La Clique

Was it the hot night or the hot acts that caused the Spiegeltent audience to fan themselves at La Clique? Certainly the ambience of the 1920s canvas and wood structure set the scene for a unique experience.

Quidam | Cirque du Soleil

Quidam is sophisticated circus-going, but universal for all: blockbuster action flick fans and opera-loving champagne-sippers alike.

The Fridge | Duck Bunny Theatre

The latest instalment from Made In Canberra, The Fridge is an amusing piece of work that manages to avoid the worst of predictability but doesn't quite distinguish itself with dialogue that encourages the suspension of disbelief.

Brief Encounter | Kneehigh Theatre

Prepare to be wowed: Kneehigh’s clever, quirky and catchy production of Brief Encounter is a modern polishing of a classic play sure to generate some oohs and ahs, such is the richness of visual splendour and the lively performances.

The Major Minor Party | version 1.0

Are you addicted to dinner party debates, and do you rant at the TV whenever a politician spouts out another sound bite? Then you’ll get your chin stroking and hmmm pondering going with a visit to version 1.0’s production of The Major Minor Party.

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Love & Anger | Betty Grumble

I've used the word hilarious much throughout this review, but Love & Anger isn't merely funny, it really is hilarious. And genius. If you enjoy lewd comedy with a big heart and a big brain, you need some Grumble in your life. If, however, you're a bit of a prude, still go see this show; it might just fix you up.

 

Coronation of Poppea | Pinchgut Opera

It is difficult to overstate the magnificence of the opera itself. Faster-moving than Mozart, more true to prevalent theories of drama than Wagner, and without later imitations in almost any respect, it is one of the truly great combinations of music and theatre.

Humans | Circa

I'm so whisked up in the controlled chaos of it all I am not even sure of my own thoughts any more, and all I know is I am suddenly very aware of my own shortcomings as a human. Next to me I hear my companion whisper “What have I done with my life?”

Taking Steps | Ensemble Theatre

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and The Ensemble ends its 2017 season with a jolly production of Alan Ayckbourn’s silly-arse farce, Taking Steps.

Bluebeard's Castle | Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Bartok’s one-act opera, Bluebeard’s Castle, is a post-Freudian re-working of Charles Perrault’s Barbe Bleu (1697) in which the doors in the castle become the doors into Bartok’s heart.

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Belvoir announces new opportunities for emerging and independent artists

Belvoir has announced a suite of major new opportunities for emerging and independent artists aimed at supporting the future of theatre locally and nationally.

NIDA graduate picks up prestigious playwright award

Talented and prize-winning young playwright Emme Hoy was last night awarded the NSW Philip Parsons Fellowship for Emerging Playwrights.

La Boite announce artist development programs for 2018

Three fantastic opportunities are on offer for Brisbane’s emerging to mid-career theatre makers; applications are now open for La Boite’s 2018 Artist Development Programs.

Meet Me at the Barre

NOVA Entertainment and The Australian Ballet have partnered to create Meet Me at the Barre, a compelling podcast series that steps into the world of ballet, unveiling the stories behind one of Australia’s most respected creative companies.

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