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Theatre - 27 Aug-05 Sep

This new Australian Ballet unites the best of the 20th century with the freshest of the 21st. An exciting triple bill by New York greats, George Balanchine and Twyla Tharp, 20:21 is a tantalising three...

Theatre - 02-06 Sep

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...

Theatre - 03-06 Sep

It’s a curious thing, sitting in the dark of a theatre, surrounding by strangers. Do you feel part of the crowd? Or do you behave as if you were alone? From where she was standing on the stage, New...

Latest Melbourne theatre reviews

Betrayal

Betrayal

Sharpened blades are threaded through this love triangle's small talk

The Weir

The Weir

A fine rendering of Conor McPherson’s chilling ghost tale

Kindness

Kindness

Misses a certain oomph-fulfilling hook to carry it through

Yours The Face

Yours The Face

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

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

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Melbourne theatre previews, news & interviews

Eddie Perfect

Eddie Perfect

The Melbournian on cultural cringe and growing up in Mentone

Carolyn Burns

Carolyn Burns

The playwright on adapting Hitchcock's North by Northwest

Juliet Mills

Juliet Mills

We find out how close to home bitchy comedy Legends! actually hits

Meme Girls

Meme Girls

Ash Flanders' new show explores the joys of YouTube voyeurism

Quintett

Quintett

William Forsythe's 'impossible' work comes to Melbourne

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