B Á R B A R O S
An unflinching journey into the ambiguous and inescapable relationship between Civilisation and Barbarism.
Shore Break is a raw, compelling, intimate portrait of a lost soul living in self-imposed isolation, having turned his back on society. Where desert meets the sea, he begins to unravel the events of his life. He looks back on confusion, heartbreak, and disconnection as he relives experiences; compelled to finally make sense of it all before it's too late.
Symphonie of the Bicycle
A funny, heartfelt one-man show about cycling and obsession, envy and ambition, winning and losing, and finding the inner grit to dominate the mountain stages of life.
Following George Walker
Following George Walker is inspired by the life of Adelaide actor Rory Walker’s great grandfather George W Walker: a vaudevillian and impresario who toured Australia in the early 20th century, alongside some of the biggest theatrical stars of the day.
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder is one of the greatest novels of the 20th century, brought stunningly to life by Brink and starring Paul Capsis with Slava Grigoryan and Manus Noble. In 18th century Peru, an ancient Incan rope bridge collapses sending five strangers plummeting to their deaths and unleashing a fabulist’s tale of conspiracy, seduction and betrayal. [Image: Tim Standing]
In this richly layered theatrical experience, Alice Oswald’s powerful poem is performed on a grand scale, embodied by one of Australia’s most celebrated actors Helen Morse, alongside Golden Globe nominated composer Jocelyn Pook’s transporting, otherworldly score. Stripping the narrative from the Iliad, Memorial is an intense and urgent elegy for each of the 215 dead soldiers named in Homer’s epic. [Image: Shane Reid]
The Photo Box
Created and performed by Emma Beech
Local storyteller Emma Beech takes inspiration from a box of family snaps in this funny and heartfelt world premiere about family, memory, and myth-making.
The World is Looking for You
Innovative SA theatre company Control Party present a new work by writer Finegan Kruckemeyer – The World Is Looking For You. It tells the story of one woman unpacking a stranger’s life only to meet herself in the middle of it.
Iconic Australian singer-songwriter, Paul Kelly, and magnetic Irish-French chanteuse, Camille O’Sullivan, star in this evocative new music theatre work. They are joined by O’Sullivan’s long-time collaborator, songwriter and pianist, Feargal Murray.
"ANCIENT RAIN' nominated for Best Original Score at the 2017 Helpmann Awards for Best Original Score!
On a hot, rain-sodden afternoon in 1966, in the glutinous mud of a rubber plantation in Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam, 105 Australian and three New Zealand soldiers clashed with approximately 2,500 Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army troops. In the ensuing battle, 18 Australians died (17 were killed in action and one died of wounds 9 days later) and more than 245 communist Vietnamese.
Ripples of Wartime
Ripples of Wartime was commissioned by Brink to complement the stage production of Long Tan and is now archived in the Australian War Memorial, in Canberra. Hear first-hand, diverse stories from people impacted by the Vietnam War in a range of different ways; military veterans, post-war Vietnamese migrants, anti-war campaigners, family members of conscripted veterans and medical practitioners who served in Vietnam.
A comedy about self-serving, truth-denying, power-seeking hypocrites never gets old.
Presented by State Theatre Company and Brink Productions.
Showed at the Dunstan Playhouse, 4-20 November 2016
Cassie is 17 years old, and her father is dying of cancer. Somehow Cassie must find the words to say goodbye – but how can she do this without revealing who she really is? Would he still love her if he knew the truth...that she’s not the sweet little girl he thinks she is?
The Aspirations of Daise Morrow
A word for word adaptation of Patrick White’s short story Down at the Dump, featuring Zephyr Quartet. Actors, musicians and audience share the space in a circle of burnt earth beneath a canvas Australian sky.
Five plays run simultaneously as ten characters attempt to find meaning and connection.
Produced by Tiny Bricks in partnership with Brink Productions in association with the Adelaide Festival of the Arts. Showing at Plant One, Bowden, 8-13 March 2016.
Stories I Want to Tell You in Person
This is the story of what Lally Katz has been doing instead of writing a play. It’s Katz as herself embroiled in a tale of art, love, money, shoes, and the apocalypse.
The Dissolving Self
Devised by Chris Drummond, Susan Rogers and the NIDA Company
I seem to attract the weird ones in public places
By Bryony Lavery
At the click of a finger, the lives of strangers are both knitted together and blown apart.
A collaboration with English Touring Theatre.
Land & Sea
By Nicki Bloom
A gun. A bath. A telephone. An island.
Skip Miller's Hit Songs
by Sean Riley
Skip Miller doesn't take pretty pictures but he collects good music.
When the Rain Stops Falling
By Andrew Bovell
A collaboration with Hossein Valamanesh
and Brink Productions
Alice Springs in the year 2039. A fish falls from the sky and lands at the feet of Gabriel York.
By Matthew Whittet
'Boy meets girl, girl eats boy...'
A bold and interactive mini-fest of performance and spoken word - it's not for the jelly-hearted!
By Molière, a new adaptation by Paul Galloway
Based on Molière's comedic masterpiece Le Malade Imaginaire.
By Susan Rogers
The funny, touching and very human story of a woman named Beetle as she journeys towards reconciliation with her dying mother.
The Clockwork Forest
By Doug MacLeod
Morton is a young boy who lives alone at the edge of a dark forest with his four prized clockwork animals.
this uncharted hour
By Finegan Kruckemeyer
A spiraling narrative of a family across two generations unveils how, in a single moment, an unexpected event can shatter the surface of our lives.
Drums In The Night
Translated by Finegan Kruckemeyer from the play by Bertolt Brecht
A theatrically exuberant and darkly comic reinvention of one of Brecht's earliest plays.