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“My sun in dark places”: How theatre saved Hasiba Ebrahimi

Amidst a challenging childhood across three countries, Hasiba Ebrahimi found her calling in theatre and the life-affirming power of storytelling. Now, more than a decade later, Hasiba stars in Dorr-e Dari, a poetic multimedia celebration of love, poetry and classical Persian culture from Afghanistan.

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Cheat sheet: Titus Andronicus

21 children left dead on the battleground, Titus returns home to Rome with Queen of the Goths, Tamora, and her three sons as prisoners of war. Titus Andronicus is Shakespeare’s terrifying tale of two families locked in a violent cycle of chaos and bloody vengeance.

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Meet the colourful cast of Così

Louis Nowra’s Australian classic is about friendship, community and romance in a psychiatric facility

Sydney Chamber Opera's Diary of One Who Disappeared.
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The show goes on: local artists are returning to work

It's often said that great art is born of adversity. We spoke to four local artists about their experiences creating new work during a pandemic and the resilience of the arts.

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Wake in Fright drags you back into an outback nightmare

Zahra Newman plays the outsider in a one-woman stage adaptation of the claustrophobic Australian classic.

Two men dressed as a woman with two women sitting around a table and having a discussion.
Jay James-Moody, Bruce Spence, Tara Morice and Emma Harvie in Sydney Theatre Company’s production of A Cheery Soul
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Australia’s Nobel literature laureate: Patrick White

Discover a rare Four Corners interview with the reclusive writer behind Sydney Theatre Company's A Cheery Soul

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An artist’s brush with death

Artist Lara Thoms met funeral director Scott Turnbull at a ‘Funeral Party’ in 2016... Turns out they were a match made in heaven.

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An Asian, an Aboriginal and an Islander take on white Australia in Nakkiah Lui’s new play

In the new satire from Nakkiah Lui, Michelle Lim Davidson disarms audiences with humour to check their own racism.

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John Bell in seven acts

To celebrate Bell Shakespeare's 30th anniversary we highlight seven of the best John Bell moments on stage with the Bard.

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Megan Hilty’s wicked talents

The 'Wicked' and 'Smash' star on the realities of juggling family and showbiz