Season Preview: Your guide to the arts in 2021

Darlinghurst Theatre Company was all set to open its 2020 season with a new, reimagined production of the iconic musical A Chorus Line. Directed and choreographed by Amy Campbell, it was to have been the first professional Australian production with entirely new choreography.

The production was an ambitious undertaking for a company the size of the Darlo, but the risk certainly seemed to be paying off when each of the four sold-out previews was met with a standing ovation. Then on the day of its official opening, the production was shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was devastating for all concerned, but in exciting news, Campbell’s take on A Chorus Linewill return as part of the Darlinghurst Theatre Company’s 2021 season.

A Chorus Line,Darlinghurst Theatre Company, 2020. Photograph © Robert Catto

A Chorus Linewas created by Michael Bennett from interviews with a group of dancers...

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