Sydney Theatre Company Have Dropped Their 2020 Season

6 September 2019 | 3:45 pm | Staff Writer

Featuring Rose Byrne and husband Bobby Cannavale in Arthur Miller's 'A View From The Bridge'.

 'A View From The Bridge' & 'Wonnangatta'. Pics by Rene Vaile.

'A View From The Bridge' & 'Wonnangatta'. Pics by Rene Vaile.

Sydney Theatre Company's 2020 program of 12 plays sees some of Australia's most beloved actors, from Hugo Weaving to Rose Byrne, and young gun performers like Emily Barclay and Eryn Jean Norvill, take on new Australian adaptations and contemporary classics. 

Marta Dusseldorp stars in The Deep Blue Sea to open the program, in a rarely seen work by British playwright Terence Rattigan about a woman bucking the societal pressures of the 1950s.

Marieke Hardy adapts Dario Fo's No Pay? No Way! in this world premiere, featuring Helen Thomson, in a housewife crime caper that revolts at the rising cost of living, wage stagnation and corporate greed. 

STC mount a different production of the Olivier-winning Home, I'm Darling to MTC, their insight into a 1950s housewife – living in 2020 – starring Andrea Dimitriades. 

A Queensland Theatre co-production, Triple X, written by and starring Glace Chase untangles issues around gender and sexuality in New York in the 21st century.

Wesley Enoch and Deborah Mailman's one-woman show, exacting the seven phases of First Nations history, The 7 Stages Of Grieving is brought to life by Elaine Crombie. 

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Emily Barclay and Toby Schmitz feature in the Aussie premiere of Ella Hickson's The Writer, a co-production with State Theatre Company Of South Australia, about a young playwright grappling with the gender politics of her industry, and the work of making art. 

Eryn Jean Norvill performs every role in a reimagining of Oscar Wilde's The Picture Of Dorian Gray, adapted and directed by STC artistic director Kip Williams. 

New musical Fun Home, a co-production with Melbourne Theatre Company, stars Lisa McCune in an adaptation of a graphic novel about youth and grief from Alison Bechdel. 

Hugo Weaving and Wayne Blair bring to life the world premiere of Wonnangatta, which sees the pair traipse across the Australian outback looking to avenge their friend.

After 20 years of homegrown satire, Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott unite for the final The Wharf Revue

Rules For Living features Michelle Lim Davidson and Heather Mitchell in a comedy of manners about family and the festive season. 

The season closes with Rose Byrne and her partner Bobby Cannavale in Arthur Miller's drama about the American immigrant experience, A View From The Bridge


Check out all the info for the full season HERE