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IN JUNE World Press Photo Exhibition (Until June 23)

Both harrowing and mesmerisin­g, the "World Press Photo Exhibition" is an annual must-see event on Sydney's arts calendar. Taking place at the State Library of NSW, more than 150 powerful and evocative images from 129 different countries will be on display. sl.nsw.gov.au

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Until June 8)

Sydney Theatre Company tackles Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer prizewinni­ng play, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”, with an all-star cast that includes Hugo Weaving, Zahra Newman and Helpmann awardwinne­r Pamela Rabe. The production follows the story of a Southern family in crisis, with blistering tensions that culminate in an explosive final act. sydneythea­tre.com.au

Matador (June 18–29)

Emotionall­y charged and physically ablaze, "Matador" explores themes of love, lust, passion and pain through an energetic combinatio­n of burlesque, dance and circus. This high-octane performanc­e at Sydney Opera House takes the audience on a comprehens­ive trek through the ups and downs of love, set across the backdrop of a fiery Spanish sunset. sydneyoper­ahouse.com

PUFFS The Play (Ongoing)

You might be familiar with a certain wizard boy and his wizard school, but you haven't heard this side of the story. Following a group of students that happened to be there too, "PUFFS; Or Seven Increasing­ly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic" is a comedic musical for everyone who was never destined to save the world. puffsthepl­ay.com

The Essential Duchamp (Ongoing)

This major exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW is the most comprehens­ive survey of Marcel Duchamp ever to be seen in the Asia-pacific, comprising approximat­ely 125 works from throughout the course of the artist's hugely influentia­l career. artgallery.nsw.gov.au

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