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

2019 Micro Theatre Plays

 

Click on the circle image, or scroll down to see all the plays, writers directors and actors in each venue

Bolton Street Pantry

45 Bolton Street Newcastle

The Press Bookhouse

462 Hunter Street Newcastle

Birdy's Café

169 Maitland Rd Tighes Hill

Birdy's Café 

169 Maitland Rd

Tighes Hill NSW  2297

1.  BFF

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Kylie Farrugia and Tracey Dwyer

Angela McKeown

Comedy

Alex Mangano and Oliver McFadyen

Sara hasn't checked in lately and her BFF is concerned they're losing touch.

2.  ROLLER COASTER

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Maura Pierlot

Phoebe Turnbull

Drama

Milly Lambert

Determined to keep her struggles inside, 17 year old Lexy is trapped on the 'Roller Coaster' until a chance meeting opens the floodgates and changes the course of her life.

 3.  WOMEN OF THE WORLD

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Emma Wood

Michael Byrne

Comedy

Jess Helinski, Isla Hutchison and Anna Jordinson

Ready to take on the world, three young women in their first share house celebrate their independence before an uninvited guest upsets the party.

4.  WHAT IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN ON THE DANCE FLOOR

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

James Chapman

Amy Morris

Comedy

Roger Ly, Stephanie Rochet and James Chapman

It's your colleagues high school reunion - and it's time to dance!

 

The Press Bookhouse

462 Hunter Street

Newcastle  NSW  2300

 
4.  STING

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Carrolline Rhodes

Vanessa Bates

Black Comedy

Michelle Offen

A modern spin on ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’, Shazza sees opportunity and grabs it with both

hands in this macabre comedy.

3.  ACCIDENT

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Carl Caulfield

Debra Hely

Dark Comedy

Olivia March and Craig Barnes

SHE's been making a lot of errors lately - an accident waiting to happen - and it may be time to trade her in for a new model.

2.  THE LAST CONFESSION

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Carl Caulfield

Zac Smith

Drama

Kath Leahy and Guilherme Noronha

Moira is giving her last confession, to unburden her sick heart of sins and secrets, but she's not the only one with secrets.

*  This play comments on child abuse within the church and may upset some people and children.

1.  THE HANDSOME MAN

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Sally Davies

Charlie Eastwood

Comedy

Biddy O'Sullivan and Olivia March

A woman has her meeting with her Dream Man derailed by a tiny visitor.

Bolton Street Pantry

45 Bolton Street

Newcastle  NSW  2300

1.  RUSSIAN SPIES

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Karina Young

Linda Read

Comedy

Cassandra Lee Jewell, Coco Vandevelde, Gabriel O'Neil and Tom Conlon

An ice skating competition, nerves are frayed, jealousy is rife, and accusations begin.

2.  MORE WORLD

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Elissa Shand

Danielle Asquith

Sci Fi / Drama

Emma Graham, Gillian Maddock and Danielle Asquith

One woman alone cannot connect to the augmented reality known as MoreWorld, and this date could be the beginning of something wonderful, or confirm that she is truly invisible.

3.  NOT JUST FOR CHRISTMAS

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Michael Fiddian

Michael Fiddian

Comedy / Drama

Phil McGrath and Phillip Ross

Two brothers meet after two years of silence.  The wedge that drove them apart is still there, but can they find their way back to what they once were, and learn about themselves in the process?

4.  JUST THE TICKET

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Sally Davies 

Karen Eastwood

Comedy

Jan Hunt and Bronwyn Kanitz

A frustrated motorist goes to war with a militant parking inspector.

 
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