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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 Climbing Tree
Theatre

The Climbing Tree

Rachael Coopes' new play examines the challenges faced by teenagers in regional towns.

Where: Bathurst Memorial Arts Centre, NSW When: 2 - 6 Nov 2018

Eurydice
Theatre

Eurydice

Sarah Ruhl re-imagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine

Where: Old Fitzroy Theatre, Woolloomooloo, Sydney When: 15 Nov - 15 Dec 2018

The Overcoat: A Musical
Musical

The Overcoat: A Musical

Nikolai Gogol's classic story now a musical, set to the rhythms of a Russian jazz trio.

Where: Belvoir Downstairs, Surry Hills, Sydney When: 14 Nov - 1 Dec 2018

The Wild Party
Musical

The Wild Party

John LaChiusa's musical adaptation of an explosive 1928 poem invites you to the party to end all parties.

Where: Seymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney When: 15 - 24 Nov 2018

A Cheery Soul
Theatre

A Cheery Soul

Sarah Peirse steps into the sensible shoes of Patrick White's well-meaning yet ghastly Miss Docker.

Where: Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point When: 5 Nov - 15 Dec 2018

Wyrd: The Season of the Witch
Theatre

Wyrd: The Season of the...

A short return season for Ninefold Ensemble's energetic adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth.

Where: PACT, Erskineville, Sydney When: 31 Oct - 4 Nov 2018

Broadway Bound
Theatre

Broadway Bound

Neil Simon’s quasi-autobiographical play tells the story of aspiring comedy writer with dreams of a career in radio.

Where: New Theatre, Newtown, Sydney When: 13 Nov - 15 Dec 2018

The Director
Theatre

The Director

Pushing his vulnerable young protégés to the brink, is this theatre director a genius or a control freak?

Where: Actors Pulse, Redfern, Sydney When: 25 Oct - 10 Nov 2018

Vivica Genaux: Artaserse
Opera

Vivica Genaux: Artaserse

Vivica Genaux stars in the first Australian production of Johann Adolph Hasse's 1730 opera.

Where: City Recital Hall, Sydney When: 29 Nov - 5 Dec 2018

Spartacus
Dance

Spartacus

Think ballet is all pointe shoes and tutus? Think again.

Where: Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point When: 9 - 24 Nov 2018

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Ear to the Edge of Time
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Theatre Seymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney 11 - 27 Oct 2018

Ear to the Edge of Time

Audrey review: An engaging story puts women's experience in STEM industries under the microscope.

The Feather in the Web
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Theatre Griffin Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 5 Oct - 17 Nov 2018

The Feather in the Web

Audrey review: Turning a queer lens on contemporary relationships, Nick Coyle creates a world where anxieties, desires and impulses are writ large.

An Enemy of the People
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Theatre Belvoir, Surry Hills, Sydney 7 Oct - 4 Nov 2018

An Enemy of the People

Andrey review: Perfect timing but Belvoir's adaptation of an Ibsen classic shows blunt satirical teeth.

A Midnight Visit
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Theatre 655 King St, Newtown, Sydney 3 Oct - 9 Dec 2018

A Midnight Visit

Audrey review: An immersive show creates an ever-present sense that danger is just around the corner.

Maggie Stone
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Theatre Eternity Playhouse, Darlinghurst, Sydney 30 Sep - 21 Oct 2018

Maggie Stone

Audrey review: Playwright Caleb Lewis takes us behind stories we’re familiar with and into the home of a Sudanese refugee family.

Evita
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Musical Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point 13 Sep - 3 Nov 2018

Evita

Audrey review: A preserved-in-amber production but Tina Arena hits all the right notes as Eva Peron.

Accidental Death of an Anarchist
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Theatre Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point 10 Sep - 27 Oct 2018

Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Audrey review: Fine comic performances but has the creative and political potential of gender-flipping reached its limit?

Macbeth
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Theatre Pop-up Globe, Moore Park, Sydney 6 Sep - 16 Dec 2018

Macbeth

Audrey review: Pop-Up Globe's staging offers traditional thrills and spills and buckets of blood.

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