Marat/Sade – New Theatre, Newtown


The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade is a mouthful of a play title and the onstage experience is similarly overwhelming. New Theatre’s production of what they – and we – will call Marat/ Sade is an explosive, political work about class… Read more.

Cast announced for New Theatre’s upcoming musical, Nick Enright’s Summer Rain

L-R Summer Rain cast members Tom Handley, Jacqui Rae Moloney,
Andrew Sharp and Catty Hamilton (with guest appearance by 'Mouse' the New Theatre cat) Photo © David Hooley

Nick Enright and Terence Clarke wrote Summer Rain, a charming and quintessentially Australian musical, in the 1980s. It’s wistful, light, and lively, and features Enright’s trademark of deceptively simple lyrics that can conjure up whole worlds.  lf you’re in Sydney, and you’ve never seen Summer Rain, or you saw it a while ago and you’d love to see… Read more.

The Turquoise Elephant – Griffin Theatre Company

The Turquoise Elephant – Griffin Theatre Company

If you want to laugh your way into a downward existential spiral about the way humanity has screwed the world, then Griffin Theatre’s The Turquoise Elephant is the play for you. Climate change seemed to be on everyone’s minds in the lead up to the Paris Conference in 2015, when Stephen Carleton first started work… Read more.