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Theatre - 20-26 Jan

Fierce and confronting, Blak Cabaret turns the tables on race relations by declaring its audience white savages under the control of towering diva Constantina Bush (the alter ego of Kamahi Djordan King)....

Theatre - 20 Sep 2014-30 Jan

There’s a lot to admire in Wicked ; it has good politics, good values, and if every audience member took on board its core messages – not judging a book by its cover, having the courage to speak to...

Theatre - 02-30 Jan

This shortened English-language version of The Magic Flute was created specially with pint-sized opera-goers in mind, and makes the most of Mozart's fantastical setting – a land of magic and talking...

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Club Swizzle

Club Swizzle

The La Soirée team return for summer with a show that's even more unhinged

Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

Hey baby! Ten years after its world premiere in Sydney, the musical smash-hit returns

Wot? No Fish!!

Wot? No Fish!!

Danny Braverman's small masterpiece paints a picture of one couple's life and love - and invites us to reflect on our own

Wicked

Wicked

Ten years on, the blockbuster Broadway musical is as pop-u-lar as ever

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Next to Normal

Next to Normal

Manic depressive antics get musical theatre expression in this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner

Limbo

Limbo

Strut & Fret's 5-star show is back for Sydney Festival

The Kitchen

The Kitchen

Come for the dessert but stay for drumming and the meditative experience of Roysten Abel's latest work

Kiss and Cry

Kiss and Cry

Charleroi Danses' theatrical romance for two hands doesn't quite transcend its medium to soar as a story

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The Long Pigs

The Long Pigs

For many, clowns are terrifying - but in this Brechtian movement piece they become genuinely evil

Blak Cabaret

Blak Cabaret

Malthouse Theatre's bent variety show takes on race relations, Australian history and cultural identity

After Dinner

After Dinner

STC's revival of Andrew Bovell's 1980s hit is a masterclass in comedy

The Unspoken Word is Joe

The Unspoken Word is Joe

Zoey Dawson's Pirandello-esque comedy about her failed relationship delivers plenty of funny, clever and WTF

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STC 2015

STC 2015

Tis the season for heavy-hitting performances, classic texts and women storytellers

Belvoir 2015

Belvoir 2015

It's Ralph's final season at the helm - and it looks like things might get silly

Opera Australia

Opera Australia

The 2015 lineup - from angels to demons, Egypt to China, Mozart to Cole Porter...

Griffin 2015

Griffin 2015

What - and who - is on stage at the Stables next year?

Nakkiah Lui

Nakkiah Lui

Mount Druitt’s answer to Lena Dunham is here to make you rethink - well, everything really

Bad romance

Bad romance

The cast of STC's retro comedy After Dinner dish on their top anti-romantic moments

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