#STC2023 Season

#STC2023 Season

Enter another world of thrills, heartbreak and adventure with 14 plays and 2 special add-ons.

Discover cutting-edge new Australian works, the best contemporary writing from overseas, award-winning hits and beloved classics. In 2023, theatre is a grand adventure and we can't wait to take you along for the ride!

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Sydney Theatre Company

Recognised as one of the world's most exciting and original theatre companies, Sydney Theatre Company is at the heart of Australia's cultural landscape. We present work at our home at The Wharf, the Roslyn Packer Theatre and at the Sydney Opera House.
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Hubris and Humiliation

2023

A hilarious comedy, a kaleidoscopic pastiche of Jane Austen's writing and an outrageous satire of life in Sydney's gay scene.

By Lewis Treston
Directed by Dean Bryant

Wharf 1 Theatre

Add-On
Sydney Theatre Company

The Picture of Dorian Gray

2023

Following sold out seasons around Australia, this cine-theatre sensation returns. Don't miss this limited encore.

By Oscar Wilde
Adapted and directed by Kip Williams

Roslyn Packer Theatre

Walsh Bay
Sydney Theatre Company

The Goat or, Who is Sylvia?

2023

A ruthless, jaw-dropping and provocative dark comedy of manners by Tony Award-winning satirist Edward Albee.

Directed by Mitchell Butel

Roslyn Packer Theatre

Walsh Bay
Sydney Theatre Company

Fences

2023

An unforgettable portrait of family life 1950s Pittsburgh by one of the US's most lauded playwrights.

By August Wilson
Directed by Shari Sebbens

Wharf 1 Theatre

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Julia

2023

An intimate and compelling production that brings the story behind the 'misogyny speech' to life.

By Joanna Murray-Smith
Directed by Sarah Goodes

Sydney Opera House

Add-On
Sydney Theatre Company & Shake & Stir Theatre Co

Fantastic Mr Fox

2023

One of Roald Dahl's biggest, brightest and bushiest characters comes to life in this audio visual extravaganza.

By Roald Dahl
Adapted for the stage by shake & stir theatre co

Roslyn Packer Theatre

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Do not go Gentle

2023

Witness this moving exploration of human frailty at the ends of the Earth as performed by an all-star cast.

By Patricia Cornelius
Directed by Paige Rattray

Roslyn Packer Theatre

Walsh Bay
Sydney Theatre Company

The Poison of Polygamy

2023

A world-premiere adaptation of Australia's first Chinese-language novel, a historical frontier adventure and a morality tale for the ages.

A play by Anchuli Felicia King
Based on the novel by Wong Shee Ping, Translated by Ely Finch
Directed by Courtney Stewart

Wharf 1 Theatre

Walsh Bay
Sydney Theatre Company

On the Beach

2023

Two of our great theatre-makers join forces for this poetic story of community, dignity and love in dark times.

By Nevil Shute
Adapted for the stage by Tommy Murphy
Directed by Kip Williams

Roslyn Packer Theatre

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Constellations

2023

A gloriously romantic love story that reflects on the power of human connection and asks, “what if?”.

By Nick Payne
Directed by Ian Michael

Wharf 1 Theatre

Walsh Bay
Sydney Theatre Company

The Importance of Being Earnest

2023

The fabulous Helen Thomson plays Lady Bracknell, the wittiest and most wicked role in one of the greatest comedies ever written.

By Oscar Wilde
Directed by Sarah Giles

Roslyn Packer Theatre

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The Visitors

2023

A new production of this contemporary classic and a riveting insight into one of the most impactful days in Australia's history.

By Jane Harrison
Directed by Wesley Enoch

Sydney Opera House

Walsh Bay
Sydney Theatre Company & Melbourne Theatre Company

Is God Is

2023

A thrilling, high-powered, utterly engrossing tale of revenge from an award-winning US playwright.

By Aleshea Harris
Co-Directed by Zindzi Okenyo and Shari Sebbens

Wharf 1 Theatre

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Sydney Theatre Company

The Dictionary of Lost Words

2023

This award-winning New York Times bestseller and book club favourite will be brought to vivid life in a new adaptation.

Adapted by Verity Laughton from the novel by Pip Williams
Directed by Jessica Arthur

Sydney Opera House

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Oil

2023

An epic, globe-trotting, century-crossing night of theatrical magic that explores the deeply relatable bond between a mother and daughter.

By Ella Hickson
Directed by Paige Rattray

Wharf 1 Theatre

Walsh Bay
Sydney Theatre Company

The Seagull

2023

A beautiful investigation of the power of art, adapted by Australia's greatest interpreter of Chekhov.

By Anton Chekhov
Adapted by Andrew Upton
Directed by Imara Savage

Roslyn Packer Theatre