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Hercule Poirot’s First Case

In Hercule Poirot’s First Case, be prepared for a new, pared-down, fast-paced adaptation of Agatha Christie’s first novel The Mysterious Affair at Styles under the vigorous direction of Tom Massey.

Home Chat

The venerable Genesian Theatre returns to the stage after lockdown presenting the Australian premiere of Noël Coward’s Home Chat.

A Passage to India

Bringing Martin Sherman’s adaptation of E.M. Forster’s rich and sprawling novel A Passage to India to the compact stage of the Genesian would have posed many challenges. Apart from a large number of characters and costumes, a diversity of locations, the narrative is in no haste to reach its haunting conclusion.

William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play

The joyous hilarity of the Genesian’s William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (Abridged) makes it a worthy rival to its very popular predecessor The Complete Shakespeare.

At home with Holmes

The Genesian Theatre is excited to be reopening on November 6 with Sherlock Holmes and the Death on Thor Bridge. The show was preparing to go into production when the theatre was forced to close owing to Covid-19, but the virus has had a positive side for the Genesian, central Sydney’s oldest operating community theatre.

Theatre – Appointment with Death

However, Christie appears more interested in the warping effect of evil upon human personalities rather than in the employment of the well-known “little grey...

Theatre Review: The Complete Works of Shakespeare

While Shakespeare can be made fun of, he is still “awesome”, to quote director Tom Massey.