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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 - 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 - 31 Jul-02 Aug

Some writers seem naturally suited to stage adaptation, even if they never wrote a single play. Others are a tougher sell: too insular or lyrical to make for easy theatre. Welsh poet Dylan Thomas straddles...

Latest Sydney theatre reviews

Les Misérables

Les Misérables

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

Don Carlos

Don Carlos

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

Turandot

Turandot

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

War Crimes

War Crimes

Young female stories warrant heroic treatment in Angela Betzien's 2011 play

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The Dog/The Cat

The Dog/The Cat

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

Love and Information

Love and Information

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

Heathers The Musical

Heathers The Musical

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

Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

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

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Sydney theatre previews, news & interviews

Anything Goes

Anything Goes

Get tickets to this Helpmann Award-winning musical starring Caroline O'Connor

STC 2015

STC 2015

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

Opera Australia

Opera Australia

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

Ensemble 2015

Ensemble 2015

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

Les Miserables

Les Miserables

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

On stage in 2015

On stage in 2015

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

Griffin 2015

Griffin 2015

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

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