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 is set to open on Tuesday 25 July 2017. Multi award winning playwright Mary Anne Butler returns to Brown’s Mart Theatre with the world premiere of her new play, The Sound of Waiting on the 26 July 2017. An allegory for a world which has closed its door on humanity, The Sound of Waiting explores themes of displacement, resilience and hope – posing the central question: as a global community, where do we go to from here? Book online: www.brownsmart.com.au Runs from 25 July - 6 August 2017 at Browns Mart Theatre

Awards

Mary Anne Butlers play BROKEN was the winner of the 2014 NT Literary Award for Best Script, 2016 Victorian Prize for Literature, 2016 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Drama and 2016 Sydney Theatre Best Ensemble award. “Butler never flinches from big questions about hope and survival, and the choices we make in our here and now.” – NSW Premier’s Literary Award judges

Special events

Dont forget to pop in to our free music event in the Browns Mart courtyard every Friday afternoon in the Dry! The NT News Live on Fridays live music program runs from May to October, providing a laid-back music scene suitable for all ages, at one of the best outdoor venues in town. Bar opens 4.30pm. Live music from 5pm - 7pm. FREE ENTRY