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Sydney theatre reviews, plays and previews

Sydney this week

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    27 Jun-27 Jul Having tickled ribs and sated appetites with Porn.Cake , director Shannon Murphy and playwright Vanessa Bates reunite for... More details
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    08-26 Jul Bondi Feast is Tamarama Rock Surfers' annual festival of bite-sized theatre, comedy, music, and actual food/booze ;... More details
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    22-26 Jul If is hasn't happened already, then this show is going to introduce you to the " Kerouac technique ". Part guided meditation... More details
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    13 Dec 2013-31 Aug Julie Taymor's visually ingenious and puppet-peppered take on Disney's much-loved animated film has returned to the Capitol... More details
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    25 Mar-14 Sep Global Creatures (the creative producers behind the King Kong stage extravaganza and Walking With Dinosaurs ) have teamed... More details
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    07 Apr-11 Aug Director, writer and actor Wesley Enoch (Queensland Theatre Company and host of ABC’s Sunday Arts Up Late ) has... More details
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    25 Jun-06 Aug Slide’s El' Circo concept revives the languishing institution of the dinner-with-show, serving up a mix of cabaret and... More details
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    26 Jun-24 Aug Verdi’s Rigoletto is one of the best-loved operas in the canon – and features the bona fide earworm ‘La donna è... More details
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    Sat 26 Jul Slide’s weekend dinner-circus extravaganza tosses its glitter across the venue’s illuminated dance floor stage every... More details
  • (Theatre)

    27 Jun-27 Jul Having tickled ribs and sated appetites with Porn.Cake , director Shannon Murphy and playwright Vanessa Bates reunite for... More details
  • (Theatre)

    08-26 Jul Bondi Feast is Tamarama Rock Surfers' annual festival of bite-sized theatre, comedy, music, and actual food/booze ;... More details
  • (Theatre)

    22-26 Jul If is hasn't happened already, then this show is going to introduce you to the " Kerouac technique ". Part guided meditation... More details
  • (Theatre)

    13 Dec 2013-31 Aug Julie Taymor's visually ingenious and puppet-peppered take on Disney's much-loved animated film has returned to the Capitol... More details
  • (Theatre)

    25 Mar-14 Sep Global Creatures (the creative producers behind the King Kong stage extravaganza and Walking With Dinosaurs ) have teamed... More details
  • (Theatre)

    07 Apr-11 Aug Director, writer and actor Wesley Enoch (Queensland Theatre Company and host of ABC’s Sunday Arts Up Late ) has... More details
  • (Theatre)

    25 Jun-06 Aug Slide’s El' Circo concept revives the languishing institution of the dinner-with-show, serving up a mix of cabaret and... More details
  • (Theatre)

    27 Jun-27 Jul Having tickled ribs and sated appetites with Porn.Cake , director Shannon Murphy and playwright Vanessa Bates reunite for... More details
  • (Theatre)

    13 Dec 2013-31 Aug Julie Taymor's visually ingenious and puppet-peppered take on Disney's much-loved animated film has returned to the Capitol... More details
  • (Theatre)

    25 Mar-14 Sep Global Creatures (the creative producers behind the King Kong stage extravaganza and Walking With Dinosaurs ) have teamed... More details
  • (Theatre)

    07 Apr-11 Aug Director, writer and actor Wesley Enoch (Queensland Theatre Company and host of ABC’s Sunday Arts Up Late ) has... More details
  • (Theatre)

    25 Jun-06 Aug Slide’s El' Circo concept revives the languishing institution of the dinner-with-show, serving up a mix of cabaret and... More details
  • (Theatre)

    26 Jun-24 Aug Verdi’s Rigoletto is one of the best-loved operas in the canon – and features the bona fide earworm ‘La donna è... More details
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    28 Jun-03 Aug Belvoir currently has two resident directors – Adena Jacobs and Anne-Louise Sarks – who have bold approaches to... More details
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    05 Jul-02 Aug Otello is a lesser known in the Verdi canon, no doubt – behind Rigoletto , Aida , La Traviata , to start with. Composed... More details
  • (Theatre)

    13 Dec 2013-31 Aug Julie Taymor's visually ingenious and puppet-peppered take on Disney's much-loved animated film has returned to the Capitol... More details
  • (Theatre)

    25 Mar-14 Sep Global Creatures (the creative producers behind the King Kong stage extravaganza and Walking With Dinosaurs ) have teamed... More details
  • (Theatre)

    07 Apr-11 Aug Director, writer and actor Wesley Enoch (Queensland Theatre Company and host of ABC’s Sunday Arts Up Late ) has... More details
  • (Theatre)

    25 Jun-06 Aug Slide’s El' Circo concept revives the languishing institution of the dinner-with-show, serving up a mix of cabaret and... More details
  • (Theatre)

    26 Jun-24 Aug Verdi’s Rigoletto is one of the best-loved operas in the canon – and features the bona fide earworm ‘La donna è... More details
  • (Theatre)

