Lovesong intertwines a couple in their 20s with the same man and woman a lifetime later. Their past and present selves collide in this haunting and beautiful tale of togetherness.
Set in a 1950s council estate, Live Like Pigs follows the conflicts of three families who find themselves unwilling neighbours.
Alecky Blythe, a playwright specialising in verbatim theatre, wrote London Road for the 2011 National Theatre production, later adapting it for the 2015 film. The text, taken from real-life accounts, follows the impact felt by the Ipswich community after a string of murders in 2006.
L'arbre des songes (or The Tree of Dreams) is a violin concerto composed between 1983 and 1985. It was dedicated to violinist Isaac Stern.
When the fraudulent Dr. Dulcamara extorts money from the lovesick Nemorino in exchange for a love potion, hilarious consequences befall the lovesick man and his darling, Adina.
Monteverdi's tangled love story and cautionary tale of the Emperor Nerone and his desirable mistress Poppea.
When Rodolfo, a penniless poet, meets Mimì, a seamstress, they fall passionately in love. But their happiness is threatened when Rodolfo learns that Mimì is gravely ill.
Multi-award winning artist, photographer and filmmaker Alison Jackson, internationally renowned for satirical performance, presents this iconoclastic opera.
Alfredo and the courtesan Violetta fall passionately in love. But Violetta is seriously ill and Alfredo’s father disapproves of their relationship – can their love overcome such obstacles?
Oscar Wilde's raucous tale of mismatched marriages and unlikely alliances is a romp through the dysfunctional high society scene of Victorian London. Lady Windemere is convinced that her husband is having an affair, and she is out to prove it. One of Wilde's most delicious pieces of debauchery, Lady Windemere's Fan gave life to the immortal aphorism: "We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars."
Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges
Le Corsaire (The Pirate) is a thrilling ballet about Conrad, a dashing pirate, and his love for Medora, a beautiful harem girl. It is a swashbuckling drama of captive maidens, rich sultans, kidnap and rescue, disguise and conspiracy, love and betrayal, culminating in a shipwreck, which is one of the most breathtaking spectacles in ballet.
Figaro and Susanna are looking forward to their wedding day, but first they must outwit Figaro’s master Count Almaviva, who seems to have designs on Susanna.
This a suite for solo piano by Maurice Ravel was composed between 1914 and 1917. There are six movements based on those of a traditional Baroque suite, with each being dedicated to the memory of a friend of the composer (in one case, two brothers) who had died fighting in World War I.
Renowned Australian television writer Geoffrey Atherden explores issues surrounding privacy and personal freedoms in this popular comedy that, according to Atherden, seeks to portray our vulnerability to people’s ordinariness.