Kate Hennig’s extraordinary play bridges the gap between a historical drama with contemporary relevance. The characters in THE LAST WIFE suddenly spring to life with real thoughts, feelings, ambitions, humour. We are in the prescence of real people surviving not just politically and royally, but within a family circle. The danger of Kate Parr’s drive […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
Step back in time and into the world of MURDER ON THE WIRELESS. Don’t miss this new, hilarious comedy by Arthur Conan Doyle and Mark Kilmurry. Photography by Prudence Upton. At Ensemble Theatre until 13 Jul, book here.
Our downloadable program is filled to the brim with MURDER ON THE WIRELESS info! Check out Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry’s welcome note, synopsis, photos and more. DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM (PDF) At Ensemble until 13 Jul, book here.
Boom, clash, thump! See the team from MURDER ON THE WIRELESS in rehearsals, bringing the delightful stories (and sounds!) of THE DEAD(LY) WIVES CLUB and THE SOLITARY CYCLIST to life right before your very eyes. Photography by Prudence Upton. At Ensemble until 13 Jul, book your tickets here.
In 1944 at the Hôtel Meurice, the Swedish diplomat Raoul Nordling and the German General, Dietrich von Choltitz meet in a life and death situation for the city of Paris. On abandoning Paris, Hitler has ordered its destruction. Raoul has one night to persuade the General to leave the landmark city standing. The many twists […]
While travelling home on the train the other day with actor Gerard Carroll, a fellow passenger asked us if we were taking the 10 or so days off over Easter and ANZAC day. We explained to him that we couldn’t, that we were in rehearsals for a play and that 10 days would be almost […]
Our downloadable program is filled to the brim with FOLK info! Check out Tom Wells’ insightful writer’s note, synopsis, photos and more. DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM (PDF) At Ensemble Theatre 3 May – 1 Jun, book here.
Take a look inside the rehearsal room for FOLK by Tom Wells. Starting 3 May, it’s time to get excited for this sweet and heart-warming tale filled with folk songs that will make your heart soar. Photography by Prudence Upton. At Ensemble Theatre 3 May – 1 Jun, book here.