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The Children

The Sydney Theatre Company is bringing a compelling story, The Children, to the theatre, confronting audiences and encouraging them to question the choices they have made in life. The story follows Hazel and her husband Robin, who after working hard and raising a family of their own, have retired in a cottage near the ocean. […]

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

Bertolt Brecht’s 1941 classic The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui is returning to the Sydney Theatre Company’s stage to present a modern twist on the rise of dangerous forces. Officially telling the story of the rise of Hitler and fascism, they have adapted the story so audiences of today can relate. Actor, Mitchell Butel said, […]

Black Is The New White

Returning to the stage as part of a national tour is the Sydney Theatre Company’s romantic comedy, Black Is The New White. Giving insight into the show is Shari Sebbens, who plays Charlotte Gibson, the daughter of a very affluent influential Aboriginal power couple. “She is at a cross road where she is questioning her […]

Lethal Indifference

Sydney Theatre Company’s latest offering Lethal Indifference tackles the current and pressing issue of domestic violence. It’s a graphic, bleak, and confronting one woman show that is more than your typical monologue, more like a direct stream of consciousness that is part detective story, part intimate confession. Lethal Indifference takes a snapshot of the real […]

Top Girls

Sydney Theatre Company opens their 2018 season with the Caryl Churchill classic Top Girls. This female driven play was written and set in Thatcher’s Britain in the 80s and was ground-breaking at the time. It’s about women in business and the obstacles they face to advance themselves in a man’s world. It has humour, drama […]

The Wharf Revue 2017 – The Patriotic Rag

Sydney Theatre Company’s Wharf Revue has rolled around again with a plentiful supply of satirical humour based on the year’s political events at home and abroad. First-timer Blazey Best brings her brand of craziness to this year’s comic confection titled, The Patriotic Rag. Blazey was tailor-made for the female roles in this production, if only on […]

REVIEW: STC’s Dinner

Snobbish upper-class English hostess Paige (Caroline Brazier) wants to serve up some interesting fare for her guests, including murder, after a series of get-the-guests games in which all are complicit. The ostensible excuse for this extravagant dinner party is the launch of husband Lars’ (Sean O’Shea) book called Beyond Belief, which she hasn't read but […]

The Preatures

Following an incredibly successful debut album, Blue Planet Eyes, The Preatures had some unexpected obstacles thrown in their path ahead of the release of their latest record, Girlhood. Rather than let that hinder their creative process they saw it as an opportunity to further develop their craft. The two major obstacles the band had to […]

The Father

André was once a tap dancer. He lives with his daughter Anne and her husband Antoine. Or was he an engineer whose daughter Anne lives in London with her new lover, Pierre? Either way, he’s still wearing his pyjamas and he can’t find his watch. He is starting to wonder if he’s losing his mind. […]

Australian Grafitti

When Mason Phoumirath first met Disapol Savetsila - both budding drama students - he would never have dreamt they would be collaborating on a Sydney Theatre Company stage. Yet just a few short years later, Phoumirath finds himself playing the lead in Savetsila's first major play, Australian Graffiti. "We studied at University together. It blew […]