Between July and September, Marrickville was home to a theatrical experiment – the Woodcourt Art Theatre, a lo-fi independent theatre space in the lounge room of writer/director/theatre-maker Mark Rogers. A nunnery-turned-share-house (the mythical type with cheap rent, lots of space and an ever changing population of artists), 2 Woodcourt Street hosted a season of five shows and a concert. Entry was by donation and drinks were part of the deal. The front yard was the coolest foyer in town and amazingly, the weather held. Audiences sat on a seating bank made from milk crates, cushions and cable ties. Shows were filled to capacity pretty much every night, spilling off the crates onto the floor. It was the sort of thing that you could very easily see being mythologised for years to come.
Woodcourt Art Theatre: 2013 Season wrap – ✮✮✮✮✮ TimeOut Sydney