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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.
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.
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.
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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.
The Australian Chamber Orchestra tackles a big theme in a big way in an audio-visual spectacular at the Sydney Opera House.
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.
The Cinematic Orchestra played for one magical night during the Melbourne Festival. Every member brought something dazzling to the stage of Hamer Hall.
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.
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.