Past Season

“.. impressive - Ursula is an engrossing and highly stimulating night of theatre.”

The Advertiser


By Howard Barker

Directed By Tim Maddock Australian Premiere. Originally presented in association with the Adelaide Festival Centre.

Sex and betrayal.

Howard Barker’s highly controversial reading of the myth of the virgin martyr, St Ursula, is explored in Brink’s dark, rich and powerful interpretation of this enduring story of individual choice and responsibility, good and evil, and the eternal conflict between sexual and spiritual love.

Director + Designer
Tim Maddock
Lighting High Hamilton
Composer Michael Smetanin
Producers Michaela Cantwell + Ingrid Hearne


Willian Allert, Loretta Brades, Michaela Cantwell, Lizzy Falkland, Danielle Gawler, Rebecca Havey, Ingrid Hearne, Sally Hildyard, Victoria Hill, Ksenja Logos

22 November - 7 December 1996

Red Shed Theatre

7 - 31 August 1997

Belvoir St Theatre

We acknowledge that the land on which we live, and work is the  traditional land of the Kaurna people and pay our respects to their  Elders - past, present and future. Brink supports the Uluru Statement from the Heart and enshrining a Voice to Parliament in the Constitution. 

Scroll to enter