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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

The City
Theatre

The City

Poetic thoughts set to original soundscape and voiceover, evoke connectedness in an often-disconnected Australian city.

Where: Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House When: 25 - 26 Feb 2021

Jali
Theatre

Jali

Oliver Twist use his exceptional storytelling abilities to reflect on his time as a refugee and unpack what his life looks like now.

Where: Stables Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney When: 16 - 27 Mar 2021

You’re Not Special
Theatre

You’re Not Special

Sam O’Sullivan’s new play is a dark comedy about relationships, intimacy, and the dangerous line between truth and fiction in the digital age.

Where: Kings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney When: 5 - 20 Mar 2021

Wild Thing
Theatre

Wild Thing

A tale of sea eagles, of pole dancing and childhood dreams, of rock and roll, of love and friendships.

Where: Flight Path Theatre, Marrickville, Sydney When: 2 - 19 Mar 2021

Appropriate
Theatre

Appropriate

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' dark comedy looks at the US South’s buried past through the story of one dysfunctional family.

Where: Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay, Sydney When: 15 Mar - 10 Apr 2021

5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche
Sydney Mardi Gras Festival

5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche

It's 1956 and The Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are having their annual quiche breakfast.

Where: Giant Dwarf, Redfern, Sydney When: 25 - 27 Feb 2021

Marooned
Theatre

Marooned

Set in a waiting room in the afterlife, Michael Gray Griffith's Marooned depicts four souls - one woman and three men - all ‘marooned’.  

Where: Paddington RSL, Paddington, Sydney When: 4 - 5 Mar 2021

Outdated
Theatre

Outdated

Diving back into the dating pool in your 40’s is a scary prospect.

Where: Ensemble Theatre, Kirribilli, Sydney When: 5 Mar - 17 Apr 2021

One Man in his Time
Theatre

One Man in his Time

John Bell shares a lifetime of experience walking beside one of the greatest writers to have ever lived.

Where: The Playhouse, Sydney Opera House When: 11 - 14 Mar 2021

Glengarry Glen Ross
Theatre

Glengarry Glen Ross

Lies. Greed. Corruption. It’s business as usual in the cut-throat world of real estate sales.

Where: New Theatre, Newtown, Sydney When: 16 Mar - 10 Apr 2021

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ArchivedRiverside Theatres, Parramatta, Sydney 18 - 20 Feb 2021

Two

Indian-Australian dancer-choreographer Raghav Handa steps into contemporary dance discourse from a radically different entry point.

Symphonie Fantastique
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TheatreKings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 17 - 27 Feb 2021

Symphonie Fantastique

Audrey review: Inspired by a masterpiece of classical psychedelia, Little Eggs Collective’s inventive portrait of a tempestuous artist-abuser is a must-see.

Fag/Stag
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TheatreEl Rocco Room, Kings Cross, Sydney 17 Feb - 7 Mar 2021

Fag/Stag

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

The Pass
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Sydney Mardi Gras FestivalSeymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney 11 Feb - 6 Mar 2021

The Pass

Audrey review: British playwright John Donnelly’s story of a footballer living a toxic lie is a real rollercoaster.

Green Park
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TheatreGreen Park, Victoria Street, Darlinghurst 5 Feb - 6 Mar 2021

Green Park

Audrey review: A site-specific, intensely naturalistic outdoor performance explores the gaps and dislocations existing between generations of Sydney's queer communities.

Beautiful Thing
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TheatreNew Theatre, Newtown, Sydney 2 Feb - 6 Mar 2021

Beautiful Thing

Audrey review: Cast shines strongly in British playwright Jonathan Harvey's warmly funny and optimistic depiction of two boys falling in love.

Kenny
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TheatreIPAC, Wollongong, NSW 3 - 6 Mar 2021

Kenny

What the critics say: Reviewers happy to go round the bend for the Ensemble Theatre's big-hearted evening with Kenny Smyth.

The Wharf Revue: Good Night and Good Luck
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TheatreDrama Theatre, Sydney Opera House 17 Feb - 20 Mar 2021

The Wharf Revue: Good Night and Good Luck

Audrey review: There have been hits and misses in all the Wharf Revues I’ve seen to date, but Good Night and Good Luck’s pickings seem slimmer than usual.

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