Four men, four beds, four lockers, they all gaze at you as you enter their space, unflinching, unapologetic. It is a space of confrontation, examination and the cold hard reality of an army training
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.
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?
As the inaugural project of the State Theatre Company‘s Ensemble, this sharp-eyed adaptation of Ibsen’s proto-feminist tract offers much food for thought.