Caroline O’Connor has played many leading ladies throughout her illustrious career, so the role of Aurora in Kiss of the Spider Woman – the embodiment of a multitude of leading lady archetypes – seems tailor made for her.
Kiss of the Spider Woman is set in an unnamed South American jail cell, seemingly sometime in the 20th century, but the political and social reality that inspired its setting is stark: Argentina’s Dirty War.
Nakkiah Lui discusses what inspired her hit play, Black is the New White, and how much of her own life is in it.
The powerhouse playwright discusses how a conversation with her cousin became the catalyst for writing her most successful play to date.
See inside the rehearsal room of this offbeat romance starring Kat Stewart and Peter Kowitz.
Learn more about Louis Nowra's darkly funny and deeply moving ensemble piece in our production programme, which can be purchased at the theatre for $2 or downloaded for free online.
Coffee in the Lounge
Steve Bastoni tells us how transforming into Eddie Carbone feels like a gladiator sport.
How did designer Alicia Clements — with a dedicated team of contracted and permanent MTC staff — build two life-size vans for the stage?
One of the greatest dramatists of 20th century theatre, Arthur Miller’s writing continues to speak volumes with its timeless and universal themes.
Get a glimpse into the process of bringing Arthur Miller's classic to the stage.
Learn more about Arthur Miller's modern masterpiece in our production programme, which can be purchased at the theatre for $2 or downloaded for free online.
Learn more about Stephen Sewell's intriguing new work, Arbus & West in our production programme, which can be purchased at the theatre for $2 or downloaded for free online.