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Malthouse remounts Cloudstreet, brings Wake in Fright to the stage

Malthouse remounts Cloudstreet, brings Wake in Fright to the stage

Malthouse Theatre's 2019 season includes a slew of inspired adaptations and Australian and world debuts, with a little bit of star power thrown in.

  • by Hannah Francis

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A haunting, beautiful rendition of a classic still relevant today
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A haunting, beautiful rendition of a classic still relevant today

Giselle is an important period piece in the classical ballet canon.

  • by Jordan Beth Vincent
Fearless, funny and far more than child's play
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Fearless, funny and far more than child's play

Performance artist Nicola Gunn uses contemporary theatre's fascination with children as a springboard for her latest show.

  • by Cameron Woodhead
A shockingly brutal play you won't soon forget
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A shockingly brutal play you won't soon forget

Sarah Kane's <i>Blasted</i> was written long before #MeToo but feels even more relevant today.

  • by Cameron Woodhead
Political theatre at its very best
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Political theatre at its very best

The Fall is a vibrant, provocative and entertaining docu-drama about a student protest in South Africa.

  • by Cameron Woodhead
Jane Fonda recounts a life 'in three acts'
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Jane Fonda recounts a life 'in three acts'

The screen star and activist dazzled her Melbourne audience in a sit-down appearance.

  • by Erin Pearson
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You've heard of Brett Whiteley, but who is George Baldessin?
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You've heard of Brett Whiteley, but who is George Baldessin?

An inspired exhibition at the NGV is pairing Whiteley's works with those of the lesser known Melbourne artist George Baldessin.

  • by Hannah Francis
Bangarra stand on solid ground with Dark Emu
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Bangarra stand on solid ground with Dark Emu

The Indigenous dance company has interpreted Bruce Pascoe's revealing history book for the stage.

  • by John Bailey
'Irreplaceable, brave, talented': Tributes pour in for acclaimed Melbourne artist Mirka Mora

'Irreplaceable, brave, talented': Tributes pour in for acclaimed Melbourne artist Mirka Mora

Tributes have poured in for acclaimed artist Mirka Mora who died on Monday at the age of 90.

  • by Melissa Cunningham & Debbie Cuthbertson
Much-loved Melbourne artist Mirka Mora dies aged 90
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Much-loved Melbourne artist Mirka Mora dies aged 90

Of Melbourne's most recognisable and best-loved artists, Mirka Mora, has died at the age of 90.

  • by Debbie Cuthbertson
The ups and downs of a life together
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The ups and downs of a life together

A married couple dance to the song of time in Abi Morgan's luminous new play Lovesong.

  • by Cameron Woodhead