    28 Jun-03 Aug Belvoir currently has two resident directors – Adena Jacobs and Anne-Louise Sarks – who have bold approaches to... More details
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    05 Jul-02 Aug Otello is a lesser known in the Verdi canon, no doubt – behind Rigoletto , Aida , La Traviata , to start with. Composed... More details
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    08 Jul-09 Aug New Theatre presents a later, lesser-known work by the late Lanford Wilson, who won a Pulitzer in 1980 for this family drama... More details
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    05 Jul-02 Aug Otello is a lesser known in the Verdi canon, no doubt – behind Rigoletto , Aida , La Traviata , to start with. Composed... More details
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    17 Jul-02 Aug Acclaimed Shakespearean interpreters Sport for Jove theatre company present Henrik Ibsen’s proto-feminist 19th century drama... More details
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    18 Jul-02 Aug Packemin Productions are bringing this family favourite to life at Parramatta’s Riverside Theatres . Fall in love all over... More details
  • (Theatre)

    13 Dec 2013-31 Aug Julie Taymor's visually ingenious and puppet-peppered take on Disney's much-loved animated film has returned to the Capitol... More details
  • (Theatre)

    25 Mar-14 Sep Global Creatures (the creative producers behind the King Kong stage extravaganza and Walking With Dinosaurs ) have teamed... More details
  • (Theatre)

    07 Apr-11 Aug Director, writer and actor Wesley Enoch (Queensland Theatre Company and host of ABC’s Sunday Arts Up Late ) has... More details
  • (Theatre)

    25 Jun-06 Aug Slide’s El' Circo concept revives the languishing institution of the dinner-with-show, serving up a mix of cabaret and... More details
  • (Theatre)

    26 Jun-24 Aug Verdi’s Rigoletto is one of the best-loved operas in the canon – and features the bona fide earworm ‘La donna è... More details
  • (Theatre)

    28 Jun-03 Aug Belvoir currently has two resident directors – Adena Jacobs and Anne-Louise Sarks – who have bold approaches to... More details
  • (Theatre)

    05 Jul-02 Aug Otello is a lesser known in the Verdi canon, no doubt – behind Rigoletto , Aida , La Traviata , to start with. Composed... More details
  • (Theatre)

    17 Jul-02 Aug Acclaimed Shakespearean interpreters Sport for Jove theatre company present Henrik Ibsen’s proto-feminist 19th century drama... More details
  • (Theatre)

    18 Jul-02 Aug Packemin Productions are bringing this family favourite to life at Parramatta’s Riverside Theatres . Fall in love all over... More details
  • (Theatre)

    13 Dec 2013-31 Aug Julie Taymor's visually ingenious and puppet-peppered take on Disney's much-loved animated film has returned to the Capitol... More details
  • (Theatre)

    25 Mar-14 Sep Global Creatures (the creative producers behind the King Kong stage extravaganza and Walking With Dinosaurs ) have teamed... More details
  • (Theatre)

    07 Apr-11 Aug Director, writer and actor Wesley Enoch (Queensland Theatre Company and host of ABC’s Sunday Arts Up Late ) has... More details
  • (Theatre)

    25 Jun-06 Aug Slide’s El' Circo concept revives the languishing institution of the dinner-with-show, serving up a mix of cabaret and... More details
  • (Theatre)

    05 Jul-02 Aug Otello is a lesser known in the Verdi canon, no doubt – behind Rigoletto , Aida , La Traviata , to start with. Composed... More details
  • (Theatre)

    17 Jul-02 Aug Acclaimed Shakespearean interpreters Sport for Jove theatre company present Henrik Ibsen’s proto-feminist 19th century drama... More details
  • (Theatre)

    18 Jul-02 Aug Packemin Productions are bringing this family favourite to life at Parramatta’s Riverside Theatres . Fall in love all over... More details
  • (Theatre)

    28 Jun-03 Aug Belvoir currently has two resident directors – Adena Jacobs and Anne-Louise Sarks – who have bold approaches to... More details
  • (Theatre)

    13 Dec 2013-31 Aug Julie Taymor's visually ingenious and puppet-peppered take on Disney's much-loved animated film has returned to the Capitol... More details
  • (Theatre)

    25 Mar-14 Sep Global Creatures (the creative producers behind the King Kong stage extravaganza and Walking With Dinosaurs ) have teamed... More details
  • (Theatre)

    07 Apr-11 Aug Director, writer and actor Wesley Enoch (Queensland Theatre Company and host of ABC’s Sunday Arts Up Late ) has... More details
  • (Theatre)

    25 Jun-06 Aug Slide’s El' Circo concept revives the languishing institution of the dinner-with-show, serving up a mix of cabaret and... More details

Theatre reviews

Strictly Ballroom The Musical

Baz's latest opus doesn't take home the trophy but it's definitely got legs

Hedda Gabler

Belvoir's gender-bending take on Ibsen's heroine misfires

El' Circo Blanc

Slide lounge deliver a satisfying mix of kitsch, slick performance and Slavic treats

The Lion King

Julie Taymor's all-singing, all-dancing Broadway spectacular makes a triumphal return

The Effect

A happy alchemy rules in this production of Lucy Prebble's play about psychopharmaceuticals and romantic chemistry

Otello

Harry Kupfer's bold production wears its heart on its sleeve

Theatre news and interviews

Where's your Hedda at?

Belvoir resident Adena Jacobs talks about creating a Hedda "beyond gender"

Belvoir 2014 season

Look who's on stage this year!

David Williamson

At 71, the "people's choice" playwright is having an annus mirabilis

Every Second

Vanessa Bates brings her infertility saga to the stage

Drama queen

Kate Mulvany's love of drama comes full circle this month, with Tartuffe

Sydney Theatre 2014: What's on Stage

Everything you need to know about who's on what stage, when

Sydney Theatre Company 2014



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