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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 - 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 - 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...

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The Lion King

The Lion King

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

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

Wet House

Wet House

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

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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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

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