Darlinghurst Theatre

Darlinghurst Theatre is an independent theatre company situated in Darlinghurst, New South Wales.[1] Current CEO and artistic director Glenn Terry established the company in 1993 initially as an inner-city drama school. Darlinghurst Theatre productions were originally based at the Wayside Theatre in Kings Cross. A devastating hail storm destroyed its roof and the company was sent in search of new home. South Sydney Council assisted by providing a venue with affordable rent.

Darlinghurst Theatre
LocationBurton Street Tabernacle
39 Burton Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Coordinates33°52′43″S 151°12′58″E

With financial support from the New South Wales Ministry of the Arts, The Grosvenor Club and numerous individuals, A$500,000 worth of internal renovations was completed and a new Sydney theatre was born in Potts Point. At the time of the renovations, Sydney's Her Majesty's Theatre was closed and some of that theatre's equipment found a new home at Darlinghurst Theatre, including seats, dressing room mirrors, lighting and bar equipment.


  • 1996: Landscape of the Body by John Guare (directed by Glenn Terry)[1]
  • 1996: Underwear, Perfume and Crash Helmet by Michael Gurr[1]
  • 1996: When You Comin' Back Red Ryder? by Mark Medoff (directed by Chrissy Ynfante)[1]
  • 1997: The Ugly Man by Brad Fraser (directed by Michael Darragh)[1]
  • 1998: Frozen (directed by Chrissy Ynfante)[1]
  • 1999: The Next Big Thing (directed by Matthew John Stewart)[1]
  • 2001: The Woolgatherer by William Mastosimone[1]
  • 2005: Terminus by Daniel Keane[2]
  • 2005: Onna No Honour[3]
  • 2005: The Young Tycoons by Christopher Johnson[4]
  • 2006: Blue Eyes and Heels by Toby Whithouse[5]
  • 2007: The Bee by Hideki Noda and Colin Teevan (directed by Sarah Enright)[6]
  • 2009: The Kursk by Sasha Janowicz(directed by Michael Futcher)[7]
  • 2011: 10,000 beers by Alex Broun (directed by Lee Lewis)[8]
  • 2012: Ordinary Days by Adam Gwon (directed by Grace Barnes) in conjunction with Squabbalogic [9]


  1. "Darlinghurst Theatre". Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  2. "Terminus". Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  3. Ethan Switch. "Onna No Honour - Thought Uncontrol - Darlinghurst Theatre Company - 10/08/05". The Wax Conspiracy. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  4. "The Young Tycoons". Theatre Australia. Archived from the original on 5 August 2008. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  5. Diana Simmonds. "Blue Eyes". Stage Noise. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  6. Anna Klauzner. "Sydney: The Bee". VibeWire. Archived from the original on 22 February 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  7. Sasha Janowicz. "The Kursk". Critical Stages. Archived from the original on 3 March 2014. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  8. Troy Dodds (30 September 2011). "10, 000 Beers — Darlinghurst Theatre Company". AussieTheatre.com. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  9. http://aussietheatre.com.au/reviews/ordinary-days-an-extraordinary-show/

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