Events at MWT

Monday 7th May @ 7pm

Play reading – ‘Underground’

Venue: La Mama Courthouse

All MWT members are welcome to attend this first reading and workshopping of Christine Croyden’s new full-length play ‘Underground’. The reading will be directed by Anthony Crowley. This will be a useful learning experience for any writer who wishes to see how a full-length play is workshopped between writer, director and actors. A free event.

Wayner Pearn, Artistic Director

WHEN:     Monday 7th May 2018   7pm – 9pm

WHERE:     La Mama Courthouse – 349 Drummond St, Carlton

WHAT:    A reading and workshopping of the new play ‘Underground’ by Christine Croyden

Please register by Tuesday 1st May by emailing:

This is a FREE event.

  • Please note that La Mama Courthouse is now equipped with a self-locking security gate which will remain closed once the event has started. For this reason, we request that you please arrive at the theatre by no later than 6.50pm, for a 7pm start.

We look forward to seeing you at La Mama Courthouse, 349 Drummond St, Carlton on Monday 7th May.


Monthly Workshops

See MWT in action.

These are a great way to improve your writing and meet other playwrights. Come along to a Script Reading, participate in one of our workshops or enjoy the work of MWT members at our Season 2018. 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,


January – no events
13th February – How to Write a Short Play
19th March – How to Write a Monologue
2nd April – Script Development night
7th May – Play reading – ‘Underground’
4th June – Season 2018 Script Development meeting
9th July – Season 2018 Script Development meeting
13th August – Season 2018 Script Readings with actors
10th September – In-One-Act performance readings
8th October – Season 2018 Fundraiser
5th November – Season 2018 rehearsal


This year our season of new work will run from
12th November – 2nd December

12th – 25th November
Six Degrees in Melbourne

26th Nov – 2nd December
The Melbourne Monologues

And we finish the year with our Christmas Party on 10th December.

We look forward to seeing you at our monthly events in 2018!


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Monday 4th June @ 7pm

Season 2018 script meeting

*This is a CLOSED event.

Please note that our meeting on Monday 4th June will be a dedicated script meeting for the six writers whose monologues have been selected for this year’s season of The Melbourne Monologues. Thus it will be a closed event, ie. other members are not able to attend. We look forward to sharing these six writers’ pieces with you at the season of The Melbourne Monologues, from 26th Nov – 2nd Dec.