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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...

Theatre - 28 Jul-06 Dec

Matilda , the Royal Shakespeare Company's Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s book, tells the tale of a brilliant girl unappreciated at home and school. In the...

Theatre - 31 Jul-05 Sep

A mother (Paula Arundell) and her two daughters (Airlie Dodds and Shari Sebbens) are wide-eyed on a set that looks like something of a domestic nightmare: it’s a suffocating floral wallpaper flecked with...

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The Bleeding Tree

The Bleeding Tree

Griffin’s domestic violence revenge fantasy is thrillingly subversive and deeply affecting

Les Misérables

Les Misérables

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

The Present

The Present

Roxburgh's rake is on the loose again in Andrew Upton's focused adaptation of Chekhov’s unwieldy early effort

The Women

The Women

This production of Clare Boothe Luce's Manhattan-set comedy of manners arrives dressed in its finest furs and dripping with jewellery

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Master Class

Master Class

It’s the script that’s off key in Terrence McNally’s play about opera star Maria Callas

Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Tim Minchin's little-musical-that-could truly is a miracle, standing head and shoulders above its peers

Seventeen

Seventeen

Come for the Taylor Swift - or the gimmick of oldies playing teens - but stay for the emotional ride

The Tempest

The Tempest

There is no small amount of magic in John Bell's fitting final production at the helm of the company he founded

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Sydney theatre previews, news & interviews

Griffin 2015

Griffin 2015

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

Belvoir 2015

Belvoir 2015

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

Ensemble 2015

Ensemble 2015

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

STC 2015

STC 2015

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

Being seventeen

Being seventeen

Our favourite stage veterans play teens in Matthew Whittet's coming-of-age comedy at Belvoir

Anything Goes

Anything Goes

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

Les Miserables

Les Miserables

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

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