Mel has a lot on her plate, never mind caring for her mother’s prized poodle! In this sizzling hotpot of food, culture and identity, THE ONE colourfully unravels the complexities of what it means to be Eurasian in contemporary Australia.

Overview
World Premiere 

Mel’s got a lot on her plate. Between the anxiety-inducing return of her mother from their old home in Malaysia, her brother Eric’s mysterious double life and the pressure of caring for her mother’s prized poodle, Mel is hungry for more simplicity.

In the world premiere of this new and eccentric family comedy, award-winning playwright Vanessa Bates colourfully unravels the complexities of what it means to be Chinese Eurasian in contemporary Australia. Energetically funny and affectionately provocative, THE ONE is a sizzling hotpot of food, culture and identity.

Ticket Prices

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Prices listed include extra tickets for friends and family.

For group bookings of 10+, please call Box office on (02 8918 3460) or email groups@ensemble.com.au

Single tickets are on sale from February 2022.

Prices correct at the time of publication and subject to change without notice.

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FULL PRICE
Evening & weekend matinees$370$444$518$568
Weekday matinees & previews$345$414$483$528
SENIOR CARD
Evening & weekend matinees$355$426$497$544
Weekday matinees & previews$330$396$462$504
PENSIONER/GROUPS 10+
Evening & weekend matinees$335$402$469$512
Weekday matinees & previews$310$372$434$472
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Reviews

“Bates’ script is compact, nimble, wryly funny and convincingly voiced” (for EVERY SECOND) The Sydney Morning Herald

Special Performances

Audio Described

  • Thu 18 Aug 11am
  • Sat 20 Aug 3pm

Tactile Tours are available 1 hour prior to Audio Described performances, please contact the Box Office to book.

Q&A Session

  • Fri 5 Aug 8pm
  • Tue 9 Aug 11am

Free Teen

  • Wed 24 Aug 7.30pm
Watch The Trailer

COVID SAFETY MEASURES

We will be reviewing our COVID Safe plan for 2022 performances, in accordance with the NSW Government’s health advice. By the time this show opens, we anticipate restrictions will have eased and masks will no longer be compulsory in the theatre.

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