Theatre Resources: blogs/reviews, auditions, theatrical agents, ticketing agencies+

Theatre Bloggers/Reviewers

'Perspectives on Theatre Criticism' a 
Keynote speech  by USA Playwright, Lauren Gunderson (April 4, 2014)

Plays To See - International Theatre Reviews
Suzy Goes See prolific Sydney-based writer/reviewer
Jason Blake Sydney Morning Herald reviewer
Rebecca Caton / TheatReView Sydney
Judith Greenaway / 'Notes on Set, Lighting and Sound of current live theatre events in Sydney' 
Chris Hook Daily Telegraph Arts coverage
Kevin Jackson's Theatre Diary Kevin Jackson taught acting at NIDA for 20 years until 2011.
Deborah Jones Deborah Jones writes on theatre, including dance theatre. musical theatre and opera
Jo Litson - Scene and Heard (also writes for the Sunday Telegraph)
Various writers at Time Out
Joy Minter - The Buzz From Sydney a new-ish blog about theatre and exhibitions
Syke On Stage (Brad Syke)
Lisa Thatcher (Sometimes writes on theatre)
Dinner And A Show  A new (Jan 2013) blog by Sydney Abba and Nathan Finger 
Spell Of Waking Hours Blog (by an anonymous theatre addict & dramaturg)
Alison Croggon's Theatre Notes (archived)
Guerrilla Semiotics
Cameron Woodhead - Behind the Critical Curtain
Spark Online
Red Stitch Actors Centre blog
Dione Joseph ; Heading In A Different Direction
Sometimes Melbourne by Anne-Marie
The Morning After: Performing Arts In Australia / by Chris Boyd
Talking Pointes / by Jordan Beth Vincent
Jane Howard No Plain Jane
Festival freak / by Pete Muller
Marginalia / by Ben Brooker
Carving In Snow / David Berthold
XS Entertain Me blog (various reviewers)
Arts reviews from the West Australian newspaper
Portal for Australian Theatre ; Reviews
Scissors Paper Pen blog the blog of this Canberra literary collective includes theatre reviews.

The Saturday Paper - Culture/Theatre Section
Stage Milk (Australian based acting blog and theatre review site)
Aussie Theatre (excellent theatre site with lots of features)
Theatre People (an excellent theatre site with stories and interviews and reviews) 
Stage Whispers (another great theatre site with lots of features)
Australian Stage (national theatre site with a WHAT"S ON section for each city) 
The Australian Newspaper Arts Reviews (incl. John McCallum )

New Zealand Theatre reviews New Zealand
Irish Theatre Magazine Reviews Ireland
The Guardian Newspaper United Kingdom
The Arts Desk ; Theatre United Kingdom
Charles Spencer ( British Daily Telegraph)
Dominic Cavendish (Daily Telegraph U.K.)
AndrewAndrew Youtube Channel / /  theatre reviews - New York City USA
 Australian theatre site "TheatrePeople"'s Youtube Channel.
Random Link The Australian Live Performance Hall of Fame

Facebook Pages & Groups for people involved in theatre in Sydney, Australia

Theatre Network NSW -
Theatre Network NSW (TNN) is a new service organisation dedicated to strengthening and enriching the theatre sector in NSW.
Women in Theatre & Screen - Australia: An action group for gender parity and gender diversity in the Australian performing arts industry.
Sydney Actor - Originally an email list founded August 2000, SydneyActor continues to live on on Facebook as way for local filmmakers and actors to connect and talk about anything relating to their craft and projects and perhaps end up working together. Casting notices are encouraged and if you are promoting a local course, local service, local film screening, international film competition, or play please limit to one post. Discounts, added incentives and complimentary tickets for SydneyActor members is encouraged. Please note that Actors using this as a platform for continual self-promotion beyond an introduction may result in you being removed and banned. Sharing good news amongst the community is fine!
Sydney Costume FB Group

The Platform - Sydney theatre discussion group
a discussion group for people involved in Sydney theatre to talk about Sydney theatre. Please note: this is not a place to post advertising, or notices for shows and workshops. Debate is welcome, but there will be zero tolerance shown towards rudeness and hostility. Offensive and inappropriate posts will be removed along with the user.
Theatre Links in the West - a networking group for theatre artists based in Western Sydney
Beg, Borrow & Steal - Sydney Theatre Community Noticeboard - A community noticeboard for Sydney theatremakers to swap, give away, offer, lend and request items! Need an unusual prop for your upcoming production? Looking for a particular costume? Or are you short some technical equipment? Perhaps you're wrapping a show and need to off-load some furniture from your set? Or maybe you have a free rehearsal space to offer? This is the place.
Sydney Theatre Venues - venue news A forum to discuss and share information about theatre venues in Sydney.
The Five Minute Call
  - 'The Five' is for people who have worked in the professional arts industry i.e.. theatre, film, tv, dance, vocalists etc... Please use this group as an arts community. Please NO SELF PROMOTION.
Aussie Actors Marketplace  - A marketplace for Accommodation, Stuff for Sale and Travel. This group is for actors who regularly travel interstate and need cheap, short-term accommodation.. ** No promo (unless offering a special deal/discount) or crowd-funding posts please. If you're uncertain, contact administrator first **
Australian Arts Opportunities - For all performing artists to share and keep up to date with the latest auditions and opportunities happening around Australia, in all art forms.
The Australian Ministry of Theatre
The Australian Ministry of Theatre is committed to fostering and supporting the talents and professional development of individual theatre practitioners and their companies within the Australian arts sector. As a company, we aim to promote a fair and equitable community environment where artists and companies are encouraged to engage, interact and collaborate professionally. Our purpose is to foster an environment that promotes and provides momentum for the ongoing development of creativity and excellence in theatre production.

