drink like royalty in NSW

Reconnect with your favourite peeps over a glass of wine, a memorable meal in a special spot, or by plunging your hands into the earth or the ocean to gather...

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Latest theatre and dance reviews

Blaque Showgirls

Blaque Showgirls

4 out of 5 stars

Nakkiah Lui's riotous riff on a '90s camp classic is silly, sparkly unbridled fun and honesty

Darlinghurst
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

5 out of 5 stars

The Australian debut of Disney’s Broadway hit is a breathtaking spectacle that will leave you charmed and bedazzled

Haymarket
Miss Saigon review

Miss Saigon review

3 out of 5 stars

This blockbuster musical revival masks its issues with grandeur, hoping the spectacle distracts from its flaws – and for many audiences, it succeeds

Sydney

Music now on in Sydney

Latest film reviews

The Great Escaper

The Great Escaper

4 out of 5 stars

Michael Caine and Glenda Jackson are magical in an unexpectedly moving OAP-on-a-mission movie

20 Days in Mariupol

20 Days in Mariupol

4 out of 5 stars

Nuts-brave Ukrainian reporter Mstyslav Chernov delivers a visceral, shakycam snapshot of war at its most pitiless

The Creator

The Creator

4 out of 5 stars

This lavish, action-packed sci-fi from ’Star Wars‘ director Gareth Edwards fills the ’Dune: Part Two‘ gap nicely

Dumb Money

Dumb Money

4 out of 5 stars

This finance underdog story is ‘The Big Short’ for the Reddit generation

Your guide to art in Sydney

The best ARIs in Sydney

The best ARIs in Sydney

If you're after emerging and experimental art, here are ten key artist-run initiatives (ARIs) to get you started.

Where to see Aboriginal art

Where to see Aboriginal art

Whether you're visiting from overseas or a curious local looking to get beyond the basics, here's where to start.