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.


Posted on November 2, 2020March 26, 2021Categories Auditions, General

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 night learning more about this great play. AUDITIONS – EURYDICE – ALL WELCOME! Where: Buderim War Memorial Hall, Cnr Main and Church Streets, Buderim When: Monday 12th April 2021 … Continue reading “Audition”

Life Membership

Posted on September 14, 2020November 2, 2020Categories General

Life Membership for Bruce Olive Congratulations to Bruce on being given Life Membership of Bats at the recent AGM. Bruce has worked in a number of areas with the company for many years and we thank Bruce for his service. Congratulations to the new members of the committee and returning and new office bearers.

Gatsby Postponed

Posted on March 20, 2020November 2, 2020Categories General

Hi all, as many of you are probably now aware, the Government and health authorities have increased restrictions on public gatherings. As a consequence and in view of increasing concerns in relation to health and safety of the vulnerable in our community we will have to postpone the production. We are committed to bringing this wonderful production to audiences. Ticket sales showed an incredible engagement by the local community and prior to COVID-19 concerns we were on track to sell … Continue reading “Gatsby Postponed”


Posted on March 12, 2020March 20, 2020Categories General

BOOK YOUR TICKET TO THE ROARING 20’S Not long now to opening night. There has been much interest generated in this production and we encourage those who have not yet booked a ticket, to do so. We have opened up more seating to accommodate the demand. Don’t miss out.

The Great Gatsby

Posted on January 26, 2020May 20, 2021Categories General

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”