You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown review (Hayes Theatre, Sydney)

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A comic strip mightn’t seem like the most natural source material for a musical — especially the concise but meticulously structured vignettes of Charles M Schulz’s Peanuts — but in 1967 composer and lyricist Clark Gesner brought Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the Peanuts gang to the stage in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. 

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Actors across Sydney theatres ask audiences to stand with the arts

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For the last two weeks audiences who have attended theatres in Sydney (and across NSW) have been asked to support the arts sector by letting their local MP know that they value the arts. Actors including Robyn Nevin, Kate Mulvany and Fayssal Bazzi have given curtain call speeches at Sydney Theatre Company’s All My Sons, Griffin’s The Literati, and Belvoir’s Back

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Away review (Seymour Centre, Sydney)

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Michael Gow’s Away holds a special place in the collective heart of Australian theatre: a play which somehow manages to be both a sweet and beloved oceanside holiday romp, and a rich, dark and utterly compelling meditation on life, death and everything in between.

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Back at the Dojo review (Belvoir, Sydney)

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The majority of playwright Lally Katz’s work is deeply personal, drawn largely from her own experiences. Katz has always sought to find a theatrical form which matches the sprawling and unruly spirit of the real world, usually with a touch of magic or the fantastical to help these stories spring to life on stage.

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