First performed in London in 1902 almost a decade after it was first written, George Bernard Shaw’s Mrs Warren’s Profession is back in theatre, this time presented by South Australia’s very own Independent Theatre.
Another well presented drama from Independent Theatre - the stage version of the Humphrey Bogart film noir classic!
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.
Set in Vienna in the spring of 1986 Old Wicked Songs explores the relationship between a student and teacher. In this case it is a pianist who is forced to study singing with an unknown teacher if he wishes to continue his studies with his chosen professor. The characters have trouble communicating with each other but have a common ground in music.
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.
Thomas ‘Tommo’ Peaceful who, although not real, is a representation of the many teenage boys who were court martialled and shot during WWI.
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.
Ira Aldridge was the first black actor to play the role of ‘Othello’ in London during the 1830s. 'Red Velvet' examines this theatrical event with warmth and humour.
Independent Theatre will roar into The Space with a new version of F Scott Fitzgerald's iconic romance, 'The Great Gatsby'.
An effective ghost story set in 1937 when a wealthy mine owner faces the 10th anniversary of the death of his son, and a wife who has decided she should be with the child.
A brutally emotive exploration of the real life characters that inspired Peter Pan & Alice in Wonderland, and the unhealthy relationships that emerged around them.
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.
Independent Theatre's 30th anniversary begins with a timeless political comedy with surprising relevance today...
What makes the difference between the wine we can buy with the spare change in our pocket however, and the wine we’d need to apply for a mortgage to buy? This film documentary talks us through the delicate, infinitely complex economy of wine.
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.
The company last performed this play in 1980 in St. Peter’s Cathedral. Get along and see this work for some fine performances, acute direction, and great production values.
This is another winning production from this talented and enthusiastic team and you should certainly try to get a ticket before it sells out.