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2017 2018 2019
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The Basin Theatre Group

09-Nov-2018 to 01-Dec-2018




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Bombshells

Agent: Australianplays.org

Author: Joanna Murray-Smith

Director: Sharon Maine

Theatre: The Basin Theatre
Corner Doongalla & Simpsons Roads
The Basin VIC

Melways Reference: Map 66 Ref: A6

Performances: 9 NOVEMBER - 1 DECEMBER 2018
Thursdays - Saturdays at 8:00 pm
Sunday Matinees at 2:00 pm

Prices: Adults: $27
Groups 10 or more: $22
Thursday Performances Groups 10 or more: $17


Bookings: 1300 784 668 or www.thebasintheatre.org.au

Company Email: subscriptions@thebasintheatre.org.au

Company Website: http://www.thebasintheatre.org.au

Synopsis: Six monologues, exposing six women balancing their inner and outer lives with humour and often desperate cunning. They range in age from a feisty teenager to a 64-year-old widow yearning for the unexpected.

Many of us are trying to lead multiple lives: child, mother, wife, lover, star, giving small doses of oxygen to each and imploding under the weight of so many competing roles. The women written in Bombshells struggle – sometimes hilariously, sometimes tragically – to bridge the chasm between the wilderness of their inner worlds and the demands of their outer worlds.

And humour, in the end, is our saviour.

Other Information: ALL TICKETS INCLUDE: Programme & sherry on arrival, tea/coffee and biscuits at interval, supper with the cast after the show.
 

The Basin Theatre Group

09-Nov-2018 to 01-Dec-2018




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Bombshells

Agent: Australianplays.org

Author: Joanna Murray-Smith

Director: Sharon Maine

Theatre: The Basin Theatre
Corner Doongalla & Simpsons Roads
The Basin VIC 3154

Performances: 9 November - 1 December 2018
Thursdays - Sundays

Prices: Adult: $27
Groups 10+: $22
Thursdays Groups 10+: $17

Bookings: 1300 784 668 or online thebasintheatre.org.au

Company Email: subscriptions@thebasintheatre.org.au

Company Website: http://www.thebasintheatre.org.au

Synopsis: Six monologues, exposing six women balancing their inner and outer lives with humour and often desperate cunning. They range in age from a feisty teenager to a 64year-old widow yearning for the unexpected. Many of us are trying to lead multiple lives: child, mother, wife, lover, star, giving small doses of oxygen to each and imploding under the weight of so many competing roles. The women written in Bombshells struggle – sometimes hilariously, sometimes tragically – to bridge the chasm between the wilderness of their inner worlds and the demands of their outer worlds.

And humour, in the end, is our saviour.
 

Williamstown Little Theatre Inc.

15-Nov-2018 to 01-Dec-2018




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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

Agent: Hal Leonard Australia

Author: Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield

Director: Peter Newling

Theatre: 2 Albert Street, Williamstown 3016

Melways Reference: 56 B7

Performances: Tues - Sat 8.15 pm; Sundays 5.00 pm

Prices: $27/$24

Bookings: www.wlt.org.au OR 0447 340 665

Company Email: secretary@wlt.org.au

Company Website: http://www.wlt.org.au/

Synopsis: We thought we should finish the year with some high culture. But we chose this instead.

Join three fearless fans of the bard as they embark on a quest to do all 37 of Shakespeare's plays in an hour and a half. Can it be done? Will they succeed? Will there be tights? I guess there’s only one way to find out. Summon your Will power and join us for a night of utter, utter silliness – for ‘brevity is the soul of wit’ (Hamlet Act 2).

 

Eltham Little Theatre Inc.

15-Nov-2018 to 01-Dec-2018




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Loot

Author: Joe Orton

Director: Michelle Swann

Theatre: 1603 Main Rd

Research

Victoria 3095

Performances: Thurday 15/11 ,22/11 ,29/11 8PM
Friday 16/11 23/11 30/11 8pm
Saturday 17/11, 24/11, 1/12 8pm

Dinner Seating tables of 6

Prices: Adults $25
Concession $20

Bookings: 0411 713 095

Company Email: elthamlittletheatre@gmail.com

Company Website: http://www.elthamlittletheatre.org.au

Synopsis: Loot follows two inseperable friends, Hal and Dennis, McLeavy (Hal’s widowed father), Fay( a murderous gold digging nurse) and the psychopathic Inspector Truscott and his assistant, Meadows.

After robbing a bank, Hal and Dennis hide the money in the coffin of Hal's deceased mother, complete with corpse. However, their plans are thrown into chaos upon the arrival of Inspector Truscott and the two thieves hide both the coffin and corpse around McLeavy’s house. The play descends into a ‘masterpiece of black farce’ as the upper hand and power swing between Hal and Dennis, Fay and Truscott.

A hilarious, quick witted farce that is guaranteed to surprise and entertain.


