Artistic Director Geordie Brookman takes his leave of State Theatre South Australia after seven years at the helm by staging a one-man adaptation of George Orwell’s Animal Farm. It’s been created especially for actor Renato Musolino, who’ll bring the pungent satire to life by taking on more than 20 characters.

Animal Farm ‘s Renato Musolino . Photo © James Hartley

An all-female reimagining of David Williamson’s classic play The Clubhits the stage in April. It comes to Adelaide after an initial run at the Downstairs Theatre, Belvoir, where it will be presented in a small-scale version. From all-female theatre company isthisyours?, The Clubwill be directed by Tessa Leong and stars Louise Mignone and Ellen Steele.

The Club ‘s Louisa Mignone. Photo © James Hartley

It’s followed by Hydra, a co-production with Queensland Theatre from award-winning playwright Sue Smith. Directed by Sam Strong and starring Nathan O’Keefe and Anna McGahan, it’s a sweeping drama about the relationship between two of Australia’s literary icons, George Johnston and Charmian Clift.

Then in May, musical theatre star Helen Dallimore stars in Peter Quilter’s End of...

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