Set against a background of feuding families, Shakespeare's timeless tale of star-crossed lovers is fuelled by a reckless passion that has devastating and fatal consequences.
Chekhov's final masterpiece is a bittersweet comedy about a once-wealthy family whose idleness and extravagance have brought them to the brink of bankruptcy – and with it, the sale of their estate and beloved cherry orchard.
Written in 1928 and inspired by the true story of the first woman to be executed by electric chair in New York, Sophie Treadwell's expressionist play Machinal is an unforgettable portrait of a young woman suffocating at home and work.
WAAPA is delighted to welcome Dr. Peggy Shannon from Toronto's Ryerson University to direct this time-travelling drama that raises questions about sustainability and climate change, father-son relationships and the past's ability to devour the
Moliere's comedy of manners asks how far one should accept the rules of the society in which one lives.
Inspired by Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis, this vision of contemporary Australia draws on modern Australian experiences from the Black Saturday bush res to pre- teen sexuality and domestic rituals.
Oscar Wilde's 1889 comedy of manners about hypocritical moralities in high-society London speaks to a modern generation about the gap between political and private morality.
Director Peter Zazzali from the University of Kansas tackles Shakespeare's controversial battle-of-the- sexes comedy about power and gender.
This free event offers a rare opportunity for audiences to sample innovative arts projects in their nascent stages, and to view the ideas that will transform the future of arts discourse.
A program of short films exploring the theme, Crossing Borders, created by the 2019 Screen Academy class of producers, writers, directors, cinematographers, sound designers and editors.
From the Olivier Award-winning writer comes this funny, sad and compelling satire of fame, celebrity and stardom in the 21st century.
The Hope Fault is a story about familial connections and fault lines, and why the debris of a well-lived life matters.