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Based in Kirribilli, on the edge of Sydney Harbour, Ensemble Theatre is committed to performing and presenting the best of international plays, well-loved classics and new Australian works.

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SHIRLEY VALENTINE

SHIRLEY VALENTINE

Something’s about to change for Mrs Shirley Bradshaw, mother of grown children and confidence eroded housewife. After decades of dull married life, mince dinners every Thursday and talking to the kitchen wall, her former self - the fearless Shirley Valentine - is fizzing to get out. And she’s ready to change everything. Even the wall.★★★★ The Sydney Morning Herald ★★★★ ArtsHub ★★★★ Limelight Magazine

MARJORIE PRIME

MARJORIE PRIME

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE What would you choose to remember? What would you choose to forget? If you could rebuild the past and bring a loved one back to some kind of life, would you do it? In the not too distant future a service has been introduced to resurrect loved ones in holographic form. Eighty-five year old Marjorie has brought back her husband. But when he was 30. When they first fell in love... “Marjorie Prime” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.  

UNQUALIFIED

UNQUALIFIED

WORLD PREMIERE It’s not every business partnership that begins with an escape from the Department of Human Services after an attempted pen stabbing, but then again there’s nothing conventional in Genevieve Hegney and Catherine Moore’s very funny UNQUALIFIED.

THE WIDOW UNPLUGGED

THE WIDOW UNPLUGGED

WORLD PREMIERE You’re forgiven if the name of actor, comedian and raconteur Arthur Kwick doesn’t exactly ring any bells. Despite an unexpectedly notable performance at the Tivoli Theatre in 1969, his career ever since has seen him take any role that has come his way...

LUNA GALE

LUNA GALE

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE At first glance the question of who’s best suited to look after baby Luna seems to have a simple answer. Her 19-year-old parents appear incapable of bringing up a child, while her grandmother wants to raise her with the support of her church.

TABLE MANNERS

TABLE MANNERS

Norman doesn’t exactly look like one of the world’s great lovers. There’s no square jaw or twinkle in his eye. Instead he has a beard that wanders aimlessly, a penchant for puffa puffa rice and the libido of an oversexed sheepdog.

LIVING TOGETHER

LIVING TOGETHER

Extramarital affairs, mismatched relationships and one of the funniest uses of the word “ummm” make master comic Alan Ayckbourn’s LIVING TOGETHER both a hilarious and poignant look into middle class life.

ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN

ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN

Norman and Annie have made a secret plan. Annie will sneak out of her home, duck through the hedge and meet Norman behind the post office at 7 o’clock. Then they will be on a bus and on their way to a romantic weekend in East Grinstead.