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Pan Pan Theatre – All That Fall

I have never experienced anything quite like the immersive Pan Pan Theatre’s production of Samuel Beckett’s 1957 radio-play, All That Fall. Its d...
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The Queen of Spades

You will rarely hear a better sung and conducted version of this tense and tragic Tchaikovsky masterpiece than the one being performed in David Alden...
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Intermezzo

This is a difficult opera to like. Strauss wrote his great operas between 1905 and the start of the Great War – after 1914 he struggled to find the ...
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Calamity Jane

I went to see this worried that the stage version would be overshadowed by the classic Doris Day/Howard Keel film and their performances. Certainly, ...
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Oresteia

Aeschylus’ Oresteia is the only extant ancient Greek trilogy and one of the most challenging examples of Greek tragedy. Its three parts: Agamemnon, ...
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Madame Butterfly

Northern Ballet’s tour is a double billing of technical brilliance and dramatic tragedy The evening starts with Perpetuum Mobile, which is essent...
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Lessness

A dramatic reading of one of Beckett's lesser-known works, Lessness addresses many of the preoccupations found in his plays. Time, cycles of events ...
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Liliom

Liliom is Jean Bellorini’s first production as director of the TGP in Saint-Denis. Written in 1909, it is a complicated play that willingly mingles ...
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Scotch and Soda

Company 2 is a Brisbane based multi-diciplinary performing arts company, drawing mainly from circus, dance and live music, collaborating with skilled ...
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Now This is Not the End

They say your name lasts only three generations. In the profound essay Urn Burial, the Renaissance essayist Thomas Browne describes how ‘There is no...