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COVID-19 update from Red Stitch

covid-19 update from red stitch
Hello, Our thoughts are with you all during this very challenging time and we hope that you and your loved ones are well. We have been greatly appreciative of your support over the years, and want to let you know how we are adjusting our plans in response to these strange and disconcerting events. We are currently reviewing our schedule in...

Inside the SINGLE LADIES rehearsal room

inside the single ladies rehearsal room
Inside the rehearsal room: the sanitised grunge of Collingwood, three ladies and an improbable friendship.  Multi-award winning local writer Michele Lee’s hilarious, home grown comedy SINGLE LADIES  is about to land – we can’t wait to share this world premiere INK production with you! As contemporary and timely as it gets, Single Ladies will have you in stitches while provoking in-depth foyer conversations about issues close to...

The “crazy-beautiful debauchery” that is THE FEATHER IN THE WEB is playing now!

the “crazy-beautiful debauchery” that is the feather in the web is playing now!
THE FEATHER IN THE WEB opened last week to full houses of thrilled theatre-goers. This hilarious, anarchic work has been titillating audiences and critics alike. Here’s what some of them have been saying:  “Whip-smart.…gold star hilarious, cataclysmic theatre that packs a lot of heat…a powerhouse performance by Belinda McClory…Georgina Naidu is marvellously chameleon…and especially vivid…diversely talented actors George Lingard, Emily Milledge and Patrick Durnan Silva whose...


the feather in the web opening!
Hello, The Feather in the Web is very, very funny.  It’s the kind of funny where you move from laughing out loud to cringing in recognition and back again. Nick Coyle’s superbly imaginative, playful script gives a great time, and shakes the world a little in the process. Director Declan Greene – with his fabulous cast and creative team – has created a...

Welcome to 2020!

welcome to 2020!
Happy New Year and welcome to 2020 at Red Stitch! We’re kicking off the year with a “wickedly funny” (Time Out) gem of a play, Nick Coyle’s The Feather in the Web. Director Declan Greene is at the helm, leading a brilliant cast of guest and ensemble actors. We’d like to welcome back guest actors Belinda McClory (Hir, Splendour), Emily Milledge (Out of the Water), and Georgina Naidu (Dance...

A small gift with big impact.

a small gift with big impact.
The holiday season is upon us and it’s time to get those presents sorted!Whether you’re looking for gifts large or small, we have just the thing for your theatre-loving loved ones!  Red Stitch 2020 subscription packages are on sale now, full and half year options are available. And gift certificates that can be redeemed for tickets to one (or more) of our eight remarkable productions in 2020!  Give your loved one a...

Latest eNews: “Vivid and utterly memorable” OIL is playing now l PLAYlist is one day away! l Season 2020 launch

latest enews: “vivid and utterly memorable” oil is playing now l playlist is one day away! l season 2020 launch
The doors of Cromwell Road Theatre are open and the brilliant cast of OIL are transporting audiences and critics alike with this “ambitious, centuries-spanning play…packed with ideas and feeling” (Time Out). This Australian premiere production must close December 15. Don’t miss this “combustible power play” (The Age). We don’t like turning people away, so get in early before it sells out! Book now! Here’s what the critics...

OIL opening at Cromwell Road Theatre l Get your PLAYlist tickets l Season 2020 launch next week!

oil opening at cromwell road theatre l  get your playlist tickets l season 2020 launch next week!
Hello, It’s been a big week. For the cast and creative team of Oil, and for everyone at Red Stitch. Previewing one of the most ambitious plays we’ve ever staged, while opening the doors at Cromwell Rd Theatre to the public for the first time, has certainly taken some doing. But the rapturous response from our preview audiences helped get us...

Inside OIL rehearsals l CONTROL final shows

inside oil rehearsals l control final shows
The cast and creatives of Ella Hickon’s explosive play, OIL, have been breathing life into our Cromwell Road Theatre. With director Ella Caldwell at the helm, this epic work features a brilliant cast of 10 actors playing characters spanning centuries and continents. It’s a remarkable, ambitious work – an ideal way to welcome you to our new space. And speaking of the new space…for months, the Red Stitch...

“A play which demands to be watched” CONTROL in reviews…

“a play which demands to be watched” control in reviews…
CONTROL elicited an exhilarating response from audiences during previews and opening week! Join us before November 3rd to see Keziah Warner’s “three-stage rocket” (The Australian) world premiere production. Catch this piece of Australian theatre history before it’s gone. Here’s what the critics are saying: “Exquisite acting.“ – The Australian “There are so many fascinating details in this play and so many inventive and thought-provoking links.” – ★★★★ Herald Sun “A play...