2017 Season

The Little Dog Laughed

BY DOUGLAS CARTER BEANE

7 FEBRUARY – 4 MARCH

 

The Little Dog Laughed


BY DOUGLAS CARTER BEANE

7 FEBRUARY – 4 MARCH 

This bitingly funny tale of sexual ambiguity, immoral values and the pursuit of happiness lifts the lid on Hollywood double standards and the lengths people will go to achieve fame and fortune .

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Consensual

 BY EVAN PLACEY 

14 MARCH – 15 APRIL

Consensual


BY EVAN PLACEY

14 MARCH – 15 APRIL

An explosive and thought provoking play from one of Britain’s finest ..Diane, a Year 11 teacher guides impressionable teenagers through the minefield that is ‘sex education’.

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The Chapel Perilous

BY DOROTHY HEWETT 

25 APRIL – 27 MAY
 

The Chapel Perilous


BY DOROTHY HEWETT

25 APRIL – 27 MAY 

This iconic masterpiece of Australian theatre charts the painful, crazy, hilarious life of defiant young poet and sexual rebel Sally Banner, as she searches for artistic and personal freedom.

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The Clean House

BY SARAH RUHL

6 JUNE – 8 JULY

The Clean House


BY SARAH RUHL

6 JUNE – 8 JULY

When Lane’s husband, a surgeon, falls in love with a terminally-ill patient, everything that was clean and tidy for Lane – her house, her emotions, her relationships – is thrown into disarray, and Matilde must come to her rescue.

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After The Dance

BY TERENCE RATTIGAN

8 AUGUST – 9 SEPTEMBER

After The Dance


BY TERENCE RATTIGAN

8 AUGUST – 9 SEPTEMBER  

This searing study of a lost generation investigates the young people who survived World War One and lived life to the full in the hedonistic 1920s, only to find themselves, two decades later, disillusioned and on the brink of another war.

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Birdland

BY SIMON STEPHENS

3 OCTOBER – 4 NOVEMBER

 

 

BIRDLAND


BY SIMON STEPHENS

3 OCTOBER – 4 NOVEMBER

A sexy and revealing exploration of fame and celebrity, from the award-winning author of Punk Rock and the stage adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

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Australia Day

BY JONATHON BIGGINS

14 NOVEMBER-16 DECEMBER

AUSTRALIA DAY


BY JONATHAN BIGGINS

14 NOVEMBER – 16 DECEMBER

In the fictional NSW town of Coriole, preparations are underway for the annual Australia Day celebrations and the organising committee are hashing out the details amidst disagreements over politics, patriotism and progress.

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Queer Fringe @ The New

Queer Fringe @ The New


12 -23 SEPTEMBER 2017 

As part of The Sydney Fringe Festival, we’re presenting six exciting productions focussing on LGBTQI stories. Season announced soon!

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Mauritius

BY THERESA REBECK

12 – 29 JULY

Mauritius


BY THERESA REBECK

12-29 JULY

Mauritius is a high stakes story of family, loyalty and betrayal that follows the transformation of a young woman from lamb to lioness, learning to stand her ground in the traditionally male-dominated world of philately.

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New Theatre

NEW THEATRE

542 KING STREET, NEWTOWN
We are diagonally opposite the top of Alice Street.
Stage Door is located in Iredale Street.

PARKING
There is limited street parking around the theatre but no on-site parking. Please be aware that King St is a clearway between 3pm & 7pm going south and 3pm & 5.30pm going north.

BY TRAIN
We are a ten minute walk from either Newtown or St Peters Railway Stations.

BY BUS
422 from City to Tempe
370 from Coogee to Leichhardt
308 from City to Marrickville Metro
352 Bus from Bondi Junction to Marrickville Metro