|March 14, 2012||to||March 18, 2012|
Short+Sweet Week 10 – Wed 14 to Sun 18 March – moves to Sidetrack Theatre in Marrickville ahead of the climactic finals of the festival
Short+Sweet Week 10 features FUGUE DEI PASSAGGERI by Rockhampton writer Mark Lucas. A ‘quiet compartment’ in a state rail train carriage… but the peace doesn’t last long! Only one sentence is uttered in the whole play; it features mime and an atmospheric soundscape by Matthew Craig. And the actors – from the four corners of Sydney – all caught trains to rehearsals! Writer: Mark Lucas (QLD) Director: Esther Lamb Cast: Richard Mason, Uma Kali Shakti, Tricia Ryan, Jolen Ifsud and Gareth Issac.
SOMETIMES LOOKING UP ISN’T GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH is about a surreal dinner party where nothing is what it seems….
Writer: Gavin Harrison (UK) Director: Amy Parry Cast: Anne Wilson, Brennan Muhoberac, Sebastian Wang, Jessica Bradley
THE RECRUIT is a delicious black comedy where two street kids find themselves involved in a deadly job interview for the secret service! Writer: Graham Brown (ACT) Director: Henry Jennings Cast: Stephen Holland, Jenny Jacobs, Hoa X Nguyen, Sam Phoenix
FULL MOON CAFÉ “Just because you’re homeless doesn’t mean you don’t have time for romance!” Writer: Felicia Henderson (NSW) Director: Uma Kali Shakti Cast: Frank Davidson and Fabiola Meza ITC: Skid Row Players
FOUR CRÈME BRULEES ON A GRAND PIANO is veteran Short+Sweet star and award-winner, Steve McGrath’s weirdly hilarious battle between a Buddhist (the Dali Lama) and a surrealist (Salvador Dali).
Writer & Director: Steve McGrath (NSW) Cast: Gerry Sont, Barton Williams, Steve McGrath ITC: Still Knocks Productions
Top 100, Week 10 14-18 March at Sidetrack Theatre, Wed to Sat at 8.00pm, Sun 5.15pm
Week 11 (21-25 March) will feature the People’s Choice Showcase, winners from which will join the judges’ choices in the Gala Awards Finals at the Seymour Centre 30 & 31 March.
Other Week 10 features include:
Writer: Ruth Fingret (NSW) Directors: Ruth Fingret, Jennifer Shames Cast: Valentino Arico, Sandra Campbell ITC: Seat of the Pants Productions
RIDING THE RED
Writer: Grace De Morgan (NSW) Director: David Farland
SO, WHERE IS IT?
Writer: Simon Denver (QLD) Director: Simon Denver Cast: Sam Coward, Brett Klease. Simon Denver ITC: Suncoast Repertory Theatre inc
Writer: Sue Lewington Director: Adrian Bitel Crash Test Drama Winner
Writer: Nir Shelter (NSW) Director: Nir Shelter ITC: Data Shelter
Sidetrack Theatre, 142 Addison Rd Marrickville
Tickets $30/25 Book 9550 3666 or www.sidetrack.com.au
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