Cold Light | The Street

Cold Light is an epic tale, across many years and many moods. So what relevance is such a setting to today? There are some obvious parallels: gender inequality, government control of free speech, the worship of youth.

Paradise Lost | Bare Witness Theatre Company

Theatre artist Christopher Samuel Carroll uses a lot of skill to fine tune every minute of where to stand, his facial expression, vocal tone, accent and volume.

Circus 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus

Skilled performers shine within a creative plotline in the international production Circus 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus.

The Nutcracker | Queensland Ballet

Dashing and delightful is the experience at Queensland Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker. The sparkle and polish are enchanting for all ages and attention spans.

Othello | Bell Shakespeare

When being bad is just so good – to watch that is. Bell Shakespeare’s Othello is a sophisticated production that thrives on bad-boy energy.

This, This Is Mine | The Corinthian Food Store

Reality. We usually go to the theatre to escape it. But The Corinthian Food Store’s production of This, This Is Mine is about confronting life at a personal level and living in Australian society. Can individuality exist within a culture that isn’t even clearly defined?

Letters to Lindy | Merrigong Theatre Company

To see it, hear it – even feel it – is more powerful than any tabloid article or TV shock-doc. This is a quality production in all elements.

Pigman's Lament | The Street

Reflective yet insular – the original play Pigman’s Lament indulges in intellectualism. Some of the audience will relate to the personal story and others might feel alienated by the esoteric references.

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Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes | Belvoir

Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes is an enthralling and entertaining exploration of power, truth and desire, of afterglow and after burn.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

A razzmatazz extravaganza of glitz, gloss, corsets, bustiers, stockings and frocks, Moulin Rouge exceeds even the excessiveness of the Baz Luhrmann film that this stage fantasia springs from.

Harlequinade | The Australian Ballet

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Kunstkamer | The Australian Ballet

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