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How Tim Finn and friends beat one of Hollywood’s most powerful studios

How Tim Finn and friends beat one of Hollywood’s most powerful studios

Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro rescued a dream for the team that brought us Ladies in Black.

  • by Michael Dwyer

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Christie Whelan Browne on Amber Heard and her own #MeToo horror show

Christie Whelan Browne on Amber Heard and her own #MeToo horror show

After a bruising legal battle with Craig McLachlan, the Melbourne actress is returning to the stage.

  • by Kerrie O'Brien
‘Ukraine has to win’: Alexei won’t return to Russia before a war crimes trial

‘Ukraine has to win’: Alexei won’t return to Russia before a war crimes trial

During a visit to Melbourne for Harlequinade, Alexei Ratmansky watched in horror as the war unfolded.

  • by Amanda Dunn
‘Like having a Red Bull’: international hit musical arrives in Melbourne

‘Like having a Red Bull’: international hit musical arrives in Melbourne

Tony Award winners Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss were at Cambridge University when they decided to resurrect the ill-fated wives of Henry VIII.

  • by Helen Pitt
‘I was spellbound’: This MTC thriller will get inside your head and stay there

‘I was spellbound’: This MTC thriller will get inside your head and stay there

Having gorged ourselves on Netflix, The Sound Inside offers a different kind of storytelling.

  • by Sonia Harford
‘Intense’ voices and sleepless nights helped Lou Bennett find her way

‘Intense’ voices and sleepless nights helped Lou Bennett find her way

Two new works honour the spirits of the ancestors in this year’s RISING festival.

  • by Daniel James
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Simping for Harry Styles? Rising’s youngest performers are with you

Simping for Harry Styles? Rising’s youngest performers are with you

Aged between 11 and 22, the stars of Anything & Everything decode their own language in one of three festival shows exploring our online lives.

  • by Andrew Stephens
The ballet unlike any you’ve seen before – and why it’ll set a new standard

The ballet unlike any you’ve seen before – and why it’ll set a new standard

Kunstkamer was already the most talked-about event on the Australian dance calendar before David Hallberg decided to put his dance shoes back on.

  • by John Bailey
‘Was I dreaming?’ Local Ukrainians wonder if Australia still cares

‘Was I dreaming?’ Local Ukrainians wonder if Australia still cares

A group of Melbourne writers and performers are staging a fundraising event in response to the Russia-Ukraine war.

  • by Maria Tumarkin
Why is it so much easier to say yes than no?

Why is it so much easier to say yes than no?

A new show asks audiences to question supposed truths and assumptions about the world, which we all make, every single day.

  • by Kerrie O'Brien
Hamilton is here: and this spectacular show is quite simply a must-see
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Hamilton

Hamilton is here: and this spectacular show is quite simply a must-see

This musical justifies all the hype. It’s the kind of game-changer it promises to be and thoroughly deserves its place as the hottest ticket in town.

  • by Cameron Woodhead