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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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MERRY MWT a real FUNraiser!

We'd like to thank all members and their friends who came along to MERRY MWT on 21st December. The money raised on the night will help us to fund some vital activities in 2016, and it was a really fun way to finish an excellent year for MWT. The audience was treated...

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Excellent reviews for THE MELBOURNE MONOLOGUES

"The Melbourne Monologues", performed at the Courthouse from 20th - 25th October, received great reviews.  A diverse range of voices from a variety of backgrounds and experience levels ... each piece stands independently strong while also resonating with a shared...

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THE MELBOURNE MONOLOGUES start tonight!

Join actors Carolyn Masson (pictured), Milijana Cancar, Alec Gilbert, Brenda Palmer and Sean Paisley Collins as they bring six brand new pieces to life in THE MELBOURNE MONOLOGUES - the second show in MWT's annual "Page to Stage" season. It starts at 6.30pm TONIGHT,...

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THE AGREEMENT wows audiences

THE AGREEMENT opened on Wednesday 7th October, and the audience response so far has been strong and positive. "Just brilliant! OMG, those girls are truly amazing," one patron was heard to declare. She was no doubt referring to the performances delivered by EMMA COX...

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Tickets for our 2015 season on sale from 1st September!

Buy tickets for THE MELBOURNE MONOLOGUES Buy tickets for THE AGREEMENT Tickets for our PAGE TO STAGE season of new plays will be on sale from Tuesday 1st September. From 7th - 18th October, come and see the full-length play THE AGREEMENT by Clare Mendes. From 20th -...

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LITTLE IMPURITIES creates a stir

         Dan Walls and Emma Cox, pictured, recently joined forces with Isabella Gilbert in a tour-de-force reading of "LITTLE IMPURITIES" by Clare Mendes. An idealistic Deputy Lord Mayor, his power-hungry wife and a homeless woman trapped in a crate travel down...

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7 new plays to enter the Courthouse in October 2015!

We are delighted to announce the judges' selections for PAGE TO STAGE 2015 - our festival of new writing that will run at La Mama Courthouse from 5th - 25th October. The full-length play for the two-week season (5th - 18th October) is THE AGREEMENT, by Clare Mendes....

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And the plays for 2015 are …

Thank you to all MWT members who submitted plays for PAGE TO STAGE, our annual season of new plays to be held later this year at La Mama Courthouse. Our independent dramaturgs are currently reading through the full-length plays submitted for the two-week season (5th -...

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