Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | David Williamson

27 Aug 2020

Legendary Australian playwright David Williamson takes the Ensemble Conversation’s hot seat chatting to our Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry. Ensemble Theatre is synonymous with the iconic writer having staged 24 Williamson plays, including 19 world premieres, plus 3 national tours. Earlier this year CRUNCH TIME marked David’s final play before retirement… but he’s keeping busy!  […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | KILLING KATIE: CONFESSIONS OF A BOOK CLUB

25 Aug 2020

We’re chatting KILLING KATIE: CONFESSIONS OF A BOOK CLUB this week on Ensemble Conversations. Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry is joined by play Director Francesca Savige and actor Chantelle Jamieson delving into this brutally honest and laugh-out-loud drama putting friendships to the test. We want to stay connected and hear what you love about Ensemble! Share […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Luke Carroll & Emma Palmer

13 Aug 2020

Do you know which window we’ll be looking through this week on Ensemble Conversations? BLACK COCKATOO and CRUNCH TIME actors (and ABC’s Play School presenters 🧸🧸) Luke Carroll and Emma Palmer joined Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry! Soon after they kicked off our 2020 season, restrictions swiftly came into place and since then, life for Luke […]

Video: ENSEMBLE CONVERSATIONS | Glenn Hazeldine

6 Aug 2020

This week, actor Glenn Hazeldine joined Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry on Ensemble Conversations! First appearing on our stage in 1997’s ACT ONE, Glenn has performed in countless Ensemble productions including David Williamson’s THE JACK MANNING TRILOGY, MANAGING CARMEN and RHINESTONE REX AND MISS MONICA. He’s also no stranger to the screen with some great Aussie […]

Video: Felicity and Joanne’s Lockdown Lowdown

6 Aug 2020

Like most of us, UNQUALIFIED’s hilarious Felicity and Joanne have been doing their best to navigate the uncertain waters of the pandemic, while trying to keep their job agency afloat. As usual, they’re (still) hanging in there!   Episode 1 Find out how perennially optimistic Felicity and straight talking Joanne have been spending their respective […]

Video: SHERLOCK@HOME | A Beekeeper in Baker Street | Part 2

5 Aug 2020

Things come to a climatic end as Holmes and Watson get closer to solving the abduction of a young woman in part 2 of A BEEKEEPER IN BAKER STREET. Written by Mark Kilmurry Performed by Mark Kilmurry & Daniel Mitchell Missed part 1? Catch up here!

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 […]