‘Sleeping Magnificence’ involves Canberra

Storytime Ballet “The Sleeping Magnificence”. Photograph: Jeff Busby

Right here’s HELEN MUSA’s assortment of artwork information for this week’s “Arts within the Metropolis”.

“THE Sleeping Magnificence” tells the story of a fantastic princess who should sleep for 100 years till woken by real love’s kiss. This narrated model from the Australian Ballet’s “Storytime” program goals to have kids dancing of their seats to Tchaikovsky’s rating, and so they’re inspired to decorate up. The Playhouse, January 13 – 15.

CANBERRA Comedy Competition has now introduced its March 2023 program and a brand new comedy hub at ANU’s Kambri. Will Anderson will make his pageant debut, there’s a present from The Umbilical Brothers, a Canberra solo debut from TV star Melanie Bracewell, abroad favourites like Scotland’s Larry Dean and Paul Foot and Mark Watson from the UK, alongside Australian comedy stars like Dave Hughes, Claire Hooper, Sh!t-faced Shakespeare, Nazeem Hussain and Canberra’s Chris Ryan. Data at canberracomedyfestival.com.au

“Wind within the Willows” forged.

SUMMERTIME guests to Sydney can count on to satisfy Ratty, Mole, Badger, Otter, Portly, and Toad as they carry Kenneth Grahame’s “Wind In The Willows” to life – younger viewers members are even reworked into rabbits. Harbourside of the Predominant Pond Royal Botanic Backyard, Sydney, varied occasions, January 5-22. All particulars at willowslive.com.au

PERFORM Australia got here to the top of its five-year lease in Fyshwick and has been scrambling for a brand new premises to stage end-of-year productions and each day classes. Excellent news is that they’ve a brand new dwelling at 2A Barker St, Griffith. All particulars at carry out.edu.au

YOU Are Right here Indy arts organisation tells “CityNews” it funded a whopping 12 occasions this yr via the “Good Firm” grants program: “Lulu & The Tantrums play Inflatable World;” “ One For All;” Ben Marston & Chris Thwaite; “The Touchdown;” Afrobeat, Ska and Jazz at Strathnairn; “Roar!;” Canberra Cryptid Ball; “Jammin’ the Carpark;” “The Gentleman’s Companion;” Us Mob Writing Workshop; “Moral Non-Comedy: Intro to Sketch;” and “Emotional Restore Café.”