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Theatre - 04-30 May

Puccini’s Madama Butterfly might be the pinnacle of Japonisme , the intense but short-lived fetish of all things Japanese that swamped the West at the turn of the 20th century. Easy to dismiss these...

Theatre - 11-30 May

He’s probably the most famous cad in Western culture, and almost unique in his total lack of remorse. Even the Vicomte de Valmont repents in the end of Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Not Don Giovanni [Teddy...

Theatre - 20-30 May

Seeking respite from her tuberculosis, New Zealand-born writer Katherine Mansfield (Alexandra Aldrich) visits a renowned spiritual healer in Fontainebleau. Set against an alternative contemporary Melbourne...

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Iago

Iago

A visceral and provocative re-imagining of Shakespeare's Othello

Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni

This road to hell is paved with glorious music and ill intentions

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

As You Like It

As You Like It

Lovers aren't the only ones getting lost in this forest

Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom

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

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Ash Flanders' new show explores the joys of YouTube voyeurism

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Quintett

Quintett

William Forsythe's 'impossible' work comes to Melbourne

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