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THEATRE, MUSICALS, DANCE, OPERA, FAMILY SHOWS AND FESTIVALS IN SYDNEY AND BEYOND.

Real Love or Chemical Romance?
Theatre

Real Love or Chemical Romance?

What might we lose as a culture if love could be bought over the counter? Lucy Prebble's The Effect asks profound questions about the chemistry of romance.

Where: Old Fitzroy Theatre, Woolloomooloo, Sydney When: 18 Apr - 19 May 2018

Obscene Madame D
Theatre

Obscene Madame D

Theatre Kantanka returns with an immersive adaptation of Brazilian writer Hilda Hilst’s story of woman who decides to live under the stairs.

Where: Riverside Theatres, Parramatta, Sydney When: 19 - 21 Apr 2018

Rapid Reads
Festival

Rapid Reads

A quick 'n' dirty showcase of the newest work from Australia's hottest emerging playwrights.

Where: Old 505 Theatre, Newtown, Sydney When: 11 - 21 Apr 2018

The Flick
Theatre

The Flick

Audrey review: The Flick makes Remains of the Day look like Pacific Rim. But if you are captured by its rhythm, you’ll find it totally absorbing.

Where: Seymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney When: 5 - 28 Apr 2018

Josephine Wants to Dance
Family Shows

Josephine Wants to Dance

Audrey review: If you’ve young ones to entertain this school holiday, (or just yourself), Josephine Wants to Dance ticks all the boxes.

Where: Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre, Darling Harbour, Sydney When: 16 Apr - 12 May 2018

The Time Machine
Theatre

The Time Machine

Mark Lee stars in this new production of Frank Gauntlett’s adaptation of the science fiction classic.

Where: NIDA Playhouse Theatre, Kensington, Sydney When: 11 Apr - 2 May 2018

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
Theatre

The Resistible Rise of Arturo...

Audrey review: A new translation of a Brecht masterpiece draws dark parallels between the rise of fascism in Europe and the Australia of today.

Where: Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay, Sydney When: 21 Mar - 28 Apr 2018

SHIT
Theatre

SHIT

Hanni Trewin, Charlotte Huggart and Erin Taylor star in this in-your-face, intimate production of Patricia Cornelius' hard-as-nails play.

Where: Actors Pulse, Redfern, Sydney When: 18 - 21 Apr 2018

Tender Young Creatures
Family Shows

Tender Young Creatures

A live theatre installation inspired by Red Riding Hood challenges the wolves prowling the streets at night.

Where: Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach, Sydney When: 19 - 29 Apr 2018

Big River
Musical

Big River

Huck Finn sails down ol' Miss script-in-hand in this bare bones staging of a neglected classic.

Where: Hayes Theatre Company, Potts Point, Sydney When: 18 - 21 Apr 2018

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The Readers
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TheatreBelvoir Downstairs, Surry Hills, Sydney 5 - 19 May 2018

The Readers

Electrocution, savage dogs, abusive residents and asbestos. Just another day on the job for meter readers Peter and Lachlan.

The Sugar House
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TheatreBelvoir, Surry Hills, Sydney 5 May - 3 Jun 2018

The Sugar House

Kris McQuaid stars in Alana Valentine's new play, a story of work and corruption and how Australia went from working class to middle class.

Two Jews Walk Into a Theatre …
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TheatreSydney Opera House, Bennelong Point 9 - 13 May 2018

Two Jews Walk Into a Theatre …

It is probably a good thing that Zenek Obarzanek and Laurence Lipson never met in real life.

Mother’s Ruin
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CabaretSydney Opera House, Bennelong Point 10 - 13 May 2018

Mother’s Ruin

Stumble and soar through tales of love and women, gin and secrets with Maeve Marsden and Libby Wood.

Shirley Valentine
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TheatreEnsemble Theatre, Kirribilli, Sydney 3 May - 9 Jun 2018

Shirley Valentine

First performed in 1986, Willy Russell’s comic monologue all but kick-started the ‘it’s never too late to be yourself’ genre.

Kiss of the Gallery Guard
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TheatrePhilharmonia Choirs Hall, Walsh Bay, Sydney 11 - 26 May 2018

Kiss of the Gallery Guard

Part mystery, part comedy and part romance, a new play plunges the audience into the surprising life of gallery attendant.

Personal
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TheatreSydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney 9 - 13 May 2018

Personal

Jodee Mundy conveys her experience as the only hearing person in a Deaf family, through a blend of performance, storytelling, multimedia and animation.

Good Cook. Friendly. Clean.
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TheatreGriffin Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 4 May - 16 Jun 2018

Good Cook. Friendly. Clean.

From playwright Brooke Robinson, an unflinching examination of homelessness asking how willing we are to take care of our most vulnerable.

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