With Micro Theatre - the Directors Cut asked three of our  Directors to read through our back catalogue of short plays and choose four to be re-imagined for our best of season.
Four short plays were performed each night at two venues.
Eight plays in total - scroll down to see the plays performed.

2018 Micro Theatre Plays

The Press Bookhouse

462 Hunter Street

Newcastle  NSW  2300

FREEFALL

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Carl Caulfield

Maurice Silver

Drama

Anthony Howes

HARRY likes to listen to the wind and the trees, but he knows that this sometimes gets him into trouble. He’s a young man in an extreme state of emotional free fall and he knows it’s time for him to seek help.  A short monologue questioning how we deal with those who don’t conform.

SPACE COMMANDER VERSUS THE MUD MONSTERS

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Frank Leggett

Maurice Silver and Zac Smith

Drama

Ian Robinson and Joshua Hilton

Peter's fan letter to the Space Commander is the start of one final adventure for the ageing television star.

GRASS

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Carl Caulfield

Maurice Silver

Comic / Dramatic Monologue

Brent Traines

Tone has to sort out the problem of a whispering grass, but what if you know too much?

THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Tristram Baumber

Maurice Silver

Comedy

Anthony Howes, Brent Traines, Freya Montefiore, Jacinta Rose and Maurice Silver 

Wisdom for one may not be wisdom for all.  A cautionary tale where the Wisdom of Solomon makes great sense, but then again it doesn't.

 

Studio21

Artspace

21 Bennett Street

HAMILTON  NSW  2303

DO NOT TOUCH

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Julia Lewis

Pearl Nunn

Black Comedy

Emma Wood

Senior Constable Delores recalls the night Venus de Milo was brought into the local police station.

WHEELER DEALER

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Sally Davies

Allison Van Gaal

Comedy

Stephanie Priest and Carl Gregory

A young man, with a habit of buying random items from strangers in pubs, meets his sister for a coffee. 

SPECIAL PLACES

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Alex Giles

Amy Wilde

Comedy

Jan Hunt, Rachael Sales, Tim Turner and Mike Peters

Do you remember that super-secret, special place that only you ever go to? Have you ever wondered if that place is also another person’s secret special place? Or a few dozen other peoples perhaps?  After all what makes it special doesn't make it yours.

WORSE THINGS HAPPEN

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Tristram Baumber

Janet Nelson

Dark Comedy

Amy Wilde and Phil McGrath

A weary and beaten down man is released from prison after serving 25 years for killing his wife.  He seeks forgiveness from his daughter and is confronted with the harsh reality of her troubled life.  Will his daughter ever forgive him? And will he ever forgive himself?

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