Ensemble Theatre Sydney Unveils 2023 Season

Ensemble Theatre has launched its 2023 season, which will feature a combination of classics, new works, comedy and drama.

Sydney theatre mainstay will produce a 10-play season, with a focus on female writing and directing.

“Striking a balance between celebrating local talent and bringing the best overseas plays to Sydney, as well as reprising classics and staging world premieres, 2023 has it all,” Mark Kilmurry, Ensemble Artistic Director, said.

“A packed season that will take you on a journey through the full range of the human experience, from the deeply personal to outbursts of joy and laughter and great comedies along the way.”

Subscriptions for Ensemble’s 2023 season are on sale now.

Scroll for more detail on Ensemble’s upcoming productions.

Ensemble Theatre 2023 Season

A BROADCAST COUP

Dates: 26 Jan to 4 Mar

Genre: Comedy

Playwright: Melanie Tait

Director: Janine Watson

With Matt Backer, Amber McMahon, Sharon Millerchip

This will be produced in association with Sydney Festival.

RHINESTONE REX AND MISS MONICA

Dates: 10 Mar to 29 Apr

Genre: Comedy

Playwright: David Williamson

Director: Mark Kilmurry

With Glenn Hazeldine and Georgie Parker

CLYDE’S

Dates: 5 May to 10 Jun

Genre: Drama.

Playwright: Lynn Nottage

Director: Darren Yap

With Emily Havea

This will be the Australian Premiere of this 2021 Tony Award-nominated play.

SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER

Dates: 15 May to 10 Jun

Genre: Gothic

Playwright: Tennesse Williams

Director: Shaun Rennie

With Justin Amankwah, Andrea Demetriades and Belinda Giblin

BENEFACTORS

Dates: 16 Jun to 22 Jul

Genre: Comedy

Playwright: Michael Frayn

Director: Mark Kilmurry

With Megan Drury, Guy Edmonds, Matt Minto and Emma Palmer

MR BAILEY’S MINDER

Dates: 28 Jul to 2 Sept

Genre: Drama

Playwright: Debra Oswald

Director: Damien Ryan

With John Gaden, Claudia Ware

SUMMER OF HAROLD

Dates: 8 Sept to 14 Oct

Genre: Drama

Playwright: Hilary Bell

Director: Francesca Savige

This is the World Premiere of this production.

IS THERE SOMETHING WRONG WITH THAT LADY?

Dates: 18 Sept to 14 Oct

Genre: Comedy

Playwright: Debra Oswald

Director: Lee Lewis

With Debra Oswald

THE MEMORY OF WATER

Dates: 20 Oct to 25 Nov

Genre: Comedy

Playwright: Shelagh Stephenson

Director: Rachel Chant

With Nicole Da Silva

Winner of the Olivier Award for Best Comedy

MIDNIGHT MURDER AT HAMLINGTON HALL

Dates: 1 Dec to 14 Jan (’24)

Genre: Dramedy

Playwright: Mark Kilmurry and Jamie Oxenbould

Director: Mark Kilmurry

Purchase your Ensemble 2023 season ticket here.

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