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Reviews and critical opinion on the freshest and best in theatre, opera, dance and family shows in Sydney and beyond – and our pick of the best to come

Claudel
Theatre

Claudel

Direct from Festival OFF d’Avignon, Claudel explores the life of the highly talented and rebellious young sculptor.

Where: The Playhouse, Sydney Opera House When: 23 Apr - 9 May 2021

Dogged
Theatre

Dogged

A new work of Australian Gothic teases a uniquely antipodean horror from the anxiety of living on stolen country.

Where: SBW Stables Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney When: 30 Apr - 5 Jun 2021

M’ap Boulé
Concert

M’ap Boulé

A raucous night of live music, wild revolution and self-reckoning.

Where: Eternity Playhouse, Darlinghurst, Sydney When: 12 - 15 May 2021

Ulster American
Theatre

Ulster American

David Ireland's ferocious comedy skewers the hypocrisy of men in power who trumpet their 'wokeness'.

Where: Seymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney When: 13 - 29 May 2021

Good with Maps
Theatre

Good with Maps

Noëlle Janaszweska's performance essay celebrates the power of literature to transport us to places both real and imagined. 

Where: Riverside Theatres, Parramatta, Sydney When: 30 Apr - 1 May 2021

A Room of One’s Own
Theatre

A Room of One’s Own

Anita Hegh returns in this adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s classic description of the need for new spaces and a complete redefinition of who owns our storymaking.

Where: Belvoir, Surry Hills, Sydney When: 6 - 23 May 2021

Prima Facie
Theatre

Prima Facie

Suzie Miller’s indictment of the Australian legal system’s failure to protect women returns.

Where: Seymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney When: 23 Jun - 10 Jul 2021

The Removalists
Theatre

The Removalists

In David Williamson’s ground-breaking 1971 play, two cops are drawn into the lives of two women dealing with domestic violence and abuse.

Where: New Theatre, King St, Newtown When: 20 Apr - 22 May 2021

Yellow Face
Theatre

Yellow Face

Blurring the lines between fiction and reality, David Henry Hwang's comedy weighs up what we put on for show and how much of it is truly who we are?

Where: Kings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney When: 23 Apr - 8 May 2021

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Home, I’m Darling
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TheatreDrama Theatre, Sydney Opera House 6 Apr - 15 May 2021

Home, I’m Darling

Audrey review: British writer Laura Wade's warm satirical story of a couple's retreat into the past gets the polished production it deserves.

Half Time
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MusicalHayes Theatre Company, Potts Point, Sydney 1 Apr - 2 May 2021

Half Time

Audrey review: Feel-good to its core, Half Time encourages you sit back, relax, and turn off your brain. Good luck with that.

La traviata on Sydney Harbour
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OperaMrs Macquarie's Point, The Domain, Sydney 26 Mar - 26 Apr 2021

La traviata on Sydney Harbour

Audrey review: This production of La Traviata is peak Sydney. If you need a little joy in your life, you should go, go, go.

The Twins
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TheatreSeymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney 30 Mar - 17 Apr 2021

The Twins

Audrey review: The Twins is nothing if not aware of the privilege inherent in two high profile middle-aged men occupying stage time and space with stories from their lives.

Fag/Stag
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TheatreGiant Dwarf, Surry Hills, Sydney 15 - 23 Apr 2021

Fag/Stag

Audrey review: A comfort friendship between two young guys becomes a revealing study of male anxiety, loneliness and depression.

The Shape of Things
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TheatreFlight Path Theatre, Marrickville, Sydney 4 - 9 May 2021

The Shape of Things

Audrey review: The staging is skimpy but Neil LaBute's play delivers its customary sting.

Hamilton
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MusicalLyric Theatre, Pyrmont, Sydney 12 Mar - 30 Nov 2021

Hamilton

What the critics say: Critics are universally praising the Australian production of Hamilton, currently the only one in the world.

Fuente Ovejuna!
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TheatreFlight Path Theatre, Marrickville, Sydney 25 Mar - 11 Apr 2021

Fuente Ovejuna!

Audrey review: In Lope de Vega’s story of communal uprising against tyranny, women agitate for change and face the backlash.

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