The Stage Door Readings




are the showcase event for scripts developed through MWT’s PAGE TO STAGE dramaturgical program.
In 2023, these readings will be held on the weekend of 11th – 12th November.

For more information about Page to Stage 2023, including submission dates, click here.




In 2022 The Stage Door Readings were presented from 12th – 13th November 
at THEATRE WORKS in St Kilda. The following playwrights and scripts were presented:


Saturday 12th November 

KNIFE EDGE        11am – 1pm
Playwright: Alison Campbell Rate
: Brooke Fairley
 Natasha Broadstock
Actors: Brigitte Jarvis, Ross Larkin, Charmaine Gorman, Niniane le Page, Leon Durr
Playwright Q&A:


ONLY HUMAN    2pm – 4pm
Playwright: Louise Hopewell
Dramaturge & Director
: Elizabeth Walley
Actors: Charmaine Gorman, Judith Gorman, Ian Ferrington
Playwright Q&A:

Sunday 13th November 

MID-WEST SCOUSE    11am – 1pm
Playwright: Richard Mealey
: Callum Dale
: Emma Drysdale
Actors: Zach Anderson, Lachlan Cassidy, Madeleine Magee Carr, Gregory Caine, Rebecca Morton, Phil Evans
Playwright Q&A:


F*CKING MICHIGAN    2pm – 4pm
Playwright: Mag O’Brien
Dramaturge & Director:
 Cathy Hunt
Actors: Laura Jane Turner, Dennis Coard, James Shaw, Henry Kelly
Playwright Q&A:


THANK YOU to Theatre Works for providing venue and marketing support for The Stage Door Readings.

PAGE TO STAGE 2022 was generously assisted with a grant from the
Rodney Seaborn Playwriting Support Fund