Community Theatre

Life x 3

Thrice is nice as dinner party disaster is served up

WHAT would happen if everyone arrived 24 hours early for a dinner party?

That’s the question posed in Life x 3, an amusing commentary on vanity, professional insecurity and the changing states of marriage at the Old Mill Theatre (WA) from August 11 – 20, 2011.

Written by French playwright Yasmin Reza (Art, God of Carnage) and directed by Eliot McCann, the play is described as a comedy of errors from three different angles.

Lend Me A Tenor at Limelight (Perth)

Double entendres, impossible innuendoes and a scheming soprano are just some of the ingredients being served up at Wanneroo’s Limelight Theatre (WA) this August.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at Hornsby

Hornsby Musical Society (NSW) presents Dirty Rotten Scoundrels from August 26 to September 3, 2011. The all-singing and dancing musical comedy based on the popular 1988 movie starring Michael Caine and Steve Martin (and written by Dale Launer, Stanley Shapiro and Paul Henning) recreates the film’s entertaining mix of romance and rip-off!

Last Of The Red Hot Lovers at Wyong

The August production from Wyong Drama Group (NSW) is Neil Simon’s Last Of The Red Hot Lovers (1969), which touches on the sexual revolution that was just beginning in the 1960’s.

The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead

The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead, directed by Kaye Lopez at The Theatre on Chester (NSW) from July 29, features a seven-sided love ‘triangle’ where all its secrets are not revealed until the final curtain.

Willoughby Theatre Company to Open New Venue

Willoughby Theatre Company (NSW) is gearing up to be the opening act with their production of The Boy From Oz when The Concourse opens later this year in Willoughby. The Concourse is a $150 million arts complex in the heart of Chatswood.  The theatre seats 500 patrons.  It is a two tiered raked proscenium arch theatre with fly tower and orchestra pit. It is one of the most technically sophisticated new theatres in Sydney. The Concourse also contains a 1,000 seat Concert Hall, Function areas, an underground library, restaurants and open garden areas.

Annie Tim Burton Style

The Regals Musical Society (Sydney) has found a new home for their production of Annie from October 14 - 22.

The orphanage has shifted from Rockdale Town Hall to the nearby Sydney Technical High School Auditorium at 686 Forest Rd, Bexley.

Tax advisor by day, Tax evader by night!.

Hunters Hill Theatre (NSW) opens its third play of the year, “Funny Money”, on August 12th, a manically-paced farce written by the UK’s farce-master Ray Cooney. 

The cast features regulars and newbies to the Hunter’s Hill stage, including the talented Catherine Dillon who plays Jean, wife of Henry the briefcase swapping accountant. Catherine has come full circle to perform in an English play on an Aussie stage, hailing from Manchester.  

The Mousetrap for Adelaide

The Therry Dramatic Society in Adelaide will be presenting Agatha Christie’s iconic murder mystery, The Mousetrap, opening on Thursday 1 September at The Arts Theatre, for a 3 week season (season extended by popular demand).

The Farnsworth Invention

New Theatre (Newtown, NSW) presentsThe Farnsworth Invention by Aaron Sorkinthe writer of The Social Network and The West Wing, from July 13 – August 13, 2011.

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