Ensemble Theatre, 78 McDougall Street, Sydney. Tickets: $34-$67. Bookings: (02) 9929 0644 or online. July 8-August 5. Duration: 9min, no interval. The Rover Although Aphra Behn’s The Rover was written in 1677, its contemporary relevance is maintained through the realistic exploration of power battles between men and women. A gang of exiled cavaliers enjoy Naples at carnival time, led by rakish naval captain Willmore. He falls in love with a young woman named Hellena, who has set out to experience love before her brother sends her to a convent. Belvoir Theatre, 25 Belvoir Street, Sydney. Previews from today, 8pm. Tickets: $37-$72. Bookings: (02) 8355 1455. Until August 6. Front Front is a new piece written and directed by Michael Abercromby. Follow a band from their formation, through to being signed, getting rich, then getting screwed over. The production picks apart cruelties of the music business; no matter how good of character you are, the morally corrupt always win. Making Modernism The modernist masterpieces of Margaret Preston and Grace Cossington Smith are featured in this exhibition. To accompany the Australian connection, works by American painter Georgia O’Keeffe will be displayed. United by their love of nature, O’Keeffe, Preston and Cossington Smith developed subjects from their immediate surroundings into distinct interpretations of place. Making Modernism draws together about 30 works by each artist. Pictured is Ram’s Head, Blue Morning Glory (1938) by O’Keeffe. Art Gallery of NSW, Art Gallery Road, Sydney. Opens today. Tickets: $8-$18. Inquiries: (02) 9225 1700. Until October 2.