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Theatre

Going beyond with Gravity & Other Myths

THE BUSINESS OF ART | Forced by the pandemic to pause its normally exhaustive international touring schedule, circus company Gravity & Other Myths has been crossing creative borders instead – expanding into new mediums during a period of fertile lateral growth.

Theatre

Theatre review: Dry

In Catherine Fitzgerald’s grim comedy of climate crisis, two sisters cling desperately to the remnants of their unsustainable rural heritage on a South Australian property.

Theatre

Theatre review: Eureka Day

Jonathan Spector’s prescient portrait of a school council debate over mandatory vaccination masters the delicate balance between pathos and razor-sharp snark.

CityMag CityMag

For everyone, a stage

ActNow Theatre has seen many changes over the past year – including a raft of fresh faces and new projects – but its focus on social justice remains razor-sharp.

Music

Opera review: The Barber of Seville

Frivolity seems so out of place in these COVID times, but a dose of light-hearted merriment from Rossini is actually the perfect antidote. The 18th-century’s operatic funster, he has a way of surrendering to pure fun that can still work a treat today.

Festivals

OzAsia theatre review: White Pearl

OzAsia 2021 has opened with its first highlight: a play that not only takes a sharp and funny swipe at the Asian cosmetics industry, it reminds us that racism comes in a disturbing variety of forms – and social media often doesn’t help.

Theatre

Time is the essence of this very personal play

Grounded in her own experience, Michèle Saint-Yves’ Clock for No Time is a play about disability, the father-daughter relationship and living in a world where it often feels like time is running out – and the writer-director is determined to ensure as many people as possible can see it.

Theatre

Sasha Zahra comes full circle at Windmill

THE BUSINESS OF ART | The lessons of a lifetime spent working in arts institutions – from the Adelaide Fringe to Restless Dance Theatre – are helping Windmill Theatre Company associate director Sasha Zahra steer home the remount season of Amphibian this week, amid gut-wrenchingly relevant international tragedy.

Theatre

Theatre review: Glengarry Glen Ross

If there was ever a text to expose the desperation and fear masked by old-school masculinity, Glengarry Glen Ross would be it: four real estate agents sized up against each other in a sales competition that sees the winner take home a Cadillac, the runner-up awarded steak knives, and the others lose their jobs.