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Theatre - 27 Jul-01 Aug

Chilean playwright Ariel Dorfman's Death and the Maiden will be directed by Argentian-born Leticia Caceres for Melbourne Theatre Company in a co-production with the Sydney Theatre Company, featuring...

Theatre - 29 Jul-02 Aug

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 - 13 Feb-04 Oct

The Lion King was one of the central planks in Disney’s animated New Wave of the ’90s that included The Little Mermaid, Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast. Tapping into established mythologies,...

Latest Melbourne theatre reviews

We Get It

We Get It

This is one battle no one is winning soon

Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd

Victorian Opera serves up a deliciously dark slice of gothic horror

SHIT

SHIT

The roughest diamonds shine brightest in this powerhouse play

Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom

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

The Lion King

The Lion King

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

Anything Goes

Anything Goes

The champagne may not be top shelf but it certainly isn't flat

Calamity

Calamity

Getting to the truth of this gun-slinger is an elusive game

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Meme Girls

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Ash Flanders' new show explores the joys of YouTube voyeurism

Quintett

Quintett

William Forsythe's 'impossible' work comes to Melbourne

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