Past Seasons

Season 2020

'Exceptionally funny…Glorious absurdity… Makes you hear every line afresh' — The Guardian

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A rambunctious match made on eggshells

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Shakespeare’s tragedy has never been more relevant than in This Ignorant Present

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Australian playwright Ra Chapman's mainstage debut

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Nine ordinary people's lives in lockdown are anything but ordinary

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‘Damn, the real world is a hell of a writer' — Artforum

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‘Truly captivating’ — The Age

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From trophies of delusion to redemption

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‘A searing indictment of the law's treatment of women' — Sydney Morning Herald

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If trouble and mischief is all you live for...

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Education 2020

Asia TOPA 2020

★★★★ 'Chong [is] an immensely sensitive and supple theatre-maker' — Time Out (for Little Emperors)

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A new adaptation of Hao Jingfang's Hugo Award-winning novelette Folding Beijing

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Season 2019

★★★★★ 'A show I'll be thinking about for years to come' — The Age

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★★★★½ 'A show that takes the ground from under you, even as it entertains the hell out of you' — The Age

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Be someone else. Join The Temple.

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Haunted house. Monument of love. Great continent. Cloudstreet is all that and more.

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★★★★½ 'Brilliant, Bold and deeply unnerving theatre' — The Age

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★★★★★ 'Solaris is a triumphant and emotionally vibrant production' — The Music

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★★★★ 'Ambitious and often strangely beautiful' — Time Out

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★★★★★ 'Hilariously intelligent...damn good comedy' — The Music

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★★★★½ 'Genius' — Theatre People

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Special Events 2019

Control. Co-ordinate. Collide. Checkmate.

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The power and ecstasy of grief

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★★★★★ 'Fast-paced adventure' — ArtsHub

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Education 2019

Season 2018

★★★★★ 'An experience designed to beguile' — Herald Scotland

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★★★★½ 'A brilliantly constructed production and compellingly performed' — ArtsHub

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★★★★ 'A vital confrontation, extraordinary' — The Observer

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★★★★ 'The next laugh is never too far away' — ArtsHub

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★★★★ 'Bursts off the stage' — Time Out

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★★★★½ 'Guttingly powerful' — The Music

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★★★★★ 'Fast-paced adventure that brings the house down' — ArtsHub

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★★★★ 'Accomplished, evocative stage debut' — The Guardian

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'The work of a director who has come into her full powers' — The Conversation

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★★★★ 'Brilliant, irreverent, autobiographical theatre' — The Age

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★★★★★ 'If there's one piece of theatre you see this year, make it Trustees' — Theatre People

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Special Events 2018

★★★★★ 'Sucker punch funny. I've never seen a play quite like it' — The Scotsman

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'A bittersweet, heartwarming coming of age story laced with humour and irony' — American Theatre

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Education 2018

Season 2017

★★★★★ 'An hallucinatory, tech-augmented tour de force' — The Age

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★★★★ 'Heightened, visually striking domestic melodrama' — The Age

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★★★★ 'A refreshingly urgent piece of new Australian writing' — Time Out

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★★★★ 'Tantalising, entertaining, ridiculous' — Herald Sun

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★★★★½ 'Magnificent on every level' — The Age

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★★★★★ 'Outrageously funny' — The Guardian

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★★★★ 'A play as energised by hilarity as ferocity, by anger as anguish' — The Age

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★★★★ 'A moving road trip through Australia's desert centre' — The Age

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★★★★ 'Repulsive, inappropriate and often brilliant' — The Age

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★★★★ 'A challenging, moving play about spectacle, difference and identity' — Limelight Magazine

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★★★★½ 'Stylish and soulful, wild and disturbing and darkly funny' — The Age

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★★★★ 'Pamela Rabe shines in chiselled, authoritative performance' — The Age

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Special Events 2017

'A unique two hander' — The Conversation

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★★★★ 'Fearlessly complex and visually arresting' — The Music

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Season 2016

// A fairytale gone rogue

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// Proves that horror is a warm, sunny day

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Curated by Daniel Schlussser

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// Worth living for

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Curated by Samara Hersch

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// Is a stone's throw away from collapse

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Curated by Felix Ching Ching Ho

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Curated by THE RABBLE

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// That are unthinkable, are the hardest to put behind us

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// And peer over the edge

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// Pays the ultimate price for making the personal political

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// Unites two iridescent artists—musician Tim Finn and poet Dorothy Porter

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// Pulls back the covers on teenage boys and porn

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Gonzo

21 SEP – 1 OCT 2016

// Is a feast of contradictions

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// Strips Australia bare

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