Events at MWT

        WINTER SOIREE

    15th August @ 7pm

Sit back and enjoy an evening of outstanding performances, a fun Theatre Quiz, and delicious finger food and champagne. The Winter Soiree promises to be a memorable winter’s evening. Better still, your $20 cover charge covers everything, and 100% of it will be spent on our 2016 season – so you’ll be raising our production values while you raise your glass to some stellar MWT theatrical talent!

DOOR PRIZES, SEASON PASSES
and a MYSTERY GIFT
up for grabs on the night!

We’d love to see you and your friends there,
so put 15th August in your calendar
and stay tuned for further updates.

 

Monthly Workshops

See MWT in action.

These are a great way to improve your writing and meet other playwrights. Come along to a rehearsed Script Reading, or participate in Eat My Words!, a Monologue Soiree or PAGE TO STAGE 2015, our annual Festival of new writing. All events take place on Monday nights at La Mama Courthouse, 349 Drummond St, Carlton.  They are created especially for MWT members, but non-members are also welcome to attend,

FORTHCOMING WORKSHOPS

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August 15    WINTER SOIREE

September 12    Script Reading: “The World Without Birds”

December 5

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This year our PAGE TO STAGE season of new work will run from Oct 24 – Nov 13.

SCRIPT READING
12TH SEPTEMBER @ 7PM

Members are welcome to attend this script read-through of the selected play for our Page to Stage 2016 season, The World Without Birds by Christine Croyden. The reading will be of a technical nature, and will not include any of the musical, theatrical or performance elements that audiences will enjoy in the final production. The World Without Birds will feature Margot Knight (below) as the Queen.

THE WORLD WITHOUT BIRDS

A Musical Fable

24th Oct – 6th Nov at La Mama Courthouse

When a kooky Queen of the Birds meets two young COCKtails at the theatre she realises she’s about to fall from her perch, and possibly even face extinction. Together with her younger self, a chirpy songbird and notorious party girl, she embarks on a wild musical ride that takes them from disco to Weimer style cabaret and back again. A darkly comic tale of creativity, ageing and finding grace as we’re replaced by the next generation.

Written by Christine Croyden

with music by Ella Filar

Directed by Elizabeth Walley

If you’d like to attend the script read-through of The World Without Birds, please email us at
melbournewriterstheatre@gmail.com

$5 members. $10 non-members.