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Elissa Blake

Audrey contributor, Writer

Elissa is a career arts and culture journalist with a personal background in dance. She trained at The Age in Melbourne, where she was once nominated for Victorian Yachting Journalist of the Year. She got the door prize instead.

She served as deputy editor – then editor – of Rolling Stone Australia from 1997 – 2003, and as locum editor of the Sydney Morning Herald’s Spectrum. She has written for several glossies and has been a longtime contributor to the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and the Sun Herald.

 

The Deep Blue Sea: Every Night Something New
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ArchivedRoslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay, Sydney 4 Feb - 7 Mar 2020

The Deep Blue Sea: Every Night Something New

There's no one way to play Terence Rattigan's Hester Collyer, says Marta Dusseldorp. "It’s like a different play every time I do it."

Cusp: Northern Exposure
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TheatreSBW Stables Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 11 - 28 Mar 2020

Cusp: Northern Exposure

Mary Anne Butler's new play for ATYP amplifies youthful voices and depicts difficult choices faced by Top End teenagers on the threshold of adulthood.

War Horse: “Poor theatre on a grand scale”
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ArchivedSydney Lyric Theatre, Pyrmont, Sydney 15 Feb - 15 Mar 2020

War Horse: “Poor theatre on a grand scale”

War Horse takes you to places a film like 1917 cannot, says the show's director, Charlie Kenber.

Australian Open: Service with a smile
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ArchivedKings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 14 - 29 Feb 2020

Australian Open: Service with a smile

Angus Cameron's new comedy tells a story of tennis, queer relationships and marriages that won't stay within the lines.

The Crucible
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TheatreSeymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney 11 - 20 Mar 2020

The Crucible

Damien Ryan’s production of The Crucible offers audiences a rare, immersive and immensely detailed vision of this classic play.

Sydney Theatre Awards: the Winners
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ArchivedYork Theatre, Seymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney 20 - 20 Jan 2020

Sydney Theatre Awards: the Winners

Belvoir, Sydney Theatre Company and American Psycho among the winners in this year's Sydney Theatre Awards, presented at the Seymour Centre.

Pomona: Into the Dark Heart of the City
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ArchivedKings 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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ArchivedRiverside 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.

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