Auditions will be held on May 7th, at Noosa Arts Theatre to cast the three finalists in our National One Act Playwriting Competition for 2019. PLEASE NOTE:6.45pm for a 7pm start.
Performance dates are July 11,12,13,14,18,19,20. Results and awards will be announced and presented after the last performance as part of the Noosa 'Alive' festival.
Plays are available for perusal during our office hours of 10am to 2pm, Tuesdays to Fridays.
A total of 75 plays were assessed by our reading panel and from those a shortlist of ten were chosen to be forwarded to a panel of three industry professionals for final adjududation.
The plays are:
'LIttle Angels' by Yvette Wall from Floreat in W.A Director is Jacqui Mata Lucre. 'Little Angels' is set in the 60's in a Catholic home for un-married mother. At turns sad and shocking, the play reflects the different attitudes of the nuns and of the so-called 'care' they received/endured during this pivotal time in their lives.
Cast : 4 Females, ages teens to 60
'A Very Messy Engagement' is by Rod Selzer from Melbourne, Victoria. Jane Rivers is directing.
When a 'Couple Therapist' discovers his son is engaged to God's gift of a daughter-in-law he is over the moon! But then a new patient confides that she intends to marry a much younger man and it dawns on him that his engaged son could be that very man. He pulls out all stops to keep her in her marriage and his son on track for his – with hilarious results. But is the son her lover???
Cast: 2 Females, 20's to 40's, 4 Males, 20's to 50's
'Black Matter' is by Bruce Olive from Buderim, Queensland and John McMahon, also from Buderim, is directing.
This play explores the life and struggles of an ex footballer who played in a time, not long ago, when a head knock was consider just part of the game. The consequences of too many of these 'knocks' are played out in a strong and poignant family drama.
Cast: 2 males, 40-60 , 2 Females, 40-60 (playing multiple roles)