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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 […]

Blackie Blackie Brown – The Traditional Owner of Death

Presented by Sydney Theatre Company comes a bold new work and world premier from writer Nakkiah Lui, Blackie Blackie Brown – The Traditional Owner of Death.  The play see’s archaeologist Dr Jacqueline Brown as she uncovers a mass grave, finding an ancient skull. The Doctor is over come with the spirit of her great great-grandmother, […]

Still Point Turning: The Catherine McGregor Story

The Sydney Theatre Company are excited to present a new show which crosses the gender binary between male and female, Still Point Turning: The Catherine McGregor Story.  Based on real life interviews conducted over a number of months with Catherine McGregor, the play was created as part of the Rough Drafts program in 2016. Actor […]

Going Down

“It’s not biographical but it certainly takes elements from Michele Lee’s life. She wrote a memoir named Banana Girl and this play came kind of as a response to the feedback she received from that book. I hope that people identify with it, I hope it speaks to an audience that feels they don’t normally get spoken […]

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 […]