PHOTOS: THE NORMAN CONQUESTS IN REHEARSALS

16 Oct 2018

The cast of THE NORMAN CONQUESTS is having an absolute ball in rehearsals! Take a peek inside the side-splittingly hilarious rehearsal room and see for yourself. Photography by Prudence Upton.

ACTOR’S DIARY: SAM O’SULLIVAN, THE NORMAN CONQUESTS

12 Oct 2018

Back at Ensemble after the long weekend and we’ve got just under two weeks left in the rehearsal room(s) before moving into the theatre to begin tech. (But who’s counting). We can now run all three plays independently, which was a very satisfying milestone to reach. Looking forward, initially Mark’s rehearsal plan was to spend […]

A new look for Ensemble Theatre

4 Oct 2018

It’s been a busy few months for us here at Ensemble Theatre, but thanks to the team at Evolve, our renovations are now complete! With a fresh and modern vibe, our new-look Foyer Bar and Bayly’s Bistro are the perfect places to sit back, relax and enjoy your Summer nights. Check out the photos and […]

SYNOPSIS: THE NORMAN CONQUESTS

4 Oct 2018

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 […]

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

4 Oct 2018

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 […]

Q&A: MELANIE TAIT, THE APPLETON LADIES’ POTATO RACE

28 Sep 2018

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 […]

PHOTOS: LUNA GALE

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 […]

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 […]

Archive: Georgie Parker

11 Sep 2018

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 […]

ENSEMBLE THEATRE SANDRA BATES DIRECTOR’S AWARDS: WHERE ARE THEY NOW

7 Sep 2018

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 […]

MOSMAN DAILY: VETERAN STAR OF THE STAGE SET TO REVEAL ALL

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.

INTERVIEW: PLAY READING WITH MARK KILMURRY AND TRACEY TRINDER

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.  

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 […]

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.    

Our 2019 Season is coming soon!

24 Jul 2018

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 […]