4 June

Stork’s Homer festival goes live!!!

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Stork Theatre presents:

MELBOURNE HOMER FEST. 2017

THE PLAY. THE TALK. THE MUSIC. THE CAMPAIGN.
HOMER FOR KIDS. THE TOUR.

 www.themelbournehomerfest.com

 

5 May

Kate Kendall and French Consul-General Myriam Boisbouvier-Wylie at the launch.

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Book Launch

Kate Kendall (just before rushing off to the Logies) and the French Consul-General Myriam Boisbouvier-Wylie launching the Stork Theatre publication ‘The Red and the Black and other French Plays”, translated and adapted by Colin Duckworth.

3 May
29 January
29 January

Bookings open for Stork Theatre Digs – The Odyssey Part 1&2

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APRIL: THE ODYSSEY

Two exciting sessions of performance/readings and explorations of Homer’s ODYSSEY with Melbourne’s leading classics experts and theatre artists. Dr Heather Sebo will tell you why THE ODYSSEY is the first epic journey of discovery in the West, “the human spirit on fire”… Phil-Cameron Smith will become Odysseus (Ulysses), the heroic adventurer searching for home.

SEE WHAT’S ON FOR DETAILS

21 January

INTRODUCING THE TOUR 2016 – Looking for Odysseus

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Join Stork Theatre and Dr Heather Sebo in sailing the Mediterranean – let us lure you to the heart of Western civilisation…  follow in the footsteps of Odysseus and the famous journey which took him from The Trojan War to his home, the island of Ithaka.
On tour we will visit places that Odysseus walked. SEE WHATS ON FOR DETAILS.

John William Waterhouse (1849-1917), ''Ulysses and the Sirens'' (1891)

John William Waterhouse (1849-1917), ”Ulysses and the Sirens” (1891)

4 March

30th Anniversary Concert

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Everyone had lots of fun at our 30th Anniversary Picnic Concert at the Fairfield Amphitheatre – our very first theatre. Thank you all for your wonderful support in 2013. We will be announcing our 2014 show soon…

Guests of honour  -  Judith Armstrong, Renate Howe, Hon Brian Howe, Meredith Rodgers & Mayor Jackie Fristacky.

Guests of honour – Judith Armstrong, Renate Howe, Hon Brian Howe, Meredith Rodgers & Mayor Jackie Fristacky

Shakespeare's Secrets - Paul Norton, Richard Piper, Samantha Morley, Gerry Hale & Lore Burns

Shakespeare’s Secrets – Paul Norton, Richard Piper, Samantha Morley, Gerry Hale & Lore Burns

25 February

Time Out’s 10 Best Shows

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We are thrilled to announce that Greg Carroll’s THE PENELOPIAD made No. 9 in Melbourne’s TIME OUT 10 Best Shows of 2013! SAVAGES No 1, KING KONG was No. 3 and EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH was No. 6.

Also, The Age noted 2013 was a “dynamic year” for Melbourne independent theatre:

“Shows that remain engraved in my memory include… Greg Carroll’s fierce, cabaret-inflected adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad at the Carlton Courthouse…”
Cameron Woodhead, The Age

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