Our Season 2018 has begun!
The first of our two Season 2018 shows is Six Degrees in Melbourne, which runs from 13th – 25th November – tickets for this show may be purchased at
This two-week season will be followed by a one-week season of The Melbourne Monologues – you can purchase tickets at www.trybooking.com/YSCE
We are excited about these two productions, and look forward to presenting them to you. Venue: La Mama Courthouse, 349 Drummond St, Carlton.
2018 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
It has been a rich and fantastic year for the writers and actors of MWT.
Here are our remaining events at a glance:
*** NOVEMBER 12 – DECEMBER 2 SEASON 2018 ***
November 13 – November 25 Six Degrees in Melbourne
November 26 – December 2 The Melbourne Monologues
*** THURSDAY DECEMBER 13 ***
MWT Christmas Party – everyone welcome!
*Our events are held at La Mama Courthouse, 349 Drummond St, Carlton.
*Banner photo: Mare Maticevski
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Six Degrees in Melbourne by John A. Edwards
The Melbourne Monologues by Double Garage
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Q & A with MWT writer Martin Rice
Q. Who do you write for? Yourself, your audience, an unseen audience – who?
The clearest answer I can give for this is that I write mostly for myself; to understand my world, particularly the intersect between what I have experienced to be real and what I feel to be real. I also hope to inspire my students (I am a secondary teacher)
Q. How would you describe your writing style?
I can tell you I love magic realism and a hint of the supernatural. This is how I would describe my writing, and how I hope an audience would, too.
Q. Is there a play you are bursting to write?
I’m bursting to finish the one I have been working on; in fits and starts, for the past couple of years. It is the origin of my monologue ‘The Charon’ and I am very close to being happy about it. A touch of myth, a touch of drag and a dash of reality.
Martin’s monologue ‘The Charon’ will be performed at the 2018 season of The Melbourne Monologues, which will run from 26th November – 2nd December at La Mama Courthouse.
Top left – a scene from Martin’s 2016 play Gaijin (Brunswick Mechanics’ Institute)
Bottom left – a scene from Martin’s 2017 short play The Woman and the Box (Six Degrees in Melbourne, La Mama Courthouse)
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