Tour: BLACK COCKATOO

6 Feb 2020

Our season of BLACK COCKATOO may be coming to a close, but fret not! This moving Australian story is heading out for a short tour to Merrigong Theatre Company in Wollongong and Riverside Theatre in Parramatta. After a hugely successful season at Ensemble Theatre, don’t miss out on your chance to see this amazing play […]

Photos: CRUNCH TIME in rehearsal

30 Jan 2020

Step inside the CRUNCH TIME rehearsal room! Sparkling with razor sharp wit and humour, don’t miss Australian theatre heavy-weight David Williamson’s final play before retirement. CRUNCH TIME is playing from 14 Feb – 9 Apr, book here.

Video: BLACK COCKATOO Director Wesley Enoch

24 Jan 2020

“What would it have meant for Aboriginal Australia if we had celebrated these stories in the day in a way that the whole nation could understand” Director Wesley Enoch discusses the importance of bringing BLACK COCKATOO to the stage. Don’t miss this powerful play about Australia’s first Indigenous sporting hero. Playing at Ensemble Theatre until […]

Video: BLACK COCKATOO

16 Jan 2020

Inspired by the true story of legendary First Nations cricketer Johnny Mullagh and Australia’s first ever international sporting team, this is not just about cricket. This is a story of strength, resistance, hope and possibility. Don’t miss it! BLACK COCKATOO is playing until 8 Feb, book here.

Photos: BLACK COCKATOO

10 Jan 2020

Inspired by Australia’s first ever international sporting team, come discover the incredible story of BLACK COCKATOO. On stage now until 8 Feb as a part of Sydney Festival. Photography by Prudence Upton.

Video: Meet THE ODD COUPLE

18 Dec 2019

Meet Oscar and Felix. Oscar likes cards. Sports. Eating leftovers. Felix likes clean air. Polished surfaces. Cooking. When recently divorced Oscar invites getting-divorced Felix to share his New York apartment, what could go wrong? Along with a cast of colourful characters, Neil Simon’s hilarious tale of divorce, friendship and (mis)understanding will leave you in stitches. […]

Photos: BLACK COCKATOO in rehearsal

18 Dec 2019

  We’re just a few weeks out from the world premiere of BLACK COCKATOO and to say we’re excited is an understatement! Take a look into the rehearsal room and see what the team have been up to. Hitting the stage from 4 Jan as a part of Sydney Festival, book today! Photography by Prudence […]

Director’s Note: Wesley Enoch, BLACK COCKATOO

18 Dec 2019

Australian Cricket is full of characters and stories, some we know about but many we don’t. From unsavoury stories of ball tampering and sledging through to the amazing untold story of our women cricketers and their extraordinary international successes. But, few would know about the first ever Australian team to tour to England; the fact […]

PROGRAM: BLACK COCKATOO

18 Dec 2019

Want to know more about BLACK COCKATOO? Our downloadable program is full of exciting extra tidbits about the show. You’ll find a message from playwright Geoffrey Atherden, a director’s note from Wesley Enoch, synopsis, photos of the rehearsals and more! DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM (PDF)

Synopsis: A CHRISTMAS CAROL

3 Dec 2019

Visited by three strangers on the eve before Christmas, Ebenezer Scrooge sees his penny pinching ways revealed in all their terrible glory: from brushes with the past, to enlightenment in the present and dreaded visions of the future. Will Scrooge repent and throw turkey to the wind, or will he hold on to his purse […]

Synopsis: OUTDATED

3 Dec 2019

So, you’re in your 40’s and dating again? Relax! Your first date may feel like you’re speeding towards a cliff at 100kms an hour, but just follow these simple tips to make the dating process a breeze: Wish you could stop the date and start again? Ignore that doubting voice inside your head, nobody can […]

Synopsis: UNQUALIFIED 2: STILL UNQUALIFIED

3 Dec 2019

They might be carrying briefcases and commanding bigger pay cheques but straight talking Joanne and perennially optimistic Felicity are back and STILL UNQUALIFIED in this sequel to 2018’s hilarious hit comedy. It’s been a year since we left Felicity and Joanne singing at a karaoke bar. They now live together, work out of their home […]

Synopsis: KILLING KATIE: CONFESSIONS OF A BOOK CLUB

3 Dec 2019

Everyone has a nemesis. And for Robyn (Kate Raison, TWO), Queen Bee of her long running book club,that nemesis comes in the form of free-spirited and luminous Katie (Chantelle Jamieson, STC’s STILL POINT TURNING: THE CATHERINE MCGREGOR STORY). When Katie is invited to join the group, Robyn’s once steady kingdom is rocked by her exuberance […]

Synopsis: THE WOMAN IN BLACK

3 Dec 2019

This season, one of the most thrilling and long-running plays in West End history makes its way to the close quarters of Ensemble’s intimate stage. Mr Kipps (Jamie Oxenbould, BAREFOOT IN THE PARK) is troubled by disturbing memories of his journey to fog bound Eel Marsh, where Mrs Drablow’s lonely house stands in isolation. Trapped […]

Synopsis: THE CARETAKER

3 Dec 2019

In Harold Pinter’s extraordinarily mischievous comedy, Aston asks down-and-out Davis to be a live-in caretaker. Davis leaps at the chance to change his fortunes, but the trouble is he doesn’t know what a caretaker should do, especially in a room filled with junk. When Aston’s manipulative brother Mike shows up, Davies is wrong-footed and outmanoeuvred. […]

Synopsis: HONOUR

3 Dec 2019

Honor and George have been married for 32 years, and, as in all good marriages, have madesome compromises along the way. While George forged his career as a writer, Honor left her promising literary career of her own and dived into motherhood – with no regrets. Their world seems unshakeable – until young and tenacious […]