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PODCAST: Camilla Ah Kin & Emma Palmer on Kindertransport

Our Producer, Amy Harris, sat down with two of our cast members, Camilla Ah Kin and Emma Palmer to discuss the themes of this extraordinary play as well as revealing their own personal revelations discovered in the rehearsal room. 


Darlinghurst Theatre Company is thrilled to announce the formidable ANNI FINSTERER will be playing “Theresa”, a powerhouse Inventor and CEO in Julian Larnach’s IN REAL LIFE coming soon to the Darlinghurst Theatre stage! 

Darlinghurst Theatre Company | 2018 Season Submissions OPEN

Submissions for Darlinghurst Theatre Company's 2018 Season are now open.

The Mystery of Love & Sex | Director's Notes by Anthony Skuse

“We love in two different ways. I can bear it. Most of the time. I can bear it. Most of the time. It’s fine” (Bathsheba Doran’s Parents’ Evening, 2003)

The Mystery of Love & Sex, Bathsheba Doran and Sydney Mardi Gras 2017

By Bathsheba Doran, award winning playwright and writer of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire and Showtime’s Masters of Sex comes a tender and funny story about love in all its forms, and that blurry space between friendship, romance and erotic desire.

Bathsheba Doran, playwright of 'The Mystery of Love & Sex'

Bathsheba Doran, nicknamed “Bash”, grew up in London and studied at Cambridge University. Her first job as a professional writer was comedy sketch writing for the BBC2 show Bruiser. Bathsheba worked for several years as a comedy writer, writing for shows like Smack the Pony and TV to Go. In 2000, she moved to the United States on a Fulbright Scholarship and received her Master of Fine Arts from Columbia University in 2003 and went on to become a playwriting fellow at The Juilliard School. Doran’s work has been staged by the O’Neill Playwriting Center, Lincoln Center, Manhattan Theatre Club and Sundance Theatre Lab, among others. Doran’s Awards include the 2013 Berwin Lee Playwright Award and 2009 Helen Merril Playwriting Award. She was nominated for a 2012 Writers Guild Award for her work on the Martin Scorsese/HBO series Boardwalk Empire (2011). She also wrote episodes for NBC show Smash (2013) and was writer and co-producer of season 2 of the Showtime’s Masters of Sex (2014). She lives with her wife and two children in New York City.

The Mystery of Love & Sex


Our final show in the 2016 season is David Mamet’s seminal comedy A Life in the Theatre where performers John Gaden and Akos Armont and director Helen Dallimore bring their formidable talent and wealth of experience to bear. It’s a must see for anyone who loves theatre.

David Mamet’s comedy takes us backstage & into a world where etiquette rules, cues must not be missed & costume changes are fast & furious. A Life in the Theatre pays homage to those who choose an actor’s life. Between murderous critics, lifeless audiences & having to reapply for your job with every audition, it’s not a life choice for the faint hearted.

Pictuted above: A Life in the Theatre performers Akos Armont (left), John Gaden (middle) and director Helen Dallimore (right).

Playing 4 Nov - 4 Dec


PLAY THE VIDEO to hear audience responses to Remembering Pirates by Christopher Harley


WATCH THE VIDEO HERE Darlinghurst Theatre Company reveals its 2017 season at the Eternity Playhouse

Audience responses to Broken

Our production of BROKEN has opened!

PLAY THE VIDEO to hear audience reviews of Broken by Mary Anne Butler.


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