Articles on ‘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.
Commedia dell’Arte, the 16th century Italian theatrical form, is a gift that keeps on giving. Not only did it give us sketch comedy and Punch and Judy shows, it gave us Carlo Goldoni’s Servant of Two Masters – the genesis of that 1743 play has recently been transformed by Richard Bean into Britain’s smash hit… Read more.
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 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.
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.
Fourteen billion years, an entire universe and a history of everything since and including the Big Bang, in reverse: This is a positively enormous accomplishment for a stage production. Primary writers Alexander Devriendt and Joeri Smet, in collaboration with the cast and featuring fragments of Sum by David Eagleman, have successfully produced a work that is… Read more.
When single tickets went on sale for the second half of Sydney Theatre Company's 2013 season went on sale on Monday last week, people were expecting a busy day at the box office. What they weren't expecting was that the Company's all-time one day box office sales record would be broken that day – or… Read more.
From 9am this morning, Sydney Theatre Company is opening up sales for the second half of its anticipated 2013 season, featuring celebrated Australian talent such as Cate Blanchett, Isabelle Huppert, Richard Roxburgh, Hugo Weaving, Tim Minchin, and Toby Schmitz. First up in the second half of the year is Andrew Upton’s take on Genet’s The… Read more.
Trevor Jamieson recently spoke with Aussie Theatre’s Dione Joseph about his involvement with the Sydney Theatre Company production of The Secret River and its importance to him as an Indigenous Australian. The Secret River (2005) by Kate Grenville has been no stranger to controversy. An acclaimed Australian novel it is a first-point-of-contact story that explores… Read more.
Matthew Whittet’s School Dance is an Adelaide import, but you’re going to feel as though it was mined right out of the absorbed memory of the walls of whichever specific auditorium, gymnasium, or Scout Hall where your own high school dances took place. It’s not easy to create a piece of honest nostalgia that feels… Read more.