Ladies of the Chorus

According to legend, a chorus girl leaves the back row to replace a suddenly indisposed leading lady.  In doing so she not only ‘saves the show’ but gives a performance so electrifying that she herself become...

The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged)

The Good Book Just Got Better! It’s ‘apocalypse now’ as the three cultural guerrillas of the Reduced Shakespeare Company set their reductive sights on the good book with The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged).  C...

Relative Merits

Twenty years ago in 1993 Barry Lowe’s highly charged play dealing with a gay footballer coming “out” and his confused and homophobic younger brother elicited great acclaim and three long running seasons at the Stables Th...

Einstein on the Beach

Widely recognised as one of the greatest artistic achievements of the 20th century, Einstein on the Beach will return to Australia for an exclusive season at Arts Centre Melbourne as part of a major world tour, bringing ...

The Comedy of Errors

Imagine you’re in a strange city, unaware that your twin brother is there as well. Then your brother’s wife mistakes you for him—but not before you’ve tried to seduce his wife’s sister. In a town the size of Ephesus, eve...

All My Sons to open Eternity Playhouse

Darlinghurst Theatre Company have announced that the inaugural production in the company’s new home, the Eternity Playhouse, will be Arthur Miller’s All My Sons. “We’re thrilled that our inaugural production at the Etern...

The Light Box

Natalia Savvides’ The Light Box is a free-wheeling epic that links a fractured family to a bizarre world of talking birds and spoons in lab coats. When Ethel stabs talkative co-worker Annie with a spoon, she sets o...

The Crucible

An indisputable masterpiece of twentieth century theatre is revisited in this landmark production, with David Wenham tackling one of the most challenging roles in the dramatic canon. Written at the height of 1950s McCart...