The Great Gatsby

Posted on January 26, 2020March 5, 2021Categories Shows

Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald Adapted by Barry Lowe, Directed by Peta Beattie “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” BATS Theatre Company Inc. is marking the 2020’s by presenting the 1920’s American Classic, The Great Gatsby. This production will be a visual and aural treat. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece, adapted beautifully by Australian playwright Barry Lowe was first presented in the historic setting of Rippon Lea Estate in Melbourne. This production, is … Continue reading “The Great Gatsby”

It’s a Wrap

Posted on April 19, 2021April 19, 2021Categories General

The Great Gatsby has come to a close and we would like to thank the cast, crew, F.O.H volunteers, sponsors and patrons for all your support of this production. Please enjoy this slideshow of highlights from our performance on the evening of the 16th April. The green light may have gone out, but those memories will linger long…


Posted on March 26, 2021March 26, 2021Categories Shows

Please be advised of our upcoming Play Reading / Familiarisation night and Audition for Eurydice, by Sarah Ruhl, to be directed by Caitie Elliott.  The details are as follows: PLAY READYING / FAMILIARISATION NIGHT – EURYDICE Where: BATS Theatre Company Inc. Clubroom, at the back of the Buderim War Memorial Hall, Cnr Main and Church Streets, Buderim When: Wednesday 31st March 2021 at 7.30pm All are welcome to attend, whether you wish to audition or would just like to have a fun … Continue reading “Eurydice”

A Season of One Act Plays

Posted on December 2, 2020March 2, 2021Categories Shows

Finalists in the Edythe Brook Cooper 2019 Playwriting Competition The 10th Anniversary of theEdythe Brook Cooper Playwriting Competition “Ashes to Dust” by Yvette Wall, directed by David Wilson, assisted by Nick Smith “Wouldn’t it be Nice?” by Sue Sewell Kathy Hickson “One Starry Night” by Kevin Nemeth, directed by Alice Rea, assisted by Samantha Rose PERFORMANCES Evening: February 12,13,19,20 at 7.30pm Matinees: February 13 & 20 at 2pm ADULTS: $30, CONS: $26, MEMBER: $24, GROUP: $24 Where: Buderim War Memorial Hall CLICK HERE TO BOOK

Edythe Brook Cooper Playwriting Competition

Posted on November 27, 2020March 2, 2021Categories General

One Act Plays 2020 The 10th Anniversary of theEdythe Brook Cooper Playwriting Competition coming soon in February 2021 Bookings open in December “Ashes to Dust” by Yvette Wall, “Wouldn’t it be Nice?” by Sue Sewell “One Starry Night” by Kevin Nemeth PERFORMANCES Evening: February 12, 13, 19, 20 at 7.30pm Matinees: February 13 & 20 at 2pm INFORMATION RELATING TO THE COMPETITION FOR 2022, CAN BE FOUND BELOW.