Podcast: Andrew Upton discusses STC's 2016 plays

Date posted: 1 Mar 2016Author: STC Production: Golem, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Machu Picchu, Disgraced, All My Sons, The Secret River, The Hanging, King Charles III, The Golden Age, Pier Group Events, Speed-the-Plow, Power Plays, Arcadia, A Flea in Her Ear, Hay Fever

At the end of 2015, Sydney Theatre Company's Artistic Director Andrew Upton and Executive Director Patrick McIntyre sat down at our home base, The Wharf in Walsh Bay, to talk about the plays STC has coming up in 2016.

Here, we present a recording of that conversation, in which Andrew gave some fascinating insight into how he came to select the plays in his final season for STC and what he'll miss about working here.

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We hope you enjoy listening in.


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If you want to skip ahead to a particular show, the timecodes below can guide you. Listen in to the stream using the play button above or download to listen later.

Disgraced - 3:26
Arcadia - 5:03
Speed-the-Plow - 6:36
A Flea in Her Ear - 7:53
All My Sons - 11:13
Hay Fever - 14:30
A Midsummer Night’s Dream - 18:07
Machu Picchu - 22:57
The Hanging - 25:07
Power Plays - 27:48
King Charles III - 30:31
Golem - 35:41
The Secret River - 38:42
The Golden Age - 39:52


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Producers Carl Nilsson-Polias and Stephanie Zappala Bryant
Sound Engineer Ben Lightowlers
Voice Sarah Whelan
Composer Max Lyandvert