In its returning season, a fresh take on an Alfred Hitchcock classic The 39 Steps is a marvellous example of a strong ensemble driven physical theatre comedy.
From an all-female version of an Australian classic to the return of a record-breaking hit comedy and a festival highlight starring one of Australia’s brightest musical theatre personalities, State Theatre Company’s 2019 season places audiences in the thrilling predicament of the present.
“If a book is well written, I always find it too short.” Jane Austen’s infamous words find new meaning in the State Theatre Company’s bold production of Sense & Sensibility, adapted by Kate Hamill.
Commissioned by State Theatre Company S.A. to write a work which examines the world of Australian Rules football and the varieties of sexual misconduct found within it, playwright Patricia Cornelius has written an intricate and elegant 6-hander which plays like chamber music.
Macbeth is one of Shakespeare’s most recognised tragedies, following arguably one of theatre's most complex couples on their increasingly merciless path towards the crown. But, are the Macbeth’s monsters of ambition and savagery, or are they the fractured result of trauma?
As the inaugural project of the State Theatre Company‘s Ensemble, this sharp-eyed adaptation of Ibsen’s proto-feminist tract offers much food for thought.
This 'The 39 Steps' is a funny, good natured send-up of the classic Alfred Hitchcock movie that was in turn based on John Buchan's famous British thriller novel.
Presented by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Reviewed 16 October 2015 As part of their two-concert tribute to Mendelssohn, the ASO presented a performance of, possibly his best known work, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Opening the night was Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No 1 in F Major. Bach has been presented along with Mendelssohn, as he was a […]
Oscar Wilde's classic comedy of manners and mistaken identity when two friends assume the name of Earnest to win the affections of their sweethearts.
Chris and Clair are a married couple in a time of change and it appears that they are drifting apart, but all is not what it seems.