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Kiss me, Figaro!

There are some things in life which seem like a really good idea over a couple of glasses of chardonnay and yet, in the cold light of artistic executi...
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The Fat Man’s Wife

The intimacy of Canal Café Theatre lends itself exquisitely to this one Act play by Tennessee Williams.  Written in 1938, when Williams was a mere 27 ...
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3.0★ ★ ★
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Sizwe Banzi is Dead

Sizwe Banzi is Dead is a two-hander set in Port Elizabeth, written in 1972 by the South African playwright Athol Fugard in collaboration with the orig...
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Jack Charles v The Crown

Τhe eponymous Jack Charles is a figure who bears some resonance in Australia. Part of the Stolen Generation of Aboriginal children, Charles endured se...
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3.0★ ★ ★
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The Secret Life of You and Me

A comprehensively autobiographical production, Lowri Evans's Secret Life is at the very least an utterly fascinating experiment. Her narrating self is...
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Rigoletto

Fabulous music let down by inanely abstract staging. If you go to this production prepared to shut your eyes and revel in the music, you will not b...
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Hannah

The 450th anniversary of Christopher Marlowe's birth has already prompted one production of his most famous play, Doctor Faustus, in the capital this ...
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2.0★ ★
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Cover Her Face

Cover Her Face is an adaptation of John Webster's play about a cross-class love affair, sibling rivalry and bloody revenge. It has been transposed ...