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Performance review: Gatsby at the Green Light, The Studio, Sydney Opera House

Craig Ilott and Stuart Couzens have adapted 'The Great Gatsby' into an exhilarating performance set in a 1920s bar.  

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Theatre review: Circus 1903, Sydney Opera House

Puppetry meets circus arts in a show that's fun for the whole family.

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Immersive performance review: Dream Circus, Luna Park

Luna Park's immersive experience is a great idea, but a $15 million dud for Sydney.

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Circus review: You & I, Airborne, Borderville Festival

A world premiere and a well-rehearsed work were among the circus delights on offer at the 2023 Borderville Festival.

Rouge. A troupe of preening, stretching scantily clad performers pose for the camera under red spotlights.
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Circus review: ROUGE, Sydney Spiegeltent

Naughty and flamboyant circus.

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Performance review: Son and Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus, Playhouse Theatre, QPAC

A Circa double bill featuring new work from First Nations-led ensemble Circa Cairns, and a family-friendly reimagining of Mozart and…

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Does Australian circus have a superpower?

From an innate spirit of innovation to kindness and community engagement, circus arts have a superpower all their own.

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Performance review: FEAST Festival, Adelaide

Adelaide's LGBTQIA+ Festival is here, and showcasing some incredible local talent.

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This primary school’s a circus … and its results are no joke

This clever partnership shows how circus classes are not about clowning around, but a model with important skills outcomes for…

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Summer festival season heats up as programs launch nationwide

Adelaide, Perth and Sydney Festivals launched their 2024 programs this week, with Mona Foma waiting eagerly in the wings.

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