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Latest eNews: RULES FOR LIVING opening weekend

RULES FOR LIVING opening weekend Hello, Its’ been a dynamic rehearsal room, and now this lively family has engulfed the theatre. They’re dysfunctional and some moments might be a little close for comfort, but then again we are at Red Stitch… The rest of our opening week is SOLD OUT already and preview audiences are raving,…

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Latest eNews: Behind-the-scenes RULES FOR LIVING

Inside the rehearsal room It’s been a dynamic few weeks in the RULES FOR LIVING rehearsals room! We are thrilled to be presenting this riotous black comedy in association with the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. RULES FOR LIVING features ensemble actors Rory Kelly and Caroline Lee alongside guest actors Jessica Clarke, Mark Dickinson, Lily McCarthy,…

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Latest eNews: “gripping and poetic as it is funny” THE WAY THINGS WORK now playing

Here’s what the critics are saying about: THE WAY THINGS WORK By Aidan Fennessy   “Fennessy’s biting satire…maintains a simmering dangerous energy in all scenes…Houghton and Petruzzi are versatile…they deliver Fennessy’s acerbic dialogue with comic assurance.”  – ★★★★, Herald Sun “Fennessy has crafted the perfect Red Stitch show – a vehicle to showcase two actors…

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THE WAY THINGS WORK Opening 4 Feb

Hello, The first show of 2017 is here! Being an actors theatre, I am especially excited that we are starting the year with such a powerful actors’ piece. Watching the brilliant Joe Petruzzi and Peter Houghton go for it with Aidan Fennessy’s dynamo script is thrilling. I had the privilege of watching their first rehearsal…

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THE WAY THINGS WORK coming soon

Welcome to our Season 2017! We’re excited to kick things off with the political powerhouse play, THE WAY THINGS WORK written and directed by Aidan Fennessy. This commanding Australian work features ensemble member Joe Petruzzi and guest actor Peter Houghton alongside a stellar creative team. Scroll down for your sneak peek into their rehearsal room…

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Latest eNews: Thanks for your support

Hello, 2016 has been a monumental year in the story of Red Stitch; we celebrated our 15th birthday by producing a season of compelling, relevant and innovative theatre that we are proud of. As you know, we were challenged by setbacks in the form of major federal funding cuts, yet with your help we have…

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Latest eNews: Season 2017 “Subscribe and say yes to big little theatre”

Dear Friends, A huge thanks to everyone who joined our 2017 season launch celebrations on Monday night. We had an incredible evening at the Prahran Hotel and were thrilled to announce our Season 2017! After months of reading and much debating, we bring you 4 of the hottest new scripts from overseas, one “mystery play” (to…