Up and coming Scout

August 7, 2015 by  

Talented Sydney North Shore teenager Scout Clementine Silbersher is set to star in the cult teen musical “13” when it opens in late September. Read more

Sydney twins appear in “The Snow Queen”

July 5, 2015 by  

Sydney twins Josie and Jeremy Segal will appear in the  Lane Cove Theatre Company production of The Snow Queen later this month. Read more

Doron plays Hawke and Howard

June 28, 2015 by  

“Keating! The Musical” will be staged in the Bryan Brown Theatre in Sydney’s Bankstown next month with Doron Chester playing the dual roles of former Australian Prime Ministers Bob Hawke and John Howard. Read more

Domestic Violence – Rhymes with Silence…new play

May 5, 2015 by  

Mothering becomes complicated by violence. How do you protect your children?  How do you keep the home safe? When do you leave? Read more

Starring role for Michaella

April 17, 2015 by  

Sydney student Michaella Edelstein will star as Rapunzel in the upcoming production of Into the Woods at the Zenith Theatre in Chatswood. Read more

A Pocket of Hope

March 11, 2015 by  

Two Sydney Jewish film-makers and a soulful klezmer singer have launched a ‘crowd-funding’ campaign to help them tell an inspiring story which may help to stem the rising tide of resurgent anti-Semitism in Europe. Read more

My mother and other catastrophes

January 26, 2015 by  

An all-star cast features in a new Australian black comedy about four generations of formidable Jewish women. Read more

Deb Filler in Melbourne

January 18, 2015 by  

Hilarious Antipodean comedienne and actress Deb Filler returns to Australia with her latest sparkling tour-de-force: I LOST IT IN KIEV – in two shows only on Saturday 28 February at Melbourne’s Theatre Works playhouse in St Kilda. Read more

80-yr-old to star in a play about his own fabled coffee shop

January 18, 2015 by  

What do a street girl, a nun and a taxi driver have in common? They all drink coffee at the Piccolo Bar in Sydney’s Kings Cross! Read more

Soccer tragics kick a goal against epilepsy

August 25, 2014 by  

A slew of soccer stars, ex-Socceroos and other football legends will join forces with communal identities in a unique celebrity ‘fun-raiser’ to aid Epilepsy Action Australia. It’s the Sydney Celebrity Football Charity Challenge. Read more

Indian Jewish entry for Short + Sweet

February 12, 2014 by  

Indian theatre company CreaShakthi visits Sydney later this month to perform their prize-winning play “The Quest” in the final week of  Short+Sweet. Read more

Adelaide hit for Sydney

January 26, 2014 by  

Adelaide writer, performer and director Margie Fischer is bringing her hit one-woman show “The Dead Ones” to Sydney in February. Read more

Local Israeli presents Short+Sweet Dance performance

January 15, 2014 by  

Maya Gavish – Sydney based, ex-Israeli dancer and choreographer – presents her spectacular short dance piece “Microcosm” as part of Short+Sweet Dance!  Read more

Short and very sweet

December 22, 2013 by  

Short+Sweet Sydney boasts a number of Jewish artists again in 2014 – this time with actors, writers and singers taking centre stage at the biggest short-form performing arts festival in the world. Read more

Kinky Friedman of the Texas Jewboys for Shir Madness

November 24, 2013 by  

Musician, author, politician, cigar purveyor, animal saviour… Kinky Friedman has worn many hats over his long career. Read more

Let there be light

November 14, 2013 by  

A community based exhibition showcasing the work of 36, national and international Jewish artists will take place at Bondi Beach from 27 Nov to 8 December as part of the huge annual Shir Madness Music Festival. Read more

Shir Madness Lineup

November 2, 2013 by  

Following hot on the heels of its two predecessor, this year’s Shir Madness Festival will feature over 30 quality musical acts on 4 stages over a 9 hour period. Read more

World Premier of Ron Elisha Play

October 19, 2013 by  

Sydney will host the first performance of a new play by celebrated playwright Ron Elisha. Read more

Fame in Chatswood

September 15, 2013 by  

Two talented young ‘triple threats’ (singing, dancing and acting) Dylan Hayley Rosenthal and Kelly Goldberg feature in the upcoming Chatswood Musical Society production of “Fame: the Musical” at the PLC school performing arts centre on Sydney’s North Shore. Read more

Lifeforce – The Mother of All Journeys – a new musical

August 13, 2013 by  

Can you find a way forward before you’ve unlocked the secrets of the past? Read more

Raising funds for Maccabiah

May 24, 2013 by  

The Emanuel School is to host a huge ‘fun-raising’ night of laughter, benefiting the school’s Australian representatives at the 19th Maccabiah in July. Read more

Arafat in Therapy for Sydney

May 24, 2013 by  

Lawyer by day, actor by night, Jeremie Bracka will bring his hilarious hit one-man political comedy Arafat in Therapy to Sydney for four shows in July. Read more

Short+Sweet with a Jewish Flavour

January 28, 2013 by  

A host of Jewish artists appear in this week’s plays at Short+Sweet in Sydney. Read more

NSTE students in Broadway production

June 27, 2012 by  

Three Jewish girls, all members of Sydney’s North Shore Temple Emanuel, will perform in Chatswood Musical Society’s production Kids on Broadway. Read more

Crime thriller meets children’s entertainment

May 25, 2012 by  

Crime thriller meets children’s entertainment in an insanely funny new play by Jewish lawyer and playwright Tony Laumberg. Read more

Short+Sweet Winner

April 4, 2012 by  

Melbourne Jewish actress Taylor Klas (aka Galit Klas) won Best Actress at the Short+Sweet Sydney 2012 festival gala awards final…and shared the Best Script prize. Read more

Shir Magic

March 27, 2012 by  

More than 2,000 people of all ages packed Sydney’s  Bondi Pavilion complex to experience the musical joys of the 2nd annual Sydney Jewish Music Festival “Shir Madness”. Read more

Art Exhibition co-ordinating with Shir Madness

March 15, 2012 by  

Shir Madness, Sydney’s internationally acclaimed Jewish Music festival (Sunday 25 March 2012 at Bondi Pavilion) also goes visual this year visual with the Inheritance art exhibition. Read more

A chance for stardom

February 27, 2012 by  


Are you are young singer/songwriter looking to take the world by storm? Read more

On stage at 12 and 13

January 30, 2012 by  

Two Jewish school girls are to star in a play in the Short+Sweet theatre festival in Newtown later this month. Read more

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