CLOC Musical Theatre was the big winner at the Music Theatre Guild of Victoria’s 2016 Bruce Awards, presented at Frankston Arts Centre on Saturday December 10, 2016.
CLOC’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar took out nine awards including Production of the Year, with OCPAC’s Catch Me If You Can receiving five awards. Windmill’s The Little Mermaid took out three awards, while Footlight Productions Mary Poppins scored 2 awards.
Castle Hill Players wraps up the 2016 season with Jeffery Archer’s The Accused. The audience will take on the role of Jury as Dr. Patrick Sherwood stands trial, accused of poisoning his wife in this enthralling courtroom drama set in the Old Bailey. The evidence is presented to the Jury by two of Britain’s best barristers, highly experienced, highly competitive and loathsome of each other. At each performance the audience will decide Guilty or Not Guilty and the play will close according to the decision.
THEY’RE creepy and they’re kooky – and they’re appearing in the stage musical version of The Addams Family during November and December 2016.
Presented by Dark Psychic Productions at Phoenix Theatre, in Hamilton Hill, W.A., The Addams Family features an original story as Wednesday, the ultimate princess of darkness and all grown up, falls in love with a sweet young man from a respectable family.
The eyes of community theatres around Australia were on CLOC Musical Theatre for its Australian Non-Professional Premiere of Wicked. The set and costumes will be used by ten companies all over the country, then exported to New Zealand. CLOC’s technical wizard Grant Alley, and Andrew Davis share their thoughts.