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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 and book your tickets now!


The Red Stitch Ensemble


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A look inside the rehearsal room

Photos by Christina O’Neill


(L to R) Peter Houghton and Joe Petruzzi.




Director and writer, Aidan Fennessy


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2017 Graduate director 

We are happy to announce Katy Maudlin as our 2017 graduate director. She recently completed her Masters in Directing at the Victorian College of the Arts and is currently in Croatia working with the National Theatre on a new production of Verdi’s Otello.

Welcome on board, Katy!


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RULES FOR LIVING cast & creatives

We are delighted to introduce some of our cast and creatives for RULES FOR LIVING by Sam Holcroft.

Featuring ensemble actors Rory Kellly (Trevor) and Caroline Lee (Sunshine) and guest actors Jem Nicholas (Love, Love Love), Jessica Clarke and Mark Dickinson.


Kim Farrant directs this hilarious Australian premiere and is joined by creatives Shae Attrill (Production manager), Sophie Woodward (Set & Costume), Daniel Nixon (Sound) and Clare Springett (Lighting).

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Ever wonder what some of our ensemble members are up to outside of Red Stitch productions? Look for the hashtag #outsidethestitch to find out:

Ensemble member Kate Cole is performing in the hit musical, Ladies in Black which is currently playing at the Lyric Theatre in Sydney. But don’t worry – the production is touring nationally, so you can catch it in Melbourne: playing 25 Feb – 18 March at the Regent Theatre. Check out the trailer below!


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