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Young Frankenstein: Some Kind of Monster
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Young Frankenstein: Some Kind of...

You pay a price for years of pretending to be someone you’re not, writes Matthew Backer, star of Young Frankenstein.

Where: Hayes Theatre Company, Potts Point, Sydney When: 18 Feb - 20 Mar 2021

Drew Fairley: Marine Operations
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Drew Fairley: Marine Operations

Thanks to Covid-19, Drew Fairley was trapped for two months aboard a passenger liner going nowhere. One thing prevented him from being all at sea.

When: 18 - 18 May 2021

Shakespeare for Teenagers: Blessings in Disguise
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Shakespeare for Teenagers: Blessings in...

Shakespeare had huge faith in the young actors who gave us the original Juliet, Lady Macbeth, or Rosalind and Viola. So why don't we, asks George Kemp.

When: 18 - 18 May 2021

Cultural criticism and cultural memory
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Cultural criticism and cultural memory

In a newly published Platform Paper, Alison Croggon considers the state of critical writing in Australia and asks, should it disappear, to whom would that matter?

When: 18 - 18 May 2021

Winnie Dunn: claiming space
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Winnie Dunn: claiming space

If you want to represent a community, find someone from that community and employ them to do it, argues Sweatshop's Winnie Dunn.

When: 18 - 18 May 2021

Counting the cost of COVID-19
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Counting the cost of COVID-19

Director Anna Houston counts the costs involved in the COVID-19-related postponement of the Australian premiere of Is God Is - and it's more than just financial.

Where: Old Fitzroy Theatre, Woolloomooloo, Sydney When: 18 - 18 May 2021

The Young Artist As Cultural Citizen
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The Young Artist As Cultural...

Youth theatre should not be training for thought and action in the future, argues Iris Simpson. It should be training for now.


When: 18 - 18 May 2021

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Hot Mess
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TheatreKings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross Hotel Sydney 9 - 19 Jun 2021

Hot Mess

"I’ll show you mine if you show me yours." Hannah Grace Fulton takes her audience to the bathroom for a dose of cathartic reality.

Betty is a Butcher: Loneliness on the Block
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TheatreThe Flying Nun, 34-40 Burton St, Darlinghurst, Sydney 28 - 29 May 2021

Betty is a Butcher: Loneliness on the Block

Inspired by the last few years of his father's life, Thomas Campbell's solo show explores what it is to live without connection to others.

The Linden Solution: A True(ish) Story
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TheatreKings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross Hotel, Sydney 26 May - 5 Jun 2021

The Linden Solution: A True(ish) Story

Alexander Lee-Rekers' new play The Linden Solution questions the role complacency plays in allowing hatred, racism and bigotry to call Australia home.

Follow Me Home: Beyond Statistics
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TheatreSBW Stables Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 16 Jun - 3 Jul 2021

Follow Me Home: Beyond Statistics

Lewis Treston's play takes audiences beyond youth homelessness statistics and into individual circumstances.

Prima Facie: Taking on the System
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TheatreSeymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney 23 Jun - 10 Jul 2021

Prima Facie: Taking on the System

Suzie Miller's Prima Facie weaves years of coalface legal experience into the story of a lawyer who finds herself on the other side of the bar.

Sheridan Harbridge: Beyond First Impressions
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TheatreSeymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney 23 Jun - 10 Jul 2021

Sheridan Harbridge: Beyond First Impressions

Specialising in new work is "the tougher road" but it's the most rewarding path says actor Sheridan Harbridge.

Wayne Scott Kermond: Frequent Flyer
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CabaretRiverside Theatres, Parramatta, Sydney 17 - 20 Jun 2021

Wayne Scott Kermond: Frequent Flyer

Fourth generation song-and-dance man Wayne Scott Kermond is a living link to the vaudeville tradition.

Two Twenty Somethings: Stressing the Positive
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TheatreKings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross Hotel, Sydney 12 - 22 May 2021

Two Twenty Somethings: Stressing the Positive

Bite Productions came within a whisker of presenting Michael Costi's play last year. But there's never been a better time than now.

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