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18 September, 2021
Playhouse, QPAC Grey Street and Melbourne Street
South Brisbane
QLD
Boy Swallows Universe is adapted from the smash hit novel inspired by Brisbane author Trent Dalton’s own childhood. It’s an exhilarating story of magic and madness, of beauty and brutality, of joy and heartbreak, and of the power of love to triumph over the darkest of circumstances.
02 October, 2021
22 Hickson Road
Walsh Bay
NSW
The play’s title is taken from “Harlem,” a poem by Langston Hughes, which examines the question “What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?”
02 October, 2021
The Canberra Theatre – The Playhouse Civic Square, London Circuit
ACT
Ordered to kill. Tempted to resist. Live or die.

This critically acclaimed production of one of Shakespeare’s most iconic and tragic works, originally programmed for Bell Shakespeare’s 30th anniversary season in 2020, returns to theatres in 2021.
02 October, 2021
Wharf 1 Theatre 15 Hickson Road
Walsh Bay
NSW
A dream for the future

A Raisin in the Sun is an iconic work of American theatre, a testament to the power of family and a hymn to the Black experience.
09 October, 2021
The Sumner, Southbank Theatre, 140 Southbank Boulevard, Southbank
Melbourne
VIC
Muse and mentor, Sunday Reed was the founder of Melbourne’s Heide Museum of Modern Art, and the heart of a circle of artists that included the likes of Sidney Nolan, Albert Tucker and Joy Hester. In this world premiere MTC commission, Nikki Shiels (Home, I’m Darling) embodies Reed’s passionate and unconventional spirit, bringing to life an audacious fantasy of her fateful affair with Nolan, her unbroken devotion to her husband, and the devastating price she paid for living and loving on her own terms as a woman in mid-20th century Australia.
19 October, 2021
55 Pirrama Road
Pyrmont
NSW
HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now. A record-breaking masterpiece that has “transformed theatre and the way we think about history.” – The New York Times
21 October, 2021
Ensemble Theatre, 78 McDougall Street
Kirribilli
NSW
From the pen of French playwright Yasmina Reza, this Tony Award-winning comedy paints a side-splitting portrait of the meaning of art and friendship. Following the success of Neville’s Island, Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry once again joins forces with The Chaser’s Andrew Hansen, Craig Reucassel and Chris Taylor to deliver the laughs in this infuriatingly hilarious modern work of art.
22 October, 2021
Sydney Opera House
Sydney
NSW
Finding truth in the post-truth era. In her debut performance with STC, Australian legend Sigrid Thornton will lead this thrilling, stylish and hyper-intelligent hit Broadway comedy that tackles the great question of our time: true or false?
23 October, 2021
The Canberra Theatre – The Playhouse Civic Square, London Circuit
ACT
It’s time!
Canberra, 11 November 1975. As Gough Whitlam delivers his iconic speech decrying his dismissal as Prime Minister, a mighty crowd of reporters throngs the steps of Parliament House. Chief amongst them, one of the 1970s most iconic larrikins, Norman Gunston.
30 October, 2021
Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne 100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
VIC
After winning the 2019 Green Room Award for Best Independent Writing, Declan Furber Gillick makes his MTC debut with a hard-hitting and disarmingly funny play about family, love, sex and culture, and the personal and political cost of navigating it all in contemporary Australia.