New Theatre

Est. 1932.

Always real. Always raw. Always New.

 

New Theatre

Est. 1932.

Always real. Always raw. Always New.

 

New Theatre

Est. 1932.

Always real. Always raw. Always New.

New Theatre

Est. 1932.

Always real. Always raw. Always New.

 

New Theatre

Est. 1932.

Always real. Always raw. Always New.

 

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) and NEW THEATRE

We’re back!!

As public health restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic continue to ease, we’ve reopened our doors and look forward to welcoming audiences again, to delight in the ‘shared experience’ of live theatre.

Here’s our program for the rest of 2020:
8 September – 3 October: Neighbourhood Watch.
It’s fitting that our first production back should be the one that was just about to open when we went into lockdown in March.
13 October – 7 November Animal Farm.
The world premiere of Saro Lusty-Cavallari’s adaptation of George Orwell’s 20th century classic.
November – December (dates to be announced soon): Picnic at Hanging Rock
The Sydney public premiere of Tom Wright’s acclaimed adaptation of Joan Lindsay’s classic mystery novel.

New Theatre is a COVID Safe Business and protocols are in place to protect our audiences, cast, crew, and staff. There is a limit of 44 patrons per performance, so booking your tickets in advance online is strongly recommended. 

We will continue to update the website as things progress, and you can sign up below for our eNews to receive updates direct to your inbox every fortnight.

We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of people who have given us financial support through donations large and small, and we are deeply grateful. We also must thank the NSW state government and the City of Sydney, both of which have given us grants to assist with our survival.

If you have any further questions, please contact Gemma, our Theatre Manager, on 02 9519 3403 / manager@newtheatre.org.au

We're COVID Safe



New Theatre is a COVID-Safe Business

 

 

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NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH

8 SEP – 3 OCT 2020

Neighbourhood Watch


Lally Katz’s heart-warming tale of an unlikely odd-couple friendship

 

 

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ANIMAL FARM

13 OCT – 7 NOV 2020

Animal Farm


The world premiere of a new adaptation of George Orwell’s iconic story

 

 

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PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK

NOV – DEC 2020
DATES TBA

Picnic at Hanging Rock


The acclaimed adaptation of the iconic Australian mystery 

 

 

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THE SILVER GULL
PLAY AWARD
2020

The Silver Gull Play Award 2020



New Theatre is the new home of The Silver Gull Play Award

Supported by The Buzz From Sydney, with a prize pool of $5000

Submissions have now closed. Shortlist will be announced in late August.

 

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FIND US, MAP, PUBLIC TRANSPORT & PARKING

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 between CBD and Tempe
370 between Coogee and Leichhardt
308 between CBD and Marrickville Metro
352 between Bondi Junction and Marrickville Metro