28 Jan 2021

Calling all potato loving punters! We’re thrilled to announce that 2019’s hugely successful THE APPLETON LADIES’ POTATO RACE by Melanie Tait will be traversing the nation to bring this much loved Australian comedy to major cities and regional venues throughout the country. Inspired by true events, this “sparkling new comedy” (SMH) is a funny, honest […]

Photos: KENNY | On stage

21 Jan 2021

KENNY is here! Triumphant, poignant and laugh-out-loud funny, don’t miss this Aussie gem about our big-hearted knight in shining overalls. Photography: Prudence Upton KENNY is playing from until 27 Feb at Ensemble Theatre, book your tickets now. #ensemblesydney  

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Clayton Jacobson

18 Jan 2021

Guess who’s splashing down for Ensemble Conversations! KENNY director and co-writer Clayton Jacobson joins Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry for some nice, clean fun. Australia first fell in love with the poignant and heartwarming tale of KENNY when it first made a splash in 2006. With the stage adaptation in previews, we can’t wait to hear […]

Program: KENNY

8 Jan 2021

Dive headfirst into our first show of the year and download an online copy of the KENNY program. It’s packed full of exciting extra info about the show including a message from Adaptor Steve Rodgers, a Director’s note from Mark Kilmurry, synopsis, photos and more! DOWNLOAD PROGRAM KENNY is playing from 15 Jan – 27 Feb […]

Photos: KENNY | In the rehearsal room

4 Jan 2021

Step inside the rehearsal room and take your first sneak peek into the wild world of KENNY. Making a splash at Sydney Festival, don’t miss your chance to see everyone’s favourite portaloo professional at Ensemble Theatre! KENNY is playing from 15 Jan – 27 Feb at Ensemble Theatre, book your tickets now. #ensemblesydney


17 Dec 2020

It’s two Artistic Directors for the price of one when State Theatre Company South Australia ‘s Mitchell Butel joined our Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry on Ensemble Conversations! Performer, director, writer and singer, you last saw Mitchell at Ensemble in 2018 where he directed the thought-provoking drama MARJORIE PRIME and performed a sizzling series of his […]


Synopsis: KENNY

11 Dec 2020

When your work can’t get any lower your expectations can only soar. A knight in shining overalls, Kenny is proud of his work, despite his Dad’s harsh judgements and the ignorant members of the public who take him for granted. In this classic riff on decency, Kenny’s off-beat humour and wide-eyed wonder at life’s possibilities […]


Adaptor’s Note: KENNY

11 Dec 2020

“When Mark came to me with the idea of adapting KENNY, my mind immediately shot back to my experience seeing the film over ten years ago, and the enormous heart of the character and story. In our current age, so beholden to aspirational values, KENNY is an antidote to that win at all costs mentality, […]


3 Dec 2020

Singer, song-writer, actor, playwright, story teller AND winner of the 2021 Sandra Bates Director’s Award Ursula Yovich jumps into the spotlight to join Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry on Ensemble Conversations! Ursula previously directed a reading of THE FEVER AND THE FRET at Ensemble and we’re delighted to have this multifaceted creative back on board.  […]

2020 BroadwayWorld Sydney Awards

30 Nov 2020

Celebrating the best in local theatre over the past decade, the BroadwayWorld Sydney Awards are here. Voting is now open and we’re thrilled for our nominees across 2019’s BABY DOLL and FULLY COMMITTED and 2020’s BLACK COCKATOO. Cast your vote before 31 Dec to have your say! + VOTE NOW All the best to our […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Genevieve Hegney & Catherine Moore

19 Nov 2020

Prepare for laughs, giggles and everything in between because UNQUALIFIED’s sparkling double act is back! Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry is joined by comedy duo Genevieve Hegney and Catherine Moore. We first saw the pair come together as straight talking Joanne and perennially optimistic Felicity in 2018’s cracker of a comedy UNQUALIFIED. They were set to […]


5 Nov 2020

Thought the excitement of our 2021 Season launch was done and dusted? Think again! This week on Ensemble Conversations, Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry is joined by actors Jamie Oxenbould and Kate Raison to get stuck deep into next year’s unmissable season of stories. In 2021, you’ll see Jamie in THE WOMAN IN BLACK by Susan […]

Video: 2021 Season Launch

26 Oct 2020

Watch the launch of our 2021 Season recorded live at Ensemble Theatre. We’re looking onwards and upwards with your year of unmissable stories. Book for 5 or more plays to unlock savings and a suite of benefits. Subscriptions for our 2021 Season go on sale at 9.30am on Tuesday 27 October. We want to stay […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Rachel Gordon & Yalin Ozucelik

22 Oct 2020

If 2020 had gone to plan, OUTDATED would be opening on 30 Oct. So, on to plan B! This week on Ensemble Conversations, Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry is joined by the oh so hilarious Rachel Gordon and Yalin Ozucelik! We last saw Rachel and Yalin perform in Alan Ayckbourn’s incredible trilogy THE NORMAN CONQUESTS in […]

Video: David Williamson’s MONEY AND FRIENDS | About the play

14 Oct 2020

Legendary playwright David Williamson reveals his inspiration behind the classic 1990’s social comedy MONEY AND FRIENDS. Playing 22 – 24 Oct, don’t miss this rehearsed reading of David Williamson’s classic social comedy! Tickets are limited, book now.

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Andrew Henry & Vanessa Wright

9 Oct 2020

We got a little independent this week on Ensemble Conversations when Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry was joined by producers Andrew Henry and Vanessa Wright from Sydney’s legendary independent Red Line Productions As Red Line Productions producers, and creative director and executive director respectively, Andrew and Vanessa were part of the team behind the gripping 2019 […]