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Pamela Rabe and Sarah Peirse: Nuclear Family
Theatre

Pamela Rabe and Sarah Peirse:...

On stage together for the first time in nearly 30 years, the stars of Lucy Kirkwood's The Children explore their shared past and our dangerous future.

Where: Sydney Opera House When: 29 Mar - 19 May 2018

What I Learned From a Dead White Male (and Peter Evans)
Conversation

What I Learned From a...

Indie director Penny Harpham took a deep dive into the world of mainstage theatre with Antony and Cleopatra and, against expectations, came up inspired.

When: 20 - 20 Apr 2018

Fierce monologue delivers hard truths about women’s lives
Theatre

Fierce monologue delivers hard truths...

A confronting yet poetic monologue describes an Irish girl’s experience of Catholicism and the shame associated with sex and women’s bodies.

Where: Kings Cross Theatre, Sydney When: 6 - 21 Apr 2018

Rapid Reads Hands Playwrights the Keys to the Building
Festival

Rapid Reads Hands Playwrights the...

The Rapid Reads festival is about investing in emerging playwrights, not just their plays.

Where: Old 505 Theatre, Newtown, Sydney When: 11 - 21 Apr 2018

If Art Really Is So Powerful, Why Aren’t More Young People Engaging With It?
Conversation

If Art Really Is So...

Engaging a youthful and diverse audience might not be a priority for all theatre companies, but perhaps it should, argues Playwave creative Nicole Pingon.

When: 20 - 20 Apr 2018

A new play casts light on a dark chapter in Australia’s international relations
Theatre

A new play casts light...

Zoe Hogan's experiences working in East Timor are woven into a thriller based on a shameful episode in Australian-Timorese relations.

Where: Belvoir (Downstairs), Surry Hills, Sydney When: 5 - 21 Apr 2018

Slice of life with a side of popcorn
Theatre

Slice of life with a...

Justin Amankwah isn't the first actor to tear tickets and sweep popcorn. But at least he gets to do it on stage.

Where: Seymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney When: 5 - 28 Apr 2018

Bowerbird Habits Bear Fruit in Blueberry Play
Festival

Bowerbird Habits Bear Fruit in...

Writing from the heart is more than a cliché or a buzzword says Ang Collins ahead of the premiere of her Blueberry Play.

Where: Stables Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney When: 11 - 28 Apr 2018

David Williams Quietly Unhitches “Christian” from “Conservative”
Theatre

David Williams Quietly Unhitches “Christian”...

David Williams brings his Quiet Faith to one of Australia's most ethnically and religiously diverse areas, giving the show a new life and new context.

Where: Riverside Theatres, Parramatta, Sydney When: 26 - 28 Apr 2018

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Era of New Paradise: Is Cult the New Normal?
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FestivalStables Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 11 - 28 Apr 2018

Era of New Paradise: Is Cult the New Normal?

Cult belief intersects with social media in Adriane Daff's play Era of New Paradise.

Real Love or Chemical Romance?
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TheatreOld Fitzroy Theatre, Woolloomooloo, Sydney 18 Apr - 19 May 2018

Real Love or Chemical Romance?

What might we lose as a culture if love could be bought over the counter? Lucy Prebble's The Effect asks profound questions about the chemistry of romance.

Rapid Reads Hands Playwrights the Keys to the Building
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FestivalOld 505 Theatre, Newtown, Sydney 11 - 21 Apr 2018

Rapid Reads Hands Playwrights the Keys to the Building

The Rapid Reads festival is about investing in emerging playwrights, not just their plays.

The Children: Where Big Ideas Meet Little Details
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TheatreSydney Opera House 29 Mar - 19 May 2018

The Children: Where Big Ideas Meet Little Details

There's more than meets the eye in STC's production of The Children. Director Sarah Goodes and designer Elizabeth Gadsby reveal their secrets.

More than meets the eye: the complexity and joy of Cate McGregor
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TheatreSTC Wharf 1, Millers Point, Sydney 21 Apr - 26 May 2018

More than meets the eye: the complexity and joy of Cate McGregor

Still Point Turning has the potential to be a beacon for those who need one, says Charles O'Grady.

Freedom to be Bad: Busting out of “Good Asian” stories
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FestivalStables Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 11 - 28 Apr 2018

Freedom to be Bad: Busting out of “Good Asian” stories

Vidya Rajan and Shannan Lim's Asian Ghost-ery Store puts their worst and funniest selves on display.

BROWN SKIN GIRL: ANGELA SULLEN – VIDEO
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FestivalStables Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 11 - 28 Apr 2018

BROWN SKIN GIRL: ANGELA SULLEN – VIDEO

In the second of our Black Birds videos, actor, comedian and writer Angela Sullen talks about the need to look beyond exteriors.

Fierce monologue delivers hard truths about women’s lives
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TheatreKings Cross Theatre, Sydney 6 - 21 Apr 2018

Fierce monologue delivers hard truths about women’s lives

A confronting yet poetic monologue describes an Irish girl’s experience of Catholicism and the shame associated with sex and women’s bodies.

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