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 has 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. Away La Boheme Symphony for the Common Man Benjamin Northey is joined by Simon Tedeschi for Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No 4 and Andrew Ford’s Headlong, which was written for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s 75th birthday in 2007. The program also features Aaron Copland’s Symphony No 3. Concert Hall. Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney. Opens March 15, 6.30pm. Tickets: $39-$99. Bookings: Bookings: (02) 9250 7111 or online.