ON NOW // ON NEXT Sydney

ON NOW

Griffin Theatre Company | Good Cook. Friendly. Clean. Taking a brief sabbatical from us here at Performing Lines, Marion Potts has directed Brooke Robinson’s devastating examination of Sydney’s housing crisis. A play that’s funny until it’s not, you can check it out until 16 June. More info>>

Sydney Theatre Company | Blackie Blackie Brown. Reconciliation…or revenge? After working on the development, we cannot wait to see Nakkiah Lui’s blistering new look at colonial Australia combining animation and live action to create the new Aboriginal superhero we’ve all been hanging for. On now until 30 June.

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Cement Fondu | Sense: Emily Parsons-Lord X Laure Prouvost. Check out these video and installation works examining the intersection of human sensuality, science and nature. We helped out with a ceiling for an installation recreating the light conditions on Earth if one climate change mitigation idea is used. Runs til 8 July.

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Belvoir St Theatre | The Sugar House. Kris McQuade returns to Belvoir for a story of Sydney – the shift from working class to middle class told through one family. Runs til 3 June.

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Sydney Theatre Company | Still Point Turning: The Catherine McGregor Story. Based on  interviews with with one of Australia’s most interesting public figures, Priscilla Jackman deep dives into the life of Catherine McGregor. Runs til 26 May. More info>>

ON NEXT

Kudos Gallery | Tell Me When I Can Stop. A durational performance looking at the lived experience of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Tell Me When I Can Stop runs for three hours each day of the exhibition. 16 May – 2 June 2018.

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107 Projects | In Frequency. Our neighbours at 107 Projects have three immersive multimedia performances taking over the rooftop garden and stages for Vivid. One night only on Friday 8 June.

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Merrigong Theatre Company | Lost Boys. Inspired by real events, Merrigong this new play by award-winning Australian playwright, Lachlan Philpott. Check it out from 23 May – 02 June.

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Griffin Theatre Company | Script Club. Grab a ticket to Script Club and get ready to get your script-worm on. You’ll receive a copy of your chosen script to read in advance, then meet up for afternoon tea and a round table discussion led by John McCallum, Theatre Critic for The Australian. Running once each month from 12 May – 20 October.

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Performing Lines acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we work – the Gadigal in Sydney, the Whadjuk in Perth, and the Muwinina in Hobart – and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

We extend those respects to all First Nations peoples on whose lands we travel and perform.