Other Information: Dinner Seating Tables of 6
Bring your friends, nibbles and drinks for a great night out.
 

The 1812 Theatre

15-Nov-2018 to 08-Dec-2018



 

The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Agent: ORIGIN Theatrecal

Author: Based on the film by Blake Edwards

Director: Dexter Bourke

Theatre: 3 Rose Street
Upper Ferntree Gully 3156

Performances: Evenings 8pm
Matinees Sunday 25th November 4pm & 2nd December 4pm

Prices: $27 each

Bookings: 9758 3964

Company Email: admin@1812theatre.com.au

Company Website: http://www.1812theatre.com.au

Synopsis: Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau fights for his life and for the future of all mankind in the most bizarre and dangerous caper of his brilliantly successful and utterly clumsy career.

Other Information: This is a comedy not unlike the TV series.
 

Peridot Theatre Inc.

16-Nov-2018 to 01-Dec-2018



 

Sylvia

Agent: HLA Management, Australia

Author: A.R. Gurney

Director: Susan Rundle

Theatre: Unicorn Theatre, Mount Waverley Secondary College, Lechte Road, Mount Waverley

Melways Reference: 61 F11

Performances: NOV 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28,29, 30, DEC 1 MATINEE SUNDAY 18 AT 2.15PM TWILIGHT SUNDAY 25 AT 4P

Prices: $27/$24

Bookings: 9808 0770

Company Email: tickets@peridot.com.au

Company Website: http://www.peridot.com.au

Synopsis: A modern romantic comedy about a marriage and a dog. Greg’s career as a financial trader is winding down, while Kate’s career, as a public-school English teacher, is beginning to offer more opportunities. Greg brings home a dog he finds in the park. A street-smart mixture of Lab and Poodle, Sylvia becomes a major bone of contention between husband and wife. She offers Greg an escape from the frustrations of his job and the unknowns of middle age. To Kate, Sylvia becomes a rival for affection. And Sylvia thinks Kate just doesn’t understand the relationship between man and dog.

Other Information: http://www.peridot.com.au/index.php/bookings
 

Geelong Repertory Theatre Co.

16-Nov-2018 to 01-Dec-2018



 

Private Lives

Agent: Origin Theatrical, Australia on behalf of Samuel French New York

Author: Noel Coward

Director: Stephen Macklin

Theatre: 15 Coronation Street Geelong West 3218

Melways Reference: 401 C3

Performances: November 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 & December 1st @ 7.30 pm
Sunday Matinees November 18 & 25 at 2 pm

Prices: Adults $30
Concession $28
Student $24

Bookings: GPAC 52251200

Company Email: geelong.repertory@gmail.com

Company Website: http://www.geelongrep.com/

Synopsis: In Private Lives, passion, laughter, romance, anger, and love set the stage for a battle of the sexes as divorced couple, Amanda and Elyot, find themselves unwittingly thrown together in Coward's classic comedy of manners.
 

Heidelberg Theatre Co.

16-Nov-2018 to 01-Dec-2018




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INHERITANCE

Agent: Origin Theatrical, on behalf of Samuel French Limited

Author: Hannie Rayson

Director: Tim Scott

Theatre: 36 Turnham Ave.
Rosanna
VIC 3084

Melways Reference: 32A1

Performances: Weeknights and Saturdays at 8:00 pm Sundays and final Saturday at 2:00 pm

Prices: $27.00 Adult
$24.00 Concession Card Holders and Members
$22.00 Groups of 10+

Bookings: www.htc.org.au OR (03)9457-4117

Company Email: htc@htc.org.au

Company Website: http://www.htc.org.au

Synopsis: he 80th birthday of twin sisters Dibs and Girlie should be a cause for celebration, but as the family gathers in the Mallee the question of who will inherit the farm dominates. Inheritance pits old rural values against new political realities, exposing fault-lines running through three generations.

Poignant, tragic, yet often funny, this award-winning play speaks vividly to the Australia of today.
 

Frankston Theatre Group Inc.

16-Nov-2018 to 02-Dec-2018




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Exit Laughing

Author: Paul Elliott

Director: Keith Gledhill

Theatre: Mount Eliza Community Centre,
Canadian Bay road,
Mount Eliza

Performances: 16,17,23,24,30 November 8pm
1 December 8pm
25 November & 2 December 2pm

Prices: Adult - $28
Conc. - $26
Student - $20

Bookings: 1300665377

Company Email: secretary@frankstontheatregroup.org.au

Company Website: http://www.frankstontheatregroup.org.au

Synopsis: When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night out with the girls, what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies?
If you're Connie, Leona and Millie, you do the most daring thing you've ever done. You borrow the ashes from the funeral home for one last card game, and the wildest, most exciting night of your lives involves a police raid, a stripper and a whole new way of looking at all the fun you can have when you're truly living.


