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“We’ll always have Paris” Join us for Belleville

Join us for the Australian Premiere of Belleville   By Amy Herzog   WINNER! NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN THEATRE SHOWS 2013    WINNER! NEW YORK TIMES OUTSTANDING PLAYWRIGHT AWARD 2012 It is beginning to feel like a tiny Parisian apartment here as we count down the days to our Australian premiere of Belleville by Amy Herzog. We premiered Herzog’s 4000 Miles last year to critical acclaim and sold-out houses and Belleville, while inhabiting a very different world, further confirms the playwright’s remarkable talent. Like 4000 Miles, Belleville demonstrates Herzog’s extraordinary skill for giving life to complex, rich and emotionally true characters. No wonder it was named one of the Top Ten Theatre Shows…


Director Tanya Dickson withdraws from Grounded

We are sad to confirm the wonderful Tanya Dickson (Director of our hit 2013 production NSFW) has withdrawn from her position as Director of Grounded programmed in our 2014 Season. Tanya has given us her permission to inform you that she is scheduled to undergo surgery in the USA for a rare condition called Pectus Excavatum. PE is a severe deformity of the chest wall, which places pressure on the heart and lungs, creating cardiac compression and reduced lung capacity. Tanya was born with PE but she now has 4cm between her sternum and spine and requires an operation by experts in this field, at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona….


“Crackling dialogue and an impressive cast.” This Year’s Ashes runs until April 19th‏

Don’t miss… THIS YEAR’S ASHES This Year’s Ashes by Jane Bodie, directed by Tim Roseman (Artistic Director of Playwriting Australia) features stellar performances by Daniel Frederiksen, Rosie Lockhart and Jeremy Stanford. The Age caught up with Jane Bodie to find out why she loved working with Red Stitch; “They’re breathing new life into it and the play opened up in a whole new way.” Read more HERE. Heres’ what the critics are saying… “Bodie has a sardonic wit [and] a sharp ear for dialogue… absorbing and nuanced performances.” Cameron Woodhead, The Age “Crackling dialogue and an impressive cast…The entire cast delivers Bodie’s whip-sharp dialogue with commendable comic timing.” Kate Herbert,…

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