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King Street Theatre stages two plays in repertory

Tom Sharah and James Wright.

For the first time in Sydney independent theatre, a company will stage productions in repertory. The King Street Theatre in Newtown will host a three-week season of Three Winters Green and Butterflies are Free from October 17. The repertory season will feature nine actors, some of whom will appear in both…

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Twenty years on, Relative Merits returns to the stage

Twenty years on, Relative Merits returns to the stage

Twenty years ago, Relative Merits introduced us to David Campbell in his very first professional role. Written by Barry Lowe, this show played Melbourne and Sydney in 1993, 1994 and 1996. Now, two decades later, this highly-charged show is finding its way back to Sydney. Set in 1989, this is the story…

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Exciting New Ventures

Ensemble cast of Harvest Rain's Oklahoma! Image by Trent Rouillon

Les Solomon finds a new theatre and a new theatre company worth exploring This last week with the cancellation of The Addams Family without a tour and an early closure of the Sydney season could easily make both agents and performers throw their hands up in horror and wonder why we…

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Richard III (or almost) – a Winter of Discontent

Richard III (Or Almost) at King Street Theatre, Newtown

Richard III (or almost) is a play for which little hyperbole is needed. When a play gives itself such a weak mandate – why mince words? Almost, establishes itself in the first act in dystopian modern settings, where actors charged with any crime are institutionalised to act scenes at random from…

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New Australian play set to tackle gender transition

Into the Mirror stars Penny Day as Kendall

Into the Mirror, a new play by Australian playwright Shelley Wall, will debut next month at King Street Theatre in Newtown. It will meet the confronting issue of gender transition head-on, but with tenderness and compassion. After 18 months abroad, Melanie arrives home to discover that her mother Sally is…

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Newtown Takes Centre Stage with brand new theatre

New look: King Street Theatre

King Street Theatre – formerly known as Newtown Theatre – will officially open its new curtain on Friday 27 April 2012 to an open house, inviting performing arts enthusiasts, local residents, and partners of the theatre to celebrate Newtown’s new creative direction. Guests can explore the totally revamped performance space,…

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