Black Comedy) Black is the New White two families are to meet for dinner on Christmas and things are set to go in the bumpiest of fashions. Directed by Paige Rattray, the cast also includes Kylie Bracknell (ABC’s Redfern Now), Geoff Morrell and Tony Briggs. Wharf Theatre, The Wharf, 4 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay, Sydney. Today, 2pm and 8pm. Tickets: $60-$99. Bookings: (02) 9250 1777 or online. Until June 17. Mr Burns: A Post-Electric Play Set in the very near future, Mr Burns depicts the US in structural and social ruin. People sit around makeshift campfires talking and trying to remember stuff from before the end times, like old television episodes of The Simpsons. Gradually they recall scraps of dialogue, plot sequences, signature catchcries and the entwined esoterica of intertextual cultural references. It is funny when a group reconstruct the Cape Feare episode. They end up forming a company of players, competing with rival troupes, performing often inaccurately reconstructed versions of Simpsons folios that might have been. Orb In Cheng Tsung-lung’s numinous Full Moon (pictured) there is a profound sense of eternal motion, and not only because Cheng’s piece has thrilling eruptions of speed and swirls. There is vivid life even in moments of what appears to be stillness. In Rafael Bonachela’s Ocho, which follows Full Moon and is a wonderful companion to it, stillness is not a form of inner radiance. It is menacing and painful, a prelude to attack or perhaps an expression of neediness. Ocho is, if you will, the dark side of the moon. It’s a splendid feast for eyes and ears with Fan Huai-chih’s flowing costumes, Lim Giong’s gleaming commissioned score and Cooper’s magical lighting.