Auditions Links Stage Whispers Auditions page TheatrePeople Auditions page Auditions and Casting Calls (Australia) Just Auditions website Australian Stage Auditions page Theatre Now Opportunites & Auditions page Theatre Now's 'Take Note' page

See also:

Bell Shakespeare Jobs page

Griffin Theatre wants to see your show!

On the Griffin Theatre website it says “If you have a show on around town that you would like us to see (you might have written it, be directing it, be acting in it, or designed something on it), please invite us through info @ . ”
Read here:

Information for actors on the Belvoir St Theatre website

Invite a Sydney Theatre Company representative to see your show:

Professional Theatre Publicists in Sydney

(alphabetical list of  Sydney-based theatre publicists appearing in the top results on Google, plus others..)

Amanda Buckworth Publicity
karpublicity (Kar Chalmers)  (Currently publicist at ATYP Theatre)
Emma Collison Publicity or
Insight Communications (Australia-wide)
Emma Jones Publicist or
Stephanie Langridge
Georgia McKay (Currently working at Saddler Wells in London, UK.)
Mollison Communications Melbourne & Sydney
IP Publicity (Ian Phipps)  Potts Point
Di Rolle Publicity
Sirmai Arts Marketing
Surge Ahead PR

Theatrical Agents

7 Flavours / Kogarah NSW
Agent M / Bondi Beach NSW
Agnes Bruck email: agnes @  / Paddington NSW
Arts Management / Surry Hills NSW
Asia Look Model & Talent Management Agency / Willoughby NSW
Bedford & Pearce Management  / Katoomba NSW
Blah Blah Blah / Manly NSW
Brent Street Agency / Moore Park, NSW
Cameron's Management  / Surry Hills NSW
Carolyn White Management  / Crows Nest NSW
Chadwick Models  / Surry Hills NSW
Coffee Coloured Characters / Arncliffe NSW
Creative Representation / Redfern  NSW
David Spicer Productions
Detour Management / Double Bay NSW
Ego Management / Woolloomooloo NSW
EM Voices / Bondi Junction NSW
Entertainment Management (EM) / Potts Point
Encompass Junior / Martin Place NSW
Encompass Management / Martin Place, NSW
The Extras Agency / Bathurst St, Sydney
Gault Management / Surry Hills NSW
Gina Stoj Management  / Lambton Gardens NSW
Grayboy The Agency / Surry Hills NSW
The Green Room  / Ashfield NSW
Harbour Street Management Marrickville NSW
Harry M Miller Group / Moore Park NSW
HLA Management / Redfern NSW
International Casting Service and Associates Darlinghurst NSW
Jacqui's Creative Management / La Perouse NSW
James Laurie Management or 
Janice Breen Agency / Earlwood NSW
Joan Gibson Agency North Bondi NSW
Joolee Eadie Theatrical Agency Bondi Junction NSW
June Reilly Management Double Bay NSW
Katie Gompertz Management / Talent Networks
Keane Kids Management Terrey Hills NSW
Kermond Management Darlinghurst NSW
Kids in the Biz Darlinghurst NSW
Kubler Auckland Management Double Bay NSW
La Rocca Management 
Lee Leslie Management Pty Ltd
Linsten Morris Management Newtown NSW
Lisa Mann Creative Management (LMCM)
Mark Morrissey and Asssociates Roseberry NSW
Marquee Management Paddington NSW
Matrics Management Bondi Beach NSW
MCTV Model and Talent Management Sydney CBD NSW
Meissner Management Paddington NSW
Misc Pty Ltd Potts Point NSW
Mollison Keightley Management
Nicky Gluyas Management Avalon NSW
Phoenix Actors Dee Why NSW
Q Talent Sydney NSW
Rebekah Biasi Management
RGM Artist Group Pty Ltd
RMK Voice Productions
Rolland Management Rozelle NSW
Rosey's Model and Management & Castings and
Shanahan Management Surry Hills NSW
Sherin Rickards Management
Sophie Jermyn Management Bondi Beach NSW
Smith & Jones Management
Stacey Testro International Moore Park NSW
Studio J. Pty Ltd 
Sue Barnett and Associates Pty Ltd
Sydney Creative Management
Sydney Talent Company 
Talent Networks / Katie Gompertz Management
Therese Clifford Management
Voom Management Neutral Bay NSW
Warehouse 16 Actors Roseberry NSW
Who Dares Leichardt NSW
Williamson Management
Young Australia Workshop

Ticketing Agencies used by theatres in Sydney & Australia

Try Booking
I Wanna Ticket:
Ticketwombat (helps promote show via ticket give-aways)