Transmission Films present
Tea with the Dames
A unique celebration of the lives and careers of four of our most iconic actresses; Dame Eileen Atkins, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Joan Plowright and Dame Maggie Smith.
All four have gone from being fledgling actresses in the 1950s to acting royalty. They’ve watched each other’s careers grow and bloom and have celebrated life’s ups and downs together.
★★★★★ "Wildly enjoyable" The Guardian
In cinemas from 7 June.
Win one of 10 double passes to Tea with the Dames. Enter using promo DAMES. Competition closes Sunday 10 June.
Sydney International Piano Competition of Australia present
One of Canada’s most exciting young pianists makes a welcome return to Australia. Avan Yu achieved international recognition when he triumphed at the Sydney International Piano Competition in 2012 and has since established a stellar international career.
Sydney: Saturday 30 June, 7:30pm at Verbrugghen Hall
Melbourne: Thursday 26 July, 7:30pm at Camberwell Grammar School
Win a double pass to Avan Yu in Sydney or Melbourne. Enter using promo AVAN. Competition closes Sunday 10 June.
Victoria ‘Sando’ Sandringham is the charismatic loose cannon CEO and public face of popular department store chain “Sando’s Warehouse”.
The six-part family comedy has been described as the love child of The Moodys and Upper Middle Bogan and stars Sacha Horler taking the reign as Australia’s discount package queen.
Sando Season 1 available on DVD in stores now.
Win one of 15 DVD’s of Sando. Enter using promo SANDO. Competition closes Sunday 10 June.
The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra present
Unfold a theatrical performance of ancient chants, psalms, and songs reimagined by the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Choir alongside the exceptional French early music ensemble La Camera delle Lacrime on an array of rare ancient instruments including the erhu, kamanche, and hurdy-gurdy.
Sydney: 25 July–3 August at City Recital Hall
Melbourne: 4–5 August at Elisabeth Murdoch Hall
Brisbane: 7 August at Queensland Performing Arts Centre
Win a double pass Karakorum in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane. Enter using promo KARAKORUM. Competition closes Sunday 10 June.
Australian Youth Orchestra present
The Australian Youth Orchestra will join forces with the winner of the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition, Andrey Gugnin, to bring you a dazzlingly fresh performance of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.1, alongside music by Britten and Rachmaninov.
Sydney: Saturday 14 July, 7:30pm at Sydney Town Hall
Brisbane: Monday 16 July, 7:30pm at QPAC
Use the code ANDREY20 to receive 20% off adult A Reserve tickets.
Entertainment One present
The Leisure Seeker
Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland star in The Leisure Seeker, a poignant and triumphant love story about a runaway couple who embark on an unforgettable cross-country adventure in their vintage campervan.
★★★★ “A celebration of love” CineVue
“Outstanding performances by Sutherland and Mirren” London Evening Standard
In cinemas from 14 June.
Win one of 20 double passes to The Leisure Seeker. Enter using promo LEISURE. Competition closes Sunday 10 June.
Broadway & West End music theatre star, Ramin Karimloo, will tour Australia for the first time for a strictly limited season, with special guest Anna O’Byrne, star of Australia’s My Fair Lady.
A Tony Award nominee, Ramin is known as one of the most formidable talents in music theatre today having played Jean Valjean, Enjolras and Marius in Les Misérables and The Phantom and Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera.
Melbourne: Wednesday 20 June, 8pm at Melbourne Arts Centre
Sydney: Saturday 23 June, 8pm at State Theatre
Win a double pass to Ramin Karimloo in Melbourne or Sydney. Enter using promo RAMIN. Competition closes Sunday 10 June.
State Theatre present
Cabaret de Paris
Sydney’s magnificent State Theatre will be transported by the atmosphere and excitement of Parisian-themed revue Cabaret De Paris when a parade of exquisitely bejewelled international entertainers reveal all (nearly all).
Former Moulin Rouge star, Marissa Burgess, will be joined by the crème de la crème of showgirls across France.
Cabaret de Paris at State Theatre, Saturday 30 June, 2pm and 7:30pm.
Win a double pass to Cabaret de Paris. Enter using promo CABARET. Competition closes Sunday 10 June.
Sydney Film Festival present
Sydney Film Festival
Sydney Film Festival is back! With over 370 sessions of a whopping 326 films from 65 countries to dive into (plus hundreds of VR sessions), there’s a little something for everyone, including 17 brand new VR experiences.
Sydney Film Festival, 6-17 June.
Win a double pass to a movie in the program of your choice. Enter using promo FILM. Competition closes Sunday 10 June.
Bakehouse Theatre Company presents
Justin Fleming’s explosive new play is a thrilling exploration of creativity and destruction and the dark side of human inspiration. Starring Yalin Ozucelik (Sami In Paradise), Dresden is the story of Hitler and Wagner, and the woman who connected them through time.
Dresden at Kings Cross Theatre, Tuesday 19 May, 7:30pm.
Win a double passes to Dresden. Enter using promo DRESDEN. Competition closes Sunday 10 June.
Opera Bites present
Experience Opera Bites, Sydney’s boutique opera company, with an opera the whole family can enjoy! This lively matinee performance of Don Pasquale is perfect for opera newbies and seasoned opera-goers alike.
Donizetti’s delightful comedy, fully costumed, condensed to 90-minutes and performed in English.
Don Pasquale at Redfern Town Hall, Saturday 30 June, 2pm.
Use the code ALLERTA to recieve 10% off tickets.