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The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About -

Syd­ney Opera House, Ben­ne­long Point, Syd­ney. Today, 1pm. Tick­ets: $45-$368. Book­ings: (02) 9250 7777. Un­til March 24. Mark Colvin’s Kid­ney Writ­ten by Tommy Mur­phy and directed by David Berthold, this Aus­tralian play is based on real life. Mary-Ellen Field is a suc­cess­ful Aus­tralian busi­ness con­sul­tant in Lon­don but she is ac­cused of leak­ing se­cret in­for­ma­tion about her clients to the media. Later, it emerges that her phone had been il­le­gally tapped by re­porters. As she tries to patch up her rep­u­ta­tion and re­vive her dig­nity, she’s in­ter­viewed by ABC jour­nal­ist Mark Colvin all the way from Aus­tralia, and his story gives Field a new per­spec­tive. Belvoir St Theatre, 25 Belvoir Street, Surry Hills. Today, 2pm and 8pm. Tick­ets: $47-$72. Book­ings: (02) 8355 9141 or on­line. Un­til April 2. Richard III Award-win­ning ac­tress Kate Mul­vany (The Literati and Tartuffe) plays one of the most amoral vil­lains ever to grace the stage in this play by Wil­liam Shake­speare. First per­formed

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