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LITTLE IMPURITIES creates a stir

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!

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 …

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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EAT MY WORDS! 2 an “absolute success”

EAT MY WORDS! 2 an “absolute success”

A large and appreciative audience was treated to a night of great writing and stellar performances at Eat My Words! 2 on 8th June. Our second script development workshop for the year, Eat My Words! 2 was deemed an "absolute success" by one audience member, with many...

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Monologue entry fee just $10

Monologue entry fee just $10

We want to encourage as many writers as possible to send us their original monologues for possible inclusion in PAGE TO STAGE 2015 (5 - 25 October), so we've dropped the price to $10 per entry. You may submit up to 5 entries. Each must be original, previously...

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Praise for the second MONOLOGUE SOIREE

Praise for the second MONOLOGUE SOIREE

An appreciative audience filled the Courthouse on 16th March to watch the Monologue Soiree, back by popular demand after its first show in December 2014. Polished performances by Isabella Gilbert, Kelly Jean Harrison, Sean Paisley Collins, Jenny Lutz, Carrie...

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Read about our Director and WRITERS

Read about our Director and WRITERS

Have you written a MONOLOGUE or FULL-LENGTH PLAY that you would like to submit for consideration in our 3-week Festival of new writing? PAGE TO STAGE will run from 5 - 25 October 2015, and we are calling for submissions NOW! Closing date for submissions is 15TH JUNE...

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PAGE TO STAGE 2015 – Submissions now open

PAGE TO STAGE 2015 – Submissions now open

We are excited to announce that our 2015 Season will be a Festival of new works by MWT members. PAGE TO STAGE 2015 will run at La Mama Courthouse from October 5 - 25. Submissions can only be accepted until 15th June, so send in your scripts now! PAGE TO STAGE 2015...

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EAT MY WORDS! (Second Bite)       Register by 30th April

EAT MY WORDS! (Second Bite) Register by 30th April

Monday 8th June @ La Mama Courthouse is EAT MY WORDS! (Second Bite) night. Participation in EAT MY WORDS! is an excellent way for you to refine and improve your completed script or work-in-progress. Your words will be brought to life in front of an...

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Reserve your Monologue Soiree tickets NOW!

Reserve your Monologue Soiree tickets NOW!

An impressive audience gathered at La Mama Courthouse in December to enjoy the 2014 Monologue Soiree, and we are anticipating an equally strong turnout for this stylish event when it is repeated on 16th March. 10 powerful, beautiful, humorous, thought-provoking...

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MWT writers take the spotlight

MWT writers take the spotlight

As a writer, it can be difficult to take a seat on stage following a public reading of your work for the purpose of listening to audience feedback. But that's exactly what a group of MWT writers did recently when they offered up their new scripts for discussion. "It's...

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Meet our new Resident Director – Elizabeth Walley

Meet our new Resident Director – Elizabeth Walley

MWT is delighted to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Walley as Resident Director. With more than twenty years' experience as an actor, writer and dramaturge, Elizabeth has worked in theatre both locally and internationally and brings a wealth of...

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