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Sydney Theatre Company

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Address: Pier 4 Hickson Rd | Walsh Bay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9250 1700
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Sydney Theatre Company has been a major force in Australian drama since its...

Sydney Theatre Company has been a major force in Australian drama since its establishment in 1978. The Company presents an annual season of diverse productions at its own venues at The Wharf and nearby Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay, and as the resident theatre company of the Sydney Opera House. Andrew Upton became Co Artistic Director with Cate Blanchett at the beginning of 2008 and commenced his solo tenure as Artistic Director in January 2013.

 

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Loved the whole atmosphere

Great plays, great service, great atmosphere and what a view! Right on the harbour! We watched the Power plays and were so engrossed that we were surprised when 2 hours had gone... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Keep saying the same thing but STC is struggling to put on theatre that we find entertaining - having just seen Speed the Plow, my wife will now resist ever joining me again- asks why such a boring play that has no relevance to today. Sat in the front rows fortunately so felt some emotional connection but doubt if the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We're old hands of the review and have been dedicated followers since it began (back when they did two shows a year even). Last year was the 15th and was a bit indulgent as the ensemble looked back. We gave them that even though it didn't prove to be a highlight of the season as it was in previous years.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great plays, great service, great atmosphere and what a view! Right on the harbour! We watched the Power plays and were so engrossed that we were surprised when 2 hours had gone by. There is a fantastic restaurant attached as well. Definitely recommend the pate.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Our first experience of this theatre space. We were able to purchase last minute seats, and wine and dine prior and after the performance at places nearby.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Definitely quality both in the plays themselves and quality of acting - sometimes I find the play itself heavy and almost depressing but that doesn't distract from the theatre and acting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Our first visit to the main theatre of the Sydney Theatre Company's headquarters in Wash Bay. The Ros Packer Theatre is a splendid thing. It is quite large so be careful about where you sit if you have hearing problems. On our next visit we will definitely reach deeper into our wallets and pay for seats closer to the stage.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

I finally got to the theatre last weekend and enjoyed 2 hour, 15 mins of brilliant theatre with Sydney Theatre Company's "Hayfever", by Noël Coward. A so-called respectful English family spends time in their country house and shows their real colours to the visitors they each invite for the weekend. Etiquette is not a word the Bliss family is familiar... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Like so many activities, a few variable influence the rating. Have been many times with mixed views - when I am close to the front, I feel the intimacy of the performance far better. Towards the rear, i often lose the connection with a play. Sometimes the performances are too serious, others are more uplifting. As a sunscriber, you tend... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Saw The Secret River, it was one of the best productions i have seen , it was on at The Roslyn Packer theatre. The theatre was full and the production went for almost 3 hours with an intermission. It was an emotional play with the indiginous actors speaking their own language. Standing ovation, very well worth the late night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

What a wonderful piece of theatre. The Sydney Theatre company is absolutely outstanding and is world class. Ryan Corr and the whole cast of this wonderful play were just outstanding. If visiting Sydney try to catch one of their performances. You won't be disappointed. This very polished and versatile company has something for everyone.

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