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The Maids: an eccentric but stylish romp

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The Maids is a weird play. Heartily intellectual (well, Andrew Upton), blissfully stylish (well – Alice Babidge!) and wickedly hilarious. But it never quite finds its feet. auto insurance review Written in 1947 by French playwright Jean Genet, this version has been updated for 21st century audiences by Benedict Andrews and…

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ABC to adapt The Secret River for television

ABC to adapt The Secret River for television

The ABC have announced they’re developing Kate Grenville’s award-winning, critically acclaimed novel The Secret River into a television miniseries. Earlier this year, Sydney Theatre Company received standing ovations from sold-out audiences for its triumphant adaptation of the book. Adapted by Andrew Bovell and directed by Neil Armfield, the production garnered five star…

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Shortlist for STC’s Patrick White Playwrights’ Award announced

Shortlist for STC’s Patrick White Playwrights’ Award announced

A climbing number of entries are received each year for the Sydney Theatre Company’s annual Patrick White Playwrights’ Award, with a staggering 158 submissions taken for the coveted 2012 prize. The Patrick White Playwrights’ Award is an initiative of the Sydney Theatre Company, existing to foster the development of Australian playwrights while…

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Dance Better at Parties – Sydney Theatre Company

Elizabeth Nabben and Steve Rodgers in Sydney Theatre Company’s Dance Better at Parties by Gideon Obarzanek. Image by Brett Boardman

Dance Better at Parties, a two-hander by writer/director Gideon Obarzanek, with choreography and dance instruction by Jessica Prince, is a fly-on-the-wall piece that follows Dave (Steve Rodgers), a middle-aged man, who takes private Latin dance classes from Rachel (Elizabeth Nabben), saying he just wants to dance better at parties. Once…

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Win tickets to One Man, Two Guvnors

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AussieTheatre is thrilled to be giving away 10 DOUBLE PASSES to see The National Theatre of Great Britain’s smash hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors at Sydney Theatre on Tuesday 9 April. A glorious celebration of British comedy, One Man, Two Guvnors is presented by Sydney Theatre Company staring a British…

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Little Mercy – Sydney Theatre Company

Ash Flanders and Luke Mullins in Sydney Theatre Company’s Little Mercy by Sisters Grimm. Image by Brett Boardman

Little Mercy is a high camp, queer-glam confection of horror movie tropes and cleverly drawn characters.  A real treat of an import from Melbourne’s Sisters Grimm, Sydney should check out this limited run as soon as possible. Comfortably housed in Sydney Theatre Company’s Wharf 1 theatre and designed by David…

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STC unleashes Fury in April

Fury debuts at STC in April. Photo by Ingvar Kenne.

Joanna Murry-Smith is set to return to Sydney Theatre Company this season with a brand new play directed by Andrew Upton. Commissioned by STC, Fury runs from their Wharf 1 theatre space. The play will feature Robert Menzies, Sarah Peirse, Harry Greenwood, and Geraldine Hakewill. A family drama, Fury is…

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