A new home for streaming independent theatre.

Welcome

Welcome to the CST Screening Room, a digital theatre that’s everywhere an internet connection can take you. Here you’ll find performances from Come To Where I Am – Australia, alongside new direct-to-digital productions in partnership with Australia’s leading independent theatre makers, made especially for Critical Stages Touring.

Productions will be made available for free, small donation or ticketed fee for subscribers to the Screening Room. New performances will be launched at regular intervals encouraging members to stay connected with Critical Stages Touring and your favourite theatre makers.

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When you support the streams in the CST Screening Room, you’re helping us to make new shows, commission original stories, and create new opportunities for great independent artists.

Soon, your support will also help us get back on the road safely, as tours of our stage productions return to your favourite local theatre.

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Currently Screening

The Curve: A Playwrights’ Time Capsule

A cupcake with bright yellow frosting sits upside down, a half-burned candle snuffing out from below it. There is a little whisp of smoke. The Words BIRTHDAY CAKE sit to the right of the cake. Police tape readin Çrime Scene Do Not Cross, is stretched across the base of the image.

Birthday Cake

Two women in their mid-50's wear fur shawls and hold timber cut-outs of pistols across themselves. They look determined and brave.

Rovers – Ep.1 – Redcliffe

"Redcliffe" featuring Barbara Lowing & Roxanne McDonald

Two women in their mid-50's wear fur shawls and hold timber cut-outs of pistols across themselves. They look determined and brave.

Rovers – Ep.2 – Glasshouse Mountains

"Redcliffe" featuring Barbara Lowing & Roxanne McDonald

Rovers – Ep.3 – Toowoomba

"Redcliffe" featuring Barbara Lowing & Roxanne McDonald

Rovers – Ep.4 – Stradbroke Island

"Redcliffe" featuring Barbara Lowing & Roxanne McDonald

A Migrant’s Son Digital

ActOnClimate Digital Showcase

A Climate Change Triptych of New Works in Progress

A laptop sits open. On the screen is a cartoon figure of a man looking through a pirate spyglass. The CST logo is in the background behind the laptop.

Indy Theatre Forum – Ready, Steady, Go!

Indy Theatre Visions for the Future

Indy Theatre Forum – RUOK

Creative Practice in Lockdown

Indy Theatre Forum – Regional Arts Practice in a New World

Hosted by Chris Bendall

Indy Theatre Forum – Theatre, Touring & the Environment

With Gemma Pepper and Matt Wicking

Indy Theatre Forum – Re-Imaging the Future of Touring

With Jens Altheimer, Berish Bilander, Rosie Dwyer, Gemma Pepper and Tim Watts

The logo for Come To Where I Am is superimposed over a tinted line map of Australia. Text below the logo reads "volume four" and lists the artists in this series.

Come To Where I Am: Australia – Series 4

Written by Merlynn Tong, Ross Mueller, Mary Anne Butler and Ian Michael

The logo for Come To Where I Am is superimposed over a tinted line map of Australia. Text below the logo reads "volume three" and lists the artists in this series.

Come To Where I Am: Australia – Series 3

Written by Kathryn Ash, Jon Bennett, Samah Sabawi and Margaret Davis

The logo for Come To Where I Am is superimposed over a tinted line map of Australia. Text below the logo reads "volume two" and lists the artists in this series.

Come To Where I Am: Australia – Series 2

Written by Jeanette Cronin, Tahli Corin and Joshua Tyler, Tessa Rose and Alison Mann

The logo for Come To Where I Am is superimposed over a tinted line map of Australia. Text below the logo reads "volume one" and lists the artists in this series.

Come To Where I Am: Australia – Series 1

Written by Alysha Herrmann, James Elazzi and Peter Matheson

Our Partners

The screening room was developed thanks to support from the Australia Council for the Arts, City of Sydney, and Create NSW