“Remarkably timeless… captivating… Lutton's epic, darkly trippy production powerfully expands our appreciation of a much-studied modern classic.” ★★★★ The Sydney Morning Herald

Darkly trippy show reveals Away's dark soul

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02/24/2017 at 21:16. Facebook
"What is it like to be Tank Man? Does Tank Man consider himself to be a hero? What is heroism? The Tank Man for so many people has become the symbol of an individual standing up for what they believe in, against a far more powerful machine of privilege and authority."

Kip Williams speaks to The Sydney Morning Herald about his production of Chimerica, opening next week at Roslyn Packer...
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Sydney Theatre Company's Chimerica looks behind iconic Tank Man image

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02/24/2017 at 04:58. Facebook
“Remarkably timeless… captivating… Lutton's epic, darkly trippy production powerfully expands our appreciation of a much-studied modern classic.” ★★★★ The Sydney Morning Herald

Away by Michael Gow
until 25 Mar, Sydney Opera House
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Away by Michael Gow
until 25 Mar, Sydney Opera House
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With Marco Chiappi, Julia Davis, Wadih Dona, Glenn Hazeldine,
Natasha Herbert, Heather Mitchell, Liam Nunan, Naomi Rukavina

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02/23/2017 at 05:38. Facebook
"We've really pushed the theatricality this time. I'm very excited about how to embrace Away's epic qualities. I'm not doing anything deliberately radical but I am bringing a fresh energy. There is one scene that will really shake the bones of the theatre."

Matthew Lutton in The Sydney Morning Herald on his production of Away, opening tonight at Sydney Opera House

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Michael Gow's Away is set to 'shake the bones of the theatre'

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02/22/2017 at 04:39. Facebook
"This play is almost tailor-made for the times we're currently living through"

Kip Williams talks to theMusic.com.au ahead of his Australian premiere of Chimerica opening next week.

Tank Man takes on Trump in Kip Williams' production of 'Chimerica'

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02/21/2017 at 01:26. Facebook
Goodbye Porpoise Spit! Muriel is headed to Sydney for a big, brash and very cheeky new musical. Sign up by 5pm Tue 28 Feb for early access to tickets.

Sign up for early access to tickets next week!

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Just 5 days left to catch Alison Whyte in The Testament of Mary, a performance critics are calling "heartrending" (Daily Telegraph) and "finely nuanced" (Daily Review). Don't miss it.

The Testament of Mary by Colm Tóibín

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With the first preview of Away at Sydney Opera House tonight, discover playwright Michael Gow's previous work at STC.

Archive: Michael Gow

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Beloved Australian classic Away commences previews tomorrow at Sydney Opera House.

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“It feels like the politics of the play are in the zeitgeist right now."
Actor Mark Leonard Winter discusses upcoming production, Chimerica in The Daily Telegraph.

Mystery of Tank Man highlights political change

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"It is a fact there was a Tank Man. It is a fact that photographs were taken of him. Beyond that, everything that transpires in the play is an imaginative leap."

In upcoming production Chimerica, playwright Lucy Kirkwood approaches this iconic image through fiction, presenting the social, political and economic forces through the immediacy of characters and dialogue.

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Explore award-winning designer Dale Ferguson's 1960s designs for Away.

Feature: Away costume designs

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George Orwell’s radical vision of a dystopian future is brought to the stage in this award-winning international theatrical blockbuster. The new adaptation of 1984, created by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan, comes to STC in June with an Australian cast.

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Seven more 2017 plays went on sale today. Browse the season > [ Bit.ly Link ]
Haven’t organised your Valentine’s Day plans yet? Treat your loved one to a beautiful dinner in the intimate surrounds of Walsh Bay Kitchen. Enjoy a four-course tasting menu created by head chef, Kay Hwang, incorporating all the essential ingredients for romance including oysters, chilli, chocolate, pomegranate, honey and strawberries.

Only available on 14 Feb.

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Kip Williams' new production of Chimerica by Lucy Kirkwood is currently in rehearsals at The Wharf. Epic in scope, the production features 12 cast members and a 20 person ensemble made up of NIDA musical theatre students.

Chimerica
28 Feb - 1 Apr
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Photos by Hon Boey

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Matthew Backer, Gabrielle Chan, Jason Chong, Tony Cogin, Geraldine Hakewill, Brent...
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Come and see the FREE public showing of a new work-in-progress at The Wharf next Fri 17 Feb.

The latest in our Rough Draft creative development program, The Long Forgotten Dream is inspired by real-life cases of Aboriginal Australians’ remains being repatriated to Australia after previously being held in museums overseas. Next week, writer H Lawrence Sumner and director Leticia Cáceres will...
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Rough Draft #33: The Long Forgotten Dream

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Limited tickets have just been released to sold-out The Bleeding Tree, Griffin Theatre Company's award-winning production which comes to The Wharf this March. But get in soon! These will get snapped up quickly.

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The Bleeding Tree

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The cast has been announced for the upcoming Australian tour of 1984. Tom Conroy (Hay Fever) will play Winston alongside a cast of some of Australia’s best stage actors: Paul Blackwell (Vere (Faith)), Terence Crawford, Ursula Mills (Kryptonite), Renato Musolino (Machu Picchu), Guy O’Grady, Yalin Ozucelik (Cyrano de Bergerac) and Fiona Press

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1984: West End's hit adaptation set for Broadway, Australian cast announced

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