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Archive for Australian Theatre Company

SPEAKING IN TONGUES at the Matrix Theatre

Photo by Suzanne Strong

Photo by Suzanne Strong

Myron Meisel – Stage Raw

Australian Theatre Company, formed by local Aussie talent to showcase their national theater literature, returns to the Matrix after their successful 2014 debut, Holding the Man, with a double presentation (not in repertory) of two major opuses playing alternately through a four week run: Read more…

Now running through July 2

HOLDING THE MAN at the Matrix Theatre

Photo by Suzanne Strong

Photo by Suzanne Strong

Neal Weaver  – ArtsInLA

The newly formed Australian Theatre Company was launched April 23 (Shakespeare’s birthday) by producers Nick Hardcastle and Nate Jones, with the intention of creating opportunities for Australian actors, directors, and writers living in LA, and introducing the work of Australian writers to American audiences. (The company is quick to add that non-Australians will also be welcome.)

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 Les Spindle –  Edge on the Net

Aussies have descended upon Hollywood in a big way. At the Matrix Theatre, producers Nick Hardcastle, Nate Jones and Mike Abramson have launched the ambitious new Australian Theatre Company with the Los Angeles premiere of playwright Tommy Murphy’s Holding the Man, a simultaneously funny and heartbreaking 2006 stage adaptation of Timothy Conigrave’s award-winning 1995 autobiographical novel of the same name. The beloved book has been an international hit, and the play has garnered success in Australian and British productions. Meanwhile, Murphy’s film adaptation is in the works. Read more…

Now running through June 29.