HUSH by Ciella Williams postponed

We’re sad to announce that due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Brown’s Mart and New Ghosts Theatre Company’s new work Hush, by Darwin playwright Ciella Williams has been postponed from what would have been an October 2021 season at Brown’s Mart Theatre. Hush tells the story of Nina, a young woman whose waters have broken…

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We’re the new home of SPUN

Our Friends at StoryProjects have something to say… After seven years, 20 events and more than 130 stories, Darwin’s much-loved, home grown storytelling show, SPUN, is moving to Brown’s Mart. Founded in 2014 by Darwin-based StoryProjects, the first SPUN event, at Eva’s Café, sold out in 15 minutes. “People just love local stories. They can’t…

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All Aboard to New Babylon!

A solitary ship carrying the last hope of humanity – this show packs an hilarious post apocalyptic punch and more than a few wake-up calls.

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Party like it’s 1999… again

a smiling woman on a beach with the words Build Up 2021

Ciella Williams, Sarah Reuben, and Kyle Walmsley will begin their first stage creative development as part of BUILD UP next month at Brown’s Mart. This new site-specific, interactive work will bring 1999 New Year’s Eve in Darwin back to life. Ciella spoke to us about audience participation, the development process, and where shows come from.…

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Hymns for the Witching Hour

One of the biggest inspirations for the project was me coming to terms with parts of my very Christian upbringing and the prayers I said before I went to bed…

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Being a fishy weirdo and sweating together.

OYSTER BOY is back from April 15-17 after selling out the Darwin Festival in 2020. We spoke with the show’s co-creator and solo performer, Kyle Walmsley, about art, self flagellation, the truth, and how many one-man shows you should make in 5 years. Kyle, you just got back from touring Oyster Boy down the guts,…

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Interview with Ciella Williams & Bryn Wackett

Brown’s Mart stalwart Kyle Walmsley took a moment during rehearsals for Highway of Lost Hearts to chat to director Ciella Williams and star of the show, Bryn Wackett about the joys and challenges of creating their own unique iteration of Mary Anne Butler’s iconic work… Ciella: Structurally the play is unconventional in that it’s very…

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Brown’s Mart Launch 2021 Season Program!

Brown’s Mart launched a full 2021 program of performance on Wednesday 24 February at their vibrant, intimate venue proudly located on Larrakia land in the heart of Darwin’s CBD. While the organisation was remarkably the first in Australia to reopen following COVID closures in March, their 2020 program was deeply impacted. After a year of…

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Artist Residency

Writers, choreographers, dancers, directors, actors, theatre makers, and designers from across the Territory are invited to submit an EOI to be part of the Brown’s Mart Artist Residency

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