Congratulations to Hugo for the Sydney Theatre Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Mainstage Production for STC’s Endgame! You can view all the nominations and winners @Sydney Theatre Awards, @The Daily Review and @The Age.
Congratulations to Hugo for the Helpmann Award for his acclaimed run as Hamm in STC’s Endgame!
Henry Thornton Fiona Prior May 2015 Endgame By Samuel Beckett Director: Andrew Upton Associate Director: Hugo Weaving I had not seen Beckett’s Endgame before last Friday night so it was not only a night of theatre for me but also an adventure to experience this work. Only four cast members appear on stage which is […]
Education Frank Barnes May 2015 Endgame Hugo Weaving as Hamm in Endgame Written by Samuel Beckett Directed by Andrew Upton Sydney Theatre Company Roslyn Packer Theatre Theatregoers generally either love Samuel Beckett or hate him although some fall, like I do, in between. Last year, the STC presented a superb production of Waiting for Godot […]
AE36 Alex Rieneck May 8, 2015 EndGame Review SydneyTheatreCompany 7:30pm. 7May 2015 Director:Andrew Upton Writer: Samuel Beckett Hamm:Hugo Weaving Nagg: Bruce Spence Clov: Tom Budge Nell: SarahPerse The setting appears to be the interior of one of those deformed stone watchtowers on some damp Northern coastline. It appears that the expansiveness of the exterior functions […]
Theatre Matters May 7, 2015 By Samuel Beckett Director Andrew Upton Set Designer & Lighting Designer Nick Schlieper Costume Designer Renée Mulder Composer & Sound Designer Max Lyandvert Associate Director Hugo Weaving With Tom Budge, Sarah Peirse, Bruce Spence, Hugo Weaving STC’s Endgame is the third Samuel Beckett play I’ve seen on stage, and I still feel like I’m none the wiser. […]
Cheeky Master May 3, 2015 Samuel Beckett’s Endgame Roslyn Packer Theatre, Sydney Theatre Company By Tanydd Jaquet From the moment Hugo Weaving is unveiled onstage, you could hear a pin drop at the Roslyn Packer Theatre. Directed by Andrew Upton, the one scene play circles around Hamm, a blind tyrant (Hugo Weaving), Cloy his son (Tom […]
The Buzz from Sydney April 23, 2015 At the risk of sounding effusive, a production like the Andrew Upton directed Endgame is the reason why people go to the theatre: spellbinding performances and meticulous direction has made Endgameone of the theatre events of the year, which may sound premature, but trust me, is not. Andrew […]
Jo Litson April 13, 2015 Roslyn Packer (formerly Sydney) Theatre, April 7 In 2013, Andrew Upton stepped into the breach when Tamas Ascher withdrew from directing Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot for Sydney Theatre Company. In his place, but working with Ascher’s assistant Anna Lengyel and using Zsolt Khell’s set designed for Ascher, Upton helmed […]
Check out all the positive reviews garnered by STC’s Endgame after its official opening night! Endgame – Roslyn Parker Theatre – Time Out Australia (09apr15) Weaving’s achievement is to animate this severely impaired non-hero as a vivacious, almost endearing master of his own universe: king of a nutshell. Fuelled by a bonfire of charisma, Weaving […]