The results are in, and it's a bit of a landslide!
Carl J. Sorheim's play, It's All The Rage, took home four of our six awards last night, and they were well deserved!
The play won the People's Choice award and the Best Production award. Director Chris Baldock won Best Director, and actor Nick Steain won Best Actor.
The program for Short+Sweet Theatre Canberra 2016 is now available:
Top 20 Week 1
The Ice Age written by Sue Clennell directed by Erin Foote
Featuring: Kate Rankine and Dairinn Bannister
What time is it? Is it time for him to come? An innocent conversation turns into a violent and alarming one. It beckons the terrifying idea that perhaps an Ice Age is safer than the current circumstances that face their reality.
The shortlist for Short+Sweet Theatre Canberra 2016 can now be announced!
Directors have made their selections, and we can now congratulate the fantastic playwrights whose scripts made it onto this year's shortlist. The calibre of plays was excellent, and it was great to see such great writing coming in from Canberra, the Capital Region and all over the world.
The program for the festival is still being finalised, and will be made available very soon. but for now, it's time to congratulate the shortlisted writers!
Australia's Short+Sweet offers a Sneak Peak
at Stella Adler Theatre on May 3
Short+Sweet Hollywood — The biggest little play festival in the world announces its arrival in L.A. this fall with a sampling of performances from the existing Short+Sweet repertoire. The Australian powerhouse festival of 10-minute theater has already made its mark worldwide, with offshoots in the United Arab Emirates, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore and Zimbabwe. Get ready for Short+Sweet Hollywood!
If you're planning to be part of Short+Sweet Canberra 2016, you can add all the events to your Google Calendar very easily!
The only link you need is: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=7ctv9pp6rdbnfc1r2o1m3d4rt...
In an extraordinary achievement precociously talented Dubai based writer-director-actor Sanjeev Dixit and Third Half Theatre have won Short+Sweet Dubai for a second year in a row.
In front of a full house at the Madinat Theatre on Friday night, Dixit’s epic ten-minute musical, The Tragic Queen, performed by a cast of 18, took home the top award winning the Best Overall Production among a hotly contested field.
Getting really excited about our judging team members enthusiastically confirming their availability for our Melbourne return. Lots of famous and important characters prominent in the Australian theatre scene.
Obviously we can't reveal who right now...but stay turned to get hints and try to figure it out. They are stars themselves and their vote (support) can lead to your shining as brightly as they do!