EXPLORE THE 2016 SEASON

Choose between 6 — 14 plays from the main season and you’re on your way to building your perfect 2016 Season Ticket and a wonderful year of theatre…

Explore the 2016 Season below or take a look at our online Season brochure.

You can also download our handy 2016 STC Calendar to help you plan your year of theatre.
 

THE PLAYS

THE GOLDEN AGE
By Louis Nowra

Inspired by the true story of a lost band of outcasts, The Golden Age blends fact and folklore to create a profound, extraordinary Australian classic.

14 Jan – 20 Feb 2016 | Wharf 1 Theatre

CLOSED
 

  

THE SECRET RIVER
By Kate Grenville
An adaptation for the stage by Andrew Bovell

Our landmark award-winning production, directed by Neil Armfield, returns for a strictly limited encore season. Don’t miss out.

1 Feb – 20 Feb 2016| Roslyn Packer Theatre

CLOSED
 

  

ARCADIA
By Tom Stoppard

One of the 20th century’s greatest plays, featuring Ryan Corr. Ravishing comedy, literary sleuthing, romance and scientific postulations all rolled into one.

8 Feb – 2 Apr 2016 | Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House

CLOSED
 

  

MACHU PICCHU
By Sue Smith

Exploring love, loyalty and healing, Lisa McCune is back at STC in a deeply moving new play by acclaimed Australian writer Sue Smith.

3 Mar – 9 Apr 2016 | Wharf 1 Theatre

CLOSED
 

  

GOLEM
Created by 1927

Like a giant graphic novel come to life, Golem is a visual feast of mesmerising theatre-making by ground-breaking British theatre company 1927.

16 Mar – 26 Mar 2016 | Roslyn Packer Theatre

CLOSED
 

  

KING CHARLES III
By Mike Bartlett

In the near future, Prince Charles ascends the throne. What follows is epic. The Australian premiere of one of the biggest international hits in recent years, fresh from the West End and Broadway.

31 Mar – 30 Apr 2016 | Roslyn Packer Theatre

CLOSED
 

  

Noël Coward's
HAY FEVER

Exquisitely funny and irresistibly heartless, the Blisses are everything a respectable family ought not to be. Hay Fever is a divinely classic comedy of bad manners, featuring Heather Mitchell.

11 Apr – 21 May 2016 | Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House

CLOSED
 

  

DISGRACED
By Ayad Akhtar

A fiercely intelligent and sensationally entertaining drama that puts our modern Western culture under the microscope. Don’t miss the Australian premiere of this new Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

16 Apr – 4 Jun 2016 | Wharf 1 Theatre 

CLOSED

  

ALL MY SONS
By Arthur Miller

John Howard and Robyn Nevin join forces to bring to life one of the greatest dramatic marriages in Arthur Miller’s powerful classic.

4 Jun – 9 Jul 2016 | Roslyn Packer Theatre
 

  

THE HANGING
By Angela Betzien

Two school girls are missing, secrets are being kept and the clock is ticking. A haunting new crime thriller by award-winning playwright Angela Betzien featuring Ashleigh Cummings.

28 Jul – 10 Sep 2016 | Wharf 1 Theatre
 

  

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
By William Shakespeare

Helpmann Award-winning Resident Director Kip Williams leads us into a forest full of yearning and desire in a bold interpretation of one of Shakespeare’s great plays.

12 Sep – 22 Oct 2016 | Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House
 

  

POWER PLAYS
Five new short plays by Melissa Bubnic, Michele Lee, Nakkiah Lui, Hannie Rayson and Debra Thomas

LIMITED AVAILABILITY

A theatrical tasting menu: five of Australia’s finest writers unleashed on the theme of power.

17 Sep – 15 Oct 2016 | Wharf 2 Theatre
 

  

A FLEA IN HER EAR
By Georges Feydeau
In a new adaptation by Andrew Upton

Theatre heavyweights Andrew Upton and Simon Phillips team up to bring a surplus of sophistication, wit and precision to this outrageously funny, finely-tuned farce.

31 Oct – 17 Dec 2016 | Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House
 

  

SPEED-THE-PLOW
By David Mamet

LIMITED AVAILABILITY

David Mamet’s extraordinary writing brings the luminous Rose Byrne back to the STC stage in one of 2016’s biggest theatre events.

8 Nov – 10 Dec 2016 | Roslyn Packer Theatre
 

  

SPECIAL OFFERS

Special Offers are extra shows that are not part of our main season but are made available exclusively to Season Ticket Holders to pre-purchase at a discounted rate before they go on sale to the public. 
 

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

By The Listies

A hilarious, irreverent, interactive show for children and their adults by cult kids outfit The Listies.

16 Jun – 17 Jul 2016 | Wharf 1 Theatre
 

  

THE WHARF REVUE 2016
Written and created by
Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott

Everyone’s favourite political satirists return to put our country’s year in perspective and politicians in their place. We know there’s plenty of fodder.

19 Oct – 23 Dec 2016 | Wharf 1 Theatre