Four short plays were performed each night at the four venues.
Sixteen plays in total - scroll down to see the plays performed.

2017 Micro Theatre Plays

 

VENUES

Curve Gallery

The Press Bookhouse

Vinyl Café

Studio 21 Artspace

Curve Gallery

61 Hunter Street

Newcastle  NSW  2300

Venue opens at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm show

Drinks available by donation.

1.  THIS MORNING

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Debra Hely

Emily Daly

Drama

Jan Hunt, Phil McGrath, Natasha Steggles and Emily Daly

Four adults wake up with a strong feeling that this morning is different – little do they know how their lives will intersect.

2.  DO NOT TOUCH

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Julia Lewis

Pearl Nunn

Black Comedy

Elissa Shand

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

 3.  WOGS

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Willa Hogarth

Emily Daly

Monologue / Drama

Emily Daly

Everyone has a definite opinion about refugees but can something change their mind?

4.  SPACEMAN AND EXECUTIONER

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Tristram Baumber 

Allison Van Gaal

Comedy

Drew Holmes and Samantha Lambert

On a planet inhabited by women, an astro-man makes a crater-sized impact. 

 

The Press Bookhouse

462 Hunter Street

Newcastle  NSW  2300

Venue opens at 6.00pm for 7.00pm show.  Coffee, drinks and cakes available at the venue.  Please arrive in time to order prior to performance time.  Food and drinks will not be served during the performance.

1.  ELEMENTARY

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Kylie Farrugia and Tracey Dwyer

Oliver McFadyen

Comedy / Mystery

Lucy Scott and Lachlan Fairhall

The suspect is a member of The Press, but which one. 

2.  WWW.SENIOURDATING.COM

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Peter King

Nola Wallace

Drama

Cheryl Sovechles and Janet Gillam

Two seniors on their first date and the audience gets to decide if there will be a second date or not.

3.  THE ALMIGHTY BANK HOME LOAN

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Simon Tonkin

Bree Cunningham

Black Comedy

Olivia March, Timo Sommer and Amelia Holmes

Westerners often view the promises of home ownership with a kind of religious adoration.

4.  GRASS

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Carl Caulfield

Maurice Silver

Comic / Dramatic Monologue

Trent Baines

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

 

Vinyl Café

4 Perkins Street

Newcastle  NSW  2300

Venue opens at 6.00pm. Meals, coffee and drinks available at the venue. Please arrive in time to order food prior to performance time.  Last orders at 6.45pm. No meals served during the performance.

1.  HISTORY LESSON

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Simon Tonkin

Louise Johnson

Romantic Comedy

Annalie Hamilton, Alastair Anderberg and Zac Smith

As any couple gets closer, eventually someone must broach that awkward subject: their dating history.

2.  DINNER FOR TWO

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Danielle Asquith

Danielle Asquith

Drama

Thomas Hamilton and Maria Bardakos

An unexpected dinner guest provides Charlotte with some welcomed company and a young man with a new perspective on life.

3.  SPACE COMMANDER VERSUS THE MUD MONSTERS

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Frank Leggett

Zac Smith

Drama

Nicholas Thoroughgood and Alastair Anderberg

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

4.  THE INTERVIEW

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Sally Davies 

Geoffrey Munch

Comedy

Stewart McGowan and Micaela Phillips

An idealistic young lawyer endures a job interview unlike any other. 

 

Studio21

Artspace

21 Bennett Street

HAMILTON  NSW  2303

Venue opens at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm show

Drinks available by donation.

1.  THE WATER'S EDGE

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Michael Lill

Daniel Cottier

Drama

Christopher Saunders and Janette Lacey

A play about finding light in dark places and how love can both restore and transcend memories.

2.  LATE

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Helen Hopcroft

Lesley Coombes and Guilherme Noronha

Drama

Patrick Ryan and Kellie Taylor

The famous actress Millie Halloran performs her first one-woman show. 

3.  THE PITCH

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Tracey Dwyer and Kylie Farrugia

Genevieve Lawson

Comedy

Jamahla Barron, Jordan Warner and Cassie Hamilton

An aspiring scriptwriter gets more feedback than she bargained for.

4.  HE SAID IT WAS AT 12

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Sheree Christoffersen

Lesley Coombes and Guilherme Noronha

Comedy/Drama

Mary Coombes, Carrie Manen, Giverny Chomiszak and Robert Comber

A mother-in-law from hell is visited by relatives beyond the grave,  but it isn’t easy to get her to see the error of her ways. 

 
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