Articles on ‘Sydney Theatre Company’

The Maids: an eccentric but stylish romp

The Maids: an eccentric but stylish romp

The Maids is a weird play. Heartily intellectual (well, Andrew Upton), blissfully stylish (well – Alice Babidge!) and wickedly hilarious. But it never quite finds its feet. auto insurance review Written in 1947 by French playwright Jean Genet, this version has been updated for 21st century audiences by Benedict Andrews and Andrew Upton. It does a… Read more.

ABC to adapt The Secret River for television

The ABC have announced they’re developing Kate Grenville’s award-winning, critically acclaimed novel The Secret River into a television miniseries. Earlier this year, Sydney Theatre Company received standing ovations from sold-out audiences for its triumphant adaptation of the book. Adapted by Andrew Bovell and directed by Neil Armfield, the production garnered five star reviews and was declared an… Read more.

Shortlist for STC’s Patrick White Playwrights’ Award announced

A climbing number of entries are received each year for the Sydney Theatre Company’s annual Patrick White Playwrights’ Award, with a staggering 158 submissions taken for the coveted 2012 prize. The Patrick White Playwrights’ Award is an initiative of the Sydney Theatre Company, existing to foster the development of Australian playwrights while honouring Patrick White’s contribution to… Read more.

Dance Better at Parties – Sydney Theatre Company

Dance Better at Parties, a two-hander by writer/director Gideon Obarzanek, with choreography and dance instruction by Jessica Prince, is a fly-on-the-wall piece that follows Dave (Steve Rodgers), a middle-aged man, who takes private Latin dance classes from Rachel (Elizabeth Nabben), saying he just wants to dance better at parties. Once past the foundations of the… Read more.

Win tickets to One Man, Two Guvnors

Win tickets to One Man, Two Guvnors

AussieTheatre is thrilled to be giving away 10 DOUBLE PASSES to see The National Theatre of Great Britain’s smash hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors at Sydney Theatre on Tuesday 9 April. A glorious celebration of British comedy, One Man, Two Guvnors is presented by Sydney Theatre Company staring a British company led by Owain Arthur,… Read more.

Little Mercy – Sydney Theatre Company

Little Mercy is a high camp, queer-glam confection of horror movie tropes and cleverly drawn characters.  A real treat of an import from Melbourne’s Sisters Grimm, Sydney should check out this limited run as soon as possible. Comfortably housed in Sydney Theatre Company’s Wharf 1 theatre and designed by David Fleischer, the platform stage and… Read more.

STC unleashes Fury in April

Joanna Murry-Smith is set to return to Sydney Theatre Company this season with a brand new play directed by Andrew Upton. Commissioned by STC, Fury runs from their Wharf 1 theatre space. The play will feature Robert Menzies, Sarah Peirse, Harry Greenwood, and Geraldine Hakewill. A family drama, Fury is set in a liberal, middle… Read more.