We are proud to announce the first batch of plays that will light up the stage at the very first Short+Sweet Illawarra – the newest addition to the world’s largest little play festival.
The first plays to make the cut are our Independent Theatre Company’s, which come from both established and brand new theatre groups in the Illawarra, and as far down the coast as Pambula!
It is our honour to introduce successful ITC productions into Short+Sweet Illawarra 2018:
THE DEATH OF NIGHTSTICK
written by Alexander Cuff, Sam Lovell and Jarrod Sleiman
directed by Sam Sweeting
presented by Cerberus Theatre Company
Nightstick is the world's greatest superhero... and the actor playing him has gone a little too method...
SIGN OF THE TIMES
written by Crystal Jane
directed by Andrew Cremen
presented by Wollongong University Dramatic Society
Starring Andrew Cremen, Elise Vohradsky, Jai Szwec and Courtney Rutherford
Six people reflect on an incident on the train the day before where a tradie called an Islamic girl a terrorist.
written by Adam Szudrich
directed by Lis Shelley (Lochiel NSW)
presented by Footprint Theatre Inc (Pambula NSW)
Starring Penelope Hunt
70-something happily married Ester drops in to a 'speed dating' event for seniors that leads her to make a difficult decision.
REALITY CHECK BY ELIZABETH
written and directed by Annisa Belonogoff
presented by Warrior Empire Productions
Reality Check is a comedy about a single girl trying to navigate her way through the online dating world from home.
written and Tom Peach
directed by Jay Duncan
presented by duGarde
Thalia and Sharon were BFFs at school, then Sharon married Thalia's father. Now he's dead and they must write his epitaph.
WAITING FOR MASTERCHEF
written and directed by Will Worthington
presented by Eat Will’s Shorts
Three protagonists absorbed in their digital detritus try to find meaning.
written by Nicholas Fitzpatrick-Fuller
directed by Jarrod Sleiman
presented by the Phoenix Theatre Company
Starring Oscar Baker, Kiah Sassall and Cameron Johnstone
Our ‘hero’, Mike introduces his Commie-Atheist brother, Jack to his girlfriend over dinner-with messy results!
Congratulations to our first seven plays selected, joining Short+Sweet Canberra piece “Miss” in the very first Short+Sweet Illawarra. Stay tuned for more additions to our little play festival.