Eurydice

A luminous retelling of the Orpheus myth through the eyes of its heroine, as Red Stitch presents the Victorian Premiere of Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice from 3 September. Eurydice and Orpheus are in love; life is as beauti...

Laughter on the 23rd Floor

In a hilarious salute to the comedy writers of television’s golden age, Black Swan State Theatre Company presents the classic Neil Simon comedy Laughter on the 23rd Floor at the Heath Ledger Theatre for a limited season ...

Waking Up Dead

Inspired by a number of true stories, Trudy Hellier’s Waking Up Dead is raw and potent theatre, playing at fortyfivedownstairs for a limited season from 4 September. Waking Up Dead looks at the untold story; the pe...

The God of Hell

Written in the lead up to the 2004 US presidential election, Sam Shepard’s uncompromising black comedy The God of Hell is a funny and scathing indictment of the invasion upon home-grown values by a new kind of government...

Concussion

Winner of the 2009 New York New Dramatists Award and shortlisted for the Patrick White Playwrights Award and the Griffin Prize, Ross Mueller’s Concussion is a violently funny and sexually charged dark comedy of shattered...

Sugarland

Providing a glimpse into a teenage Australia that feels like a foreign country, Sugarland is a haunting new play commissioned by Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP), that will make you pause, make you smile, make ...

Bent

Opening on the 75th anniversary of the start of World War II, Cut Lunch Productions present Martin Sherman’s Bent at Theatre Works for a limited season from 3 September. Set in Germany between 1934 and 1936, Bent t...

Master Class

Inspired by Maria Callas’ 1971 visit to New York’s Juilliard School of Music, Terrence McNally’s Master Class is an insightful look at the life and art of opera’s most beloved and controversial diva. At the time, Callas’...