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Theatre - 21 Mar-25 Apr

For only the second time in MTC’s history, Samuel Beckett takes the main stage with Endgame . Naturally, his words are eager to impress, having been held back from the light for all this time. The...

Theatre - 22-26 Apr

Though a century has passed since the First World War devastated our nation, the stories of Australia's Indigenous soldiers remained largely untold. After a hugely successful national tour, Tom Wright's...

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,...

Latest Melbourne theatre reviews

The Lion King

The Lion King

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

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

Endgame

Endgame

These sad final moments generate seriously bleak laughs

Grease

Grease

Plot holes won't stop the hopelessly devoted from enjoying this romp

Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom

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

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Quintett

Quintett

William Forsythe's 'impossible' work comes to Melbourne

Meme Girls

Meme Girls

Ash Flanders' new show explores the joys of YouTube voyeurism

Cameron Goodall

Cameron Goodall

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

Eugyeene Teh

Eugyeene Teh

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

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