Director’s Note: Damien Ryan, MR BAILEY’S MINDER

Director’s Note: Damien Ryan, MR BAILEY’S MINDER

11 Jul 2023

Desperate people, clinging to a cliff face, trying to make a family work – a family not just made of blood, but of necessity and random chance – a daughter, a carer, a local builder, and a visionary artist – and the ghosts of the wounded that surround and haunt them. This story by the […]

Meet our Head Chef Aurélien Girault

Meet our Head Chef Aurélien Girault

3 Jul 2023

Head Chef Aurélien Girault has been making waves in our lovely harbourside restaurant Bayly’s Bistro since late 2022, so we thought it was about time we got into some proper introductions! Aurélien grew up on a farm in North-East France with a family-run restaurant offering unique dining experiences with a focus on local ingredients and […]

Synopsis: MR BAILEY’S MINDER

Synopsis: MR BAILEY’S MINDER

29 Jun 2023

John Gaden returns to the Ensemble stage. In 2018 he was alongside John Bell in the Ensemble production of DIPLOMACY, in 2023 John plays Leo Bailey, a national treasure and one of Australia’s greatest artists in MR. BAILEY’S MINDER. Leo has been ravaged by years of alcohol abuse, self-loathing and indulgent misbehaviour, and now needs […]

Program: BENEFACTORS

Program: BENEFACTORS

8 Jun 2023

Discover more about BENEFACTORS with our digital program. It’s packed full of info about the show including a note from Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry, cast and creative bios, plus photos and more! DOWNLOAD YOUR PROGRAM Playing 16 Jun – 22 Jul, secure your seats for this compelling West End hit today! BOOK NOW

Director’s Note: Mark Kilmurry, BENEFACTORS

Director’s Note: Mark Kilmurry, BENEFACTORS

5 Jun 2023

I’m so thrilled to be finally working on BENEFACTORS, Michael Frayn’s extraordinary playful comedy drama from 1984. I first saw this play as a television version and was intrigued by the blending of social commentary and comedy. Rereading the play all these years later I was struck by its relevance, the subject matter in terms […]

Program: SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER

Program: SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER

18 May 2023

Discover more about SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER with our digital program. It’s packed full of info about the show including a Director’s note, cast and creative bios, plus photos and more! DOWNLOAD YOUR PROGRAM Playing until 1- Jun, don’t miss Tennessee Williams’ vibrant, funny and beautiful play about love, redemption and family secrets.  

Video: CLYDE’S Trailer

Video: CLYDE’S Trailer

15 May 2023

Now playing, don’t miss the hilarious Broadway comedy CLYDE’S on our stage! ★★★★ Sydney Morning Herald “a feisty comedy filled with collegial banter” Limelight “The zinger lines and food humour leave you laughing out loud” Time Out On stage until 10 Jun, nab your seats to this knee-slapping comedy about sandwiches and second chances today. BOOK NOW

Mother’s Day Competition

Mother’s Day Competition

1 May 2023

This Mother’s Day, we’re giving away a dazzling prize pack including a double pass to the Australian premiere of Lynn Nottage’s Broadway smash CLYDE’S and an Epic Tasting for two in the Hunter Valley thanks to our partners Hungerford Hill. ​ ​To win, all you have to do is tell us what sandwich your Mum […]

Program: CLYDE’S

Program: CLYDE’S

1 May 2023

Discover more about CLYDE’S with our digital program. It’s packed full of info about the show including a writer’s note, cast and creative bios, plus photos and more! DOWNLOAD YOUR PROGRAM Hitting our stage 5 May – 10 Jun, grab your tickets to this comedic Broadway feast today! BOOK NOW

Director’s Note: Shaun Rennie, SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER

Director’s Note: Shaun Rennie, SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER

1 May 2023

What happens when we try to contain, restrict or lock away primal, natural, human instincts? Why, in polite society, are we so scared to look the full spectrum of the human experience in the face? Who suffers when we don’t allow ugly, uncomfortable truths to be spoken? How do we use each other to survive? […]

Photos: CLYDE’S | In Rehearsals

Photos: CLYDE’S | In Rehearsals

27 Apr 2023

You better be ready to handle the heat because we’ve got your first peek into the sizzling world of CLYDE’S. Step into the kitchen! There will be laughs, there will be surprises and there will be sandwiches. Don’t miss out on this delicious Broadway comedy about second chances from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage. […]

Writer’s Note: Lynn Nottage, CLYDE’S

Writer’s Note: Lynn Nottage, CLYDE’S

20 Apr 2023

On a nondescript stretch of road, in Berks County, Pennsylvania, travelled by those looking for shortcuts, detours or merely escape, sits a sandwich shop called Clyde’s. It is a strange, liminal space occupied by a motley group of folx down on their luck and looking for a second chance at life. Frequented by truckers and […]

Director’s Note: Darren Yap, CLYDE’S

Director’s Note: Darren Yap, CLYDE’S

11 Apr 2023

“CLYDE’S is a story about creativity. It’s about the way in which we can look at the tools that we have right in front of us and figure out how with very little, we can assemble all of those ingredients in order to build a life that perhaps needs resuscitation.” (Lynn Nottage, VOGUE interview) When […]

Photos: RHINESTONE REX AND MISS MONICA on stage

Photos: RHINESTONE REX AND MISS MONICA on stage

21 Mar 2023

Packed with sharp observations and trademark Williamson wit, don’t miss this heart-warming comedy exploring love and music by Australian theatre legend David Williamson. Now playing until 29 Apr. Photography by Prudence Upton On stage until 29 Apr, don’t miss this fun night out at the theatre! BOOK NOW

Playlist: Miss Monica

Playlist: Miss Monica

21 Mar 2023

If you’re a big fan of the great classical composers like Beethoven, Stravinsky and Mahler, you’ll love this curated playlist inspired by Monica, played by Georgie Parker, from David Williamson’s RHINESTONE REX AND MISS MONICA. Featuring music from the show and bonus tracks from a handful of classical heavy weights, listen below or click here […]

Program: RHINESTONE REX AND MISS MONICA

Program: RHINESTONE REX AND MISS MONICA

10 Mar 2023

Discover more about RHINESTONE REX AND MISS MONICA with our digital program. It’s packed full of info about the show including a writer’s note, cast and creative bios, plus photos and more! DOWNLOAD YOUR PROGRAM On stage 10 Mar – 29 Apr, don’t miss this updated version of David Williamson’s sharp romantic comedy with Glenn […]