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Theatre - 11-29 Aug

A Social Service sees David Woods and Nicola Gunn teaming up again in this performance-art-analysis of the public housing system, and the people at the top who control it. It's a smart send-up of greed...

Theatre - 19-30 Aug

Picnic  is an intimate dance-theatre work conceived and performed by KAGE creative director Gerard Van Dyck, who is returning to the solo stage after the successful production The Collapsible Man ....

Theatre - 25-30 Aug

American playwright Lisa D'Amour's Pulitzer-nominated dark comedy – premiering in Victoria at Red Stitch this month –  delves into class struggle and suburban isolation. Ben and Mary live in a...

Latest Melbourne theatre reviews

Yours The Face

Yours The Face

Fleur Kilpatrick's crawling eye turns to lust in the fashion industry

Kindness

Kindness

Misses a certain oomph-fulfilling hook to carry it through

The Weir

The Weir

A fine rendering of Conor McPherson’s chilling ghost tale

Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd

Victorian Opera serves up a deliciously dark slice of gothic horror

The Lion King

The Lion King

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

Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom

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

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Quintett

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