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Mar
24
2018

THE BOOK OF MORMON

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Sydney Lyric Theatre, March 9 8/10 Had the creators Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone not called this The Book of Mormon, they could have called it Teeth. I remember those teeth when the Mormons came door-knocking in my childhood. They were as spectacularly white as their shirts, and seemed to loom at you […]

Mar
9
2018

SINGLE ASIAN FEMALE

Single Asian Female

Belvoir St, February 17, until March 25 7.5/10 We’ve all dined at somewhere like the Golden Phoenix: the suburban Chinese restaurant that doesn’t look promising, yet serves surprisingly good food. What we’re not used to seeing is the Golden Phoenix depicted on our stages, which have been the domains of European – mostly Anglo – […]

Mar
6
2018

MAMMA MIA!

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Capitol Theatre, February 15 3.5 Mamma Mia! is like a warm current of water on which you can happily float along, twirl gleefully about in the eddies of Money, Money, Money, Dancing Queen, Honey, Honey and the title song, and smile all the while. Stay in that carefree place and it’s fairly consistent fun. Just […]

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