Independent Theatre

...literature, life and really good yarns
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    Independent Theatre began life in 1984, with the aim of presenting Adelaide audiences with a wide range of neglected classics and challenging new plays.  True to its charter, through 105 productions, the company has presented 17 South Australian premieres, 32 Australian premieres and 21 world premieres.  In its 32nd year, it is presenting 3 major productions, together with a staged playreading of an American classic.  


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  • On stage next

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    The company is now in rehearsal for Terence Rattigan's "Lawrence of Arabia" play - ROSS - about the World War One hero's attempt to escape his mega-star fame, by enlisting in the RAF as a private airman.  This brilliant play is being timed to commemorate the centenary of the Arab Revolt, and opens in The Space Theatre at the Adelaide Festival Centre on Remembrance Day, November 11th

  • in pictures

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    Browse our photo gallery for a panorama of our incredible 100-production history.  Great plays, great performances, great sets, great costumes - the pages are a treasure trove of memories spanning 30 years.

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From the audience

  • Mockingbird was brilliant! Thank you to all involved! I was crying at the end!

    Shilpa Jesudason
  • No one does these things quite like Independent Theatre does.
    Ewart Shaw