Articles on ‘Sydney Theatre Company’

STC extends five shows

As general ticket sales open for Sydney Theatre Company’s 2010 productions on Tuesday, December 1 at 9am, the seasons of five Main Stage shows are being extended. Uncle Vanya featuring Cate Blanchett, John Bell, Richard Roxburgh and Hugo Weaving directed by Tamás Ascher; Steppenwolf’s originating production of August: Osage County; Sam Shepard’s True West directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman; Stockholm, the… Read more.

Preparations continue for Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening, the hit musical merging Frank Wedekind’s controversial, classic play with an indie-rock score by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik, has its Australian premiere as part of Sydney Theatre Company’s 2010 Main Stage season.

Director Named for Uncle Vanya

One of the world’s foremost interpreters of Chekhov, Tamás Ascher, the Hungarian director of Ivanov which was a major hit at this year’s Sydney Festival and around the world, will direct Uncle Vanya, a highlight of Sydney Theatre Company’s 2010 Main Stage Season. The production at Sydney Theatre in November 2010, featuring Co Artistic Director Cate Blanchett alongside… Read more.

Spring Awakening Cast Confirmed – STC

The cast for the Sydney Theatre Company’s upcoming production of the musical Spring Awakening has been confirmed. With an exceptional score ranging from power ballads to grunge anthems that capture the spinetingling highs and lows of youthful desire,Spring Awakening has all the energy of a rock concert and all the power of a great drama. A new generation… Read more.

Rob Brookman quits STC

FIRST ON AUSSIETHEATRE.COM The respected Rob Brookman has announced his shock departure from the Sydney Theatre Company, confirming that he will leave his post in May of next year. The well-liked Brookman is the company’s longest serving General Manager and has long been seen as the glue that keeps the company strong. “Deciding to leave… Read more.

STC announces 2010 season

The Sydney Theatre Company has announced a stellar 2010 season, highlighted by one of the finest casts ever assembled for a play in Australia – Cate Blanchett, John Bell, Richard Roxburgh and Hugh Weaving all together in Uncle Vanya. Of the 12 Main Stage shows, four are at Sydney Theatre, Walsh Bay: Spring Awakening. Based on… Read more.

We’re Off to see the Wizard

70 years on from the iconic MGM film, Sydney Theatre Company is presenting Windmill’s multi-media retelling of the much loved tale of Dorothy’s quest to find herself and her way back home. The Wizard Of Oz is directed by Windmill’s Artistic Director Rosemary Myers with a cast including Ursula Yovich as Dorothy and Geoff Revell as the Wicked… Read more.

A Streetcar Named Desire

A Pulitzer Prize winning play performed by Sydney’s most well regarded theatre company starring an Oscar winner – it was always going to be one of the most anticipated theatre openings on the Sydney calendar. Fortunately Liv Ullmann’s Sydney Theatre Company production of A Streetcar Named Desire doesn’t disappoint. Seeing this production reminds us why Tennessee William’s… Read more.

All smiles for Cate as sell-out show opens

Cate Blanchett headed an all-star cast in the opening night performance of A Streetcar Named Desire on Saturday night, just days after she sustained an injury on stage that forced a preview to be cancelled. Blanchett is the major factor in the show selling out for the Sydney Theatre Company, of which Blanchett is co-Artistic Director. Blanchett… Read more.

Cate Blanchett injured on stage

Sydney Theatre Company Artistic Director Cate Blanchett has been injured on stage during a performance of A Streetcar Named Desire in Sydney tonight. The Sydney Theatre Company is yet to confirm the incident but audience members are reporting that the show was cancelled after Blanchett was hurt during a fight scene. Audience member Steve Sailah has told… Read more.