Welcome to our 2018 Season

In 2018, see brilliant, thought-provoking stories and the finest actors in iconic roles. 

Read on for a full listing of our 2018 plays.


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TOP GIRLS

By Caryl Churchill

This whip-smart masterpiece explores female power and success versus family and parenthood – can we have it all?

12 Feb – 24 Mar 2018 | Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House

 

 

 

LETHAL INDIFFERENCE

By Anna Barnes

This new play full of warmth and moving revelations tells a true story that may change the way you see the world.

17 Feb – 10 Mar 2018 | Wharf 1 Theatre

 

 

 

BLACK IS THE NEW WHITE

By Nakkiah Lui

This smash-hit, provocative and laugh-out-loud Aussie rom-com will have you dancing in your seat – back for a limited encore season.

28 Feb – 10 Mar 2018 | Roslyn Packer Theatre

 

 

 

THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI

By Bertolt Brecht
Translated by Tom Wright

Hugo Weaving will be riotously, darkly funny in this powerhouse role as a villainous gangster fighting to reach the top at any cost.

21 Mar – 28 Apr 2018 | Roslyn Packer Theatre

 

 

 

GOING DOWN

By Michele Lee

An outrageously funny new play about twenty-something sex, literature and spiralling out of control.

23 Mar – 5 May 2018 | Wharf 2 Theatre

 

 

 

THE CHILDREN

By Lucy Kirkwood

A stellar cast join forces for this gripping new drama that beautifully balances the realities of our times with intrigue and humour.

29 Mar – 19 May 2018 | Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House

 

 

 

STILL POINT TURNING:
THE CATHERINE MCGREGOR STORY

By Priscilla Jackman
Based on interviews with Catherine McGregor

The moving and timely true story of one of our country’s most intriguing public figures.

21 Apr – 26 May 2018 | Wharf 1 Theatre

 

 

 

 

BLACKIE BLACKIE BROWN:
THE TRADITIONAL OWNER OF DEATH

By Nakkiah Lui

Two actors, countless murders, heart-pumping animations and a brand new Aboriginal superhero.

12 May – 30 Jun 2018 | Wharf 2 Theatre


 

 

 


On sale Mon 5 Feb

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SAINT JOAN

By George Bernard Shaw

The iconic Joan of Arc is brought to life in a timely new production of this compelling and mighty classic.

5 Jun – 30 Jun 2018 | Roslyn Packer Theatre

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE TRAGEDY OF
HAMLET: PRINCE OF SKIDMARK
A BADAPTATION OF THE BARD

By The Listies

This hilarious, irreverent, interactive take on Shakespeare will have kids and adults screaming with laughter.

4 Jul – 22 Jul 2018 | Everest Theatre, Seymour Centre

 

 

 

 

THE LONG FORGOTTEN DREAM

By H Lawrence Sumner

This exceptional new Australian drama is a rich tapestry told with humour, captivating characters and even a little magic.

23 Jul – 25 Aug 2018 | Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House

 

 

 

THE HARP IN THE SOUTH:
PART ONE

By Ruth Park
An adaptation for the stage by Kate Mulvany

This landmark stage adaptation celebrates Sydney in all its funny, gritty glory, beginning with a love story.

16 Aug – 6 Oct 2018 | Roslyn Packer Theatre

 

 

 

 

THE HARP IN THE SOUTH:
PART TWO

By Ruth Park
An adaptation for the stage by Kate Mulvany

Full of humour, romance and rebellion, the story of the Darcy family continues amidst the changing world of Sydney in the 1950s.

16 Aug – 6 Oct 2018 | Roslyn Packer Theatre

 

 

 


On sale Mon 19 Feb

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ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST

By Dario Fo
In a new adaptation by Francis Greenslade with Sarah Giles

An all-star all-female cast in a side-splitting new adaptation of this classic satire about power and corruption.

10 Sep – 27 Oct 2018 | Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House

 

 

 

A CHEERY SOUL

By Patrick White

A ground-breaking Australian masterpiece is given a bold new production by Kip Williams starring the magnificent Sarah Peirse.

5 Nov – 15 Dec 2018 | Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House

 

 

THE WHARF REVUE 2018

Written and created by Jonathan Biggins and Drew Forsythe

It’s back. There will be songs, there will be dance, and there will be very funny impressions.

13 Nov – 15 Dec 2018 | Roslyn Packer Theatre