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ESCAPED ALONE in reviews, support emerging artists & subscribe for the second half of 2019.

ESCAPED ALONE, by Caryl Churchill and directed by Jenny Kemp, is impressing audiences and reviewers alike. Tickets are selling fast so book now and join us at“Red Stitch Actors’ Theatre, the small venue with a reputation for big storytelling” (Time Out)! Here’s what the critics are saying: “a thoroughly worthwhile, fiendishly resonant hour of must-see theatre.“ – ★★★★1/2, ArtsHub “Churchill’s ability to…

ESCAPED ALONE opens this week!

Masterful. It’s the word to escape my throat following a rehearsal run of Jenny Kemp’s production of Caryl Churchill’s Escaped Alone. This is a work of the moment, by one of the greatest contemporary playwrights. At only an hour long, the script holds worlds within it, and the actors are incredible. Jenny and her cast of…

Inside ESCAPED ALONE, final days of WAKEY, WAKEY and INK applications open

Our Australian premiere season of ESCAPED ALONE, the latest work by Caryl Churchill, is currently in rehearsals with a stellar cast directed by the highly accomplished Jenny Kemp. Caryl Churchill is one of the most influential and groundbreaking contemporary British dramatists, and we’re thrilled to bring this extraordinary work to you. Only two weeks remain of the “thoughtful,…

WAKEY, WAKEY filling houses & MYSTERY SLOT revealed!

Audiences have been finding Will Eno’s latest play, WAKEY, WAKEY, deeply moving. With only three weeks of shows remaining, this gentle yet celebratory play is certain to fill up quickly. Book now to experience this exciting and transforming new work. Here’s what the critics are saying: “Hosking is one of the country’s most under-appreciated talents, an actor of startling depth and nuance,…

Inside the WAKEY, WAKEY rehearsal room & final 2 weeks of DANCE NATION

DANCE NATION is in its final two weeks of performances after a completely sold out weekend! Book now to see Clare Barron’s “joyous, enlivening, life-affirming fireball” (The Australian) before it closes on April 14. Presented as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, don’t miss this “fun and very funny play with something important to say” (Australian Stage).While DANCE NATION has audiences…

DANCE NATION opening weekend | New subscription offer

Hello, Dance Nation is in a realm of its own. If you were once young, see this play. If you’ve ever cared so much you could explode, or despaired so much you might implode, see this play. If you think hope is a thing worth holding, see it. And if you wanted to be a…

Last Days of SWEET PHOEBE | DANCE NATION coming soon

SWEET PHOEBE is entering its final week of shows and must close on March 3. With a number of sold-out shows throughout the season already, you do not want to miss the “versatile” (Farrago), and “stunning” (Keith Gow) portrayals Olivia Monticciolo and Marcus McKenzie are bringing to the Red Stitch stage. Book now! Or better yet, subscribe to our entire season and never miss a show!…

“Must See” SWEET PHOEBE reviews

Michael Gow’s SWEET PHOEBE has kicked off season 2019 in our big, little theatre. With only 3 weeks left, you don’t want to miss your chance to catch this “triumphant” 25th Anniversary production. Book now. Here are some of the rave reviews from the press: “Wilson’s excellent production … unmoors the play from its socio-realist roots and reveals…

SWEET PHOEBE Opens!

Hello, Welcome back. I’m fresh from a thrilling preview of Sweet Phoebe by Michael Gow. Oh, it’s fun. But of course, it’s not just fun. Twenty-five years on, Gow’s observations on relationships, class, and togetherness are still so sharp. How do people come together, what binds them, what matters? What can we overcome? And just as interesting are the…