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Anchuli Felicia King Awarded Patrick White Playwright’s Fellow

Deemed by the Sydney Theatre Company’s (STC) artistic director Kip Williams as “one of the most exciting young playwrights in the world right now”, Anchuli Felicia King has been announced as the latest Patrick White Playwright’s fellow. The $25,000 fellowship, in its eighth year running, is awarded annually to an established playwright in recognition of their […]

REVIEW: No Pay? No Way!

Dario Fo was an acclaimed Italian playwright whose works have been translated and performed around the world in constant rotation. His plays referenced the medieval Italian street theatre known as commedia dell’arte - a kind of vaudevillian sketch comedy travelling troupe. The universal themes and relatable characters in his plays means they are readily adaptable; […]

The Deep Blue Sea

Sydney Theatre Company presents a play adapted from Terence Rattigan’s classic, The Deep Blue Sea. The play centers on the realities confronting Hester Collyer, a socially repressed woman who had left her privileged life, married to a judge to pursue a love affair with a young former RAF pilot. Directed by Paige Rattray this show see […]

White Pearl

You won’t want to miss the Australian premiere of Anchuli Felicia King’s play White Pearl, presented by National Theatre Of Parramatta and Sydney Theatre Company at Riverside Theatres. King's play puts a razor-sharp focus on corporate culture, racism and pan-Asian relations. She said, “Around the time I started writing this play in 2016, a bunch […]

Art Attack – Introduction To The World

By #ArtAttack STAGE Now that our State Government has unlocked the city, they’ve inadvertently unshackled Sydney’s most notorious art sleuth, #ArtAttack.  I am the nosiest, most inquisitive social influencer in town, and I’m here to defibrillate all of the latest news out of the arts and entertainment scene of our fine city for my followers. […]

The Torrents

Being performed for only the second time since its publication in 1955, Oriel Gray’s The Torrents will run for a stunning season with Sydney Theatre Company this July and August. Directed by Clare Watson, STC’s production of The Torrents also sees the stage debut for Australian award-winning comedian Celia Pacquola who plays Jenny, the lead. […]

Lord Of The Flies

William Golding’s 1954 novel about a group of children evacuated via plane from London during war, then stranded on an island when the plane crashes, is standard reading for many schools and considered an important contribution to English literature. It was adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams in 1996. Kip Williams is directing a […]

Sailing Solo

By Madison Behringer Sydney is home to some of the best opera and live theatre venues in the world, with companies such as Opera Australia and Sydney Theatre Company offering audiences brilliant performances and experiences time and time again. In companies such as these their subscriber base often stretches far and wide, however outside of […]

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

This epic Pulitzer Prize-winning play by renowned playwright Tennessee Williams comes to the stage, proudly presented by The Sydney Theatre Company for discerning theatregoers. Deemed as one of Williams most famous works, the play is set in the plantation home in the Mississippi Delta of cotton tycoon Big Daddy Pollitt (Hugo Weaving) and his wife […]

REVIEW: The Long Forgotten Dream

Writer H. Lawrence Sumner is playful, provocative, political and passionate in this new play making its world premiere as a Sydney Theatre Company production - and his first fully realised work.  The Long Forgotten Dream is inspired by true stories and informed by the playwright’s own experience and observations as a Ngarrindjeri man.  Jeremiah Tucker […]