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The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About - Mur­ray Bramwell Si­mone Fox Koob

Sy­lo­cates. Things be­gin to change as the Golem de­vel­ops a mind of its own. The swipes at Ap­ple, Mi­crosoft and fran­chised fash­ion are clear enough, but this pro­duc­tion makes its strong­est point by the sheer ex­u­ber­ance, orig­i­nal­ity and anti-dig­i­tal aes­thetic of its colour­ful, kalei­do­scopic vis­ual style. Roslyn Packer Theatre, 22 Hick­son Road, Walsh Bay. Tick­ets: $40-$55. Book­ings: (02) 9250 1777 or on­line. Un­til March 26. Jack of Hearts The Chaser’s Chris Tay­lor and Craig Reu­cas­sel star in David Wil­liamson’s new com­edy for En­sem­ble Theatre. When Jack loses girl­friend Emma to suave, sexy Carl, he de­vises a plan to get her back — and where bet­ter than a trop­i­cal par­adise to shake off your re­la­tion­ship woes? En­sem­ble Theatre, 78 McDougall Street, Kir­ri­billi. To­day, 4.30pm and 8.15pm. Tick­ets: $35-$73. Book­ings: (02) 9929 0644 or on­line. Un­til April 2.

La Bo­heme Tya­garah Tea Tree Farm, By­ron Bay. Opens Thurs­day. Tick­ets: $45-$575. Book­ings: (02) 6685 8310 or on­line. Un­til March 28. Putting on a show This film se­ries ex­plores var­i­ous aspects of per­for­mance through the power of song, mu­sic, dance, drama and rit­ual. The film­mak­ers in­cluded have ex­plored the no­tions of cul­ture, class and gen­der, and por­tray them in con­fronting, sub­ver­sive ways. Films span­ning a range of time pe­ri­ods and gen­res will be shown, in­clud­ing Cabaret (pic­tured), Po­etry in Mo­tion, Sin­gin’ in the Rain and An Amer­i­can in Paris. The se­ries will be screened in par­al­lel with the 20th Bi­en­nale of Syd­ney.

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