Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Trevor Ashley

30 Jul 2020

We’re talking big performances, big hair and even bigger conversations this week as one of Australia’s favourite cabaret legends Trevor Ashley joins Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry for Ensemble Conversations.  We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share your thoughts on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter #loveensemblesydney

Video: SHERLOCK@HOME | A Beekeeper in Baker Street

28 Jul 2020

When Holmes and Watson are reunited after years apart due retirement, their powers of deduction are put to the test as they team up to solve the mysterious abduction of a young woman. Written by Mark Kilmurry Performed by Mark Kilmurry & Daniel Mitchell Want more Sherlock? Catch up on episode 1 The Adventure of […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Huw Higginson & Hannah Waterman

23 Jul 2020

Husband and wife duo Huw Higginson and Hannah Waterman join Mark on Ensemble Conversations this week. The stage and screen actors performed together at Ensemble three years ago in Tom Wells’ touching comedy THE KITCHEN SINK. Both have appeared in long-running TV soaps THE BILL and EASTENDERS, but most recently Huw featured in Australian film […]

Video: SHERLOCK@HOME | The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle | Part 2

21 Jul 2020

Join professional sleuths Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson as they bring this thrilling tale of jewels and thieves to a close. Written by Arthur Conan Doyle Adapted by Mark Kilmurry Performed by Mark Kilmurry & Daniel Mitchell Missed part 1 of The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle? Catch up here.

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | John Bell

16 Jul 2020

The legendary John Bell joins our Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry for Ensemble Conversations this week. As an award-winning actor, acclaimed director and risk-taking impresario, John has been instrumental in shaping the landscape of the Australian arts industry. Following two sell-out seasons of DIPLOMACY, John most recently took to the Ensemble stage with A FEW OF […]

Video: SHERLOCK@HOME | The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle | Part 1

15 Jul 2020

Fancy yourself a bit of an amateur sleuth? Grab your hat, bust out that old magnifiying glass and join our very best detective team Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in part 1 of SHERLOCK@HOME: THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE. Performed by Mark Kilmurry and Daniel Mitchell, settle in and enjoy a thrilling evening of […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Garth Holcombe & Jamie Oxenbould

9 Jul 2020

This week on ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS, THE WOMAN IN BLACK actors Garth Holcombe and Jamie Oxenbould explore the thrill of being scared AND deliver a special excerpt from one of the longest running plays in the history of the West End. We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share your thoughts […]

Williamson Wednesday: CHARITABLE INTENT

8 Jul 2020

This Williamson Wednesday, the spotlight is on David Williamson’s CHARITABLE INTENT, the third and final play in the beloved community conferencing trilogy. Following FACE TO FACE and A CONVERSATION from the JACK MANNING TRILOGY, this punchy and sharp play directed by Sandra Bates in 2006 continued the story of professional mediator Jack Manning. Jack Manning […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Sandra Bates

2 Jul 2020

This week on Ensemble Conversations Former Artistic Director Sandra Bates joins our current AD Mark Kilmurry to deep dive into the Ensemble Theatre archives. After 30 years at the helm, Sandra has a unique insight into Ensemble’s history. We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share your thoughts on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter #loveensemblesydney

Williamson Wednesday: NOTHING PERSONAL

1 Jul 2020

This Williamson Wednesday, we’re talking generations and power struggles with David Williamson’s 2011 snappy satire NOTHING PERSONAL. Publishing bigwig Bea works for a large media company but as she gets older, resents the new incoming trends – from vampire novels to ‘chic lit’. To exacerbate things, the firm’s ambitious young marketing manager Naomi is making […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Interview with Andrew Hansen, Craig Reucassel & Chris Taylor

25 Jun 2020

The Chaser’s Andrew Hansen, Craig Reucassel and Chris Taylor bring the laughs to Ensemble Conversations this week. We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share your thoughts on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter #loveensemblesydney

Williamson Wednesday: A CONVERSATION

24 Jun 2020

They say communication is the key and in David Williamson’s A CONVERSATION, it’s the catalyst that takes us down the rabbit hole and into the depths of justice and community. Image of the 2001 production Directed by Sandra Bates in 2001 and re-staged in 2014 at the Chatswood Concourse, A CONVERSATION was the second installment […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Interview with Darren Gilshenan and Iain Sinclair

18 Jun 2020

Under normal circumstances THE CARETAKER rehearsals would be in full swing, so this week stage and screen actor Darren Gilshenan and director Iain Sinclair joined our Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry to discuss the Harold Pinter classic. And as a special bonus, Darren gives us an exclusive scene read as he embraces the character of down-and-out […]

Williamson Wednesday: HAPPINESS

17 Jun 2020

We’re all searching for a bit of happiness in life, but do we know what happiness really means? That’s the burning questions in David Williamson’s 2013 play HAPPINESS. Roland thinks he knows the key to happiness. A psychologist specialising in the study of human wellbeing, he has no problem lecturing his students on the theories […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Q&A with John Wood

11 Jun 2020

Gold Logie Award-winning actor John Wood joined our Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry on Ensemble Conversation this week! John recently worked with Mark on CRUNCH TIME, David Williamson’s final play before retirement, which tackled with some pertinent social issues head-on. We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share your thoughts on […]

Williamson Wednesday: RHINESTONE REX AND MISS MONICA

10 Jun 2020

What do a classical violinist and country western lover have in common? That’s the million dollar question in David Williamson’s tender 2010 comedy RHINESTONE REX AND MISS MONICA. Monica, a highly strung member of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, is forced to give up the violin because of her RSI. Left to mope around her Glebe […]