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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