A steam-punk production of The Tempest which was staged in Sydney last year is now available to stream online for a slight fee (a month’s rental is $4.95). Click on the link above to view the trailer and to purchase the filmed production.
Tim Minchin is set to make his Sydney Theatre Company (STC) début performing, with Toby Schmitz, in Tom Stoppard’s absurdist, existentialist tragicomedy Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, directed by Simon Phillips.
Previews 6 - 9 August
Season 10 August - 7 September
This was just posted to Bell Shakespeare’s Facebook page and might interest those in Sydney:
Bell Shakespeare is taking up residence of a great pop-up space in The Rocks. Opening its doors today, Bell Shakespeare’s Closet, located at 123-125 George Street Sydney, has become home to the Company’s costume and development departments for seven weeks.
Drop in to see some of the costumes being made for Henry 4 and check out some of our more elaborate costumes and props used over our 23 year history.
The space will be open to the public from Wednesday to Saturday between 10am and 4pm.
"Last week, in Sydney, Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh took on the roles of the blistering Queen of Egypt and the beguiled Roman ruler in a two-day workshop at the Sydney Theatre Company with a view to a full-scale production in Sydney at the end of next year followed by a European tour…"
Sydney Symphony plays Leonard Bernstein’s electrifying orchestral score live at the Opera House while the newly remastered film West Side Story is shown in glorious high definition with the original vocals and dialogue.
For more details and to book tickets, follow the link. On sale Nov 9.