Season Preview: Your guide to the arts in 2021

The Ensemble Theatre has launched its 2021 season, which includes seven plays and three cabaret shows. Five of the plays are Australian, and four of them will be world premieres. Of the seven plays, five were originally scheduled for 2020 but had to be postponed when the venue was shuttered due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“We’re elated to open our theatre so people can experience the thrill of live theatre again in a COVID safe environment and enjoy seven plays with 30 of Australia’s finest actors,” said Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry.

KENNY

Ben Wood will star in Kenny. Photograph © Christian Trinder

The 2021 season opens with Kennyby the Jacobson Brothers, adapted for the stage by Steve Rodgers. The Ensemble will join forces with Sydney Festival (with whom they co-produced Black Cockatoo last year) to co-present the world premiere in January. The play, which was originally scheduled for...