National Theatre of Parramatta


Now in its third season, Riverside’s National Theatre of Parramatta will be presenting four new shows including three World Premieres in 2018, Flight Paths, a return season of Stolen, The Girl / The Woman double bill and Jesus wants me for a sunbeam. This season explores themes of idendity, belonging and family. Stories that speak to our history and our future.

Having burst onto the Australian theatre scene in 2016 with four acclaimed productions, National Theatre of Parramatta continued to present outstanding contemporary performance with four world premieres in 2017 – Hakawati, Smurf in Wanderland, The Incredible Here and Now and The Red Tree.

National Theatre of Parramatta has developed a number of behind the scenes programs that contribute to capacity building for the sector, such as From Page to Stage playwriting program, Creative Futures industry mentorship program, Backstage Pass youth program plus education and audience outreach activities.

For more information on our 2018 activities visit nationaltheatreofparramatta.com.au

  • Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    18 Oct - 27 Oct 2018
    Lennox Theatre
    Based on the book by acclaimed Australian author Peter Goldsworthy, this World Premiere production is a powerful reminder of what we do for love and loss.
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  • Grounded

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    14 Mar - 23 Mar 2019
    Lennox Theatre
    A female pilot matches her male colleagues flight for flight, drink for drink, and drives down the freeway blasting AC/DC.
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  • Girl In The Machine

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    20 Jun - 29 Jun 2019
    Lennox Theatre
    A dystopia where change may be tough, but it’s possible. Humanity, love and the possibility of resistance and redemption are rising up in protest.
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  • Comedy of Errors

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    11 Sep - 14 Sep 2019
    Riverside Theatre
    A tale of two cities, two sets of twins, love, death, mistaken identity and identity theft.
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  • White Pearl

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    24 Oct - 09 Nov 2019
    Lennox Theatre
    Anchuli Felicia King’s new play is a ruthlessly entertaining portrait of toxic corporate culture, casual racism and the complexity of pan-Asian relations. As the team at Clearday scrambles to contain the fallout, the open-plan, glass-door office proves to be a nest of secrets, lies and resentments.
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