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. Over the course of one weekend in the English country, Norman has a simple […]
Actors get asked a lot about how they manage to remember all their lines. And going into rehearsals for three plays the sheer volume of text does cause a feeling of concern initially. As the process goes on, however, you would be surprised at how much your brain can actually hold. In a way, thinking […]
A few weeks ago, some of the amazing women from THE APPLETON LADIES’ POTATO RACE dropped by the theatre for an exciting 2-day creative development of Melanie Tait’s laugh-out-loud script. This brand new Australian comedy, which will have its world premiere at Ensemble Theatre in 2019, is a heart warming story about standing up for […]
The enthralling and powerful LUNA GALE by Rebecca Gilman, performed by an exceptional ensemble cast. Photos by Phil Erbacher.
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 […]
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 […]
From volunteer usher to celebrated actor and Ensemble Theatre patron, Georgie Parker has certainly made her mark over the years. With big roles by Neil Simon and David Williamson under her belt, Georgie now takes on the role of Caroline Cox in the electrifying drama LUNA GALE. As this powerful show hits the stage, take […]
The Ensemble Theatre Sandra Bates Director’s Awards is an incredible opportunity which encourages and nurtures emerging theatre directors by giving them the chance to work as an Assistant Director on two of Ensemble Theatre’s mainstream productions each year. Check out what the recipients have been up to since winning this amazing award. 2018 Winners Liz Arday […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
Get excited! Our 2019 Season will be announced on Monday 6 August and we can’t wait to reveal everything we have in store for next year. We’ll be live-streaming the announcement from 6pm on our Facebook page but you can also ensure you are one of the first to here by signing up to our […]
Director Mark Kilmurry is in conversation with our very own Shirley Valentine, triple Helpmann Award winner Sharon Millerchip. Find out more about the performance
Here is the second podcast in our ALMOST LIVE FROM ENSEMBLE THEATRE series, this time we have Mark Kilmurry and John Bell in conversation…
Listen in on ALMOST LIVE FROM ENSEMBLE THEATRE, our new podcast series, this time with Mark Kilmurry and David Williamson in conversation: