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9 Apr 2020 - 27 Feb 2022
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WAR OF THE WORLDS

The 1812 Theatre Ltd.
1 Apr 2020 - 25 Apr 2020

Author: Howard E. Koch

Director: Pip Le Blond

Agent: ORiGiN Theatrical on behalf of Samual French

Synopsis

Broadcast from New York’s Mercury Theatre in 1938, this infamous radio play, based on the novel by H. G. Wells, had many terrified listeners
convinced that an actual alien invasion of Earth was taking place.
This incredible broadcast now comes to life onstage to thrill and chill audiences.

4000 Miles

Mordialloc Theatre Co. Inc.
17 Apr 2020 - 2 May 2020
Synopsis

Due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 crisis the staging of this production has been cancelled. We hope to be able to stage it at some time in the future after the stirling work done by George Werther and his cast.

Tuesdays with Morrie

Geelong Repertory Theatre Co. Inc.
24 Apr 2020 - 9 May 2020

Author: Mitch Albom & Jeffrey Hatcher

Director: Greg Shawcross

Agent: By arrangement with Hal Leonard Australia Pty Ltd, on behalf of Dramatists Play Service, Inc New York.

Synopsis

Tuesdays with Morrie is the autobiographical story of Mitch Albom, an accomplished journalist driven solely by his career, and Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor. Sixteen years after graduation, Mitch happens to catch Morrie’s appearance on a television news program and learns that his old professor is battling Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Mitch is reunited with Morrie, and what starts as a simple visit turns into a weekly pilgrimage and a last class in the meaning of life.

Triskelion

F.A.M.D.A. Inc.
1 May 2020 - 9 May 2020
Synopsis

A Trio of One Act Plays

The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke

Eltham Little Theatre Inc.
8 May 2020 - 23 May 2020

Author: C. J. Dennis

Director: Brad Buckingham

Synopsis

In C.J. Dennis’ The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke you will see a full staged version of all 14 of Dennis’ Songs (long poems) from a century ago. It’s the charming story of Bill, a young ne’er do well who decides to turn his life around. He sees and falls for the lovely Doreen and we follow their friendship through its ups and downs as they court, wed, become farmers and finally have a child. Every song is included in full and the show will be performed in the round, with audience on all sides. If you feel like being hugged by a play, come along and snuggle up to Bill, Doreen, Ginger Mick, Mar and Uncle Jim. This is a very family friendly show, so bring all the relatives along.

And Then There Were None

The 1812 Theatre
14 May 2020 - 6 Jun 2020

Author: Agatha Christie

Director: John Mills

Agent: ORiGIN

Synopsis

Ten strangers arrive on an island invited by an unknown host.
Each of them has a secret to hide and a crime for which they must pay.

This is the story that made Agatha Christie the best-selling novelist of all time and is read the world over in more than 50 languages.

Scenes From A Separation – SEASON CANCELLED

The Basin Theatre Group Inc.
15 May 2020 - 6 Jun 2020

VDL Awards Entry: 2020

Author: Andrew Bovell and Hannie Rayson

Director: Sharon Maine

Agent: HLA Management Australia on behalf of the Rights Holders

Synopsis

The Basin Theatre COVID0-19 Update – Season 2 Cancelled

The health and safety of our audiences, subscribers, members, cast, and crew is our highest priority.

Sadly, The Basin Theatre’s production of “Scenes from A Separation” has been cancelled due to the global coronavirus epidemic, COVID-19.

At present, no decision has been made on Season 3 “Vincent in Brixton”. We will continue to monitor the situation, and ensure that members and patrons are regularly informed about the developing situation.

If you have tickets to Season 2, please be reassured that our Ticket Secretary will contact you shortly to arrange a refund.

Stay safe and keep well!

Anne & Gilbert- The Musical

Beaumaris Theatre Inc.
22 May 2020 - 6 Jun 2020

Author: Music Bob Johnston and Nancy White Book Jeff Hochhauser Lyrics Bob Johnston, Nancy White and Jeff Hochhauser

Director: Debbie Keyt

Agent: ORiGiN Theatrical

Synopsis

Set in the village of Avonlea and at Redmond College in Halifax, Anne and Gilbert follows Anne’s journey to young adulthood and her romance with high school academic rival, Gilbert Blythe. Gilbert is in love with Anne, but she seems to be immune to his declarations of love. In the end, Anne realizes what everyone else already knows: that Gilbert is the love of her life.

Fire Exit

Powderkeg Players
5 Jun 2020 - 13 Jun 2020

Author: Stacie Lents

Director: Gemma Francis

Agent: Origin Theatrical

Synopsis

Everybody at Westfeild High School thinks they know what happened the day of the fire.  Fire exit opens in the aftermath as the community faces what appears to be a prank gone wrong.  But as the kids and adults open up about their lives through a series of poignant and often funny monologues, Fire Exit is a powerful ensemble piece that proves things, and people, aren’t always what they seem.

Foreign Bodies

Powderkeg Players
5 Jun 2020 - 13 Jun 2020

Author: Andy Harmsen

Director: George Benca

Agent: Private

Synopsis

Synopsis – Set in a hotel room in Mumbai, retired American porn star, Arizona Snow, awaits the arrival of Martin, a young Australian journalist, to discuss her recent New York Times bestseller.

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