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Carol Middleton

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The play pares down Peter Carey's Bliss to produce an entertaining three-hour show, with plenty of onstage shenanigans.

Created: 11 May 2018
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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is a finely crafted, highly polished gem that tells one of the most uplifting stories to come out of the high-octane musical era, the 1960s, and pays tribute to the woman who created a lasting legacy with her compositions.

Created: 24 February 2018
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In the intimacy of the Lawler Theatre, the show starts off casually, with the house lights still up and Muggleton engaging in caustic banter with her audience, some of it improvised, warming to her role as Callas. But once the character of the prima donna is well established, she calls in the first...

Created: 10 January 2018
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Vigil is a strange genre-defying beast, and its short run at the Arts Centre will give Melbourne audiences a chance to see a unique show and watch a star on the rise.

Created: 06 July 2017
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1984
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George Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984 has seen a surge in sales in recent years, as people suspect we are heading into an Orwellian future, where oppressive regimes manipulate the truth and undermine humanity and civilisation. Is there anything to learn from going back to Orwell’s 1949 text?

Created: 04 June 2017
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The writing is witty, incisive and timeless, a gift for comedians and actors. It is also a comment on American values and democracy, and a call to the individual to stand up against corruption.

Created: 20 January 2017
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The 2014 translation by US playwright Annie Baker, with its use of current vocabulary and slang, gives the play a more contemporary feeling and greater relevance to twenty-first century audiences.

Created: 22 November 2016
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With her chestnut hair bleached and shorn, her buckled boots and her ockerish banter with the audience and musicians, Katie Noonan woos us with ordinariness. But, as soon as the first notes are struck and she opens her mouth to sing, we know we are in the presence of the...

Created: 30 April 2016
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Provocative, sexy and hilarious, British playwright Penelope Skinner’s play The Village Bike has burst on to the Australian stage in Red Stitch Theatre’s latest production.

Created: 07 February 2016
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As soon as Tina Benko seizes the microphone to announce, ‘My name is Desdemona,’ she has us by the throat.

Created: 18 October 2015
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