Lynne Lancaster

Lynne Lancaster is a Sydney based arts writer who has previously worked for Ticketek, Tickemaster and the Sydney Theatre Company. She has an MA in Theatre from UNSW, and when living in the UK completed the dance criticism course at Sadlers Wells, linked in with Chichester University.

Lynne's Latest Articles


Book Review: The Last Bookshop by Emma Young, Fremantle Press

One for the bibliophiles: a small, bespoke business striving for survival in the top end of town.


Music Review: Lone Hemispheres: The Solo Sessions

A specifically digital release, Ensemble Offspring's Lone Hemispheres showcases challenging contemporary works.


Theatre review: Welcome to the Masque by Riverside Theatres Digital

In this scary era of the rampant COVID-19, a live theatre performance like Welcome to the Masque was a rare…


Review: Hofesh Shechter’s Grand Finale, Sydney Opera House (NSW)

A weighty, admirable yet bleak work for the end of days.


Review: The Life of Us, Hayes Theatre (NSW)

An absorbing and intimate new Australian musical exploring long-distance love.


Review: Black Cockatoo, Ensemble Theatre (NSW)

A captivating story about a little-known piece of Australian history.


HMS Pinafore, Hayes Theatre (NSW)

A joyous version of the Gilbert and Sullivan musical that most fans will love.


I’m With Her, Darlinghurst Theatre Company (NSW)

A strong piece of theatre drawn from the stories of real Australian women.


Billy Elliot, Sydney Lyric Theatre (NSW)

The popular musical, set in Britain during the Thatcher era, is back to impress new audiences with its uplifting story.


Fully Committed, Ensemble Theatre (NSW)

Contessa Treffone plays more than 30 characters in this breathless foodie comedy.

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