Williamson Wednesday: LOTTE’S GIFT

13 May 2020

In times of struggle, heartache or happiness, we often look to music as a unifying tool to connect us with others. With this idea resonating more than ever right now, we’re looking back at the powerful story of LOTTE’S GIFT. Written and directed by David Williamson, based on the memoirs by Lieselotte Reinke, this heartwarming […]

ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Q&A with Ben Wood

7 May 2020

The hilarious Ben Wood joins Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry to chat about KENNY – the stage adaptation of the Jacobson Brothers’ much-loved film. In this strange time where toilet paper is a rare commodity, we’re sure this larger than life character would have plenty to say, whether it’s giving sanitation advice or keeping up Aussie […]

Williamson Wednesday: CRUISE CONTROL

6 May 2020

In 2012, David Williamson and his wife Kristin took off across the seas on a cruise unaware that their holiday experience may just inspire the next hit Williamson comedy… today we’re voyaging into the depths of CRUISE CONTROL. Directed and written by David, CRUISE CONTROL premiered in 2014 and featured an impeccable cast including Hellen […]

Video: Thank you from Ensemble Theatre

5 May 2020

It’s hard to put into words how appreciative we are of your support at this time, but we just wanted to say a little something to show how grateful we are! We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share your thoughts Facebook, Instagram or Twitter #loveensemblesydney

Video: Barscaping with Jim

4 May 2020

So you’ve heard of manscaping, but have you ever heard of barscaping? Everyone’s favourite Bar Manager Jim Birch steps behind the bar to chat about your favourite tipples – all waiting for you when you get back! We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share your thoughts Facebook, Instagram or […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Week five

30 Apr 2020

This week, Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry has the pleasure of chatting with one of our Ensemble Ambassadors and Australia’s greatest showman, Todd McKenney! We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share your thoughts on Facebook, Instragram or Twitter #loveensemblesydney

Williamson Wednesday: DREAM HOME

29 Apr 2020

Ever had neighbours who’ve turned your home sweet home into a sour experience? For the characters in David Williamson’s DREAM HOME, their nightmare becomes reality! After years of working towards their dream future, Dana and Paul finally have it all – fulfilling creative careers, a new addition to the family on the way and a […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | week four

23 Apr 2020

A BROADCAST COUP writer Melanie Tait and director Priscilla Jackman give you a taster of their brand new work! This week on ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS, our Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry speaks with Melanie and Priscilla, and also we have an exclusive world-first scene read with the hilarious Amber McMahon and Matthew Backer. We want to stay […]

Williamson Wednesday: LET THE SUNSHINE

22 Apr 2020

With the sun shining down on this Autumn day, it seems only fitting that this Wednesday we take a look at the world premiere of Williamson’s biting social comedy LET THE SUNSHINE. Directed by Sandra Bates in 2009, this sharp play about clashing families was packed full of talent with a cast including Andrew McFarlane, […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Week three

21 Apr 2020

Mark Kilmurry is joined by two of Australia’s husband and wife team (and our wonderful Ensemble Ambassadors) Brian Meegan and Kate Raison. With such an extensive history at the theatre (Kate has performed more than 20 plays with Brian not far behind), there’s plenty to dish! We want to stay connected and hear what you […]

Williamson Wednesday: JACK OF HEARTS

15 Apr 2020

2016 was a cause for BIG celebration! Not only did we have another whip-smart David Williamson premiere, but this play marked the legendary playwright’s 50th play. Yes, you read correctly, 50th! So this Williamson Wednesday, we’re putting the hilarious JACK OF HEARTS in the spotlight. Directed and written by David Williamson, JACK OF HEARTS featured […]

Video: SHARE YOUR LOVE FOR ENSEMBLE | Jamie Oxenbould

15 Apr 2020

We’re kicking off a series we’re calling SHARE YOUR LOVE FOR ENSEMBLE. First up… Jamie Oxenbould! Have a watch as he dishes one of his most memorable times on stage. We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share your thoughts Facebook, Instagram or Twitter #loveensemblesydney

Video: JABBERWOCKY | Jamie Oxenbould’s favourite poem

15 Apr 2020

Slithy toves, borogroves, mome raths? Included in Lewis Carroll’s 1871 novel THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS, AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE, JABBERWOCKY is one of the most famous poems from the Alice books. And for Jamie Oxenbould, it’s one of his favourites! So here it is, with a little extra spice.

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Week Two

14 Apr 2020

Join Mark Kilmurry our Artistic Director as he talks with beloved Australian actor Georgie Parker about her work, her life, and her history with the Ensemble, including her early jobs as a volunteer usher and working behind our bar! Georgie will also answer your questions! We want to stay connected and hear what you love […]

Video: HAMLET | Mark Kilmurry’s favourite speech

14 Apr 2020

How about a little bit of Shakespeare to spice up your day? Bringing you one of the playwright’s most famous soliloquys, it’s time to sit back, relax and enjoy this beautiful performance from HAMLET by Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry. We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share your thoughts on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter #loveensemblesydney

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Week One

14 Apr 2020

Join our Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry for the first in a continuing weekly series on all things Ensemble! We’re chugging along and want to keep you in the loop about what we’re up to. We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share your thoughts on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter #loveensemblesydney