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Theatre - 17 Jan-29 Mar

There is an awful inevitability haunting the edges of Baz Luhrmann’s production of Strictly Ballroom , a multi-million dollar stage version of a modestly budgeted film version of a genuinely humble play....

Theatre - 21 Jan-29 Mar

Update: Cirque du Soleil's super-successful season has been extended to March 29. Grab your tickets now! If you can think of a circus theme more ambitious than presenting the whole of human evolution...

Theatre - 04-29 Mar

The original film was nostalgia of the softest hue. Released in 1987 but set in 1963, it was a story so comfortably steeped in its own middle-class reassurances it almost passed unnoticed by critics and...

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The Lion King

The Lion King

The crown may be slipping, but this show still rules them all

Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

Baby mightn't belong in the corner but the producers certainly do

Nothing to Lose

Nothing to Lose

A case for dance as the most provocative medium out there

Wet House

Wet House

They may be down, but they're not quite out in this searing drama

Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom

The little show that could has become the big show that shouldn't

Grease

Grease

Plot holes won't stop the hopelessly devoted from enjoying this romp

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Cameron Goodall

Cameron Goodall

From rock star to bird via Hamlet, it's been a strange flight path

Eugyeene Teh

Eugyeene Teh

This brilliant independent theatre designer is about to hit the big time

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