Miss W Treads is a theatrical encounter with one of Australia’s early performers. A young researcher is haunted by her subject, Eliza Winstanley, the ‘Mrs Siddons of Sydney’. In a cross-century artistic collaboration, Winstanley treads the boards once more.

In this new work by writer/director Jane Woollard (The Hammer of Devotion, Aelfgyva, Prophet and Loss) and an award–winning team of theatre makers, the melodramatic challenges the post-dramatic to a theatrical duel.

 Miss W Treads is a wry theatrical enchantment which features ghosts, wild violins, sword-fights, mysterious signatures and long-dead theatrical ambitions.

Performed by Fanny Hanusin, Ruby Johnston, Nicholas Kato

Writer/Director Jane Woollard

Dramaturgy by Melanie Beddie

Design by Amanda Johnson

Composer/Sound design by Peter Farnan

Lighting design by Bronwyn Pringle

Stage manager by Imogen Titmarsh

Image by Hermione Merry



September 6 – 17



Wed 6.30pm | Thu, Fri, Sat 7.30pm | Sun 4pm

PREVIEW: Wednesday 6th

Approx. 1 hour 15 minutes


La Mama Theatre 205 Faraday St, Carlton


Tickets Info/

Full $25 Concession $15

Phone Booking/

03 9347 6142