Director’s Note: FULLY COMMITTED

16 Aug 2019

Our re-location of FULLY COMMITTED to Sydney’s high end restaurant culture means the play speaks directly to our local experience of the ‘foodie’ phenomena. What a great opportunity for one actor to play forty hilarious characters in one show. I look forward to working with Contessa Treffone and her multi-faceted talents to bring this one woman comedy […]

Synopsis: FULLY COMMITTED

16 Aug 2019

Nobody wants to hear that a chef-hatted, multiple-award-winning, ridiculously trendy Wolloomooloo restaurant is fully committed and can’t take a booking. When Sydney socialites and international A-listers wish to dine on the date they wish to dine on, it’s harder to finesse than the perfect soufflé. In a dingy basement office far from the magic of […]

Photos: THE LAST WIFE in rehearsals

15 Aug 2019

Take a look into the rehearsal room of the thrilling and seductive THE LAST WIFE. Photography by Prudence Upton. At Ensemble Theatre 30 Aug – 29 Sep, book today.

Archive: Arthur Miller

14 Aug 2019

Nothing beats a classic! Arthur Miller’s plays, although many of them were written in the 50’s and 60’s, have certainly stood the test of time and still resonate powerfully with audiences across the globe. Shaped by the Great Depression and looking to the Ancient Greeks for inspiration, this modern tragedian focused his plays on issues […]

Help support our Hearing Loop upgrade

1 Aug 2019

Our intimate theatre down by the stunning harbour in Kirribilli attracts more than 80,000 audience members each year and over 1,000 have indicated they are hard of hearing. Our existing Hearing Loop coverage is limited, with four of the Hearing Loop sets coming to the end of their useful lives. At Ensemble, theatre is for […]

Photos: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE

26 Jul 2019

Simmering with jealousy and obsession, the universal story of family, immigration and justice cuts deeply in Arthur Miller’s explosive dramatic masterpiece A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE. Now playing until 24 Aug, don’t miss it! Photography by Prudence Upton At Ensemble Theatre until 24 Aug, book here.

Director’s Note: THE LAST WIFE

19 Jul 2019

This is a thrilling roller coaster of a play with the wise, funny, liberated Katie Parr in the driving seat against the unpredictable roguish Henry.  For anyone who likes Wolf Hall and the drama of living on instincts this is for you. And with this exceptional cast it’s going to be a bumpy night. Mark […]

Synopsis: THE LAST WIFE

19 Jul 2019

In a deadly game of power, intrigue and passion, Kate Parr must live by her wits if she wants to avoid becoming another statistic on Henry’s growing list of dead wives. With stepdaughters, step-sisters and the very crown at stake, it will take a woman of immense courage to initiate change. Can Kate remain steadfast […]

Podcast: MURDER ON THE WIRELESS

17 Jul 2019

Adjust the dial and tune in for an evening of suspense and intrigue because now you can relive the magic of MURDER ON THE WIRELESS right from your very own home! Recorded in front of a live audience, listen to the world’s greatest detectives at their sleuthing best as you’re transported back to the world […]

Program: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE

12 Jul 2019

Want to know more about Arthur Miller’s compelling and explosive dramatic masterpiece A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE? Our downloadable program is full of exciting extra tidbits about the show. You’ll find a director’s note from Iain Sinclair, synopsis, photos of the cast in rehearsals plus more! DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM (PDF) At Ensemble Theatre 18 Jul […]

Photos: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE in rehearsals

8 Jul 2019

Take a look at the A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE team in the rehearsal room! Simmering with jealous and obsession, Arthur Miller’s searing drama cuts deeply in this tale of family, immigration and justice. You won’t want to miss it. Photography by Prudence Upton. At Ensemble Theatre 18 Jul – 24 Aug, book here.

Director’s Note: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE

1 Jul 2019

It’s rare for an Australian director to get to revisit a classic work in many different contexts. Each time you do, new elements of the play reveal themselves and the piece evolves and changes. My journey with A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE began two years ago in the 80-seat theatre at the Old Fitz where […]

Synopsis: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE

1 Jul 2019

Eddie Carbone is devoted to his wife Beatrice and his niece Catherine. When Beatrice’s cousins Marco and Rodolpho enter the US illegally, desperate to find work having fled the poverty of Sicily, the pair is welcomed into the Carbone home. But as Rodolpho and Catherine fall in love, Eddie’s adoration of his niece is no […]

Photos: Diplomacy

26 Jun 2019

DIPLOMACY is back by popular demand! Theatre powerhouses John Bell and John Gaden join forces on stage in this electrifying WWII thriller about Nazi Germany’s plot to destroy Paris. Don’t miss it! Photography by Prudence Upton. At Ensemble Theatre until 13 Jul, book here.

Photos: DIPLOMACY in rehearsals

24 Jun 2019

The very tense and suspenseful DIPLOMACY rehearsal room is getting ready for the exciting return season of this smash-hit WWII thriller. See it for yourself! At Ensemble Theatre from 21 Jun, book here.

Program: DIPLOMACY

18 Jun 2019

Our downloadable program is filled to the brim with DIPLOMACY info! Check out the writer’s note from Cyril Gély, synopsis, photos and more. DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM (PDF) At Ensemble Theatre from 21 Jun – 13 Jul, book here.