The year 2015 saw some changes in NUTS, whilst still producing quality productions and fostering friendships.
NUTS saw the change of its long-standing logo, holding events at Coco Cubano Restaurant and Bar, a triple bill show and a major musical outside NIDA Playhouse Theatre or Fig Tree Theatre.
It was a year which many new charismatic faces appeared and made our theatre society home. A large number of quality performers, designers (set, lighting, sound, technical) and back-stage personnel (stage managers, publicists, technical operators) graced Studio One and Lend Lease Theatre to create a diverse range of plays.
Ranging from black comedy to political satire, NUTS in 2015 yet again challenged what can be done in a single year by a student run theatre society.
Productions and events
Into the Woods
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
With cast and orchestra drawn largely from the theatre and music programs at the University of New South Wales, this was a top quality revival of Stephen Sondheim's award-winning classic.
Directed by Mathew McEwen
Produced by Lauren Schramko
Musical Director was Harry Collins
Triple Bill Show
NUTS first Triple Bill in years!
Helena's Husband (written by Phillip Moeller)
This historical comedy explores how an unhappy marriage with scheming spouses leads to war between two of Greece’s greatest cities; Sparta and Troy.
Co-directed by Melwin Nelapati and Cassie O'Brien
Superhero Support (written by D.M. Larson)
When a group of superheroes are drawn together to meet a mysterious doctor, she promises to rid them of the burdens of their super powers. How will they cope being ordinary?
Directed by Elizabeth Stern
The Master Poisoner (written by Maxwell Bodenheim)
The Master Poisoner follows an evening in the laboratory with Sobe, an evil Alchemist. Sobe’s heretical experiments have placed him on the brink of conquering Death itself.
Directed by William Burke
When the Rain Stops Falling
Written by Andrew Bovell
It begins with a fish falling from the sky and ends with that same fish eaten for dinner. A rich tapestry of family memory spanning eight decades and two nations; When the Rain Stops Falling is a rising Australian classic.
Directed by Andrew Signor
Produced by Keri Tscaoucis