Sydney Theatre Company has announced its return to the stage following the shuttering of theatres as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company returns with a socially distanced season of Angus Cerini’s new play Wonnangatta, starring Wayne Blair and Hugo Weaving. The world premiere production of the play, inspired by the notorious Wonnangatta murders in Victoria, will open on September 21, directed by Jessica Arthur.

Hugo Weaving, Jessica Arthur, Kip Williams and Wayne Blair Hugo Weaving, Jessica Arthur, Kip Williams and Wayne Blair. Photo © Prudence Upton

“It’s thrilling for us to be returning to the stage following what has been the longest period of closure in the company’s history,” said Artistic Director Kip Williams. “The past five months have been extremely challenging for STC and our industry. I’m so excited to have our artists, crews and production departments back doing what they do best: making theatre. Wonnangattais the perfect piece of theatre for us to return with – a phenomenal new Australian play by Angus Cerini featuring two of our greatest actors, Wayne Blair and Hugo...

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