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ONE SONG : Histoire(s) du Théâtre IV

One song, performed over and over by musicians running an obstacle course infused with energy.

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FOOD

An intimate dinner party performance by Geoff Sobelle, serving absurdist meditation on the ways and whys of eating.

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Big Name, No Blankets

A rock’n’roll story celebrating the trailblazing music icons, Warumpi Band, inspired by tales from founding member Sammy Tjapanangka Butcher.

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The First Bad Man

A performative book club based on a reading of The First Bad Man, by Miranda July.  

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Theatre review: Things I Know to Be True, Theatre Works

A family held together by love, but wracked by secrets.

A black and white photograph of a well-presented, older white man standing in a doorway, with his left hand on his hip and hie right hand and upper arm braced against the doorframe. Many bookshelves are visible in the background behind them. Frank Van Straten.
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Vale Frank van Straten AM

The renowned theatre historian, archivist, author and performing arts devotee has died, aged 87.

man hangs from a rope against a blue backdrop over a watering hole on a stage. a tiger puppet is behind him and rain pours all around. Luzia Cirque du Soleil
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Circus review: Luzia, Cirque du Soleil, Flemington Racecourse

The latest Cirque du Soleil show to hit Australia is as captivating a spectacle as ever.

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Storytelling on stage - A play in two days with Hilary Bell

A weekend intensive workshop for playwrights of all levels.

A young white woman in a tartan skirt and music band T shirt is at the back of the stage, which has draped material hanging around it. Closer to the camera with his back to us is a white balding middle aged man sitting in a chair and looking at the girl. The Exact Dimensions of Hell.
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Theatre review: The Exact Dimensions of Hell, fortyfivedownstairs

Predatory and sexual violence against a minor is played out through witchcraft tropes.

A fair-haired woman in a long grey cardigan over black clothes stands with arms outstretched on centre stage. She is framed by two actors with their backs to the camera, red-haired woman on the left and a brown-haired man on the right.
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How live performance brings HSC texts to vivid, unforgettable life

Actor Mark Barry returns to his alma mater, the Actors Centre Australia (ACA) to act in Beckett’s ‘Waiting for Godot’…

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