Video: THE LAST WIFE in rehearsal

28 Aug 2019

Let this deadly game of power, intrigue and passion begin! Take a step into THE LAST WIFE rehearsal room and witness the re-imagining of the dangerous sparring between Henry VIII and Katherine Parr. Don’t miss this witty, seductive and deliciously thrilling tale! At Ensemble Theatre 30 Aug – 29 Sep, book here.

Program: THE LAST WIFE

23 Aug 2019

Want to know more about Kate Hennig’s thrilling and powerful drama THE LAST WIFE? Our downloadable program is full of exciting extra tidbits about the show. You’ll find a note from Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry, synopsis, photos of the cast in rehearsals plus more! DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM (PDF) At Ensemble Theatre 30 Aug – 29 Sep, […]

Q&A: Simone Romaniuk on designing THE LAST WIFE

19 Aug 2019

The story of THE LAST WIFE follows the dangerous sparring between Henry VIII and Katherine Parr, but you won’t find our royal family dressed in ruffs and corsets or hanging out in dark castles for that matter. Re-imagined through a richly provocative contemporary lens, these characters exude a modern sense of wealth, luxury and formality […]

Director’s Note: FULLY COMMITTED

16 Aug 2019

Have you ever lost your temper with a stranger on a phone call? They’re not giving you the information or solution you so desperately need? Has it made you behave in ways you normally wouldn’t? How do you think that stranger must feel on the receiving end of multiple versions of you? FULLY COMMITTED brings […]

Synopsis: FULLY COMMITTED

16 Aug 2019

Nobody wants to hear that a chef-hatted, multiple-award-winning, ridiculously trendy Woolloomooloo restaurant is fully committed and can’t take a booking. When Sydney socialites and international A-listers wish to dine on the date they wish to dine on, it’s harder to finesse than the perfect soufflé. In a dingy basement office far from the magic of […]

Photos: THE LAST WIFE in rehearsals

15 Aug 2019

Take a look into the rehearsal room of the thrilling and seductive THE LAST WIFE. Photography by Prudence Upton. At Ensemble Theatre 30 Aug – 29 Sep, book today. 

Archive: Arthur Miller

14 Aug 2019

Nothing beats a classic! Arthur Miller’s plays, although many of them were written in the 50’s and 60’s, have certainly stood the test of time and still resonate powerfully with audiences across the globe. Shaped by the Great Depression and looking to the Ancient Greeks for inspiration, this modern tragedian focused his plays on issues […]

Photos: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE

26 Jul 2019

Simmering with jealousy and obsession, the universal story of family, immigration and justice cuts deeply in Arthur Miller’s explosive dramatic masterpiece A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE. Now playing until 24 Aug, don’t miss it! Photography by Prudence Upton At Ensemble Theatre until 24 Aug, book here.

Director’s Note: THE LAST WIFE

19 Jul 2019

Kate Hennig’s extraordinary play bridges the gap between a historical drama with contemporary relevance. The characters in THE LAST WIFE suddenly spring to life with real thoughts, feelings, ambitions, humour. We are in the prescence of real people surviving not just politically and royally, but within a family circle. The danger of Kate Parr’s drive […]

Synopsis: THE LAST WIFE

19 Jul 2019

In a deadly game of power, intrigue and passion, Kate Parr must live by her wits if she wants to avoid becoming another statistic on Henry’s growing list of dead wives. With stepdaughters, step-sisters and the very crown at stake, it will take a woman of immense courage to initiate change. Can Kate remain steadfast […]

Podcast: MURDER ON THE WIRELESS

17 Jul 2019

Adjust the dial and tune in for an evening of suspense and intrigue because now you can relive the magic of MURDER ON THE WIRELESS right from your very own home! Recorded in front of a live audience, listen to the world’s greatest detectives at their sleuthing best as you’re transported back to the world […]

Program: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE

12 Jul 2019

Want to know more about Arthur Miller’s compelling and explosive dramatic masterpiece A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE? Our downloadable program is full of exciting extra tidbits about the show. You’ll find a director’s note from Iain Sinclair, synopsis, photos of the cast in rehearsals plus more! DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM (PDF) At Ensemble Theatre 18 Jul […]

Photos: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE in rehearsals

8 Jul 2019

Take a look at the A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE team in the rehearsal room! Simmering with jealous and obsession, Arthur Miller’s searing drama cuts deeply in this tale of family, immigration and justice. You won’t want to miss it. Photography by Prudence Upton. At Ensemble Theatre 18 Jul – 24 Aug, book here.

Director’s Note: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE

1 Jul 2019

It’s rare for an Australian director to get to revisit a classic work in many different contexts. Each time you do, new elements of the play reveal themselves and the piece evolves and changes. My journey with A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE began two years ago in the 80-seat theatre at the Old Fitz where […]

Synopsis: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE

1 Jul 2019

Eddie Carbone is devoted to his wife Beatrice and his niece Catherine. When Beatrice’s cousins Marco and Rodolpho enter the US illegally, desperate to find work having fled the poverty of Sicily, the pair is welcomed into the Carbone home. But as Rodolpho and Catherine fall in love, Eddie’s adoration of his niece is no […]

Photos: Diplomacy

26 Jun 2019

DIPLOMACY is back by popular demand! Theatre powerhouses John Bell and John Gaden join forces on stage in this electrifying WWII thriller about Nazi Germany’s plot to destroy Paris. Don’t miss it! Photography by Prudence Upton. At Ensemble Theatre until 13 Jul, book here.