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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.

Loot. Three people on stage look down at a corpse in a coffin, a young man with a moustache, an older grey-haired man and a blonde woman in a nurse's uniform.
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Theatre review: Loot, AdAstra Theatre

Given a strong production and cast, Joe Orton’s celebrated 'Loot' is as relevant today as when it was first written.

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.

Sydney Theatre Company. Into the Shimmering World. Image is a stage set of a farmhouse kitchen, set upon a platform with stairs up to it. Three of the four walls are missing and a man in farmer's clothes stands on the left of the platform with arms outstretched.
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Theatre review: Into the Shimmering World, Sydney Theatre Company Wharf Theatres

The brutality of the Australian landscape is evoked to tell a story of love, loss and renewal. 

James and the Giant Peach. A man dressed in boy's shorts and shirt has two people either side turned towards him and putting their hands on him, they are dressed as insects. They are all on a stage with a big orangey red backdrop and a couple of chairs, which could be representing the inside of a peach.
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Theatre review: James and the Giant Peach, QPAC

A visually splendid production that would have benefited from greater attention to the narrative.     

Whitesnake3000. A woman of Asian appearance looks at the camera from side on. She is smiling and wearing white face make-up while sucking on a green tube.
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Performance Review: WHITESNAKE3000, State Theatre Centre of WA

Autobiographical dance theatre work exploring artistic, cultural and gender identity.

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