Australian audiences are invited to watch a free online stream of the acclaimed South Australian stage production The Gods of Strangers by playwright Elena Carapetis streaming now until Monday 29 June.
Alone on stage, actor Renato Musolino (taking on the roles of over 20 characters from Orwell’s Animal Farm) uses only his face and voice to signal changes of character while the spotlight remains tightly trained on his visage.
This play is nothing short of a triumph, full of people who’ve been left off the stage for too long, and a piece of this country’s history largely ignored.
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.
Taking place in the penthouse suite of a premier Vale hotel, the New Year celebrations of the Vale family are interrupted by the arrival of an uninvited guest, forcing long buried secrets to the surface.
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?
Shocking, hilarious and gripping, this Adelaide-based play is set to take on the world stage.
In 2016, State Theatre Company will play on stages across South Australia, around the country and, for the first time ever, in London.
Ray Lawler wrote the iconic Summer of the Seventeenth Doll in the fifties, but that doesn’t mean the spirit has gone out of it
The State Theatre Company SA presents three short plays by Samuel Beckett, one of last century’s most influential writers and a father of Theatre of the Absurd.
State Theatre SA has launched its 2015 program of plays which aim to provoke, inspire and delight with a celebration of modern & classic shows & big names.
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.
A unique mixing of fairytale, modern drama and rock musical that is emotional, fascinating and totally spectacular, written specifically for Paul Capsis.
Award-winning Paul Capsis stars in the premiere of a compelling new adult fairytale & song cycle to leave you transported, uplifted and with tears in your eyes.
Do we really want to help when we say we do, or do we just do the minimum; enough to allow us to sleep at night?
With themes covering our need for love, connectivity and community; plays consisting of classics, new Australian works and works daring to push the envelope; and a line up of local, interstate and even international talent, next year’s season promises to be quite exciting with a little something for everyone.
The winning plays will be workshopped and presented at the Space Theatre on Thursday 30 May. Entry via gold coin donation.
You will not leave the theatre unmoved by this excellent piece of work, so be sure to make a date soon with Hedda Gabler.