Articles on ‘Sydney Theatre Company’

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.


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.


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.


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