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REVIEW: Roam | Red Stitch Theatre, Melbourne

REVIEW: Roam | Red Stitch Theatre, Melbourne

Melbourne indie company Red Stitch has embraced an exciting young writer in Adam Cass and given him an eye-popping canvass for high-tech drama Roam.

REVIEW: Fight The Landlord | Carriageworks, Sydney

REVIEW: Fight The Landlord | Carriageworks, Sydney

At Sydney's daring Carriageworks, an unlikely Irish-Chinese co-production that is playful, absurdist and rather provocative. But what does it all mean?

REVIEW: The Beast (Melbourne Festival) | Southbank Theatre

REVIEW: The Beast (Melbourne Festival) | Southbank Theatre

Funny, heartbreaking and politically incorrect: Eddie Perfect's first play is a winner. The dark satire is a razor-sharp examination of food stuff and middle-class values.

REVIEW: Small And Tired | Belvoir St Theatre, Sydney

REVIEW: Small And Tired | Belvoir St Theatre, Sydney

A Greek myth turned into a gay Sex In The City? Kit Brookman's adaptation of the stories around Orestes for Belvoir St is radically contemporary.

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REVIEW: Romeo And Juliet | Drama Theatre, Sydney

REVIEW: Romeo And Juliet | Drama Theatre, Sydney

Sydney Theatre Company doesn't present the definitive take on Shakespeare's classic, if such a thing exists, but Kip Williams' feministic take is a thrilling ride.

REVIEW: Doku Rai | Carriageworks, Sydney

REVIEW: Doku Rai | Carriageworks, Sydney

In Sydney via Timor, the genre-bending, cross-hatched Doku Rai is the kind of immersive experience you want to have in the theatre -- but rarely do.

REVIEW: Return To Earth | Griffin Theatre, Sydney

Lally Katz's wild imagination has been tamed by Griffin Theatre and director Paige Rattray, with a restaging of her widely panned Return To Earth with just the right magic touch.

REVIEW: Ute Lemper | Concert Hall, Sydney

REVIEW: Ute Lemper | Concert Hall, Sydney

Ute Lemper held a Concert Hall audience spellbound with her song cycle based on the love poems of Pablo Neruda. Thanks to her, the Weimar era has never quite ended.

REVIEW: Rachel Collis (Sydney Fringe) | Glebe Cafe Church Space

Is Rachel Collis the great, undiscovered, unwittingly underground cabaret talent of her time? Her Sydney Fringe performances sparkled with humour and poignancy.

Forty years on: <em>War And Peace</em> for House opening

Forty years on: War And Peace for House opening

It will be 40 years this weekend since the Sydney Opera House held its first performance, a production of Prokofiev's War And Peace. The critics loved the show -- and the venue.