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Allerta Reader Offers



StudioCanal presents


Academy Award nominated director Jason Reitman and Academy Award winning screenwriter Diablo Cody reunite for the new comedy, Tully, following Marlo (Academy Award winner Charlize Theron), a mother of three including a newborn, who is gifted a night nanny by her brother (Mark Duplass). Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully (Mackenzie Davis).

In cinemas from 10 May.

Win one of 10 double passes to Tully. Enter using the promo TULLY. Competition closes at 5pm, Sunday 6 May 2018.

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ABC Music presents


Be bewitched by Australia’s leading ladies of musical theatre — Helen Dallimore, Lucy Durack, Amanda Harrison and Jemma Rix — singing some of the best loved songs of stage and screen on Witches CD.  Featuring magical favourites from Wicked, Into the Woods, Frozen, The Wizard of Oz, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory and more. 

Use the code WITCHES to receive $5 off when purchasing through the ABC Shop online.

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Entertainment One presents

Molly's Game

Starring Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba, Molly’s Game tells the thrilling true story of Molly Bloom, the mastermind behind a glamorous, underground poker empire whose players included the rich, famous and most powerful men in America.

Molly's Game is out on Blu-Ray, DVD and digital on 23 May. 

Win one of 15 Molly's Game DVD's. Enter using the promo code MOLLY. Competition closes at 5pm, Sunday 6 May 2018.


Midnight Oil


Madman Entertainment presents

Midnight Oil 1984

The story of the sweat-soaked, hardworking rock and roll band whose music galvanised a generation of young Australians and inspired them to believe in the power of music to change the world. Featuring the biggest hits from some of their most legendary shows, the movie gives you an Access All Areas pass to see the band behind the scenes and where the action is.

In cinemas from 10 May.

Win one of ten double passes to Midnight Oil 1984. Enter using the promo code MIDNIGHT. Competition closes on Sunday 6 May 2018 at 5pm.

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Australian Theatre for Young People presents

Impending Everyone

Someone at Elia’s high school has gained access to all the students’ browser histories, messages and metadata. They plan to release them... 
The inaugural winner for the 2016 ATYP Foundation Commission (14-17 year olds), Impending Everyone explores what happens when anonymity is stripped away and we have to own up to things we have said.
Impending Everyone at SBW Stables Theatre, 20 June–20 July.

Win a double pass to Impending Everyone. Enter using the promo IMPENDING. Competition closes at 5pm, Sunday 6 May 2018.



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Lunchbox Theatrical Productions presents

Beyond The Barricade

The UK’s critically-acclaimed show Beyond The Barricade, a glittering concert of musical showstoppers, will make its debut in Australia this year, touring to 24 cities from 1 June, including Sydney’s State Theatre on Tuesday 26 June.

Starring past principal performers from Les Misérables in the West End and on the UK tour, this blockbusting two-hour show features favourite songs from the world’s greatest West End and Broadway musicals including the latest sensation Hamilton, The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, Evita, Wicked, Miss Saigon, Mamma Mia, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Lion King and of course Les Misérables, to name just a few.

Beyond the Barricade at The State Theatre, 8pm Tuesday 26 June.

Win a double pass to Beyond the Barricade. Enter using the promo BARRICADE. Competition closes at 5pm, Sunday 6 May 2018.



Pinchgut Opera presents


A poet of the human heart through music, Handel’s brilliance at examining human nature is in full flight with Athalia. He presents characters rich in thought and feeling, combined with some simply stunning choruses that will knock your socks off. Athalia will be Pinchgut Opera at its very best.

Athalia at City Recital Hall, 21–26 June.

Win a double pass to opening night of Athalia at 7pm on 21 June. Enter using the promo PINCHGUT. Competition closes at 5pm, Sunday 6 May 2018.


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Casula Powerhouse presents

Sydney Writers' Festival: Owning Your Story

Sweatshop: Western Sydney Literacy Movement debates the politics of identity in storytelling and how this is a powerful tool to resist systemic racism and classism in Australia and beyond.

SWF: Owning Your Story at Casula Powerhouse, 1:30pm Sunday 6 May.

Use the offer code SWFTEN to get $10 tickets to this panel discussion.

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The Parish church of St James presents

Grant Me Paradise: Rossini's Petite messe solenelle

Rossini’s charming ‘poor little mass’, composed for 12 singers, two pianos and harmonium, will be performed by The Choir of St James’ and Opera Australia soloists, Annabelle Chaffey, Angela Hogan, Brad Cooper and Alexander Hargreaves, with Anthony Hunt and Michael Curtain (pianos), and Alistair Nelson (Harmonium).

Grant Me Paradise at St James Church, 173 King St, 5:00pm Saturday 19 May.

Win one of 2 double passes to Grant Me Paradise. Enter using the promo PARADISE. Competition closes at 5pm, Sunday 6 May 2018.

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Sydney Dance Company present

ab [intra]

What drives you from within? Journey into a world of exquisite athleticism and human connection in Sydney Dance Company’s electrifying new piece ab [intra], featuring a luminous cello concerto by Lavian composer Pēteris Vasks and an original composition by composer Nick Wales.

ab [intra] at Roslyn Packer Theatre, 14–26 May

Use the code SDCFRIENDS to receive $10 off A & B Reserve tickets.

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