Toy Symphony

From the rigid, unforgiving box set, to the delicate simplicity of its marvellous performers, to Michael Gow’s unassuming dialogue, the play is replete with this marvellous juxtaposition of natural simplicity with deep pathos.

Richard III | Everyman Theatre

In Richard III, Shakespeare has left us one of the greatest challenges to the willing suspension of disbelief ever created.

The Burlesque Hour

So, is this show an over-hyped Victoria’s Secret runway rip-off or thought-provoking performance art?

The House that Jack Built | Janine Ayres Aerial Dance

Celebrating everything that’s cool and ridiculous about club culture, from the eye-popping moves to the questionable clothing trends, is a perfect platform for a dance production.

Short+Sweet Canberra

In amongst the confits and amuse bouches though are your fave flavours in a feast of comedy and tragedy - there’s a nibble for all at Short + Sweet.

Seven | Leigh Warren & Dancers

Leigh Warren & Dancers’ Seven is a visual treat that calls on its audience to reflect on some intriguing and at times difficult themes.

Random Acts of Wrongness | James Moffett

From the South Australian town of Goolwa via the Melbourne International Comedy Festival comes James Moffett.

Latin! or Tobacco and Boys | Everyman Theatre

Written in 1980, Latin! channels Stephen Fry’s much-loved wit and camp cheekiness into the world of Chartham Park Preparatory School for boys.

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Black Brass | Belvoir


Black Brass is a play, personal and political, told through music and song that spans continents, colonisation and culture, and all the complexities that encompasses.

The Little Prince

Based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's universally adored and admired book, The Little Prince is a light and sound phantasmagoria augmented by aerial and acrobatic choreography.

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – The Musical

There is nothing I could write that would convey the unbridled enthusiasm of the Opening Night audience at Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.

Triple X | Sydney Theatre Company

Triple X is based on Glace Chase’s life experience and there is no doubting the raw honesty in the writing and her performance as Dexie.

And Now We Move On | Project Animo

Project Animo is a new dance collective whose dancers and supporters come from Australia's top ballet and contemporary companies. The pedigree couldn't be higher.