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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: 22 - 22 Jan 2020

Iron in the Blood
Sydney Festival 2020

Iron in the Blood

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

Where: City Recital Hall, Sydney When: 23 - 23 Jan 2020

The Snail and the Whale
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The Snail and the Whale

The Snail and the Whale quietly stresses the importance of person-to-person storytelling at a time when digital media often pulls family members in different directions.

Where: The Playhouse, Sydney Opera House When: 10 - 21 Jan 2020

Old Fitzroy 2020: Home and Away
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Old Fitzroy 2020: Home and...

The notion of ‘home’ inspires The Old Fitzroy’s Theatre’s 2020 season but the vision goes far beyond Wolloomooloo.

Where: Old Fitzroy Theatre, Woolloomooloo, Sydney When: 5 Jan - 31 Dec 2020

Bell Shakespeare: 2020 Vision
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Bell Shakespeare: 2020 Vision

Bell Shakespeare programs its first female Hamlet and The Comedy of Errors in its 30th birthday year.

Where: Sydney Opera House When: 29 Feb - 16 Nov 2020

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: 22 - 22 Jan 2020

Winnie Dunn: claiming space
Conversation

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: 22 - 22 Jan 2020

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The Recidivists: Serial comedians
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TheatreOld Fitzroy Theatre, Woolloomooloo, Sydney 21 - 26 Jan 2020

The Recidivists: Serial comedians

The Recidivists are back. Rob Johnson explains why he and Harry Milas can't help but reoffend.

Pomona: Into the Dark Heart of the City
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TheatreKings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross Hotel, Sydney 24 Jan - 8 Feb 2020

Pomona: Into the Dark Heart of the City

KXT's first show for 2020 transports its audience to a derelict world in which nothing is quite as it seems.

Spicing the mike
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ComedyRiverside Theatres, Parramatta, Sydney 22 - 22 Feb 2020

Spicing the mike

KL's queen of comedy Joanne Kam and Mumbai’s Navin Noronha, India's only out gay stand-up, talk about censorship, love and laughter in their respective cities.

Audrey Journal’s Best of 2019
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Conversation 22 - 22 Jan 2020

Audrey Journal’s Best of 2019

'Tis the listicle time of year, so here are the shows we think have been the most significant or just plain pleasurable of 2019.

The Lysicrates Prize 2020: Make ’em Laugh
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FestivalThe Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The Domain, Sydney 31 - 31 Jan 2020

The Lysicrates Prize 2020: Make ’em Laugh

The fifth annual Lysicrates Prize is, for the first time, an all comedy competition. Lee Lewis explains why.

Shakespeare for Teenagers: Blessings in Disguise
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Conversation 22 - 22 Jan 2020

Shakespeare for Teenagers: Blessings in Disguise

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.

David Williamson: Fifty and Out?
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TheatreSBW Stables Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 17 Jan - 7 Mar 2020

David Williamson: Fifty and Out?

It’s hard to imagine David Williamson stepping away from the theatre completely, but he insists 2020 will be his final as a working playwright.

Every Brilliant Thing: Finding the Words
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TheatreBelvoir, Surry Hills, Sydney 9 - 26 Jan 2020

Every Brilliant Thing: Finding the Words

Steve Rodgers returns to Belvoir to perform Every Brilliant Thing. It feels, he says, "like unfinished business."

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