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The <em>Curtain</em> closes -- we're remounting the production at <em>Daily Review</em>

The Curtain closes -- we're remounting the production at Daily Review

CrikeyNov 12, 2013

Crikey has launched Australia's newest arts website, The Daily Review -- the new home for theatre criticism and debate. Come join the discussion.

REVIEW: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels | Theatre Royal, Sydney

REVIEW: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels | Theatre Royal, Sydney

Lloyd Bradford SykeNov 7, 2013

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is, above all, a Good Night Out. The Sydney production of the Broadway hit features a winning cast and sounds much better than it looks.

REVIEW: Motherland | Metro Arts, Brisbane

REVIEW: Motherland | Metro Arts, Brisbane

Alison CotesNov 7, 2013

An untold story about the marriage between a Russian president and a Brisbane heiress is fodder for Kathryn Lyall-Watson's accomplished new play at Metro Arts.

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REVIEW: Design For Living | Playhouse, Brisbane

REVIEW: Design For Living | Playhouse, Brisbane

Alison CotesOct 31, 2013

Wesley Enoch's Design For Living strips Noel Coward's sexual politics fable of its morality play in favour of over-the-top farce. And buries much of the wit at the same time.

REVIEW: Grease | Lyric Theatre, Sydney

REVIEW: Grease | Lyric Theatre, Sydney

Lloyd Bradford SykeOct 30, 2013

It's systematic. It's certainly hackneyed. Why, it's Greased Lightning. Again. And with a cast that, frankly, doesn't do much to revive the '70s stage favourite.

REVIEW: The Crowd | Concert Hall, Sydney

Lloyd Bradford SykeOct 30, 2013

The Australian Chamber Orchestra tackles a big theme in a big way in an audio-visual spectacular at the Sydney Opera House.

REVIEW: Singled Out | Seymour Centre, Sydney

REVIEW: Singled Out | Seymour Centre, Sydney

Lloyd Bradford SykeOct 25, 2013

Singled Out is a heroic undertaking that deserves more than cynicism and lip-service. And what a coup to remind us of one of the great actors still in our midst who should never have been off our radar. Or producers' radars.

REVIEW: Cinematic Orchestra | Hamer Hall, Melbourne

REVIEW: Cinematic Orchestra | Hamer Hall, Melbourne

Corina ThoroseOct 24, 2013

The Cinematic Orchestra played for one magical night during the Melbourne Festival. Every member brought something dazzling to the stage of Hamer Hall.

REVIEW: The Vehicle Failed to Stop | Carriageworks

REVIEW: The Vehicle Failed to Stop | Carriageworks

Regina BotrosOct 23, 20132 Comments

Theatre company Version 1.0's The Vehicle Failed to Stop takes a hard look at corruption and the dehumanisation of war. It is likely to stop you in your tracks and make you think.

REVIEW: The Shadow King | Malthouse Theatre

REVIEW: The Shadow King | Malthouse Theatre

Melinda OliverOct 23, 2013

In this adaptation for the Malthouse Theatre, King Lear is an indigenous Australian and his kingdom is the outback. The messages inherent in Shakespeare’s original script align powerfully.

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