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Tuesday (on a Wednesday)

(Eds note: This review contains brief, aesthetic criticism of a representation of self-harm.) Student theatre necessitates a degree of innovation. Tight budgets, a lack of resources and a limitation on available spaces creates a perfect breeding ground for invention. However, even when actors and directors are forced into back rooms, cafés, street corners, or Studio…

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Citizenfour: meet NSA whistleblower Snowden

Cameron Caccamo watched Citizenfour in Canberra with over 20 Members of Parliament. Last year, Attorney-General George Brandis introduced legislation to Parliament which, if passed, would require telecom companies to retain metadata for two years. Last week, in the 100-seat Parliament House theatre located just next door, politicians and journalists gathered to watch an advance screening…

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SUDS: The Lieutenant of Inishmore

Playwright Martin McDonagh – who you might recognise from In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths – writes plays about polite maniacs struggling to balance their Irish civility with their penchants for violence. This performance of The Lieutenant of Inishmore is among the funniest shows SUDS has performed this year, which is an achievement considering the bleakness…