David Williamson

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Company Eleven: Third World Blues

Rehearsal photo by 3 Fates Media

David Williamson’s writing, produced on stage and screen, as well as being on school curricula, for over 40 years has brought him the honour of being one of Australia’s Living National Treasures. His Third World Blues is the first production for new theatre company, Company Eleven. Williamson’s plays focus on…

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Ensemble Theatre’s Cruise Control

Peter Phelps and Helen Dallimore in CRUISE CONTROL. Photo by Clare Hawley

The first thing to say when talking about Cruise Control, David Williamson’s new play currently on at the Ensemble, is that the cast are electric. Funny, devilish, dry, wacky – they play their characters with energy and honesty. There are some wildly funny scenes, some excellent moments of human emotion…

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Win a Double Pass to David Williamson’s When Dad Married Fury

Win a Double Pass to David Williamson’s When Dad Married Fury

AussieTheatre is giving away two double passes to David Williamson’s When Dad Married Fury at Riverside Theatres Parramatta on Wednesday, 19th February at 7.30pm. Following sell-out performances across the nation in 2013, Christine Harris and Hit Productions bring leading playwright, David Williamson’s hilarious family drama, When Dad Married Fury, to Riverside Theatres from…

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The Removalists – Tamarama Rock Surfers

The Removalists - Laurence Coy, Justin Stewart Cotta, Sam O'Sullivan. Photo by Zak Kaczmarek

The Removalists is the play that put David Williamson on the map as one of Australia’s most revered playwrights. Since premiering in 1971, it’s been studied, analysed, revived and reimagined to the point where a lot of Australian theatregoers are just a little bit over it. But like most classics,…

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The Club

John Wood in David Williamson's "The Club"

First performed at the MTC in 1977 and on countless school reading lists, David Williamson’s The Club holds a particular notoriety in AFL-loving Australia as it gives a plausible imagining of the off-field tensions in a famous club at the time. It’s a time when traditions were confronted by the pragmatic…

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