Stage Whispers Martin Portus March 28, 2108 By Bertolt Brecht, translated by Tom Wright. Sydney Theatre Company. Roslyn Packer Theatre. March 21 – April 28, 2018 Brecht wrote this diatribe about a gangster-turned-political saviour when in exile back in 1941, as the rise of Hitler looked assured. He wanted audiences to see the fragility of […]
Audrey Journal Jason Blake March 28, 2018 “WEAVING DAZZLES AS UI” Audrey review: A new translation of a Brecht masterpiece draws dark parallels between the rise of fascism in Europe and the Australia of today. Category:Theatre Show:The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui Company:Sydney Theatre Company Where:Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay, Sydney When:21 Mar – 28 […]
Time Out Sydney Ben Neutze March 28, 2018 * * * * * Hugo Weaving flexes his power in Sydney Theatre Company’s take on Brecht’s classic There’s been plenty written recently about the value of satire in effecting political change, asking whether the form has lost its bite. One question seems to hang above it […]
TheMusic.com.au Maxim Boone March 27, 2018 * * * * * When British comedian Lenny Henry played the titular villain in Brecht’s The Resistible Rise Of Arturo Ui, at London’s Donmar Warehouse last year, the spectre of Trump loomed large. Numerous phrases and sound bites, liberally peppered throughout the production, were lifted verbatim from the leader of […]
Suzy Goes See March 27, 2018 Venue: Roslyn Packer Theatre at Walsh Bay (Sydney NSW), Mar 21 – Apr 28, 2018 Playwright: Bertolt Brecht (translated by Tom Wright) Director: Kip Williams Cast: Mitchell Butel, Peter Carroll, Tony Cogin, Ivan Donato, Anita Hegh, Brent Hill, Colin Moody, Monica Sayers, Hugo Weaving, Charles Wu, Ursula Yovich Images by Daniel Boud A […]
The Daily Telegraph Elizabeth Fortescue March 22, 2018 Hugo Weaving at the Roslyn Packer Theatre in Sydney where he will make his role debut as Arturo Ui in Bertolt Brecht’s 1941 gangster tale, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. , who is going to be in a play called The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, […]
The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui‘s previews started tonight at Roslyn Packer Theatre. Check out the latest interview with clips from the rehearsals, courtesy of ABC 730 (pics in the gallery).
Hugo returns to STC in a powerhouse role as a villainous gangster fighting to reach the top at any cost in Brecht’s The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. Previews 21-26 March, Season 28 March-28 April. Get your tickets here.
Daily Review Ben Neutze September 21, 2017 ydney Theatre Company will have a distinctively local focus in 2018, with 11 of its 16 plays penned by Australian writers. On top of that, two of the other five are adaptations written by locals, arguably bringing the number up to 13 Australian-made plays. “For me, Australian writing is […]
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.