Director Tony Knight has skilfully arranged a series of Shakespeare’s most beloved soliloquies, sonnets, and songs into five themes (Wooing, Surmises, Ambition, Melancholy and Madness, and Death).
Set in Altamont, North Carolina in 1916 the play takes place, for the most part, in the Dixieland Boarding House. Thought to be mostly autobiographical Thomas Wolfe’s story, adapted by Keith Frings, is complex and focuses on family relationships.
Born Yesterday was written at the end of WWII but could have been written yesterday: the bombastic, bullying, misogynistic Harry Brock could easily be mistaken for a pre-presidential Donald Trump.
Drawing on four of Shakespeare's history plays (Richard II, Henry IV and Henry V), director Rob Croser has woven an enthralling single play.
Based on Somerset Maugham’s short story set just post-war in the golf-club set of Surrey, Rodney Ackland’s play takes a mostly satirical look at the behaviour of this upper-middle class family.
Thornton Wilder's 'The Matchmaker' is an hilarious and witty look at arranged romances.
Any of Shakespeare’s tragedies are a big ask, especially for the lead player, and Hamlet has been played by many big names
n 1999, Independent Theatre produced 'Hamlet' with Nick Opolski as the central character. Now, director Rob Croser revisits this famous play, with a young Hamlet.
Alfie is a chauvinistic womaniser and that’s his good quality! If he ever had a moral clock, it has definitely ticked its last tock
Matt Byrne Media will set Adelaide swinging with its highly anticipated production of Bill Naughton’s naughty classic 'Alfie'.
The comedy,"It's Just Sex" is set for its Australian premiere in what will be The Adelaide Repertory Theatre's raciest show ever staged.
The southern hemisphere’s oldest surviving amateur theatre company, The Adelaide Rep, has launched its 2015 season featuring outright melodrama & touching human drama.
Presented by Galleon Theatre Group Reviewed 22 May 2014 This reviewer is in LOVE! – with Galleon Theatre Group’s latest show, the Australian premiere of Loves and Hours. Stephen Metcalfe’s hilarious, yet poignant, modern script and this entire production of it are picture perfect. With no less than forty scenes covering such things as […]
George Bernard Shaw’s Caesar and Cleopatra arrives on stage thanks to Independent Theatre, full of all the laughs, tragedy and intrigue of it’s past renditions.
David Mamet’s famous comedy promises lust, lies and love and this compelling production totally delivers.
A Pulitzer prize winning novel, an Academy Award nominated film directed by Orson Welles, and now a great stage play by Rob Croser. Rush for tickets, as this is sure to draw huge crowds.
Shadowlands, written by William Nicholson and directed by Vicky Horwood, takes us into C.S. Lewis’ life, behind the stories of fantasy fiction, and into the the very moving and personal story of his befriending, then falling in love with American writer and poet, Joy Gresham.
All in all, it was easy to see why the house was full and the applause was enthusiastic. This production is lots of fun, but with depth and meaning, making it a good night out.