Synopsis: KENNY

3 Dec 2019

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 […]

Synopsis: A BROADCAST COUP

3 Dec 2019

Cut-throat journalist Jez Connell is out for her next sting. It’s been a year since she brought down one of TV’s most lauded stars and now she’s got Michael King, the darling of public radio, in her sights. This time, it’s personal. Michael is at the top of the ratings with his popular morning political […]

Synopsis: CRUNCH TIME

3 Dec 2019

Steve is the typical Aussie bloke, self-assured, social and sports-mad. Recently retired from a high-flying career, he’s passed the family business over to his son Jimmy – a chip off the old block. But his eldest son Luke, an engineer with more of an interest in algebra than AFL, has never quite seen eye-to-eye with […]

Synopsis: BLACK COCKATOO

3 Dec 2019

Over 150 years ago, 13 brave Aboriginal men in Western Victoria picked up their cricket bats and embarked on a treacherous voyage to England and into the unknown – all in the name of sport. Risking illness and persecution, Australia’s first international cricket team – including Australia’s first Indigenous sporting hero, Johnny Mullagh – amazed […]

Photos: THE ODD COUPLE

2 Dec 2019

Riotous one liners, colourful characters and a whole lot of heart – THE ODD COUPLE has it all! Don’t miss Neil Simon’s Tony Award winning comedy, on stage until 29 Dec. Photography by Prudence Upton. Catch THE ODD COUPLE until 29 Dec, book here.

PROGRAM: THE ODD COUPLE

25 Nov 2019

Want to know more about Neil Simon’s hilarious Tony Award winning play? Our downloadable program is full of exciting extra tidbits about the show. You’ll find a director’s note from Mark Kilmurry, synopsis, photos of the talented cast in rehearsals and more! DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM

Video: THE ODD COUPLE’s Brian Meegan & Steve Rodgers

20 Nov 2019

Hear from THE ODD COUPLE’s Brian Meegan and Steve Rodgers, our very own Felix and Oscar, as they discuss what kind of night you can expect from this timeless comedy classic. Spoiler alert: A LOT OF LAUGHS. Playing 22 Nov – 29 Dec, book tickets here.

Director’s Note: The Odd Couple

20 Nov 2019

Neil Simon’s classic comedy started life in 1965 and ran until 1967, after 964 performances. The spin-off film starring Walter Matthau (the original Oscar Madison) and Jack Lemmon was a huge success followed by a long running television series from 1970-75 with Jack Klugman and Tony Randall. There have been many Broadway revivals, female casting […]

Photos: THE ODD COUPLE in rehearsal

14 Nov 2019

Step inside Oscar’s New York apartment and discover the world of THE ODD COUPLE! Laughs are exploding in the rehearsal room for Neil Simon’s classic comedy about divorce, friendship and (mis)understanding. Hitting the stage from 22 Nov – 29 Dec, book today.

Video: The BABY DOLL cast master the Southern drawl

14 Nov 2019

Set in the sizzling’ Deep South, the BABY DOLL cast had to master the Mississippi accent. Voice coach Linda Nicholls-Gidney shares some hot tips with actor Jamie Oxenbould, playing down-on-his-luck cotton gin owner Archie Lee, on how to perfect that Southern Drawl. Must end 16 Nov! Don’t miss it, book today.

Q&A: Designer Anna Tregloan

12 Nov 2019

One’s a hilarious Broadway comedy and one’s a Tennessee Williams classic… playing during the same season… on the same stage. How, you may ask? We sat down with FULLY COMMITTED & BABY DOLL designer Anna Tregloan to get the inside scoop behind the worlds of the play and her creative approach when designing for a […]

Video: FULLY COMMITTED Culinary Catastrophes

6 Nov 2019

Whether delicious or disastrous, we’ve all had some rather… memorable… dining moments. Have a laugh as the FULLY COMMITTED dish out their most unforgettable experiences. Less than two weeks to catch FULLY COMMITTED on stage. Until 16 Nov, book your tickets to this hilarious Broadway smash today.

Video: About BABY DOLL

31 Oct 2019

Lies, betrayal and steamy desire, BABY DOLL has it all! Hear Director Shaun Rennie talk about the play and what audiences can expect from this bold and sizzling story by Tennessee Williams. At Ensemble Theatre until 16 Nov, book here.

Synopsis: THE ODD COUPLE

31 Oct 2019

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, it might not improve their friendship. In fact, it might just ruin it. Will Felix survive late nights, TV dinners and yesterday’s towels? And will Oscar survive drink coasters, […]

Photos: BABY DOLL

24 Oct 2019

Is it hot in here or is it just us.. Sizzlin’ with lust, betrayal and jealousy, feel that familiar heat and poetry of Tennessee Williams! Playing until 16 Nov, don’t miss this steamy tale from one of the greatest playwrights of the 20th Century. Photography by Prudence Upton.     At Ensemble Theatre until 16 […]

Photos: FULLY COMMITTED

16 Oct 2019

Now taking reservations, don’t miss your chance to feast on the hilarious Broadway smash FULLY COMMITTED. Get ready to laugh and meet some rather… relatable characters. Playing until 16 Nov, get your comedy fix and book your seat today! Photography by Prudence Upton. At Ensemble Theatre until 16 Nov, book here.