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A bare stage aside from a single chair. To the left of it is a white teenaged girl looking anguished on the floor. An older white woman is behind her holding her and attempting to console her.
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Theatre review: The Almighty Sometimes, Southbank Theatre

The MTC's adaptation of this multi award-winning play about teenage mental illness is sensitive and nuanced.

Four actors on a stage. On the left a white haired white woman in black, behind her a woman in a long red dress, seated at a desk is a middle aged white man with a beard, and on the right is a man in military uniform. The President.
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Theatre review: The President, Roslyn Packer Theatre

A talented cast is wasted in this disappointing production.

Two men sit on chairs side by side. One reaches across to hold the hand of the other.
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Theatre review: A Case for The Existence of God, Red Stitch Actors' Theatre

A two-hander about close male friendships and mental health.

Possum Magic. Two actors in khaki style uniforms turn axles with a wheel on one side, while between them two white female actors are dressed as possums and are being transported. Behind the actors is a tree and a map of Australia on the back wall.
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Theatre review: Possum Magic, Alexander Theatre

A beloved children's book was theatrically transformed into a magical production.

A person in an orange top manipulates two puppets - an old woman in a wicker chair and a young boy with a yellow jumper and orange hair. Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
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Performance review: Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge, Claremont Showground

A puppetry show that lovingly explores an intergenerational bond.

Four people lie entwined in a group, they are all wearing white or cream coloured clothes. Closer. La Boite Theatre.
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Theatre review: Closer, La Boite Theatre

An enthralling tale about the contentious nature of love and lust.

West Side Story by Opera Australia. A dark harbourside long shot of two young lovers - Tony and Maria - standing on metal balcony embracing, with a cityscape behind them.
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Opera review: West Side Story, Sydney Harbour

A stunning revival production of Opera on the Harbour’s biggest hit musical.

Akaraka. A dark set with two people of African appearance, a woman with braided hair and a wraparound shoulderless costume, wearing a red necklace and an older seated man, dressed in regal robes with a red hat.
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Theatre review: Akaraka, The Substation

Akaraka grapples with topics related to the West African diaspora in Australia.

Teeth and Tonic. Two young women sit on a couch looking at a phone with raised eyebrows. One is in a short black dress with a red shirt over it and on the right is one with brown/black trousers and an apricot top.
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Theatre review: Teeth and Tonic, La Mama Courthouse

An exploration of misogyny but leavened with humour and friendship.

A group of physical theatre actors make a pyramid with one person on the top holding a megaphone.
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Performance review: Future Proof, Darebin Arts Speakeasy

Physical theatre that asked the hard questions, but needed a little more fine-tuning.

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