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Adelaide Festival: A German Life

Adelaide Festival Centre Adelaide
Robyn Nevin plays Brunhilde Pomsel in this 90-minute solo tour de force. A self-described “apolitical women”, Pomsel worked as a secretary to Joseph Goebbels. Christopher Hampton fashioned the play from testimony she gave to documentary makers two years before she died, aged 105. Neil Armfield directs. Read our review by…

West Australian Symphony Orchestra: Asher Fisch Conducts Elgar

Perth Concert Hall Perth
One of the greatest of all English orchestral works, Elgar's captivating variations are touching and nostalgic musical portraits of friends and family. WASO open the concert with the shimmering atmospherics of Olivia Davies' new work Stratus. Olivia Davies' Stratus commissioned by Prue Ashurst.

Adelaide Festival: Fangirls

Ridley Centre Wayville
As Hamilton proved, in a world where new musicals are often focus-grouped into blandness, fabulous butterflies can still emerge from the chrysalis of a single brilliant mind. Such is Fangirls, whose book, music and lyrics are by young Sydney-born writer Yve Blake. Fascinated by the way that society can see…

Adelaide Festival: The Boy Who Talked to Dogs

Thomas Edmonds Opera Studio Wayville
Marty is the runt of a litter of three. His family lives on the wrong side of County Limerick's tracks in the 1970's. He's been hard to train and is regularly clipped behind the ear by his dad. When he's really naughty, he gets locked in the coal shed. Nights…

Hayes Theatre Co: Young Frankenstein

Hayes Theatre Co 19 Greenknowe Avenue, Elizabeth Bay
Hayes Theatre Co presents the Australian premiere of this brilliantly kooky musical comedy, adapted by comic genius Mel Brooks (The Producers, Blazing Saddles) from his 1974 American comedy horror film. Scientist Frederick Frankenstein (it’s pronounced Fronk-en-steen) – grandson of the infamous scientist – travels reluctantly to Transylvania where he has inherited his…

Melbourne Recital Centre: The Spirited Life

Melbourne Recital Centre Melbourne
Melbourne chamber music group Six Degrees Ensemble specialises in Australian, contemporary and lesser-known works. Its invigorating concerts typically feature six or more artists that includes a rotating line-up of guests and the expectation that you may see an exciting variety of instruments in the spotlight, from trombone to timpani.

Branch Nebula: High Performance Packing Tape

Adelaide Festival Centre Adelaide
In High Performance Packing Tape, award-winning, cutting-edge performance company Branch Nebula has forged a performance that dares to ask “is a life without danger worth living?”  It’s messy, terrifying, deeply challenging to accepted notions of comfort and safety, and incredible fun. You’ll peer through parted fingers, thrill to his successes, wince…

Adelaide Festival: The Boy Who Talked to Dogs

Thomas Edmonds Opera Studio Wayville
Marty is the runt of a litter of three. His family lives on the wrong side of County Limerick's tracks in the 1970's. He's been hard to train and is regularly clipped behind the ear by his dad. When he's really naughty, he gets locked in the coal shed. Nights…
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Adelaide Festival: A German Life

Adelaide Festival Centre Adelaide
Robyn Nevin plays Brunhilde Pomsel in this 90-minute solo tour de force. A self-described “apolitical women”, Pomsel worked as a secretary to Joseph Goebbels. Christopher Hampton fashioned the play from testimony she gave to documentary makers two years before she died, aged 105. Neil Armfield directs. Read our review by…

Melbourne Digital Concert Hall: Greta Bradman and Calvin Bowman 

Athenaeum Theatre 188 Collins Street, Melbourne
Greta Bradman and Calvin Bowman perform a selection of Lieder gems from Vienna’s Golden Age including Berg’s ‘Sieben Frühe Lieder’ and songs by Alma Mahler, Zemlinsky, and Wagner. Tickets to this concert are also available as a Livestream.

