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Theatre - 28 Jan-14 Feb

We think of love stories as either happy or sad, dependent entirely on the ending. Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid is, like much of his work, both; the central character doesn’t get the...

Theatre - 29 Dec 2015-27 Feb

The final weeks of 2015 saw two musicals open in Melbourne that shamelessly exploited the audience’s weakness for cheap nostalgia. Both were dreadful; they brought nothing and they said nothing. 2016 sees...

Theatre - 16 Jan-27 Feb

It’s notable that Tim Finn read Stephen Sondheim’s Finishing the Hat in preparation for his own musical, Ladies in Black. Something of Sondheim is evidenced in the sparkling wit and word play –...

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Cats

Cats

Like a flea-ridden moggy on its eight life, Cats refuses to die

Ladies in Black

Ladies in Black

MTC's first show of 2016 is a terrific female-led musical comedy

Buyer and Cellar

Buyer and Cellar

In Barbra Streisand's world, monstrosity is available in eggshell or linen

Youarenowhere

Youarenowhere

An electrifying mission into the distant galaxies of the self

Betrayal

Betrayal

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

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