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The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About - Mur­ray Black

This is a love story that moves from a Cold War Rus­sian sub­ma­rine to an Ap­palachian snow field, fol­low­ing four sto­ries and 11 char­ac­ters as they nav­i­gate the time­less ter­rain of fall­ing in love. Writ­ten by award-win­ning play­wright Fine­gan Kruck­e­meyer and di­rected by Adam Mitchell. SBW Sta­bles Theatre, 10 Nim­rod Street, Kings Cross. Opens Wed­nes­day, 7pm. Tick­ets: $19$38. Book­ings: (02) 9361 3817 or on­line. Un­til Au­gust 6. At Last: The Etta James Story Star­ring Aus­tralian vo­cal­ist Vika Bull, At Last tells the story of soul leg­end Etta James and fea­tures some of her most fa­mous tunes, in­clud­ing Tell Mama, Some­thing’s Got a Hold On Me and, of course, At Last. Syd­ney Opera House, Ben­ne­long Point. To­day, 2pm and 8pm, Tick­ets: $74-$119. Book­ings: (02) 9250 7777 or on­line. Ends to­mor­row. chore­o­graphic blend. As Car­men, French mez­zoso­prano Cle­men­tine Mar­gaine (pic­tured) was a sub­tly se­duc­tive free spirit rather than a sex­u­ally su­per­charged siren. As Don Jose, Korean tenor Yonghoon Lee (pic­tured) was equally im­pres­sive. For­tu­nately, the smaller sup­port­ing roles were strongly sung and the Opera Aus­tralia cho­rus im­pressed. Syd­ney Opera House, Ben­ne­long Point. Thurs­day, 7.30pm. Tick­ets: $44-$330. Book­ings: (02) 9250 7777. Un­til Au­gust 12. Du­ra­tion: 2hr 50min, in­clud­ing in­ter­val.

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