Articles on ‘Sydney Theatre Company’

John Doyle’s Vere (Faith) by The State Theatre Company of South Australia

John Doyle knows his target audience very well indeed (he’s one of them) and hits a bull’s-eye with his new play Vere (Faith). Ground-breaking sociologist Max Weber defines the upper middle class as “well-educated professionals with graduate degrees and comfortable incomes.” Any premier Arts centre will always be packed with that demographic on opening night… Read more.

Super Discount – The Wharf Theatres, Sydney

Back to Back Theatre’s Super Discount has arrived at the Wharf as part of the tail-end of Sydney Theatre Company’s 2013, and it is well-worth the wait. Continuing the tradition of stellar interstate imports in the smaller STC spaces, Super Discount is a challenging piece of devised theatre that commands full attention of its audience…. Read more.

Romeo and Juliet – Sydney Theatre Company

Romeo and Juliet endures as one of William Shakespeare’s greatest works. It has been adapted, examined, pulled apart, and put back together. It’s been given the big-screen treatment more than once, and memorably, recently, was contemporised by Baz Luhrmann. Yet there’s still room for Sydney Theatre Company’s urgent study of the piece, brought sublimely into… Read more.

Storm Boy | Barking Gecko and Sydney Theatre Company

This was my first introduction to this beloved Australian story, one that generations of Aussie children grew up on, either through Colin Thiele’s book or the 1976 movie based on the book. It’s a uniquely Australian story because of its characters, its setting and its cultural landscape, but thematically and dramatically, it’s completely universal. It’s… Read more.

Storm Boy Glides into Perth

Storm Boy, arguably one of Australia’s best loved novels and movies, is now a successful theatre production, and after a sell out season in Sydney, arrives in Perth this week. On the eve of its Perth premiere Craig Dalglish caught up with director John Sheedy to discuss the ancient art of story telling and pelicans…. Read more.

Once and Pennsylvania Avenue bring Musicals to MTC

With rumours starting just last week, it has now been confirmed that Melbourne Theatre Company will produce the hit Broadway musical Once as part of their 2014 season in partnership with John Frost, Phil Bathols and the producers of Once USA. MTC will also produce the world premiere of Pennsylvania Avenue the next collaboration between… Read more.

Win a double pass to see Romeo and Juliet at STC

We know what you’re thinking – ‘Romeo and Juliet – I read it in high school, isn’t that enough?’ Enter our competition to win one of 10 double passes to Sydney Theatre Company’s Romeo and Juliet and find out! Romeo and Juliet has become the love story against which all others are measured and the story… Read more.

Storm Boy – Sydney Theatre Company

Photo by Brett Boardman.

Storm Boy causes that same simple, unexpected fullness of heart as when a small child comes up to you, tugs on your sleeve, and tells you they love you. how can i get my ex girlfriend back An adaptation of Colin Thiele’s classic children’s story, this John Sheedy-helmed play is a thoughtful meditation on love,… Read more.