Brown's Mart Theatre

Location: 12 Smith Street Darwin NT 0800
Phone: 0889815522

Hours: Opening times can vary. Please check the website for show times.

Description

Brown’s Mart is an iconic, much loved performance space that has been the centre of community arts development for over 40 years. It is the only venue in Darwin that supports a continuous program of new, local theatre in an intimate setting and welcoming atmosphere, entertaining audiences with stories that are engaging, culturally diverse and thought provoking. As one of Darwin’s oldest and most significant heritage buildings, located in the heart of Darwin City, it is a draw card to those visitors to the Territory looking to identify and experience local culture and history.

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Map & Directions

End of Smith street Mall in Darwin City, heading toward Civic Park and the Wharf Precinct

News

Our next play, The Daly River Girl by Tessa Rose is set to open on Thursday 9 November 2017. Opening night is sold out but the play runs until 26 November. The Daly River Girl, follows Tessa Rose’s story, starting from growing up with various non-indigenous foster families in Perth, Western Australia, an eternity away from her natural mother, family, and Country of Daly River, Northern Territory. It is a deeply personal story, that speaks from the heart and openly expresses her pain, anger and joy. We follow her journey from adolescence into womanhood, her first love, the cruelty of domestic violence, her resilience to overcome the many obstacles on her own. Book online www.brownsmart.com.au

Awards

Tessa is an extraordinary actor who has performed with Sydney Theatre Company, Queensland Theatre Company, Belvoir Theatre, Adelaide Festival, Darwin Festival, just to name a few. Her most recent performances have been with ABC TV’s Award winning show Glitch and Glitch 2 which is currently screening on ABC TV; Cleverman 2 which has just aired on ABC and Sundance Television; The Gods of Wheat Street TV Drama for ABC1 & Every Cloud Productions; Redfern Now Series 1 & 2 TV Drama for ABC1; and Kiki & Kitty by Nakkiah Lui to be aired on ABC Iview later this year. Most recently, Tessa has performed as a lead character in a new childrens TV show, to be released in early 2018 on NITV, Disney Australia & ABC 3.