King dance review (Seymour Centre, Sydney)

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Dance, Reviews, Stage |

We should see more of Shaun Parker. Five years in the making, his outstanding new, all-male dance work was over within 90 mesmerising minutes. Parker reportedly got little development support and no major festival gig, but this premiere of King stands tall within the current Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras program.  His company is well travelled

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Postcard from Perth Festival 2019: Lang Toi, One Infinity

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Dance, Reviews, Stage, Theatre |

Nouveau Cirque de Vietnam, Lang Toi; Gideon Obarzanek, One Infinity Lang Toi: My Village is a contemporary circus work about traditional Vietnamese village life created and directed by Vietnamese juggler Tuan Le in collaboration with French-born but Vietnam-raised brothers and co-creators Nguyen Nhat Ly (who is also musical director) and Nguyen Lân Maurice (Artistic Director)

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Mary Stuart theatre review (Roslyn Packer Theatre, Sydney)

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Reviews, Stage, Theatre |
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Bitchy queens and their unruly courts are quite the flavour of the month, aren’t they? There’s big screen Oscars pick The Favourite with Queen Anne and her scheming same-sex suitors. Princess Margaret is proving quite the handful on Netflix’s The Crown. Meghan (Markle) and Kate (Middleton) are at each other’s throats, if you believe the

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The Wolves theatre review (Belvoir, Sydney)

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Reviews, Stage, Theatre |

It sure smells like teen spirit on this AstroTurf. Sarah DeLappe’s The Wolves takes hormonal adolescent minutiae and sits it right next to Cambodian dictators in a play tracing the trials and triumphs of a girls’ indoor soccer team in self-described middle America.  DeLappe’s play premiered off-Broadway and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize

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