Event Series Mardi Gras Film Festival

Queer Screen: Mardi Gras Film Festival

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Celebrating its 31st anniversary, the Queer Screen Mardi Gras Film Festival returns with 166 films over 16 days, promising a vibrant mix of genres. From 15–29 February, enjoy screenings in Sydney, with an on-demand encore nationwide from 1–11 March. Highlights include the British thriller Femme and Australian gem Housekeeping for…
Editor's Choice Event Series RBG – Of Many, One

Sydney Theatre Company: RBG – Of Many, One

Sydney Opera House Sydney, NSW, Australia
When Suzie Miller’s play about the career of US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg opened at STC in November 2022, the season quickly sold out. Heather Mitchell, who played the indomitable, opera-loving Bader Ginsburg, won high praise all round, with Limelight describing her as “magnificent from start to finish”. Mitchell…
Event Series Meet Me At Dawn

Melbourne Theatre Company: Meet Me At Dawn

Arts Centre Melbourne Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Long walks on the beach can have their dark side. A tour-de-force two-hander starring Sheridan Harbridge of Season 2023’s sell-out Prima Facie and Jing-Xuan Chan (SBS's The Family Law), Meet Me at Dawn is the dramatic collision of love story and philosophical thriller. Riddled with mysteries and surprises, it conjures…
Event Series A Fool in Love

Sydney Theatre Company: A Fool in Love

Wharf 1 Theatre Sydney, NSW, Australia
From the deliciously wicked pen of Van Badham, who most recently had you in stitches with Banging Denmark, comes an uproarious night out at the theatre that brilliantly lampoons our contemporary obsession with wealth and status, whilst leaving enough time for a selfie session by the pool! In the well-heeled…
Event Series Yentl

Malthouse Theatre: Yentl

Malthouse Theatre 113 Sturt St, Southbank, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
After a triumphant debut in 2022, garnering wide acclaim, four Green Room Awards and numerous five-star reviews—Malthouse is proud to present a return season of Kadimah Yiddish Theatre’s Yentl. This new stage adaptation of Nobel Prize laureate Isaac Bashevis Singer’s iconic short story is the first since the 1975 Broadway…
Editor's Choice Event Series The Dictionary of Lost Words

Sydney Theatre Company: The Dictionary of Lost Words

Arts Centre Melbourne Melbourne, VIC, Australia
South Australian author Pip Williams’ much loved, best-selling novel has been adapted for the stage by Verity Laughton. It begins in 1886. As the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary is being compiled by her father and his male colleagues, Esme starts to collect her own set of words…
Event Series Private View

Restless Dance Theatre: Private View

Odeon Theatre, Norwood 57a Queen St, Norwood, SA, Australia
Private View invites audiences into a world of secret desires and dreams, exploring taboo subjects of love and sex through diverse personal experiences. A voyeuristic new work from Restless Dance Theatre, Private View was created by award-winning director and choreographer Michelle Ryan and the Restless dancers with composer and singer Carla Lippis. Audiences…
Event Series I Hide in Bathrooms

Adelaide Festival: I Hide in Bathrooms

Vitalstatistix 11 Nile St, Port Adelaide, SA, Australia
Absurd and darkly funny, I Hide in Bathrooms is a revealing meditation on mortality and romance from performance artist Astrid Pill. Working with long-term collaborators and experimental theatre-makers, including co-devisors Ingrid Voorendt, Zoë Barry and Jason Sweeney, Astrid Pill draws on real experiences to create a work that fuses fiction with autobiography. I…
Event Series Band of Brothers

Adelaide Festival: Band of Brothers

Adelaide Festival Centre Adelaide, SA, Australia
Four internationally acclaimed musicians, two sets of siblings, one super group: this is Band of Brothers. Band of Brothers unites the talents of Slava and Leonard Grigoryan, two of Australia’s finest classical guitarists, with those of oud master Joseph Tawadros and percussionist James Tawadros, who specialises in the riq, an…

Bell Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Sydney Opera House Sydney, NSW, Australia
Love is in the air in Athens – and it’s contagious. Besides the royal wedding, which is just days away, there are young lovers dreaming of enchanted futures together. Hermia and Lysander are besotted with one another, while Helena adores Demetrius. The only snag is that Demetrius loves Hermia –…
Event Series The Hate Race

Malthouse Theatre: The Hate Race

Malthouse Theatre 113 Sturt St, Southbank, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Inspired by the best-selling, award-winning memoir by Caribbean-Australian writer Maxine Beneba Clarke, The Hate Race is an unflinching exploration of the complexities of race in Australia, and the universal search for belonging. Making its theatrical premiere on the Malthouse stage, this powerful story stars Zahra Newman, who embodies all characters…

Musica Viva Australia: Long Lost Loves (and Grey Suede Gloves)

Melbourne Recital Centre 31 Sturt St, Southbank, VIC, Australia
Who is William Bolcom? Ask any singer, and they’ll tell you straight away. He’s a legend of American music, a Pulitzer prize-winning composer. He’s the man who wrote Amor, a pocket-sized cameo setting the sweet, sad and oh-so-true words of Arnold Weinstein. Amor is a favourite encore, loved by performers and audiences alike.…

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