“Essential Theatre delivers the gravity and depth behind the words superbly, and electrify their modest space. Shakespeare would be proud.” Edinburgh Guide 2017
400 years ago, Emilia Bassano raised her voice. The world didn’t listen. Who was Emilia? Was she the “Dark Lady” of Shakespeare’s sonnets? What of her own poems? And why...
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Essential Theatre acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land we work on, the Wadawurrung People of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to all elders past, present and emerging.