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Audiences react to RBG: Of Many, One by Suzie Miller

Watch our audience react to the powerful and moving RBG: Of Many, One by Suzie Miller.

2 min 18 June 2024

Our 2024 PIGGY-BACK-DRAFT Commission Recipient

After an extensive submission and interview process, Black Swan are excited to announce writer Gita Bezard as the recipient of the 2024...

4 min 9 May 2024

Audiences React to Barracking for the Umpire

Watch our audience react to the moving and heart-felt family drama, Barracking for the Umpire by Andrea Gibbs.

2 min 26 April 2024

Hear from Barracking's Pippa and Steve

Read this interview with real life husband and wife, Pippa Grandison and Steve Le Marquand, who play Delveen and Doug Williams in...

4 min 9 April 2024

Behind the Story with Andrea Gibbs

Barracking for the Umpire playwright Andrea Gibbs shares with you the touching story of her father and how it inspired her debut play.

2 min 8 April 2024

Hear from Suzie Miller, writer of RBG: Of Many, One and Prima Facie

In this interview with Suzie Miller, the Olivier Award-winning playwright discusses her history as a lawyer, and how she came to write...

9 min 4 March 2024

We've cast our Tessa

Rising Australian actor Sophia Forrest has been cast in the pivotal role of Tessa Ensler in Black Swan’s exciting new production of Prima...

5 min 27 February 2024

The Pool by Steve Rodgers

Beloved by audiences and critics alike, The Pool by Steve Rodgers is a nostalgic and heart-warming celebration of the power of community.

1 min 19 February 2024

Audiences react to The Pool by Steve Rodgers

Watch our audience react to the innovative and heart-warming show, The Pool by Steve Rodgers, presented in association with Perth Festival.

2 min 14 February 2024

Steve Rodgers and Kate Champion discuss The Pool

Writer Steve Rodgers and Director Kate Champion discuss the inspiration behind The Pool.

2 min 1 February 2024

Your first look at The Pool by Steve Rodgers

Are you ready for theatre that makes a splash? The Pool by Steve Rodgers, is theatre like you've never seen (or heard) before.

1 min 15 January 2024

Watch the Dirty Birds on stage

Australia’s beloved McElhinney sisters share the stage for the very first time, taking on starring roles in their debut play, Dirty...

1 min 4 December 2023

A Roundtable Discussion with the Stars and Creatives of Dirty Birds

Take your seat at the table with the stars and creatives of Dirty Birds, as they let you in on the story, inspiration, and creative...

11 min 8 November 2023

Interview with Wardrobe Manager Lynn Ferguson

Black Swan's wardrobe manager Lynn Ferguson sat down with The West Australian to discuss what she enjoys about her role at the company.

2 min 22 May 2023

Q&A with Playwright Andrew Bovell

Black Swan welcomes back one of Australia’s most celebrated writers for the stage and screen - Andrew Bovell with Things I Know To Be True.

3 min 4 April 2023

Breaking the Silence with Ian Michael

Director Ian Michael (co-writer of York) talks about his connection to The Bleeding Tree and how he plans to give it new life.

3 min 9 March 2023

Q&A "A Nose By Any Other Name" With Virginia Gay

Actor and playwright Virginia Gay discusses writing a Cyrano not just for the 21st century but for Melbourne in the aftermath of 2020.

6 min 19 January 2023