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Out with the old? Innovate with the new
Opera

Out with the old? Innovate...

Lighting designer Sian James-Holland casts an eye over OA's hi-tech Aida and wonders what it means for the future of our theatre.

Where: Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point When: 18 Jul - 31 Aug 2018

Shabbat Dinner
Theatre

Shabbat Dinner

Narrative and meal unfold as one in this participatory theatre event created by Jessica Bellamy.

Where: Griffin Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney When: 10 - 15 Sep 2018

“I once had a detention for witchcraft”
Theatre

“I once had a detention...

Kendall Feaver could be the playwright we need in these medicated times.

Where: Griffin Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney When: 27 Jul - 8 Sep 2018

Wharf Revue 2018
Comedy

Wharf Revue 2018

“We don’t hate,” says the Wharf Revue's Jonathan Biggins. “I actually pity politicians tremendously.”

Where: Riverside Theatres, Parramatta, Sydney When: 13 - 15 Sep 2018

Colour and movement: Craig Donarski fires up Casula Powerhouse
Conversation

Colour and movement: Craig Donarski...

It takes a live-wire to electrify a venue in danger of losing its mojo.

When: 21 - 21 Aug 2018

Masters of the House: Who are Australia’s Extreme Theatregoers?
Theatre

Masters of the House: Who...

Les Mis 1000 times? 85 (and a half) viewings of Wicked? Actor George Kemp goes in search of Australia's theatre obsessives.

When: 21 - 21 Aug 2018

“a lens to look at our community”
Theatre

“a lens to look at...

Ahead of the revival tour of Letters to Lindy, playwright Alana Valentine speaks about "commanding the public space".

Where: Glen St Theatre, Belrose, Sydney When: 29 Aug - 2 Sep 2018

“Don’t underestimate the audience,” says Declan Greene
Conversation

“Don’t underestimate the audience,” says...

Declan Greene fires back at comments made by Wesley Enoch in his Nick Enright Keynote Address.

When: 21 - 21 Aug 2018

A Big Turnaround or the New Parochialism?
Conversation

A Big Turnaround or the...

Looking at the main stages of Sydney, you could be excused for thinking that this is a golden age for new Australian drama.

When: 21 - 21 Aug 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: 21 - 21 Aug 2018

What's On
Danielle Cormack finds her Misanthrope
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TheatreSydney Opera House, Bennelong Point 28 Aug - 28 Sep 2018

Danielle Cormack finds her Misanthrope

In Lee Lewis’ production for Bell Shakespeare, Cormack plays Alceste, a woman in a position of power in the fast-moving music industry.

Waiting for Permission
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FestivalKings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 14 - 25 Aug 2018

Waiting for Permission

Storytellers Festival lets the light pour on on all those 'bottom drawer' projects, writes Joanna Erskine.

Warrior Woman takes on the White Whale
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TheatreSeymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney 9 - 25 Aug 2018

Warrior Woman takes on the White Whale

Before director Adam Cook could launch Moby Dick, Orson Welles’ adaptation of this classic story would have to undergo a refit.

Around the World in 80 Days
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Family ShowsCasula Powerhouse, Casula, Sydney 18 - 18 Sep 2018

Around the World in 80 Days

Whether he's playing a sheep, a donkey or a hyena, Nat Jobe is a true stage animal.

SheShakespeare’s Macbeth: the Power of Pain
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TheatrePACT, Erskineville, Sydney 29 Aug - 8 Sep 2018

SheShakespeare’s Macbeth: the Power of Pain

Change is complex and messy says Suz Mawer, and SheShakespeare found out the hard way.

Iron in the Blood
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MusicRiverside Theatres, Parramatta, Sydney 23 - 23 Sep 2018

Iron in the Blood

Jazz is “the perfect vehicle” with which to explore Australia’s convict past, says saxophonist-composer Jeremy Rose.

One Hander
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CabaretOld Fitzroy Theatre, Woolloomooloo, Sydney 24 - 26 Aug 2018

One Hander

Tom Campbell's solo show isn't really about him being a one-handed performer. It's about you.

Sydney Fringe Festival: Bigger, wilder and spreading west
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FestivalVenues across Sydney 1 - 30 Sep 2018

Sydney Fringe Festival: Bigger, wilder and spreading west

This year's Festival counters the narrative that nothing interesting is going on in the Emerald City, says Kerri Glasscock.

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