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Kenny

Director Mark Kilmurry says he was “thrilled” when Clayton Jacobson gave his permission for Kenny to be adapted for the stage, and “delighted” that Steve Rodgers would be doing the adapting.  Kenny, Kilmurry says, “is the fearless Aussie plumber who looks for the best in every situation.” Remembering the film from years ago, Steve Rodgers […]

The Odd Couple

Artistic Director of the Ensemble Theatre Mark Kilmurry loves Neil Simon’s play about “the odd couple”, two men called Felix and Oscar who find themselves living together in Felix’s New York apartment when divorce disrupts their circumstances. Kilmurry explains why he chose to put on this production. “The Odd Couple has lasted nearly 60 years […]

REVIEW: Diving For Pearls

Diving for Pearls is a heartbreaking tale of trying to transcend but ultimately failing due to forces wildly out of individual control. Ursula Yovich leads as Barbara, a feisty middle-aged woman attempting to rise above her working-class status. Brash and unwilling to yield from her dream of being a hotel hostess, Barbara aggressively navigates her […]

Review – Food

From playwright Steve Rodgers comes Food, a deliciously provocative, irresistibly funny and romantic play which will have audiences laughing out loud. The story surrounds two quarreling sisters, Nancy (Emma Jackson) and Elma (Mel King) who run a takeaway shop and are fighting demons from their past. They desperately dream of securing their future by transforming […]