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22 Oct 2019 to 26 Oct 2019
9 Nov 2019 to 23 Nov 2019
When
Thursday, February 7, 2019 to Saturday, April 27, 2019
Where
Short+Sweet Theatre (@Tom Mann)
136 Chalmers Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Australia
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Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2019

The biggest little play festival in the world is now entering its 18th year in its hometown of Sydney. We will be returning once again with a smorgasbord of 10 minute plays to delight your tastebuds, with hundreds of talented actors, writers and directors showing off their skills and bringing you a wonderful season of short theatre.

The 2019 Short+Sweet Sydney Top-80 and Wildcard seasons will be held at the Tom Mann Theatre, 136 Chalmers Street Surrey Hills.

SEASON DATES

SHORT+SWEET THEATRE SYDNEY 2019

FINALS SERIES DATES
CREW CUT SHOWCASE
| 7:30pm Saturday 7th April & 6:00pm Sunday 8th April
WILDCARD FINALS | 3:30pm Saturday 7th April and 2:3pm Sunday 8th April
PEOPLES CHOICE SHOWCASE | 7:30pm Thursday 4th April & 7:30pm Friday 5th April

GALA FINALS | 7:30pm Saturday April 27th & 6pm Sunday 28th April 
 

TOP 80 & WILDCARD SEASON
WEEK 1 | 7 - 10 February (Wildcards 9-10 Feb)
WEEK 2 | 14 - 17 February (Wildcards 16-17 Feb) 
WEEK 3 | 21 - 24 February (Wildcards 23-24 Feb)
WEEK 4 | 28 February - 3 March (Wildcards (2-3 Mar)
WEEK 5 | 7 - 10 March (Wildcards 9-10 Mar)
WEEK 6 | 14 - 17 March (Wildcards 16-17 Mar)
WEEK 7 | 21 - 24 March (Wildcards 23-24 Mar)
WEEK 8 | 28 - 31 March (Wildcards 30-31 Mar)

For a full listing of our plays in each week (Top 80 and Wildcards), see the weekly sub-menus below.

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Thank you for your interest in submitting an independent production for Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2019!

Independent Theatre Companies (ITCs) may pitch their ten minute performance using this form. You don't have to be an established organisation - even a loose collection of creatives is fine by us. This form allows you to tell us what you want to do, and we'll use the information you... read more

Thank you for your interest in directing for Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2019!

We welcome directors from all walks of life, from professional directors to enthusiastic amateurs. Everyone will be given consideration.

If you are selected as a director, you will be sent all the relevant information regarding selecting your script in due course. Before registering, please check the... read more

Festival Timeline

  1. FESTIVAL TIMELINE


     


    SHORT+SWEET SYDNEY 2019


    October 11 | Closing date for script entries


    October 25 | Writers notified of shortlist


    November 1 | Closing date for Directors and ITCs


    November 8 | Directors and ITCs selected and notified


    November 15 | Actor registrations close


    November 17 | Director info session, 9am - 10.30am 
    November 17  | Audition session 1 - 11am - 12pm  / 1.30pm - 3.30pm / 4pm - 6pm 


    November 24 | Audition session 2 (TBA)


    February 1 | Festival Launch 8pm 


     


    Performance Season:


    S+S SHOW WEEKS: 

    WEEK 1 | 13 - 17 February 

    WEEK 2 | 20 - 23 February (LGTBQ week

    WEEK 3 | 27 February - 1 March

    WEEK 4 | 5 - 8 March  (Women’s Week) 

    WEEK 5 | 12 - 15  March 

    WEEK 6 | 19 - 22  March 

    WEEK 7 | 26 - 29  March 

    WEEK 8 | 2 - 5 April