Articles on ‘Sydney Theatre Company’
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 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.
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, 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.
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 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.
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead is one of the greats. A feast of metatheatre and language, it is relentless in its absurdity and humour, and curls up at the edges to reveal a dark underbelly. This is Stoppard at his best, and in this production it’s Sydney Theatre Company at its best, too. That includes… Read more.
Ben Neutze sat down with Ewen Leslie in a break during rehearsals to talk about his role in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, his skyrocketing career and being reunited with old friends Toby Schmitz and Tim Minchin As Ewen Leslie sits in the middle of the Bar at the End of the Wharf, at a… Read more.
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.
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.