Welcome To Our 2019 Season

Experience a year of breathtakingly intimate theatre. From electrifying dramas and exuberant comedies, to enthralling classics and exceptional new Australian and international writing.

It’s a year of laughter, tears and sitting on the edge of your seat. It’s evenings spent with friends, and conversations in the days following. Craft your year of stories with a subscription of 5–10 plays and unlock generous savings on tickets, access to the best available seats and more.

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Our Season

THE BIG TIME

THE BIG TIMEDavid Williamson's

David Williamson’s trademark satirical pen finds razor-sharp form in this clever, stylish and sophisticated comedy set in the ruthless world of celebrity.
THE APPLETON LADIES’ POTATO RACE

THE APPLETON LADIES’ POTATO RACEby Melanie Tait

This new Australian comedy, featuring a cast of five fabulous women, is a funny, honest and heart-warming story about upsetting the potato cart and standing up for your principles.
THE LAST FIVE YEARS

THE LAST FIVE YEARSWritten and composed by Jason Robert Brown

Featuring the incomparable talents of Elise McCann, this award-winning cult musical is a powerful story of modern love and relationships.
FOLK

FOLKby Tom Wells

Bringing together a classic trio of misfits, this surprising and poignant comedy is brimming with heart, humour and song.
MURDER ON THE WIRELESS

MURDER ON THE WIRELESSby Arthur Conan Doyle and Mark Kilmurry

Set in a 1950’s studio in the heyday of the radio play, tune in for an evening of suspense and intrigue and witness the world’s greatest detectives at their...
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE

A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGEby Arthur Miller

After a smash hit, sold out season at The Old Fitz Theatre, this thrilling production of Arthur Miller’s powerful family tragedy reunites the award-winning team on the Ensemble Theatre...
THE LAST WIFE

THE LAST WIFEby Kate Hennig

This stunning historical drama in the spirit of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall, reimagines the dangerous sparring between King Henry VIII and Katherine Parr through a richly provocative contemporary lens.
FULLY COMMITTED

FULLY COMMITTEDby Becky Mode

In an updated version of Becky Mode’s Broadway smash, this hilarious and fast-paced comedy skewers our modern obsession with food and fine-dining.
BABY DOLL

Tennessee Williams’BABY DOLLAdapted for the stage by Pierre Laville and Emily Mann

In a brand new adaptation, heat and desire sizzle in Tennessee Williams’ Deep South tale of lust, jealousy and betrayal.
THE ODD COUPLE

THE ODD COUPLEby Neil Simon

Comedy masters Darren Gilshenan and Steve Rodgers are the definitive odd couple in Neil Simon’s hilarious Tony Award winning play of divorce, friendship and (mis)understanding.

Special Add On Events

DIPLOMACY

by Cyril GélyDIPLOMACYTranslated and adapted by Julie Rose

Returning to Ensemble Theatre after a sold out 2018 season, theatre legends John Bell and John Gaden reprise their roles in this unmissable production of Cyril Gély’s WWII thriller.
An Intimate Evening with Paul Capsis

An Intimate Evening with Paul Capsis

Appearing for a strictly limited season, witness the magic of this iconic performer in a transformative night of story and song.
John Bell: A few of my favourite things

John Bell: A few of my favourite things

Spend a relaxed hour or so with Australian Living Legend John Bell as he rummages through his swag of Favourite Things and fishes out poems, stories and backstage gossip.
TOP SUBSCRIBER BENEFITS

EXCELLENT VALUE, ALL YEAR

Save at least 8% on full-price single tickets and access your discount all year for extra tickets to share with family and friends. Want to save more? 8, 9 play subscribers save at least 13% and 10 play subscribers save at least 20%. Subscription bookings are also free from transaction fees.

EARLY BOOKINGS

Snap up the best seats in the house before single tickets go on sale.

EXCHANGE FOR FREE

Plans change? Your first ticket exchange is fee-free as long as you exchange your tickets at least 48 hours before your performance.

EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS

Get discounts on cinema tickets, classical music, dance, chocolate, wine and more with your exclusive Arts Bonus Card.

EAT AT THE THEATRE

Join us downstairs at the newly refurbished Bayly’s Bistro and save 10% on your bill.

EXTRA TIME TO PAY

Spread the cost of your subscription over two payments.  A $6 fee and some conditions apply.

EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS FOR 10 PLAY SUBSCRIBERS

  • Have a glass of sparkling on us for you first play of 2019 at Jim’s Foyer Bar.
  • Pick up a program for free every time you come to the theatre.
  • Save at least 20% off full-price single tickets.
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