Hub seeks to be the place to be in ’23

ACT Hub’s theatre within the previous Causeway Corridor, Kingston.

AFTER a strong 12 months’s begin, ACT Hub – that’s Chaika Theatre, Everyman Theatre and Free-Rain Theatre Firm – has introduced its  efficiency season for 2023 at its Kingston centre, the previous Causeway Corridor.

Armed with the slogan “The Place to Be in 2023…” the season opens with Everyman Theatre’s delayed manufacturing of “Holding the Man” by Tommy Murphy in March-April, adopted by the favored hit “Metal Magnolias,” offered by Free-Rain Theatre in Might.

Everyman returns with “Marry Me a Little,” a revue about two New York singles dwelling in adjoining flats that brings collectively the songs of Stephen Sondheim in June.

In August, the whole ACT Hub will then be part of to current Noel Coward’s basic farce, “Hay Fever”, about an English nation weekend with the eccentric Bliss household.

Chaika Theatre will stage “The Kids” in August-September. Written by Lucy Kirkwood, the play follows two retired nuclear physicists dwelling in a distant cottage on the British coast whereas the world outdoors is coping with a significant nuclear catastrophe.

The ultimate present within the main-stage season will probably be Andrew Bovell’s “Talking in Tongues,” offered by Free-Rain in October-November. The thriller sees two {couples} in unstable marriages was the inspiration for the 2001 movie, “Lantana.”

Past that, ACT Hub will stage one-off occasions such because the Canberra Cabaret Competition, “Musical Theatre Confessions”, sport nights, trivia, poetry and demanding conversations, whereas additionally presenting and supporting native theatre works in growth and staging a revised work from Canberra theatre trainer and critic, Peter Wilkins.