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WHAT: EDYTHE BROOK COOPER PLAYWRITING COMPETITION, 2020 ONE ACT PLAY FINALISTS

WHEN: 12th November, 2020, 7.30pm

WHERE: Buderim War Memorial Hall, Cnr Church and Main Streets, Buderim.

BATS THEATRE COMPANY INC. are holding auditions for performance of the three finalists in the Edythe Brook Cooper Playwriting Competition, 2020 One Act Plays, as below:

The plays are listed in no particular order.  All ages listed are a guide only.

  1. PLAY ONE

WOULDN’T IT BE NICE, BY SUE SEWELL, QUEENSLAND

DIRECTED BY KATHY HICKSON (BLACK COMEDY)

Mum denies her gambling addiction; “Everyone has a little flutter”, she says.  Although her daughters point out the futility of thinking she will get rich one day, Mum is determined to ‘show ‘em’, even though her behaviour is having devasting effects on herself and her family.

CHARACTERS: (4 females)

Abbie, Bella and Crystal – sisters aged between 20 and 40 years of age.

Mum, age to suit her three daughters, as above.

Any queries, please phone Kathy on telephone number 5476 1724 – 0400 446 197 kathyhicko59@hotmail.com

  1. PLAY TWO

ONE STARRY NIGHT, KEVIN NEMETH, VICTORIA

DIRECTED BY ALICE REA (DRAMA)

Robert, an American soldier met Sarah while he trained at radar school in a Queensland coastal town.  He visits her before he is shipped home. 

CHARACTERS: (1 male, 1 female)

Robert, late twenties

Sarah, early twenties

Any queries, please call Alice on 0427 856 680 or email:  reaolive@gmail.com

  1. PLAY THREE

ASHES TO DUST, YVETTE WALL, WESTERN AUSTRALIA

DIRECTED BY DAVID WILSON  (COMEDY)

CHARACTERS:  (2 females, 2 males)

Catherine, late twenties

Lydia, late fifties

Dhavit, 40 to 60 years of age (perhaps of Indian heritage)

Kevin, late twenties

Lydia, a recent widow brings home a suitor, before her late Husband’s ashes are laid to rest, much to her daughter’s (Catherine) dismay.  Meanwhile, Kevin, Catherine’s husband is preoccupied with the cricket.

Any queries, please contact David Wilson on 0432 953 008/5445 5716 or email: willease2@bigpond.com

PERFORMANCES DATES:  12, 13, 19 and 20 FEBRUARY, 2021.  AT THE BUDERIM WAR MEMORIAL HALL.

REHEARSAL NIGHTS WILL BE EVERY MONDAY AND THURSDAY EVENING COMMENCING 7.30 PM to 9.30 PM, WITH A BREAK FOR CHRISTMAS.