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Win a double pass to Bell Shakespeare’s The Dream in Canberra

The Dream. Image supplied

AussieTheatre is excited to have a double pass to give away to Bell Shakespeare’s production of The Dream at the Canberra Theatre Centre on 29 August. The clue is in the title – this is a different dream. Peter Evans will reawaken Shakespeare’s classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream with a breathless 90-minute production that amplifies the magic, mirth…

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The reluctant shopper

The reluctant shopper

In the writer/director Bruce Hoogendoorn’s own words, “what if, the government had no money to hand out during a recession? What would we do then? Team up the shopping addicts and the tax avoiders and set them loose in the CBD!” And that is pretty much this play’s narrative. Pertinent…

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Private Lives, Canberra

Toby Truslove, Zahra Newman, Toby Schmitz and Eloise Mignon in Noel Coward's comedy Private Lives. Picture: Heidrun Lohr

With a solid cast and sparse design, Belvoir’s Private Lives is a crowd pleaser. I really didn’t know what to expect going into this production, but I needn’t have worried: it had a vague sense of familiarity about it, a certain Belvoir style that I should’ve expected. Even though it’s…

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