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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

Attempts on her Life
Theatre

Attempts on her Life

Montague Basement farewells a beloved Sydney venue with a play that's been perplexing and inspiring audiences for almost two decades.

Where: Kings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross Hotel, Sydney When: 15 - 30 Jul 2022

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
Theatre

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll...

STC Artistic Director Kip Williams brings his unique vision to a classic detective story that’s fascinated readers, artists and audiences for generations.

Where: Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay, Sydney When: 3 Aug - 3 Sep 2022

Albion
Theatre

Albion

The Australian premiere of Mike Bartlett’s UK hit, a sweeping family saga about Brexit-era Britain.

Where: Reginald Theatre, Seymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney When: 27 Jul - 13 Aug 2022

Fangirls
Theatre

Fangirls

Edna is 14, and she’s in love with Harry. There’s just one problem: Harry is in True Connection, the biggest boyband in the world.

Where: Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point When: 28 Jul - 4 Sep 2022

Ugly Love
Musical

Ugly Love

Polyamory isn’t all fun, games, and threesomes in this new queer musical by Lucy Matthews.

Where: Flight Path Theatre, Marrickville, Sydney When: 14 - 23 Jul 2022

A Raisin in the Sun
Theatre

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun is an iconic work of American theatre, a testament to the power of family and a hymn to the Black experience.

Where: Wharf 1 Theatre, Walsh Bay, Sydney When: 27 Aug - 15 Oct 2022

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Lilac
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TheatreKings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross Hotel, Sydney 24 Jun - 9 Jul 2022

Lilac

Audrey review: The penultimate production in the Kings Cross Hotel space reminds us what this room does so very well.

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
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TheatreRoslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay, Sydney 21 Jun - 16 Jul 2022

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Audrey review: Early charms are soon exhausted but when things turn dark, this adaptation of Anne's Brontë's masterpiece grips hard.

M.Rock
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TheatreRebel Theatre, ATYP, Walsh Bay 21 Jun - 17 Jul 2022

M.Rock

Audrey review: It’s been eight years since the premiere of this story of suburban granny’s discovery of the superstar within – eight years in which a good show has gotten better.

A Doll’s House
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TheatreEnsemble Theatre, Kirribilli, Sydney 10 Jun - 16 Jul 2022

A Doll’s House

Audrey review: Joanna Murray-Smith’s tangy update of Ibsen’s 1879 drama brings the play seamlessly into the present.

Cleansed
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TheatreOld Fitzroy Theatre, Woolloomooloo, Sydney 9 Jun - 2 Jul 2022

Cleansed

Audrey review: Love and pain are given equal weight in this tenderly delivered production of Sarah Kane's savage drama.

Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes
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TheatreBelvoir, Surry Hills, Sydney 2 Jun - 10 Jul 2022

Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes

Audrey review: Playwright Hannah Moscovitch's two-hander is more he-said than she-said but the balance is right.

Once
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MusicalEternity Playhouse, Darlinghurst, Sydney 24 Jun - 31 Jul 2022

Once

Audrey review: Once is a rare bird of a musical, one that wears its heart entirely on its sleeve.

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