27 Sep 2018

The devil is in the details.  I don’t know if I’ve ever used those words in earnest before but this week has given me a new appreciation of what that phrase might mean. As we cycle back through the plays, still running them quite slowly in order to detail and discuss them, we’re all finding […]


20 Sep 2018

The enthralling and powerful LUNA GALE by Rebecca Gilman, performed by an exceptional ensemble cast. Photos by Phil Erbacher.

Actor’s Diary: Sam O’Sullivan, THE NORMAN CONQUESTS

20 Sep 2018

Late last week we had some observers in the rehearsal room as part of Ensemble Theatre’s Director at Work program. They watched as we started to put ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN on its feet and although we were constantly stopping and starting, trying things out and pausing for discussion, effectively, this was our first […]

THE NORMAN CONQUESTS Writer’s Note: Alan Ayckbourn

14 Sep 2018

THE NORMAN CONQUESTS, the masterful comic trilogy written by Alan Ayckbourn, first premiered in Scarborough in 1973. Loved and performed all over the world, the shows have won several awards and have even been made into a television version. Before you see the hilarious trilogy at Ensemble Theatre, get to know the plays and playwright with […]

Actor’s Diary: Sam O’Sullivan, THE NORMAN CONQUESTS

13 Sep 2018

Take a peek into THE NORMAN CONQUESTS rehearsal room through the eyes of actor Sam O’Sullivan. Alan Ayckbourn wrote THE NORMAN CONQUESTS in 1973. The three interconnected plays take place over a single weekend in a family’s country home. Each of the plays – TABLE MANNERS, LIVING TOGETHER and ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN are […]


6 Sep 2018

Our downloadable program is filled to the brim with exciting LUNA GALE information! Check out Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry’s insightful intro, photos of the cast, synopsis and more. Get to know the cast and crew and download your PDF copy. DOWNLOAD NOW    


4 Sep 2018

When experienced social worker Caroline Cox is assigned to navigate the case of a neglected child, the question of who is best suited to look after baby Luna seems to have a simple answer. Her troubled 19-year-old parents, Karlie and Peter, appear incapable of even taking care of themselves, while her grandmother Cindy wants to […]


31 Aug 2018

With THE CASTING COUCH WITH TODD MCKENNEY just around the corner, the charismatic musical theatre star chatted with the Mosman Daily about what his audiences can expect  from this exciting and intimate cabaret series. Read the full article here and turn to page 13.


29 Aug 2018

Take a step inside the LUNA GALE rehearsal room and see for yourself what the cast have been up to. Photography by Prudence Upton.


15 Aug 2018

Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry and KILLING KATIE: CONFESSIONS OF A BOOK CLUB writer Tracey Trinder join 702 Sydney Breakfast Radio to chat about exactly what it takes to go from script to stage. Almost Live From Ensemble Theatre · Ensemble Theatre Playwriting 702 Radio  

Pop-up Cabaret Season

14 Aug 2018

Join Sydney’s best known cabaret performers for an intimate series of music, conversation and song at Ensemble Theatre. Queenie van de Zandt BLUE – THE SONGS OF JONI MITCHELL Listen as the celebrated chanteuse delves into the songs and art of musical legend Joni Mitchell in her award-winning new show. 19 AUG — 21 AUG […]

The Widow Unplugged program

26 Jul 2018

Written and performed by Reg Livermore, THE WIDOW UNPLUGGED is an engaging, hilarious, and ultimately very moving solo play showcasing Reg’s singular comic talent. Download a pdf THE WIDOW UNPLUGGED program for free. DOWNLOAD NOW

Podcast: Almost Live from Ensemble Theatre – UNQUALIFIED

26 Jul 2018

Listen to a relaxed conversation with our Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry and the women behind the hilarious and critically-acclaimed comedy UNQUALIFIED – Genevieve Hegney and Catherine Moore. The trio discuss the actor/writers’ backgrounds, the premise behind the play and the creative development path the play underwent on its way to the stage. Almost Live From […]

Podcast: Almost Live from Ensemble Theatre – SHIRLEY VALENTINE

31 May 2018

Director Mark Kilmurry is in conversation with our very own Shirley Valentine, triple Helpmann Award winner Sharon Millerchip. Find out more about the performance Almost Live From Ensemble Theatre · Mark Kilmurry and Sharon Millerchip, SHIRLEY VALENTINE – Almost Life from Ensemble Theatre

Podcast: Almost Live From Ensemble Theatre – DIPLOMACY

27 Mar 2018

Here is the second podcast in our ALMOST LIVE FROM ENSEMBLE THEATRE series, this time we have Mark Kilmurry and John Bell in conversation… Almost Live From Ensemble Theatre · Mark Kilmurry and John Bell, DIPLOMACY – Almost Live From Ensemble Theatre

Podcast: Almost Live From Ensemble Theatre – SORTING OUT RACHEL

25 Jan 2018

Listen in on ALMOST LIVE FROM ENSEMBLE THEATRE, our new podcast series, this time with Mark Kilmurry and David Williamson in conversation: Almost Live From Ensemble Theatre · Mark Kilmurry and David Williamson in conversation – Almost Live From Ensemble Theatre