Miss Saigon

Miss Saigon is confidently performed, with a crisp pace that builds to greater and greater heights of emotional catharsis.

The Accused

Jeffery Archer's The Accused, here presented by Hobart's oldest amateur theatre company, is a strange play in that it's really a gimmick and not much else.

Savage River | Tasmanian Theatre Company

Where this production proves its mettle is in its creation of an almost tangible little world.

Letter's End | Spoon Tree Productions

Letter’s End is consummate entertainment. Every object in the Keeper’s room, and every object received through the mail chute, becomes an object of amusement.

Hamlet | Old Nick Company

There’s a vitality and sincerity to this production that makes it entertaining theatre

The Falling Room and the Flying Room | Terrapin Puppet Theatre
Samuel Paxton is your typical eight-year-old: energetic, imaginative and full of crazy schemes; “Mum says we can smash all the windows on one side of the house!” he boldly fibs at one point.

Origins

The idea of a gathering to share stories and music is still the essence of the piece, but in many ways this has become a much stronger show. It’s more polished, more focused, and considerably more entertaining.

Who Knows | Old Nick Company

Russell Lambert has just turned 30 and works part-time at a laundromat, while his social life revolves entirely around his membership of the Dr Who Fan Club of Tasmania.

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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

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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.