Our current production: “All the Great Books (Abridged)”

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Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely mad.

Don Quixote

ALL THE GREAT BOOKS (ABRIDGED), gives you literature’s greatest hits condensed into a ninety minute roller-coaster ride of hilarity.  English class meets Monty Python, darting from satire to silliness to sophisticated irreverence!  Who knew Homer was this funny!!

A raucous ninety minute runaway train, stopping along the way to visit Dickens, Shakespeare, Little Women, Huck Finn, Don Quixote,  Moby Dick, Dickens and Jane Austen, amongst many others.

THIS IS ONE SHOW YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS!

Directed by Samantha Rose and Nick Smith

Starring Tom Jermyn, Jessi Schmidt and Peta Beattie

Performances

Buderim Foundation Fundraiser Event- FRIDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER 2021 at 7.30pm

SATURDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER at 2pm and 7.30pm

FRIDAY 1ST OCTOBER at 7.30pm

SATURDAY 2ND OCTOBER AT 2pm and 7.30pm

WHERE:  BATS THEATRE COMPANY INC AT BUDERIM WAR MEMORIAL HALL, CORNER MAIN AND CHURCH STREETS, BUDERIM

POWER OF THE CULTURED WOMAN

SUBMISSION REQUEST FOR SHORT PLAYS – WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE YOUR WORK PERFORMED ON THE BATS’ STAGE?

BATS Theatre Company Inc. is inviting playwrights, poets, dancers and singers to the stage.

The BATS’ Committee hopes to attract stories about migrant women who have moved from their birth country and settled in Australia.  Your stories could introduce the struggles, the love and the adventures of the integration of the two cultures, your experiences of leaving family, love, life, and your life journey to the present.

We also welcome storytelling on behalf of your parent/s or grandparent/s experiences.

Narratives can be:

performed as a short play –

performed as a cultural dance –

performed as a monologue, or

performed as a song.

We encourage performances to be a maximum of 15 minutes.

The closing date for your submission is September 20th 2021.  We envisage that auditions for the production will be held in the Buderim War Memorial hall on Monday 27th September, 2021.

Rehearsals will be held on Monday and Thursday nights 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.  The project will be performed from 28th January 2022 to 5th February 2022 in the Buderim War Memorial Hall.

Would you please send your submission/s to the co-ordinators Kiti Bruinsma kiti.bruinsma@gmail.com or Alice Rea to post office Box 223, Buderim, Qld. 4556.  Alternatively, for any further details please phone Kiti on 0499 888 943 or Alice on 0427 856 680. 

BATS Theatre Company Inc. is a not for profit voluntary theatre organisation and continues to bring live and interesting theatre to the Sunshine Coast and surrounds.

EURYDICE

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Eurydice reimagines the classic Greek myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine. 
Eurydice is in love with Orpheus. With her father’s words in her hand, Eurydice crashes down a flight of stairs and wakes in the underworld, her memory wiped. Orpheus knows his love is now in Hades, and makes a plan to travel into the land of the dead. But will he be able to revive his beloved wife? And will Eurydice even want to go home?

SEASON:

25 & 26 June @ 7:30pm

2 & 3 July @ 7:30pm

26 June & 3 July @ 2pm

It’s a Wrap

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…

Eurydice

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 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 at 7.30pm.

PERFORMANCES

Friday 25th June 2021 to Saturday 3rd July 2021

Rehearsals will be every Monday and Thursday night – 7.30pm to 9.30pm in the Buderim War Memorial Hall.

Eurydice reimagines the classic Greek myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine. 

Eurydice is in love with Orpheus. Her dead father has advice for her wedding but his letters can’t get through to the land of the living. At last, on the day of the wedding, one does. With her father’s words in her hand, Eurydice crashes down a flight of stairs and wakes in the underworld, her memory wiped. Orpheus knows his love is now in Hades, and makes a plan to travel into the land of the dead. But will he be able to revive his beloved wife? And will Eurydice even want to go home?

Characters:

Eurydice – female, 18-30ish

Orpheus – male, 18-30ish to match Eurydice

Eurydice’s Father – male, upward of 40

Nasty Interesting Man/Lord of the Underworld – potentially male or female, any age considered

Big Stone – m/f, any age considered

Little Stone – m/f, any age considered

Loud Stone – m/f, any age considered

Should you wish to know more, please ring the Director Caitie Elliott on 0401 645 903