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Sydney theatre in May

Here's what and who to check out on Sydney stages this month – and where to find 'em
Sydney production of Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Photograph: Ben Symons

With Autumn upon us it's the perfect excuse to be indoors – and you're truly spoilt for choice. The Book of Mormon is continuing its residency at the Sydney Lyric and the Capitol Theatre will swap one party musical for another – Mamma Mia! for Priscilla.

STC is delivering the goods with hit production after hit production, while Belvoir is set to premiere a new Australian drama by Alana Valentine. The Australian Ballet is reviving a beloved classic and the Hayes is ready to breathe new life into the musical classic Gypsy.

After something a bit less dramatic?

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