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Archive: Wayne Blair

Date posted: 1 Dec 2017Author: STC Production: The Long Forgotten Dream

Both an actor and a director, Wayne Blair has brought us many great theatrical moments over the years. This year, he returns to perform in the gripping true-crime thriller Wonnangatta by Angus Cerini. Here, we look back at his other work with us over the years, beginning with Australian musical The Sunshine Club in 2000.

 

THE SUNSHINE CLUB (2000)

Wayne Blair's first show with STC was The Sunshine Club, written and directed by Wesley Enoch, with music by John Rodgers. Here, he's pictured between Margaret Harvey and Ursula Yovich. (Photo: Tracey Schramm)

THE CHERRY PICKERS (2001)

Wayne Blair returned to STC the following year with Tessa Rose in The Cherry Pickers by Kevin Gilbert. (Photo: Tracey Schramm)

INHERITANCE (2003)

Wayne Blair and Gareth Ellis in MTC’s Inheritance by Hannie Rayson, presented by STC (Photo: Jeff Busby)

STOLEN (2005)

In 2005, Wayne Blair made his directorial debut for STC with Stolen by Jane Harrison. Pauline Whyman, Simon Hapea, Sandy Greenwood and Yularna Dykes all featured. (Photo: Tracey Schramm)

THE 7 STAGES OF GRIEVING (2006)

The following year, Wayne Blair directed another show for STC. The 7 Stages of Grieving, written by Wesley Enoch and Deborah Mailman, was a one-woman show starring Ursula Yovich (Photo: Tracey Schramm)

ROMEO & JULIET (2008)

Wayne Blair directed Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare for the STC Education Programme in 2008. Here, Isaac Drandich, Jimi Bani and Sophie Ross in the show. (Photo: Tracey Schramm)

THE REMOVALISTS (2009)

In 2009, Wayne Blair directed David Williamson's Australian classic The Removalists, which featured Dale March and Ashley Lyons (Photo: Tracey Schramm)

TOT MOM (2009)

Wayne Blair and Essie Davis (on screen) in STC’s 2009 production Tot Mom, written and directed by Academy Award-winner Steven Soderbergh (Photo: Lisa Tomasetti)

TRUE WEST (2010)

Wayne Blair in Sam Shepard's True West, directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman (Photo: Brett Boardman)

THE LONG FORGOTTEN DREAM (2018)

Wayne Blair in The Long Forgotten Dream by H Lawrence Sumner, and directed by Neil Armfield (Photo: Heidrun Lohr)

 

Wonnangatta, 7 Sep – 17 Oct, Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House.

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