Jeffery Archer’s first play begins as a courtroom drama, but develops into much more.
Director Sue Wylie has lovingly brought to life Brenton Whittle’s easy-going reflection on death in Well, Shut My Mouth. This new local play, boasting a confident and cohesive cast, meditates on what it means to “slip on to the other side” through the eyes of three generations of a very Australian family.
This play is usually performed closer to the day it commemorates in April, but Therry Dramatic Society have decided to make it part of the celebrations of their 75th year. Written in 1958 it is a play of its time, set in the 50’s but showcasing many of the problems that still beset our society today.
Robert Harling’s 1987 comedy-drama Steel Magnolias, made famous by Herbert Ross’ 1989 film of the same name, explores the complex yet quotidian lives of six Louisiana women, during their visits to a beauty salon.
After presenting two highly successful seasons of Educating Rita last year, IpSkip Productions are about to open their second production, Robert Harling's Steel Magnolias for a strictly limited season at The Bakehouse this week.
The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl is a quirky romantic dramedy centred around a Brazilian woman who wound up as a cleaner instead of a comedienne.
David Williamson's Australian classic, 'Don's Party' has spawned a sequel, 'Don Parties On' in which Gillard and Abbott get a serve this time round.
Following their sellout season of Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, Holden Street Theatres' resident theatre company Red Phoenix return with the Adelaide premiere of David Williamson's Don Parties On.
All Edward Albee’s plays demand in depth character work, and none more so that this wordy and angst-ridden piece.
Quartet, directed by Sue Wiley and assisted by Ian Rigney, is a quirky and sometimes very bawdy comedy. Read our full review here.
John Patrick Shanley's multi-award winning drama is a study of perception and judgement when a nun accuses a priest of sexual misconduct with a child.
Ivan Menchell's comedy is about three Jewish widows, Doris, Lucille and Ida, who meet once a month for tea, then go to the cemetery to visit the graves of their husbands.
The cast for this production was something of a Who’s Who of the Adelaide amateur theatre scene. The host of ever-popular performers together have several centuries of experience and countless thousands of performances to their credit.