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Emerald City

David Williamson’s Emerald City

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Part love letter, part hate mail to the harbour city, Emerald City is one of the best works by Australian theatre’s most beloved craftsman and commentator, David Williamson, and still captures the ballsy spirit of the 80s.

From Griffin Theatre Company
Playwright David Williamson
Director Lee Lewis
Designer Ken Done
Cast Lucy Bell, Mitchell Butel, Jennifer Hagan, Ben Winspear, Kelly Paterniti, Gareth Yuen

“Sparkles like Sydney harbor on a sunny day”

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Dapto Chaser

The Dapto Chaser

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A warts-n-all Australian comedy set amid the sweat guts and adrenaline of the dog racing sub-culture. When things don’t go to plan, the Sinclair family is forced to gamble the most important commodity of all – their relationship to each other.

From An Apocalypse Theatre Company at the Stables / Griffin Theatre
Playwright Mary Rachel Brown
Director Glynn Nicholas
Cast Danny Adcock, Noel Hodda, Jamie Oxenbould, Richard Sydenham

“funny, rude, illuminating and a fine play”

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Wharf Revue

STC’s Wharf Revue

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A who’s who of 21st century embarrassments, from the politicians to the celebrities – all skewered on the stake of seriously side-splitting satirical silliness and musical mayhem.

From Sydney Theatre Company
Written & Created By Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott
Cast Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe, Phillip Scott, Amanda Bishop

“There ain’t no party like a Wharf Revue party”

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Liberty Equality Fraternity

Liberty Equality Fraternity

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A laugh-out-loud parody of our surveillance society written by Mother & Son’s Geoffrey Atherden, “a master of comic paradox”.

From Sydney’s Ensemble Theatre
Playwright Geoffrey Atherden
Director Shannon Murphy
Cast Caroline Brazier, Andrew Ryan, Helmet Bakaitis

“Ryan plays it to the hilt .. and Brazier is a perfect foil”

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Rumpelstiltskin

Rumpelstiltskin

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Paul Capsis returns as one of folklore’s great villains in a deliciously wicked spin on a dark and devilish tale from the Brothers Grimm. The goblin with a gift for spinning straw into gold is now the mastermind of a high-end couture fashion house…

From Windmill Theatre Co and State Theatre Company of South Australia
Directed and created by Rosemary Myers and writer Julianne O’Brien
Designer Jonathon Oxlade
Cast Paul Capsis, Ashton Malcolm, Michaela Burger, Matt Crook, Alirio Zavarce, Elena Carapetis, Ezra Juanta

“Totally mad and utterly unique”

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