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Latest eNews: The “mesmeric” REALISTIC JONESES have moved in l Playing now

THE JONESES are here… Our new neighbours, THE REALISTIC JONESES, have moved into Red Stitch, and they’ve certainly brought something special into our little home. Here’s what reviewers are saying: “Meyrick’s assured direction…balances comedy with poignancy.” – Herald Sun “Pitch perfect…Hosking frequently steals the show with a performance that slow burns then blazes like a…

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Latest eNews: Moving into the theatre

Hello, The Realistic Joneses is an affecting world to occupy; it lingers with me everywhere now. The play is very funny from the outside, however from the inside it is confronting; I would even go so far as to say frightening. It also reveals a beautiful humanity. The playwright, Will Eno, asks us to delve…

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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…