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Sydney Theatre Company’s 2015 season has been announced, and includes King Lear, with Geoffrey Rush as Lear. For more information about the 2015 season, download the brochure.

Sydney Theatre Company’s 2015 season has been announced, and includes King Lear, with Geoffrey Rush as Lear. For more information about the 2015 season, download the brochure.

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#Sydney Theatre Company  #King Lear  #geoffrey rush  #stage  #performance  #photo  #Sydney  #news 
The Tempest - Steampunked! A new vision of Shakespeare's Masterpiece →

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.

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#video  #trailer  #the tempest  #stage  #performance  #sydney 
"Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead" at the Sydney Theatre →


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

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#tom stoppard  #hamlet  #Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead  #Sydney  #sydney theatre company  #tim minchin  #stage  #live  #performance 
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.

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.

— 1 year ago with 3 notes
#bell shakespeare  #photo  #Sydney  #costumes  #Henry IV part 1  #henry iv part 2 
Sydney Festival 2012

Two Shakespeare related events at Sydney Festival 2013 in January:

- Othello c’est Qui

- The Rape of Lucrece

I hope these are both also part of the the Perth International Arts Festival line up in February next year.

— 1 year ago
#othello  #sydney festival  #Sydney  #the rape of lucrece  #stage  #live  #music  #performance 
Punked: Shakespeare’s The Tempest gets gritty and steamy →

Miriam Corowa visits a new production of Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ at Sydney’s Fringe Festival.

This is one of two Shakespeare related offerings at this year’s Sydney Fringe, the other being Bard to the Bone.

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#The Tempest  #Sydney  #sydney fringe festival  #performance  #live  #steampunk  #news  #video  #interview 
Cate and Richard crave glittering crown as lovers of ancient world | SMH.com →

"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…"

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#news  #stage  #live  #sydney  #antony and cleopatra 
West Side Story - Sydney Festival 2012 →

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.

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#sydney  #sydney festival  #west side story  #film  #music  #romeo and juliet  #live 
Spacey to perform Shakespeare in Sydney | ABC News →

I’m seeing this in London in Sept. How exciting for those who can’t get over to the UK for this.

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#kevin spacey  #live  #news  #richard iii  #stage  #sydney  #The Bridge Project