The One | Ensemble Theatre

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Growing up mixed-race can be complicated and confusing for kids trying to figure out their identity. Add to that splitting your childhood between two countries, having an absent father, and trying to integrate into a racist Australian society and the early years for Eric and Mel were tough ones. With such an unstable foundation, what kind of lives can they make for themselves in adulthood?

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Nearer the Gods | Ensemble Theatre

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David Williamson’s script comes at a time of great uncertainty as the world continues to navigate the pandemic and the increasing devastation of climate change while also attempting to reconcile the human disasters of war, greed, and power. In 17th century England, the state of things was similarly bleak.

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Yellow Face | Dinosaurus Productions with bAKEHOUSE

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After David Henry Hwang became the first Asian American to win a Tony award for his play M. Butterfly, his new positioning within the American theatre world became difficult to navigate. Now an unintentional spokesperson for Asian American theatre-makers, the next few years of Hwang’s life and career were complicated, to say the least.

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Macbeth: the Installation | Barestage Theatre

Macbeth has been done live and it’s been done digitally, but for the COVID-19 world, Barestage Theatre combines the two forms for a techno-punk rendition of the fall of the Scottish king. Performed live and streamed straight to your home, Macbeth: the Installation traverses boundaries of intimacy and performance.

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Wit | Clock & Spiel Productions

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What is the measure of a life? It’s a question not often considered in the rush of living but left for the last moments of reflection when it all feels a bit too late. Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize winning script is a meditation on the boundary between life and death from the perspective of one accustomed to the event in the abstract.

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