#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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The Seagull

The Seagull

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

Sigrid Thornton returns to STC as the larger-than-life diva Arkadina, in a new adaptation from Australia's greatest interpreter of Chekhov and former STC Artistic Director, Andrew Upton.

In a splendid country house beside a beautiful lake, love triangles, intrigue and thwarted egos are running amok.
The ageing starlet Irina Arkadina has arrived for a romantic getaway with her much younger lover, the novelist Trigorin. Arkadina's son, the struggling playwright Konstantin, is besotted with a beautiful young ingenue from the next house over, Nina. When a flirtation blossoms between Nina and Trigorin, jealousy and ambition throw the whole party into various states of crisis.

Director Imara Savage last wowed STC audiences with her revelatory production Saint Joan (2018).
In The Seagull, Savage and Upton will bring Chekhov's wry and offbeat sense of humour to the fore and present a beautiful investigation of the power of art and the complicated personalities that make it happen.

The first of Chekhov's great masterpieces, The Seagull is a rich, funny and moving play that is unmissable for anyone who loves theatre.
In the hands of these extraordinary artists, we are in for something very special.

By Anton Chekhov
Adapted by Andrew Upton
Directed by Imara Savage

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Tue, 21st November to Sat, 16th December '23

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Walsh Bay

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…

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Roslyn Packer Theatre

The Roslyn Packer Theatre Walsh Bay is a theatre in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The theatre is on Hickson Road at Walsh Bay, 150 metres west of The Wharf Theatre, opposite Pier 6/7 on Walsh Bay.
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