The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Sydney 2019

A spectacular show in a suitably epic venue, all the stops have been pulled out for the Sydney recreation of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

Fully Committed | Ensemble Theatre

The most ambitious one-hander you’re likely to see with one actor portraying over thirty characters, director Kate Champion has given this crowd-pleasing play something of a timely facelift.

Grand Finale | Hofesh Schecter Company

Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter is no stranger to Melbourne audiences – his pulsing contemporary dance has featured regularly in the Melbourne Festival.

What Girls Are Made Of | Cora Bisset

A deeply engaging performer, Bisset has a powerhouse voice and stand out stage presence.

Black is the New White | Melbourne Theatre Company

Black is the New White is an absolute joy to watch.

Rite of Spring | Yang Liping Contemporary Dance

It’s a complicated, fussy work, visually powerful and conceptually cumbersome. While it does not fully hold together, Rite of Spring’s design and spectacle make for a unique experience if viewers are happy to just let it all wash over them and not worry about connecting all the dots.

Diaspora | Chamber Made and Robin Fox

Diaspora offers the audience a vision of a distant imagined future and wow, what a vision it is!

Anthem | Melbourne International Arts Festival

There’s a great deal happening in Anthem, a cross section of humanity meets and the differing opinions and cultures make for great people watching.

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Skylight | Verendus Theatrical/Red Phoenix Theatre

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The Shape of Things | Lambert House Enterprises

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