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Storm Boy Glides into Perth

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Storm Boy, arguably one of Australia’s best loved novels and movies, is now a successful theatre production, and after a sell out season in Sydney, arrives in Perth this week. On the eve of its Perth premiere Craig Dalglish caught up with director John Sheedy to discuss the ancient art…

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Once and Pennsylvania Avenue bring Musicals to MTC

Once is heading to Australia as part of Melbourne Theatre Company's 2014 season

With rumours starting just last week, it has now been confirmed that Melbourne Theatre Company will produce the hit Broadway musical Once as part of their 2014 season in partnership with John Frost, Phil Bathols and the producers of Once USA. MTC will also produce the world premiere of Pennsylvania…

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Win a double pass to see Romeo and Juliet at STC

Win a double pass to see Romeo and Juliet at STC

We know what you’re thinking – ‘Romeo and Juliet – I read it in high school, isn’t that enough?’ Enter our competition to win one of 10 double passes to Sydney Theatre Company’s Romeo and Juliet and find out! Romeo and Juliet has become the love story against which all others…

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Storm Boy – Sydney Theatre Company

Photo by Brett Boardman.

Storm Boy causes that same simple, unexpected fullness of heart as when a small child comes up to you, tugs on your sleeve, and tells you they love you. how can i get my ex girlfriend back An adaptation of Colin Thiele’s classic children’s story, this John Sheedy-helmed play is…

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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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