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ESCAPED ALONE in reviews, support emerging artists & subscribe for the second half of 2019.


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ESCAPED ALONE, by Caryl Churchill and directed by Jenny Kemp, is impressing audiences and reviewers alike. Tickets are selling fast so book now and join us at“Red Stitch Actors’ Theatre, the small venue with a reputation for big storytelling” (Time Out)!

Here’s what the critics are saying:

“a thoroughly worthwhile, fiendishly resonant hour of must-see theatre. – ★★★★1/2, ArtsHub

“Churchill’s ability to trace profound psychological truths and political intelligence through highly stylised forms is masterful – it’s not for nothing that she is considered one of the world’s greatest living playwrights.” – ★★★★, Time Out

“Each performer has moments of brilliance…Forsyth is marvellous and mischievous and compellingly weird when she dredges up intimations of dystopia from the collective unconscious.” – The Age

“Jenny Kemp is so perfectly suited to the role of director here that it’s hard to imagine how previous productions have managed without her.” – ★★★★1/2, Australian Book Review

“This intimate Red Stitch production, directed by Jenny Kemp, is done with considerable artistry and attention to detail, with a standout performance by the inimitable Forsyth.” – The Herald Sun

“It’s a fascinating work, and Jenny Kemp…brings together an impressive cast to tackle it.” – The Age


by Caryl Churchill
Directed by Jenny Kemp
Playing until June 30

Images by Jodie Hutchinson

Support Emerging Artists – Donate Today!

Each year, Red Stitch supports aspiring artists of great promise to launch their professional careers through our Graduate Program, offering year-long engagement within the Red Stitch Ensemble.

The program acts as a springboard for emerging actors, directors and designers: many graduates have been recognised by major companies and enjoyed successful and fulfilling careers in theatre, television and associated creative industries.

We are committed to continuing our investment in future theatre makers, but we need your help.

Please consider making a tax deductible donation to our Graduate Program.

Learn more and donate HERE.

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With a half year subscription, you’ll be guaranteed seats for:

by Alistair McDowall
directed by Gary Abrahams

by David Ireland
directed by Brett Cousins

by Keziah Warner
directed by Julian Meyrick
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by Ella Hickson
directed by Artistic Director Ella Caldwell

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