Union House Theatre

Union House Theatre is the hub for extracurricular student theatre and performance at the University of Melbourne. We program plays, workshops and events giving students a taste of professional practice. We have five staff members and manage two theatres – one is also a cinema – in Union House. We provide support to student playwrights, directors, performers and technicians.

Union House Theatre's Productions

  1. Macbeth + macdeath : a coda

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    Play (2016)

    Macbeth + macdeath: a coda Directed by Petra Kalive By William Shakespeare and Jean Tong A dark prophecy triggers the rise and fall of an ambitious couple whose way...

  2. Megaphone Democracy

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    Play (2016)

    How do you show you care? Megaphone Democracy is a theatrical exploration of action, apathy, cynicism and ‘clicktivism’. Through extensive interviews with indivi...

  3. 1938 : An Opera

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    Musical (2012)

    Focusing on nationalism and racism, this opera is set amongst the 1938 Australia Day celebrations at the height of the White Australia Policy, when the first Aborigi...

  4. Echo

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    Musical (2015)

    Auslan interpreted performance on Thursday 28th May Echo is an adaptation of the Echo and Narcissus myth. Investigating the modern narcissist, it is a multidisciplin...

  5. Don’t Bring Lulu

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    Play (2014)

  6. The Tempest

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    Play (2013)

    Director’s Note: Welcome to this production of The Tempest at Union House. It has been a wonderful, slightly nostalgic project for me having graduated 21 years ago...

  7. Third Person

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    Musical (2013)

    A world premiere production by one of Australia’s leading playwrights, Third Person takes place in the ruins of Berlin not long after the fall of Hitler’...

  8. I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

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    Musical (2004)

  9. Sweeney Todd – The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

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    Musical (2010)

    Expect the unexpected in this riotous and gleeful version of Sondheim’s all-singing, all-slashing musical classic. With a brilliant cast drawn from the Conservator...

  10. Pirate Eyes

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    Play (2001)

    Lally Katz was commissioned to write Pirate Eyes for Union House Theatre