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The Queer Sydney Festival Shows You Must See
Festival

The Queer Sydney Festival Shows...

Wesley Enoch's Sydney Festival is "political, inventive and inherently queer" says Maeve Marsden and here are the shows you should see.

Where: Venues across Sydney When: 6 - 28 Jan 2018

“It’s not about moving up a ladder to the top”
Theatre

“It’s not about moving up...

Why does Sydney's indie theatre scene seem risk-averse? Composer and sound designer Nate Edmondson shares his thoughts.

When: 21 - 21 Jan 2018

Acting and Anxiety: An Unlikely Friendship
People

Acting and Anxiety: An Unlikely...

James Millar, Australia's own Agatha Trunchbull, opens up about his life-long battles with anxiety and how acting helps keep it at bay.

When: 21 - 21 Jan 2018

The real-life streets of “a very badly-behaved musical”
Musical

The real-life streets of “a...

Composer Max Lambert and director Lee Lewis take Audrey on a walking tour of what remains of poet Kenneth Slessor's Darlinghurst.

Where: Hayes Theatre Co, Potts Point When: 4 - 27 Jan 2018

Seven shows for kids at Sydney Festival (that you will enjoy too)
Family

Seven shows for kids at...

"Imagine what it would be like if you glued all your kids’ toys together, every gonk, every brick, every pointy plastic thing."

Where: Venues across Sydney When: 6 - 28 Jan 2018

“I wrestle with it.” Three indie theatre leaders talk mental health
Archived

“I wrestle with it.” Three...

Actor and director Andrew Henry opens up a conversation few have been prepared to start.

Where: Old Fitzroy Theatre, Woolloomooloo When: 5 - 15 Dec 2017

An actor prepares (for budgie smugglers)
Theatre

An actor prepares (for budgie...

That show-stopping body? Just a year of hard training, says Muriel's Wedding actor Stephen Madsen.

Where: The Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay When: 6 Nov - 27 Jan 2018

Taking on The Donald and the Dereks
Theatre

Taking on The Donald and...

Bell Shakespeare's 2018 season as seen from the inside.

Where: Venues nationwide When: 1 Jan - 31 Dec 2018

“We have an idea and we go after it”
Season

“We have an idea and...

Given the chance, regional companies can be a powerhouse of new Australian work, says NORPA's Julian Louis.

Where: Lismore City Hall When: 1 Jan - 31 Dec 2018

Shakespeare’s women problem in a post-Weinstein world
Theatre

Shakespeare’s women problem in a...

Director Lizzie Schebesta addresses Measure for Measure's “problem” status in an avowedly feminist (but fun) production.

Where: Leura Everglades Garden When: 13 - 28 Jan 2018

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Joshua McElroy: Book Me In
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Hot tickets 21 - 21 Jan 2018

Joshua McElroy: Book Me In

"Physical comedy is a real punt because if it's not brilliant it's going to be awful. There isn't really an in between."

Jordan Manalo-Shea: Writing My People
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People 21 - 21 Jan 2018

Jordan Manalo-Shea: Writing My People

Jordan Manalo-Shea unveils a second major work concerning a Filipino-Australian experience.

Julian Louis: Book Me In
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Hot tickets 21 - 21 Jan 2018

Julian Louis: Book Me In

When NORPA's Julian Louis hits Sydney, he hits it hard (show-wise, that is).

Tommy Murphy: Warts and All
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TheatreSeymour Centre, Chippendale 14 Feb - 2 Mar 2018

Tommy Murphy: Warts and All

Tommy Murphy reflects on the past and the personal in the British and Australian revivals of his breakthrough play.

The Happiest Accident
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People 21 - 21 Jan 2018

The Happiest Accident

"I'm Female, middle-aged and based regionally," says Mary Anne Butler. "Is there a trifecta less appealing in Australian theatre today?"

“Acting and the arts are the things that are true”
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TheatreKings Cross Theatre 12 - 27 Jan 2018

“Acting and the arts are the things that are true”

Rising star Megan Wilding makes a big impact whatever role she plays.

Rebecca Blake: Book Me In
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Hot tickets 21 - 21 Jan 2018

Rebecca Blake: Book Me In

From pub theatre to poetry slams. Emerging director Rebecca "Cub" Blake shares her hot tickets.

“It’s not about moving up a ladder to the top”
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Theatre 21 - 21 Jan 2018

“It’s not about moving up a ladder to the top”

Why does Sydney's indie theatre scene seem risk-averse? Composer and sound designer Nate Edmondson shares his thoughts.

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