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Barry versus Kelly - Melbourne
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Barry versus Kelly - Melbourne

The legend of outlaw Ned Kelly is inescapable. This musical drama Barry versus Kelly sheds new light on the tale, foregrounding the plight of Kelly and of Sir Redmond Barry, the judge who hanged him. Suffering delusions, Barry grapples with his conscience as he sentences a fellow Irish Australian to death, and wrestles with the haunting consequences long after.

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The Cripple of Inishmaan - Sydney
to Aug 1

The Cripple of Inishmaan - Sydney

The Cripple of Inishmaan tells a dark comic tale of a young Irish boy desperate to become a big screen star, if only to escape the tedium of his daily life. Set in the 1930s on a remote island of Ireland’s West Coast, the production is full of rumblings of gossip and hearsay that keep audiences - and characters - on their toes.

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Once - Sydney (Season extended)
to Aug 1

Once - Sydney (Season extended)

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The beloved modern musical classic Once draws audiences into the love story of a struggling Irish hoover repairman and a Czech flower vendor who share a passion and talent for music. With a repertoire including Oscar-wining melody Falling Slowly, the strength of the play lies in the power of its lively fiddle and acoustic guitar, with songs ranging from the hilarious to the heartbreaking. The Sydney season has not been extended.

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to Nov 18

Victor Herbert's Eileen, GSOV

Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Victoria presents Eileen, an exciting musical adventure set in romantic 18th century Ireland filled with great songs, captivating characters and Irish dancing. It’s a craic-er of a show!

Event Times:

Thursday 15th November 8:00pm,

Friday 16th November 8:00pm

Saturday 17th November 2:00pm

Saturday 17th November 8:00pm

Sunday 18th November 2:00pm

Cost: $18 - $38

Event Contact Name: Judith Clark

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to Jun 9

The Walworth Farce - Kings X Theatre

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Equal parts hilarious, menacing, absurd, terrifying, tender, violent and deeply moving, Enda Walsh’s The Walworth Farce is a wild exploration into what can happen when we get stuck inside the stories we tell. Because in the end … what are we if we’re not our stories?

7.30pm (Tues - Sat), 5pm (Sun)

Cost: $37 Adult, $32 Concession, $25 Previews


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to May 14

Irish Community Players Production - Your Man

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Irish Community Players Present YOUR MAN An original play by Ian Phillips . Six characters, the product of the imagination of omnipotent writer, Your Man, inhabit The Flann O’Brien Memorial Bar, a rundown ladies lounge. They await new roles however Your Man seems to be undergoing some sort of writer’s block for his output has been somewhat deficient of late. There is a growing sense of unease. Sat 12, Sun 13, Mon 14 May  at 7.30pm. Tickets $25 adults $20 students & concessions.         Bookings:  62885088 


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to May 26

The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Sydney

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A black comedy by written by Martin McDonagh.

This brazen and unapologetically blood-curdling farce combines comedy and violence in a darkly funny portrait of rivalries among terrorists for whom killing, torturing and bombing are just day-jobs. 

“One of the ­greatest and most ­improbable comedies of the ­decade” The Guardian

Thursday – Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 5pm, Saturday 26 May 2pm only

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