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.

PHOTOS: MURDER ON THE WIRELESS

13 Jun 2019

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.      

Program: MURDER ON THE WIRELESS

11 Jun 2019

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.

PHOTOS: MURDER ON THE WIRELESS in rehearsals

11 Jun 2019

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.

Synopsis: DIPLOMACY

4 Jun 2019

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 […]

Assistant Director’s Diary: Erin Taylor, FOLK

3 May 2019

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 […]

Program: FOLK

1 May 2019

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.

Photos: FOLK in rehearsals

29 Apr 2019

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.

Director’s Note: FOLK

17 Apr 2019

Tom Wells’ plays are both hilarious and heartbreaking. These are qualities shared with characters created by the inimitable Genevieve Lemon. I think I’ve found a perfect match. Tom Wells’ lovely plays are often set in his home town, Withernsea in East Yorkshire but his bittersweet work manages to be universal. He reminds me of a […]

Synopsis: FOLK

17 Apr 2019

Sister Winnie’s no ordinary nun. She’s feisty, irreverent and has a soft spot for a pint of Guinness. Her front room is a haven for socially awkward Stephen, who shares her passion for folk music. Their world is suddenly shattered – literally – when wayward and rebellious Kayleigh throws a brick through the window, bringing […]

Photos: THE LAST FIVE YEARS

4 Apr 2019

Don’t miss the deeply affecting and intimate musical THE LAST FIVE YEARS! Featuring the incredible talents of Elise McCann (Miss Honey – MATILDA THE MUSICAL) and Christian Charisiou (Hayes Theatre’s CRY BABY), you’ll be hooked from the very first note. Photography by Phil Erbacher. At Ensemble Theatre until 27 Apr, book here.

Photos: THE APPLETON LADIES’ POTATO RACE

4 Apr 2019

Inspired by real life events, THE APPLETON LADIES’ POTATO RACE is a funny, honest and heart-warming story about upsetting the potato cart and standing up for your principles. Photography by Phil Erbacher

Program: THE LAST FIVE YEARS

25 Mar 2019

Our downloadable program is filled to the brim with THE LAST FIVE YEARS info! Check out the director’s note from Elsie Edgerton-Till, musical director’s note from Daryl Wallis, synopsis, photos and more! DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM (PDF)