This is a little gem of theatre. The writing crackles, the acting dazzles, and design is a textbook exemplar of economy, ingenuity and delight.
As One is a dark and ridiculous comedy about tribal belonging, brought to you by the company that presented Deluge in the 2016 Adelaide Festival of Arts.
A provocative new festival piece, a premiere Australian work, re-imagined international and Australian classics and a post-modern masterpiece that rocks the very foundations of theatre itself are just some of the highlights making up State Theatre Company South Australia’s 2020 season, the first program from its new artistic director Mitchell Butel.
Set in the latter part of 1965 into 1966 Jasper Jones is filled with the adventures of 13 year old Charlie Bucktin after he is visited in the night by Jasper Jones who is the catalyst for Charlie's journey into adulthood through misadventure after misadventure.
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.
Emily Steel was recently awarded the Jill Blewett Playwright’s Award and one can see why in this production; her autobiographical script is flawless. She elucidates every single devastating decision that lead her to the ultimatum, whilst providing audience members with emotional relief with illuminating moments of genuine humour.
Three straight, white brothers and their father come together at Christmas to celebrate in the “proper” straight, white way: by drinking beer, eating Chinese take-out and playing video games.
When a teenager dies, the impact on friends and family can be traumatic. An emotional cocktail of anger, guilt, loss, love and resentment that they haven’t worked out how to begin processing.
Deluge provides a snapshot of some of the most controversial and relevant discussion topics of our time, through five plays running simultaneously.
State Theatre Company’s Resident Director Nescha Jelk directs Emily Steel’s brand new adaptation of Ben Jonson’s outstanding and outrageous comedy, starring paul Blackwell.
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.
The need to impress & obtain notoriety by whatever means is the theme to this humorous, slightly dark play, capturing the idiosyncrasies of today's youth perfectly,
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.
Watching Sepia feels like stumbling scross a pleasant surprise.