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Peter Green reviews ‘The Melbourne Monologues’

In its third year, 'The Melbourne Monologues' proved popular with audiences at La Mama Courthouse. All reviews can be found at https://melbournewriterstheatre.org.au/2017-melbourne-monologues/    In the meantime, here is a transcript of the review written by Peter...

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‘A wonderful evening’ – The Melbourne Monologues

MWT's signature show, The Melbourne Monologues, opened on 17th October and will run till 22nd October. Strong reviews have started to roll in, with Samsara Dunston describing the Monologues as 'a wonderful evening' featuring 'six exciting writers ... with a range of...

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Tickets for ST KILDA STORIES are now on sale

Tickets are now on sale for ST KILDA STORIES, to be presented at The National Theatre from 26th - 30th September. Tickets are available at http://www.nationaltheatre.org.au/st-kilda-stories.html or call (03) 9525 4611 OR...

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In-One-Act ‘a fruitful experience’

The inaugural 'In-One-Act' Program, a workshop series developed by Yarra Libraries in partnership with MWT, proved to be a success, with participants from a wide range of backgrounds and levels of experience enjoying the opportunity to develop their playwriting skills...

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TRASH receives strong reviews

We'd like to thank all of the MWT members who came to see Trash Goes Down The River (13th - 24th June). Written by Clare Mendes, directed by Elizabeth Walley and featuring performances by Alec Gilbert, Emma Cox and Clare Larman, Trash was in many ways an MWT...

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Review – THE MELBOURNE MONOLOGUES

Peter Green, reviewing THE MELBOURNE MONOLOGUES on the 'Arts Weekly' program, Radio 3MBS-FM, on 12th Nov. spoke enthusiastically both about Melbourne Writers' Theatre and the show, which ran from 8th - 13th November at La Mama Courthouse: 'Tuesday night at the Carlton...

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The Melbourne Monologues – tickets now on sale!

Tickets for THE MELBOURNE MONOLOGUES, which will run from 8th - 13th November at La Mama Courthouse, are now on sale and can be purchased at http://www.trybooking.com/MSMO  SIX new works by MWT writers, SIX actors, SIX nights. We believe this show will be terrific,...

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Part of La Mama’s 2016 program

http://lamama.com.au/2016-spring-program/mwt THE WORLD WITHOUT BIRDS, written by Christine Croyden and selected as the featured play in MWT's 2016 Season, has just been listed in La Mama's Spring program. We hope all members will come along to the Courthouse from 26th...

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Auditions uncover ‘some extraordinary talent’

14th August was Audition Day for actors wishing to work with MWT. Within days of our callout the schedule was full, and we were thrilled by the calibre and professionalism of the actors who secured an audition spot. "There really is some extraordinary talent out...

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Season 2016 plays announced

The judges' reports are in. After reading through a record pile of anonymous submissions for our 2016 season of PAGE TO STAGE, dramaturges Emilie Collyer and Elizabeth Walley have made their selections, which were officially announced at La Mama Courthouse on 4th...

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Eat My Words III ‘a Monologue Feast’

Britnie Johnston (pictured) was one of four writers whose script was read at this special EAT MY WORDS event, dedicated to the monologue, held on 6th June. Some of the works presented had their origin in "Let's Start a Play", our February workshop which aimed to...

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SCRIPTS WANTED!

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE:    15TH JUNE 2016 We are thrilled to announce that our annual season of new work by members, PAGE TO STAGE 2016, will be presented at La Mama Courthouse from 24th October - 13th November. We are looking for ONE powerful new full-length play for...

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