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

2021 Micro Theatre Plays

 

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

The Owens Collective

101 Maitland Road, Islington

Newcastle Art Space

91 Chinchen St, Islington

The Base Health

3 Tudor St Newcastle West

The Base Health

3 Tudor Street

Newcastle West NSW  2302

1.  ECHOES OF THE SOUND OF MUSIC
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Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Karen Eastwood

Karen Eastwood

Comedy

Lawrence Hallinan, Karen Eastwood and Alex Wegner

Two scriptwriters pitch their latest production idea, the sequel to the Sound of Music, to a well known producer.

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2.  DON'T FEED THE LION

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Karina Young

Melody Thorburn

Comedy

Freddy Hellier, Kerry Mortomore and Aimee Honor-Elthan

What happens when a trainee teacher loses twenty-eight children in a zoo?  A lot more than you might think?

 3.  HOW'S ANNA
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Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Michael King

Michael King

Drama

Theo Rule, Hayley Doherty, Michael Blaxland, Hannah King and Melody Thornburn

Sometimes friends that want to help in a bad situation can't see the forest for the trees.

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4.  THE EXTRACTION TEAM

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Sally Davies

Jay Wood

Comedy

Lissy Shand, Tracey Owens, Theo Rule, Hannah King, Freddy Hellier and Jay Wood

Embarrassing partners are the worst, but perhaps Renee has come up with the perfect solution.

 

Newcastle Art Space

91 Chinchin Street, 

ISLINGTON  NSW  2296

 
4.  SMALL HARD TRUTHS
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Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Vanessa Bates

Vanessa Bates

Comedy

Jan Hunt and Phil McGrath

In a suburban garden, between a rock and a hard place, can Keith and Janet find love?  Or is it all lichen and fiberglass weasels?

3. BAND AID
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Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Tallulah Eden

Phoebe Turnbull

Drama

Bailey Ackling Beecham and Shae-Lee McDonald

Bee and Elliot meet up in the girl's bathroom at their high school.  They are angry, scared and have no idea what to do.  And with their future dependent on a simple yes or no they need to get to know each other a little better in the short time they have.

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2.  MURDER PLOT

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Debra Hely

Charlie Eastwood

Comedy

Maddison Lamb, Alexandra Mangano, Gabriel Wittman and Thomas Lonsdale

An off-duty police officer's girlfriend overhears a couple planning to murder someone called John.

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1.  EVELYN THE VAGUE

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Tracey Dwyer and Kylie Farrugia

Sallyanne Scotton-Moonga

Comedy

Bree Cunningham and Mimi Parfitt

If you're not sure what the future holds, then you're not talking to the right people.  Introducing 'Evelyn the Vague"

The Owens Collective

101 Maitland Road

ISLINGTON  NSW  2296

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1.  THE PRINTED WOMEN

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Willa Hogarth

Pearl Nunn

Comedy / monologue

Cheryl Sovechles

Wilma's fear of aging makes her take medical risks for her physical problems.  But will the risks be worth it?

2.  TICK A BOX
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Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Sally Davies

Catherine Crowley

Comedy

Catherine Crowley and Bea Sawers

A misaddressed letter causes a bureaucratic nightmare for a local resident when an officious Council employee gets involved.

 
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3.  THE TWELVE RULES OF FAMILY

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Karina Young

Zac Smith

Comedy

Anna Lambert, Amelia Holmes and Lachlan Fairhall

A father and daughter meet for coffee, but who will make it out of this family reunion alive?

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4.  REFUGE

Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Tracey Dwyer and Kylie Farrugia

Danielle Asquith

Drama

Virginia Keeley and Michael Peters

When packing for a crisis, define 'essential'.

The Mystery Play

To be performed where needed - or at random venues.

The only programmed performance is Saturday 20 February at The Base.

DIGESTED
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Writer

Director

Genre

Actors

Karen Eastwood

Louise Chapman

Comedy

Louise Chapman, Sandy Aldred and Jarrod Sansom

Grace and Frank have been to see a movie at Civic Picture Theatre in 1946, but they seem to have been mysteriously transported to a foreign land - or is it?  The streets have the same layout... yet familiar landmarks have been replaced by buildings called ‘KFC’. Confused, they stumble into the nearest cafe to find out what has happened.