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Ron Cerabona is an arts reporter for The Canberra Times.

Recreating the magic of Monkey in classic quest story

Ron Cerabona It's a true classic - a moral tale, a road story, a quest that has spiritual and religious connotations and a lot of fun, director says.

Life and humanity on show in Street Theatre's First Seen: New Works in Progress program

Shared ambition: Playwrights Mariem Omari and Tom Davis.

Ron Cerabona Three works in this year's First Seen program have more in common than their unfinished status.

Canberra Repetory performs The Crucible in May at Theatre 3

Canberra Repertory's staging of

Ron Cerabona The emotionally gripping play The Crucible opens in Canberra.

The Last Five Years at Teatro Vivaldi shows a relationship from both sides

The musical, by Jason Robert Brown,  tells the story of writer Jamie (Findlay) and actress Cathy (de Jager) from two different perspectives - his, from the beginning of their relationship to its end, and hers, from the end to the beginning.

Ron Cerabona Actors Vanessa de Jager and Fraser Findlay said they identified with the characters in The Last Five Years - not their own, but each other's.

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Well Fett: Star Wars characters discover the world of burlesque in The Empire Strips Back.

Ron Cerabona What's on this weekend.

'Conflict and Compassion' theme of 2015 Canberra and Region Heritage Festival

Getting into the spirit of the 2015 Heritage Festival, (from left) Nichole Overall, Brent Hunter, Helen Bennett (hidden), Garry Reynolds, Elizabeth Burness, and Aylwen Gardiner-Garden.

Ron Cerabona The 34th Canberra and Region Heritage Festival has the theme Conflict and Compassion.

Two Fires Festival celebrates Judith Wright's legacy of arts and activism

Ian Marr carving words into the Dhurga Rock.

Ron Cerabona This year's festival of arts and activism marks Judith Wright's 100th birthday.

Canberra and Region Heritage Festival 2015: Conflict and Compassion

Ron Cerabona The 2015 Canberra and Region Heritage Festival recalls the centenary of Anzac but much else besides.

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The London Klezmer Quartet.

Ron Cerabona What's on in Canberra this weekend.

Bell Shakespeare's As You Like It opens at The Playhouse

As You Like It from left: John Bell, Gareth Davies, Kelly Paterniti, Zahra Newman

Ron Cerabona John Bell will be saying goodbye to Canberra, at least in his longtime role as artistic director of Bell Shakespeare, with the company's first production in its 25th year, William Shakespeare's...

Question time: Ruth Ellison

Ruth Ellison

Ron Cerabona Ruth Ellison talks about the jewellery and accessory design company she and husband Alistair run.

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Ron Cerabona Cinderella (G): Live-action version of the classic fairytale about downtrodden Ella (Lily James) whose fortunes begin to change. 

Black Diggers at the Playhouse reveals untold stories of World War I

Comrade: Luke Carroll stars in Black Diggers at the Canberra Theatre.

Ron Cerabona Touring play Black Diggers celebrates a little-known side of the history of World War I - at least 1300 Indigenous men enlisted to fight in the conflict.

The children in Free Rain Theatre Company's Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins, at left, Alinta Chidzey as Mary Poppins, Victoria Forster 10 as Jane Banks, Jake Keen 10 as Michael Banks, and Shaun Rennie as Bert.

Ron Cerabona Free Rain Theatre Company's Canberra production of the musical has two sets of Banks children playing different shows due to the long hours and late nights the show entails.

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Mary Poppins plays at the Canberra Theatre.

Ron Cerabona What's a'happening in Canberra.

You Are Here is back for the fifth time

Ron Cerabona You Are Here, Canberra's curated festival of emerging and experimental art, will return for the fifth time on Wednesday.

Silver Linings: 25 years of Tuggeranong Community Arts built on people sharing

Ron Cerabona Tuggeranong Community Arts Association celebrated a quarter of a century of fostering creativity.

Distance enhances relationships with kids

Ron Cerabona My mother was trying to get her three-year-old grandson Calvin into his car seat. He wasn't co-operating and, in time-honoured fashion, she told him sternly, "I'll count to three."

Your guide to the weekend in the ACT

Ron Cerabona What's on in and around Canberra.

QTC show brings iIndigenous fighters' unknown stories to the fore

Names and stories: The play's cast of nine perform about 100 roles.

Ron Cerabona Black Diggers brings the stories of World War I indigenous soldiers to the stage.