Sanity Productions is a theatre production company based in Darwin, Australia led by Kate Wyvill.
Kate is a playwright, actor, director and producer.
Following on from the sell-out success of her black comedy The Wardrobe in 2010 at the Darwin Entertainment Centre , Kate's next script Marbles based around voluntary euthanasia and Alzheimer's drew capacity audiences to Brown's Mart Theatre, Darwin with the final curtain coming down on the 30th November 2012 to a standing ovation.
And I'm the Queen of Sheba
premiered at Brown's Mart Theatre, Darwin on 17 November 2016
directed by Grace Barnes
starring Melissa Jaffer, Russell Kiefel, David James and Leroy Parsons
The production had broken box office records for pre-sales and was predicted to be a sell out season however it closed on the second night due to the tragic death of Russell Kiefel.
And I'm the Queen of Sheba will be re-staged in 2019
Kate Wyvill's work has been described as:
'Its real power lies in its originality and sensitivity' (London Theatre Guide)
‘Gut wrenchingly funny … not to be missed ’ (NT News)
‘Perceptive, witty and lyrical’ (Birmingham Mail)
'A splendid cargo of comedy and tears. Highly recommended' (NT News)
The company's work has been funded by Arts Council England, the Australian Council for the Arts, the Northern Territory Government, Brown's Mart Theatre, Darwin Festival, Darwin Entertainment Centre and corporate sponsors