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A man in shadow is crouched over in the centre of the room. Around him are four people, two standing on chairs. They are throwing bit of paper in the air. The lighting is awash in red and white spotlight. Elegies: A Song Cycle.

Theatre review: Elegies: A Song Cycle, fortyfivedownstairs

A new production company makes its premiere with a slick and funnier than expected rendition of songs about losing loved…

Two women argue. The woman on the left has shoulder-length hair and wears a blue and white striped top. The angrier woman on the right has a scarf covering her hair. Behind her stands a man in a red and black flannel short who appears to be trying to calm her down.

Theatre review: Sunset Strip, New Theatre

The New Theatre tackles a play by one of Australia’s hottest theatrical exports.

Three panels. A man is on the left, a woman on the right. The middle section is bare except for a wooden household object. The panels are lit inside but there is darkness surrounding them.

Theatre review: Macbeth (An Undoing), Malthouse Theatre

The Scottish play returns with a few modern twists and a (muddled) feminist focus on Lady Macbeth.

Two young men wearing blue short-sleeve tops. One is in the centre of the frame with his arms wide apart and his mouth open. The other is standing on the right side looking down at his phone.

Theatre Review: Brothers Wreck, Subiaco Arts Centre

The ties that bind after a tragic loss are examined in exquisite detail in this WA production of Jada Alberts’…

A crouching crowd all in black wearing gold masks.

Performance review: Mysterion: Descent Into Hades, Hellenic Museum

An immersive, interactive production where the audience has to undergo quests to unlock the secrets of immortality.


Theatre review: Little Blue Dot, Monash University

What do a team of astrophysicists have to do with making children’s theatre?

Two men dressed casually in hoodies stand between another man who is stuck inside a tall, caged structure.

Theatre review: Famished Future Feeders, New Benner Theatre, Metro Arts

Exploring diverse elements of a darkly dystopian future, this well-staged production features promising new talent. 

A woman dressed in pants and a long coat is standing in front of a large screen with an image of a close up headshot of a fuzzy pink and long-haired creature with fangs.

Theatre review: Dracula, Roslyn Packer Theatre

Director Kip Williams returns with his third 'cine-theatre' production of a Gothic trilogy.

A man and a woman are sitting on the ground holding each other. She is crying.

Theatre review: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Comedy Theatre

Edward Albee's excoriating exploration of an embattled marriage returns for a modern spin.

Two young women are seated and looking at each other, hand in hand. The one on the left is fair, the one of the right is brunette. Behind them is shelving with a collection of glass containers.

Theatre review: Recollection, fortyfivedownstairs

How do you capture and preserve the smell of someone once they are gone?

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