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National Theatre of Parramatta

Now in its third season, National Theatre of Parramatta will be presenting five new shows including three World Premieres in 2018, Flight Paths, a return season of Stolen, The Girl / The Woman double bill, (Genereation 3) Sleeplessness 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

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    The Martin Lysicrates Prize 2018

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    06 Sep 2018
    Riverside Theatre
    Students will see the first act of 3 finalist plays presented as dramatic readings by professional actors, after which the winner will be decided on by the students’ votes only.
  • 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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