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Ride the Cyclone. On a dark stage a group of young school uniform clad people group around a young man who has a green halo around him. Surrounding all of them is a circular ladder like piece of design.
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Musical review: Ride the Cyclone, Hayes Theatre

A Canadian hit musical makes its Australian debut.

Sprung!! Integrated Dance Theatre Inc, recipient of Create NSW’s Arts and Cultural Funding Program. Photo: Thomas Oliver. Outdoor in a park setting, a group of eight ensemble members from Sprung lean on each other. They appear relaxed.
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Opportunities and awards

International book prize now open, winners receive $100,000 thanks to Arts Impact WA, finalists of emerging artist award, and more!

Romeo & Juliet. Two male dancers, onstage against a red backdrop. One is leaning back with their arms open wide, while the other supporting them.
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Same-sex versions of Romeo & Juliet setting new bar on ballet's mainstage

Does the upcoming ballet season of Romeo & Juliet at Sydney Opera House challenge convention or is it simply a…

Riverside Theatres. Image is a computer generated render of the seating in the stalls and circle of a large theatre space.
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Winning design for $188 million Riverside Theatres redevelopment revealed

The creation of a new lyric theatre is expected to boost visitation numbers, while also attracting major musicals of scale.

A silver CD case is opened to display the rare 2-CD set it contains.
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Wu-Tang Clan’s ultra-rare album-as-artwork comes to Mona

Originally sold for US$2 million, the ultra-exclusive ‘Once Upon a Time in Shaolin’ is coming to Mona, and fans have…

the Odd Couple. On a stage set of a New York apartment in the 1960s four white actors stand centre stage. On the left is a man in a brown jacket side on, addressing the others. Next to him is a fastidious man in a blue suit and red tie, holding something covered in a tea towel. Next is a blonde woman with a yellow, pink and white sleeveless dress and finally a woman with short dark hair and a yellow and green sleeveless dress. She is also facing in to the others.
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Theatre review: The Odd Couple, Comedy Theatre

Decades later, Neil Simon's play still feels sharp and relatable.

Candide. Four singers lined up. In the middle are a man in blue shirt and shorts with red braces and a woman in a green strappy 1950s type house dress with a little apron. On either side are two women - one all in orange, including her glasses frames and a wig, and the other the same but in yellow.
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Opera review: Candide, Her Majesty's Theatre

A joyous musical confection and a colourful celebration of self-discovery.

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Opera review: Tosca, Margaret Court Arena

After not bringing staged operas to Melbourne last year, Opera Australia’s production of 'Tosca' wasn’t enough to quench the audience's…

The ACMF music program at Cobham Youth Justice Centre NSW. Photo: Supplied. Two people in red polo shirts sitting outside on a bench. One is holding a guitar with the head down while the other appears to be teaching.
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How music in youth detention can create new futures

Music allows incarcerated youth with opportunities to redefine themselves from young offenders to young artists, writes Alexis Anja Kallio.

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Performance review: FAKE, The Rechabite

This interactive exploration of our online 'realities' and our true selves proves a stirring journey.

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