A Moveable Theatre: This Wide Night

BackDock Arts 103 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley
A Tender Portrayal of Two Women Trying to Start Again The friendship that once protected them now threatens to smother the fragile freedom they have found.

Sydney Symphony Orchestra: Andrew Haveron performs Bach

City Recital Hall Sydney
Exquisite, serene, daunting, brilliant. Are there even enough adjectives to describe Bach's music? Here, the SSO revels in some of his greatest works, Orchestral Suites No.2 and No.3, and the intricately beautiful Concerto for Two Violins. Concertmaster Andrew Haveron leads as soloist along with Fiona Ziegler and Emma Sholl.

Imagination Workshop: Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Adelaide Oval Adelaide
The world’s most successful Fawlty Towers tribute, this unforgettable immersive show sees audiences become paying guests at the Faulty Towers hotel, ready for two hours of chaos, comedy and action.

Griffin Theatre Company: Green Park

Green Park Sydney
You've walked past it. Maybe through it. Down the end of Victoria Street, opposite St Vincent's Hospital—Green Park. It's picturesque by day, a little eerie by night. And it's where Warren and Edden are meeting, as a prelude to their Grindr hook up. One of them doesn't look like his…

Adelaide Festival: Sex and Madness

Adelaide Town Hall Adelaide
Oz composers Richard Meale, Ross Edwards and Elena Kats-Chernin all started under Schoenberg's spell before they found themselves gasping for their own air. Meale's Lumen, which achieves complexity over a single chord, is an homage to a very different piece written at the same time as Pierrot (Scriabin's Vers la…
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Black Swan Theatre Company of WA: The Cherry Orchard

Sunset Heritage Precinct Dalkeith
Black Swan opens its 2021 season with an Aussie take on Chekhov’s final masterpiece, presented in association with Perth Festival. Adapted by Adriane Daff and Katherine Tonkin, the play is now set in Manjimup in WA, where the BBQ is firing, the champagne flowing, and the debts mounting. The only thing…

Yirra Yaakin Theatre: The Sum of Us

Subiaco Arts Centre 180 Hamersley Road, Subiaco
See an exciting revisioning of the much-loved story from the off-Broadway hit and award-winning film The Sum of Us with an all First Nations cast. How’s a guy supposed to find Mr. Right when his father is always up in his business? That’s the premise of this warm comedy that revolves around…

Hayes Theatre Co: Young Frankenstein

Hayes Theatre Co 19 Greenknowe Avenue, Elizabeth Bay
Hayes Theatre Co presents the Australian premiere of this brilliantly kooky musical comedy, adapted by comic genius Mel Brooks (The Producers, Blazing Saddles) from his 1974 American comedy horror film. Scientist Frederick Frankenstein (it’s pronounced Fronk-en-steen) – grandson of the infamous scientist – travels reluctantly to Transylvania where he has inherited his…
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Opera Australia: Tosca

Sydney Opera House Sydney
She lived for love. On this desperate day, can she find the strength to kill for it? Three ominous chords ring out of the orchestra pit and the mood is set. On stage, the soaring marble columns are brilliant with light, but somewhere out of sight, a shadow looms. A…
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Sydney Theatre Company: Playing Beatie Bow

Wharf 1 Theatre Sydney
The STC makes its long-awaited return to the renovated Wharf with Kate Mulvany’s new stage adaptation of Ruth Park’s classic novel. Mulvany charmed audiences with her sublime adaptation of Park’s Harp in the South trilogy, so we’re expecting more thrills with this time-travelling story set in The Rocks. Limelight Editor's…

The Australian Shakespeare Company: Macbeth

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria Melbourne
The Macbeth's are back with their unparalleled thrust for the ultimate power of the throne. A stunning mix of minds games and manipulation, sparked by the prophesies of three witches that Macbeth encounters on the heath as he returns from war, triggers his burning ambition which in turn ignites an…

Adelaide Festival Centre: Medea

Her Majesty's Theatre Adelaide
Live streamed from Internationaal Theater Amsterdam, experience Simon Stone’s taut retelling of Euripides' tragedy.