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Theatre - 13 Feb-12 Jul

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,...

Theatre - 17 Mar-18 Apr

For a country soaked in the demon drink, we tend to avert our gaze when it comes to the most hopeless cases of alcoholism. We see them on the streets, certainly, slumped and abject; we assume they’ll get...

Theatre - 18 Mar-05 Apr

A bracing but funny exploration of depression and understanding, Bryony Kimmings and her husband Tim Grayburn push intimate theatre to the very edge.

Latest Melbourne theatre reviews

Wet House

Wet House

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

Nothing to Lose

Nothing to Lose

A case for dance as the most provocative medium out there

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

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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Eugyeene Teh

Eugyeene Teh

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

Cameron Goodall

Cameron Goodall

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

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