Other Information: Cabaret style – BYO drinks & nibbles
 

Essendon Theatre Co.

22-Nov-2018 to 01-Dec-2018




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A Good Man

Agent: Origin Theatrical on Behalf of Samuel French

Author: Frederick Stroppel

Director: Rosalin Shafik-EId

Theatre: Bradshaw Street Community Hall
9 Bradshaw Street (off Buckley Street)
West Essendon VIC 3040


Performances: Thursday, Friday and Saturday Performances at 8pm
Sunday Matinee at 2pm


Prices: $20 Adult; $18 Concession

Bookings: Phone/SMS 0422 029 483 or book online at www.essendontheatrecompany.com.au

Company Email: essendontheatrecompany@gmail.com

Company Website: http://www.essendontheatrecompany.com.au

Synopsis: It's a hot July day at the Good Shepherd Funeral Parlor and Martin Lamb, the mortician, is presiding over the wake of the late Walter Porteus. His dream of a perfect wake is undermined by his son Jimmy, whose interests are more amatory than funereal, and by the conniving, contentious Porteus family members, who are already clashing over the will. To further inflame matters, the air conditioning breaks down and the wrong body turns up in the casket. Then a mysterious mourner appears and a valuable piece of jewelry disappears. When the air conditioning repairman pulls a gun and decides to hold them all hostage, things really start to get interesting in this hilarious black comedy.
 

Essendon Theatre Co.

22-Nov-2018 to 01-Dec-2018




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A Good Man

Agent: Origin Theatrical on behalf of Samuel French

Author: A Comedy by Frederick Stroppel

Director: Rosalin Shafik-Eid

Theatre: Bradshaw Street Community Hall
Bradshaw Street (off Buckley Street)
West Essendon VIC 3040


Performances: 22 November – 25 November & 29 November – 1 December 2018
Thursday, Friday and Saturday Performances at 8pm
Sunday Matinee at 2pm

Prices: Ticket prices: $20 Adult; $18 Concession
Payment by CASH ONLY at the door


Bookings: Phone/SMS 0422 029 483 or book online at www.essendontheatrecompany.com.au or https://www.trybooking.com/403615

Company Email: essendontheatrecompany@gmail.com

Company Website: http://www.essendontheatrecompany.com.au

Synopsis: It's a hot July day at the Good Shepherd Funeral Parlor and Martin Lamb, the mortician, is presiding over the wake of the late Walter Porteus. His dream of a perfect wake is undermined by his son Jimmy, whose interests are more amatory than funereal, and by the conniving, contentious Porteus family members, who are already clashing over the will. To further inflame matters, the air conditioning breaks down and the wrong body turns up in the casket. Then a mysterious mourner appears and a valuable piece of jewelry disappears. When the air conditioning repairman pulls a gun and decides to hold them all hostage, things really start to get interesting in this hilarious black comedy.
 

Ballarat National Theatre Inc.

01-Dec-2018 to 08-Dec-2018




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Natural Causes

Agent: Origin Theatrical

Author: Eric Chappell

Director: Peter Nethercote

Theatre: Courthouse Theatre
Lydiard Street South
Ballarat
(enter from Armstrong St South Ballarat)

Performances: 1 December (Gala Night) 8pm
2 Dec Sunday Matinnee 2pm
5 to 7 December Wed to Fri 9pm
8 Dec Saturday 2pm and 8pm

Prices: Adult $25 Concession $20 Members $18,Groups (10+) $18

Bookings: Majestix https//hermaj.com/whats-on/ballarat-national-theatre-season

Company Email: info@bnt.org.au

Company Website: http://www.bnt.org.au

Synopsis: The incompetent and loquacious Vincent is employed by 'Exodus' - a business which helps its clients to die. Walter wants to dispatch his wife, Celia, because he is having an affair with Angie.
At his attractive country house, mishaps and misunderstandings abound. Will Celia survive the day?
 

Foster Arts Music & Drama Association (FAMDA)

06-Dec-2018 to 15-Dec-2018



 

A Criss-Cross Christmas

Agent: Chris Dickins

Author: Chris Dickins

Director: Chris Dickins

Theatre: Foster War Memorial Arts Centre, 79 Main St., Foster

Performances: 7:30 Thursday 6 & Friday 7 December
2pm & 5pm Sunday 9 December
7:30 Thursday 13, Friday 14 & Saturday 15 December


Prices: Adults: $20, Concession & students: $15
Children U10: $10
Bargain night(Thursday 13 December) Adults: $15,
Concession & students: $10, Children U10: $5

Bookings: www.famda.org.au Main Street Revelations, 31 Main St. Foster (Cash only)

Company Email: famda@dcsi.net.au

Company Website: http://www.famda.org.au/

Synopsis: Presented in conjunction with Nautilus Theatre Project, a Christmas comedy for the whole family set in suburban Melbourne in 1956.

Other Information: Company email: theatre@famda.org.au