BY JOE DIPIETRO
6 FEBRUARY – 10 MARCH
“Why does any guy have sex with strangers? Cause it feels fan-fuckin’-tastic. That’s it. End of story.”
Australian premiere, presented as part of the 40th Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras
“Brings Grindr to life” British Theatre Guide
BY lachlan philpott
14 MARCH – 15 APRIL
“The way you pull me in – makes me feel like I’m the best thing in the world”
Winner: 2009 Griffin Award
Winner: 2012 AWGIE Award for Stage
“Vividly observed … Philpott speaks with a truly authentic voice” Kevin Jackson
the lieutenant of inishmore
BY martin mcdonagh
24 APRIL – 26 MAY
“Grit your teeth James. This may hurt”
Award-winning black comedy from the writer/director of In Bruges and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
“One of the greatest and most improbable comedies of the decade” The Guardian
august: osage county
BY TRACY LETTS
5 JUNE – 7 JULY
“My wife takes pills and I drink. That’s the bargain we’ve struck”
Winner: 2008 Tony Award for Best Play
Winner: 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
“The most exciting new American play Broadway has seen in years” The New York Times
stupid fucking bird
BY AARON POSNER
11 – 28 JULY
“Do you all feel the feelings you say you feel?”
The Sydney premiere of an irreverent and very funny Chekhov remix.
“Mines The Seagull for classical heft even while giving it the bird” The Washington Post
BY JESSICA SWALE
7 AUGUST – 8 SEPTEMBER
“They’ve disgraced our trade. Ruined our art. They’ve put a woman on the stage!”
Winner: 2016 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy
“A bawdy, witty, engaging romp” The Times
WHAT THE BUTLER SAW
BY JOE ORTON
2 OCTOBER – 3 NOVEMBER
“You were born with your legs apart. They’ll send you to the grave in a Y-shaped coffin.”
A wicked, irreverent, provocative black comedy.
“Joe Orton’s richest and funniest play” Michael Billington
BY NEIL SIMON
13 NOVEMBER – 15 DECEMBER
“Maybe I don’t have to become a writer. I’ll just set up seats in the living room.”
A charming coming-of-age story from one of America’s best-loved playwrights
“Simon may be the greatest comedy writer of the 20th century” Chicago Critic
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SUPPORT NEW THEATRE
heritage seats naming rights
In this, our 85th year, you have the opportunity to support NEW THEATRE and to remember a loved one or reward yourself.
We are offering naming rights to our heritage seats at $250 each.
Office hours are 10am – 6pm Monday – Friday. Contact us, we always love to hear from you.
FIND US, MAP, PUBLIC TRANSPORT & PARKING
542 KING STREET, NEWTOWN
We are diagonally opposite the top of Alice Street.
Stage Door is located in Iredale Street.
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.
We are a ten minute walk from either Newtown or St Peters Railway Stations.
422 between CBD and Tempe
370 between Coogee and Leichhardt
308 between CBD and Marrickville Metro
352 between Bondi Junction and Marrickville Metro