Get us in your inbox

Search

Seymour Centre

  • Theatre
  • Darlington
Seymour Centre 2016 exterior shot 01 daylight view from street courtesy Seymour Centre
Advertising

Time Out says

This theatre complex, owned by the University of Sydney, is home to the York Theatre, the Everest Theatre and the Reginald Theatre (which has its own annual program of indie theatre).

Besides touring shows, the Seymour is also a satellite venue for Sydney Fringe and Sydney Festival.

Written by
Dee Jefferson

Details

Address:
University of Sydney
Cnr Cleveland St & City Rd
Chippendale
Sydney
2008
Opening hours:
Box Office: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm; Sat 11am-3pm; one hour prior to performance.

What’s on

Parade

  • Musicals

Following the commanding Broadway Revival in 2023 and a sell-out season in Melbourne, the Tony Award-winning musical Parade is coming to dock in the Harbour City. Hitting the Sydney stage in May 2024, Parade is a moving examination of one of the darkest episodes of America's history. With a book by acclaimed playwright Alfred Uhry (Driving Miss Daisy) and a rousing, colourful and haunting score by Jason Robert Brown (Songs for a New World, The Last Five Years, Bridges of Madison County), this is the true story of an unsolved murder that divided a nation. Set in early 20th century Atlanta, Georgia, with its legacy of slavery and the Civil War, the story follows Leo Frank, a Brooklyn-raised Jew, who is put on trial for the murder of 13-year-old Mary Phagan. Undercurrents of racism and bigotry, and a mistrial, result in Frank’s condemnation by a conservative community still grappling with the aftermath of the 1906 Atlanta race riots. A sensationalist publisher fans the flames of religious paranoia to demonise and scapegoat Frank – coupled with a janitor’s false testimony, Frank’s fate is sealed. His only defenders are a governor who risks being politically ostracised for following their conscience, and his Southern Jewish wife who finds the strength and love to become his greatest champion. Sydney-based actor Aaron Robuck will reprise the role of Leo Frank. Robuck works as a cantorial soloist in the choir at North Shore Temple Emanuel in Chatswood, and his performing credits inc

Advertising
You may also like
You may also like