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 its premiere in 1956, under the direction of Peter Brook, A View From the Bridge has been regarded as one of the greats of the 20th century American canon.
It is 1956. Journalist Charmaine Clift and her husband, ex war-correspondent, George Johnston are passionately in love, carving out careers as writers, and moving to the Greek island of Hydra.
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.
The audience of this landmark piece of Australian theatre is transported for ninety minutes or so from the bleak cold of an Adelaide winter’s night to the interminable steam and heat of Darwin in the Wet. In precise language delivered with just the right cadence and intensity, Jada Alberts’ script brings generalised problems into specific focus.
A pair of teenage friends attempt to live in the reality of their small country town disintegrating around them in an uncertain journey between reality and fantasy.
Three ladies having a girls’ night out, workmates who are there for various reasons, and at the next table a couple of blokes waiting for a mate to join them, such a typical scenario.
Today House of Sand - one of Australia's most exciting new arts companies has announced its 2018 program, which sees it bring award-winning dance, theatre, and multi-artform productions to Adelaide for the first time.
Switzerland is an impressive balance between the contrasting genres of comedy and drama as the audience witnesses a humorously combative relationship bloom between strangers, foregrounded by a questionable sanity and a looming, ominous death.
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.
'Sista Girl' presents the emotional journeys of two half-sisters from completely opposite backgrounds as they meet for the first time after the death of their father.
In a post-apocalyptic America where all remnants of past society have been destroyed, one remains; the long-living legacy of The Simpsons.
Molière’s seventeenth-century play is given new life in the State Theatre Company and Brink Production’s final offering of 2016, 'Tartuffe'.
This extremely well written play by Tom Holloway explores the separateness of the individual, even when we are “together”.
This 'The 39 Steps' is a funny, good natured send-up of the classic Alfred Hitchcock movie that was in turn based on John Buchan's famous British thriller novel.
Shocking, hilarious and gripping, this Adelaide-based play is set to take on the world stage.
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.
The premise for this production is very relevant: unexplained acts of violence and the destruction they leave behind.
In Midsummer Night’s Dream Shakespeare called them Rude Mechanicals, common folk who want to perform for the Prince and maybe win his favour.
Presented by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Reviewed 16 October 2015 As part of their two-concert tribute to Mendelssohn, the ASO presented a performance of, possibly his best known work, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Opening the night was Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No 1 in F Major. Bach has been presented along with Mendelssohn, as he was a […]