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COVID-19 update from Red Stitch

Hello, Our thoughts are with you all during this very challenging time and we hope that you and your loved ones are well. We have been greatly appreciative of your support over the years, and want to let you know how we are adjusting our plans in response to these strange and disconcerting events. We…

Inside the SINGLE LADIES rehearsal room

Inside the rehearsal room: the sanitised grunge of Collingwood, three ladies and an improbable friendship.  Multi-award winning local writer Michele Lee’s hilarious, home grown comedy SINGLE LADIES  is about to land – we can’t wait to share this world premiere INK production with you! As contemporary and timely as it gets, Single Ladies will have you in stitches while provoking in-depth foyer…

Welcome to 2020!

Happy New Year and welcome to 2020 at Red Stitch! We’re kicking off the year with a “wickedly funny” (Time Out) gem of a play, Nick Coyle’s The Feather in the Web. Director Declan Greene is at the helm, leading a brilliant cast of guest and ensemble actors. We’d like to welcome back guest actors Belinda McClory (Hir, Splendour), Emily Milledge (Out…

A small gift with big impact.

The holiday season is upon us and it’s time to get those presents sorted!Whether you’re looking for gifts large or small, we have just the thing for your theatre-loving loved ones!  Red Stitch 2020 subscription packages are on sale now, full and half year options are available. And gift certificates that can be redeemed for tickets to one (or more) of our eight remarkable productions in…

Latest eNews: “Vivid and utterly memorable” OIL is playing now l PLAYlist is one day away! l Season 2020 launch

The doors of Cromwell Road Theatre are open and the brilliant cast of OIL are transporting audiences and critics alike with this “ambitious, centuries-spanning play…packed with ideas and feeling” (Time Out). This Australian premiere production must close December 15. Don’t miss this “combustible power play” (The Age). We don’t like turning people away, so get in early before it sells out! Book…

Inside OIL rehearsals l CONTROL final shows

The cast and creatives of Ella Hickon’s explosive play, OIL, have been breathing life into our Cromwell Road Theatre. With director Ella Caldwell at the helm, this epic work features a brilliant cast of 10 actors playing characters spanning centuries and continents. It’s a remarkable, ambitious work – an ideal way to welcome you to our new space. And speaking of the new…

“A play which demands to be watched” CONTROL in reviews…

CONTROL elicited an exhilarating response from audiences during previews and opening week! Join us before November 3rd to see Keziah Warner’s “three-stage rocket” (The Australian) world premiere production. Catch this piece of Australian theatre history before it’s gone. Here’s what the critics are saying: “Exquisite acting.“ – The Australian “There are so many fascinating details in this play and so many inventive…

CONTROL opens tonight!

The world premiere season of CONTROL by Keziah Warner will open tonight! It has been immensely rewarding being involved in its development though our INK program over the years with Keziah working closely with the ensemble, dramaturg Tom Healey and director Julian Meyrick. Keziah is a notably unique and exciting writer, and we can’t wait to share her exceptional premiere with you. The script and…

Inside the CONTROL rehearsal room

It’s been a busy time in our Cromwell road theatre space, company members have working hard with the first stages of renovation; removing existing seating banks, pulling up flooring and more. It’s a labour of love! Elsewhere in the building, the cast and crew of CONTROL have been deep in rehearsals. We are so excited to be bringing…