"What is it like to be Tank Man? Does Tank Man consider himself to be a hero? What is heroism? The Tank Man for so many people has become the symbol of an individual standing up for what they believe in, against a far more powerful machine of privilege and authority."
Kip Williams speaks to The Sydney Morning Herald about his production of Chimerica, opening next week at Roslyn Packer... View details ⇨
"We've really pushed the theatricality this time. I'm very excited about how to embrace Away's epic qualities. I'm not doing anything deliberately radical but I am bringing a fresh energy. There is one scene that will really shake the bones of the theatre."
Matthew Lutton in The Sydney Morning Herald on his production of Away, opening tonight at Sydney Opera House
"It is a fact there was a Tank Man. It is a fact that photographs were taken of him. Beyond that, everything that transpires in the play is an imaginative leap."
In upcoming production Chimerica, playwright Lucy Kirkwood approaches this iconic image through fiction, presenting the social, political and economic forces through the immediacy of characters and dialogue.
George Orwell’s radical vision of a dystopian future is brought to the stage in this award-winning international theatrical blockbuster. The new adaptation of 1984, created by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan, comes to STC in June with an Australian cast.
Haven’t organised your Valentine’s Day plans yet? Treat your loved one to a beautiful dinner in the intimate surrounds of Walsh Bay Kitchen. Enjoy a four-course tasting menu created by head chef, Kay Hwang, incorporating all the essential ingredients for romance including oysters, chilli, chocolate, pomegranate, honey and strawberries.
Kip Williams' new production of Chimerica by Lucy Kirkwood is currently in rehearsals at The Wharf. Epic in scope, the production features 12 cast members and a 20 person ensemble made up of NIDA musical theatre students.
Come and see the FREE public showing of a new work-in-progress at The Wharf next Fri 17 Feb.
The latest in our Rough Draft creative development program, The Long Forgotten Dream is inspired by real-life cases of Aboriginal Australians’ remains being repatriated to Australia after previously being held in museums overseas. Next week, writer H Lawrence Sumner and director Leticia Cáceres will... View details ⇨
Limited tickets have just been released to sold-out The Bleeding Tree, Griffin Theatre Company's award-winning production which comes to The Wharf this March. But get in soon! These will get snapped up quickly.
The cast has been announced for the upcoming Australian tour of 1984. Tom Conroy (Hay Fever) will play Winston alongside a cast of some of Australia’s best stage actors: Paul Blackwell (Vere (Faith)), Terence Crawford, Ursula Mills (Kryptonite), Renato Musolino (Machu Picchu), Guy O’Grady, Yalin Ozucelik (Cyrano de Bergerac) and Fiona Press