2017 Spring Shorts

MERIMBULA DINNER SHOWS
Wharf Restaurant Lake Street
6.30pm Friday 15 & Saturday 16 September 2017
Doors open 6.00pm for predinner drinks
Prebookings strongly recommended – meals served between acts.

BEGA SHOWS
Funhouse Studio Downstairs at 3 Hill Street
7.30pm Friday 22 & Saturday 23 September 2017 (Light refreshments available at interval)
2.00pm Matinee Sunday 24 September 2017 (Afternoon Tea available at interval)

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ABOUT THE SHOW

Spring Shorts is a performance of six short plays, three of which are by Bega Valley playwrights.
Recommended for ages 15+ due to language and themes.

OUR DIRECTORS

THE PLAYS

  • Walking The Dog
    written and directed by Penelope Hunt
    Jill decides to investigate why their dog Barney is looking even fatter since her recently retrenched husband Darryl took over ‘walkies’.
    Featuring Karl Auer, Penelope Hunt and Lis Shelley
  • One Night Stan
    by Adam Szudrich
    directed by Lis Shelley
    Three women of different generations all dating the same man give an independent assessment of their date with ‘Stan’.
    Featuring Jane Gordon, Allie Faulkner and Sarah Dangers
    One Night Stan was voted the “Audience’s Favourite Play” at the world’s largest short play competition – Sydney Short+Sweet 2017
  • Slow Dating
    by Adam Szudrich
    directed by Lis Shelley
    Esther is a happily married woman in her 70s when she drops in to a Speed Dating event at her local club.
    If you’ve seen this play before, watch it again…this is an updated version from playwright Adam Szudrich.
    Featuring Penelope Hunt Runner Up Best Actor Canberra Short+Sweet 2016 for her portrayal of ‘Esther’
  • Waiting for Go
    by Elspeth Tilley
    directed by Kerry Hynes
    Roadworkers Flo and Sam reflect on the impatient speed of our modern life on its fast track to the destruction of our planet.
    Featuring Jonathan Bignell and Tarun Penukonda
  • Security Blanket
    by Anna Auer
    directed by Penelope Hunt
    Sophie is worried that her brother Mike will never step out of the house…until the pizza guy arrives.
    Featuring Jack O’Connell
  • Home Sweet Home
    by Diana Harley
    directed by Karl Auer
    Ronnie’s car is his castle.
    Featuring Jonathan Bignell