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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.
You know the story, but Australian Ballet's production of the fairytale classic will still break your heart. Cinderella is exquisite from start to finish.
Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring gets an imaginative modernisation from the internationally renowned Akram Kahn Company. It's a fitting celebration of a classic work.
The national ballet company presents an exquisite double-bill in Melbourne and Sydney, showcasing some extraordinary athleticism by its principal dancers.
It's your last chance to see one of Opera Australia's acclaimed productions, the Benjamin Britten chamber piece Albert Herring. The performances are fine.
Opera Australia's timeless vision of Verdi's classic, with a superb cast led by Emma Matthews, brings a finesse that defies the opera's grand scale and sumptuousness.
This is the opera for beginners. Even if you can't stand the form, take a chance on Opera Australia's production of Don Pasquale. It's just like a Roman Holiday ...
John Bell has restored Opera Australia's Tosca to its former glory with a monumental production that is a badge of honour for company and director.
This operatic force from director Tama Matheson is unrelentingly dark, only brightened by Verdi's colourful score. And that's a rare treat for a rarely performed piece.