If you’re interested in politics, Stanislavsky, balloons, meerkats, Iraq, Harold Bloom, Juanita Nielson or sex, you’ll be at the Seymour Centre and Newtown Theatres this summer, as the 2008 Short+Sweet play festival explodes into creative life with these - and scores more - thrilling themes.

Celebrated as the most popular musical of all time The Phantom of the Opera will play Sydney’s Lyric Theatre in spectacular production featuring the country’s original Phantom Anthony Warlow and new talent Ana Marina as Christine.

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