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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

Butcher Holler Here We Come
Theatre

Butcher Holler Here We Come

Following a cave collapse, five coal miners struggle to survive the dwindling supply of oxygen and there own competing natures.

Where: Fuse Box Theatre, The Factory, Marrickville, Sydney When: 14 - 18 Mar 2020

Girl Friend
Theatre

Girl Friend

Everyone does a bad thing now and then. Madhavi Rao did one of the worst things of all.

Where: Belvoir Downstairs, Surry Hills, Sydney When: 18 Mar - 4 Apr 2020

Cusp
Theatre

Cusp

Award-winning playwright Mary Anne Butler's Cusp explores the lives and choices of three young Territorians.

Where: SBW Stables Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney When: 11 - 28 Mar 2020

Dragon Ladies Don’t Weep
Performance

Dragon Ladies Don’t Weep

Margaret Leng Tan, toy piano virtuoso, performs a work exploring memory, time, control and loss.

Where: The Studio, Sydney Opera House When: 18 - 20 Mar 2020

Everybody
Theatre

Everybody

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ adaptation of a 15th morality play follows a cast member chosen by lottery on their journey toward a final reckoning.

Where: Kings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross Hotel, Sydney When: 6 - 21 Mar 2020

A Chorus Line
Musical

A Chorus Line

A Chorus Line offers an intimate examination of the raw materials of showbiz – the bodies, hopes and dream of people trying to make it on Broadway.

Where: Eternity Playhouse, Darlinghurst, Sydney When: 13 Mar - 19 Apr 2020

Me and My Mother, Singing
Theatre

Me and My Mother, Singing

Oleg Pupovac presents a funny and tender one-man show that uses storytelling, poetry, multimedia and performance to tell a trilingual story.

Where: The Studio, Sydney Opera House When: 21 - 22 Mar 2020

Bonachela/Forsythe
Dance

Bonachela/Forsythe

Three works by choreographers William Forsythe and Rafael Bonachela explore the spectrum of physicality.

Where: Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay, Sydney When: 21 - 31 Mar 2020

Breaking Glass
Opera

Breaking Glass

In a quadruple bill of new one-act operas, four Australian women composers share the stories they've always wanted to tell.

Where: Carriageworks, Eveleigh, Sydney When: 28 Mar - 4 Apr 2020

American Song
Theatre

American Song

Australian playwright Joanna Murray Smith's latest play attempts to shed a little light on the horrifying phenomenon of gun violence in America.

Where: Glen St Theatre, Belrose, Sydney When: 26 - 28 Mar 2020

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Pit
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TheatreOld 505 Theatre, Newtown, Sydney 25 Feb - 1 Mar 2020

Pit

Audrey review: Jackson Used’s drama unfolds into a gently gripping portrait of people haunted by loss and by each other.

Shepherd
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TheatreBelvoir Downstairs, Surry Hills, Sydney 19 Feb - 7 Mar 2020

Shepherd

Audrey review: A razor-sharp cast rises to the challenge of Liam Maguire’s comic study of anxious people in anxious times.

Our Blood Runs in the Street
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TheatreOld Fitzroy Theatre, Woolloomooloo, Sydney 19 Feb - 21 Mar 2020

Our Blood Runs in the Street

Audrey review: An unusual blending of verbatim and physical theatre forms makes for a moving exploration of historical homophobic violence.

Australian Open
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TheatreKings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 14 - 29 Feb 2020

Australian Open

Audrey review: Angus Cameron’s new play unpacks ideas of marriage and commitment in a frisky, queer and broadly appealing rom-com with a sporting bent.

The Rise and Disguise of Elizabeth R
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TheatreHayes Theatre Company, Potts Point, Sydney 13 Feb - 1 Mar 2020

The Rise and Disguise of Elizabeth R

Audrey review: Gerry Connolly leads you on an enjoyably twisted trip to that realm where performance and performer become inseparable.

War Horse
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TheatreSydney Lyric Theatre, Pyrmont, Sydney 15 Feb - 15 Mar 2020

War Horse

Audrey review: No option but to surrender to this powerful spectacle of man’s inhumanity to man and man’s cruelty to animals.

No Pay? No Way!
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TheatreDrama Theatre, Sydney Opera House 10 Feb - 28 Mar 2020

No Pay? No Way!

Audrey review: Featuring stellar comic talents, this production of Dario Fo's satirical farce is among the funniest shows Sydney Theatre Company has put to the stage in years.

The Deep Blue Sea
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TheatreRoslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay, Sydney 4 Feb - 7 Mar 2020

The Deep Blue Sea

Audrey review: Marta Dusseldorp shines in a production that sends you home satisfied, if not completely convinced that The Deep Blue Sea's reputation as a masterpiece is deserved.

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