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Theatre - 09 Jul-01 Aug

Sport for Jove’s production of John Steinbeck's Depression-era story of odd-couple drifters George and Lennie (adapted by the writer from his own novel) is a traditional but evocative telling...

Theatre - 15 Jul-01 Aug

Inspired by the 2010 desecration of an ANZAC memorial statue by a group of teenage girls, Angela Betzien's 2011 play is a complex, electric work that captures the defensiveness of contemporary Australia....

Theatre - 19 Mar-11 Oct

Let’s be clear: Cameron Mackintosh committed an act of genius almost 30 years ago when as producer he obsessively pursued an English adaptation of Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil’s Les...

Latest Sydney theatre reviews

Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

A golden haze of nostalgia dulls the emotional impact of this tragic Depression-era tale

Turandot

Turandot

Graeme Murphy's 5-star 1990 production gets a 5-star contemporary execution

Detroit

Detroit

Lisa D'Amour's award-winning satire of post-GFC America lacks the bite one expects

Love and Information

Love and Information

Kip Williams' take on Caryl Churchill's peripatetic play is more than sum of its many parts

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The Dog/The Cat

The Dog/The Cat

Belvoir's double-bill of romantic comedies is feline-good fun

Les Misérables

Les Misérables

The only thing wrong with Cameron Mackintosh's updated blockbuster is the breakneck pace

Heathers The Musical

Heathers The Musical

Break out the boxy-shouldered blazers and the big hair - the original mean girls are back, with songs

Don Carlos

Don Carlos

Bigger is better - if not quite best - in Opera Australia's remount of Elijah Moshinksy's epic production

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Sydney theatre previews, news & interviews

Les Miserables

Les Miserables

On stage emotions run high - but backstage, the stars say, it’s happiness and hijinks

Griffin 2015

Griffin 2015

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

On stage in 2015

On stage in 2015

Everything you need to know about what - and who - is on stage in Sydney this year

STC 2015

STC 2015

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

Ensemble 2015

Ensemble 2015

The water-side theatre readies for the next wave with Sandra Bates' final season

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...

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